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Faculty of Music


Conducting Workshop with Nicholas Cleobury

Conductor Nicholas Cleobury will workshop Beethoven’s Overture Coriolan with a group of student conductors.

Nicholas Cleobury is Artistic Director of Mid Wales Opera, Principal Conductor of the John Armitage Memorial (JAM), Principal Conductor and Founder Director of Sounds New and Principal Conductor of the Oxford Bach Choir. He is Founder Laureate of the Britten Sinfonia.

Noted in particular as an orchestral and choral conductor, Cleobury has conducted all the major orchestras in the UK, Europe, Scandinavia, Singapore, South Africa and beyond, and choirs including the Swedish and Danish Radio Choirs, the Berkshire Choral Festival (UK and USA) and numerous major choirs in the UK, including the Royal and Huddersfield Choral Societies and the BBC Singers.

The Faculty’s Practising Performance Series is open to students of all years of the undergraduate music course as well as masters and doctoral students, indeed anyone with an interest in performance. Because space is limited, please email Margaret Faultless ( if you are not a Faculty member and wish to attend.

Wednesday, 25 February, 2015 - 14:00 to 16:00
Event location: 
2.00pm, Recital Room