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John Wilson

Details

Position: Conductor

Nationality: English

Born in Gateshead, he studied composition and conducting at RCM where he won all the major conducting prizes and was later made a Fellow. With a repertoire ranging from the core classical through to the 20th century, he is renowned as an outstanding communicator and a recognised builder of audiences. In 1994 he formed the John Wilson Orchestra, which is dedicated to performing music from the golden age of Hollywood and Broadway. He has developed longterm affiliations with many of the UK’s major orchestras and for three years was the Associate Guest Conductor of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conducting them across Scotland, at the BBC Proms and at the Aldeburgh Festival. His discography extends to over 40 recordings and he continues to record for Chandos with both the BBC Philharmonic and BBC Scottish orchestras.

Performances

Madama Butterfly, 14 October 2016 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Madama Butterfly, 17 October 2016 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Madama Butterfly, 20 October 2016 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Madama Butterfly, 23 October 2016 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Madama Butterfly, 26 October 2016 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Madama Butterfly, 29 October 2016 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Madama Butterfly, 1 November 2016 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Madama Butterfly, 3 November 2016 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Madama Butterfly, 9 November 2016 at The Milton Keynes Theatre view performance details

Madama Butterfly, 12 November 2016 at The Milton Keynes Theatre view performance details

Cendrillon / 08 June 2019 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Cendrillon / 13 June 2019 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Cendrillon / 16 June 2019 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Cendrillon / 20 June 2019 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Cendrillon / 23 June 2019 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Cendrillon / 25 June 2019 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Cendrillon / 28 July 2019 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Cendrillon / 30 June 2019 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Cendrillon / 06 July 2019 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Cendrillon / 12 July 2019 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Cendrillon / 16 July 2019 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Cendrillon / 19 July 2019 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Cendrillon / 25 July 2019 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Cendrillon / 02 August 2019 at Glyndebourne view performance details