Conducting

RNCM alumnus Dane Lam nominated in the 2018 International Opera Awards

30 January 2018

Categories: Alumni Conducting

Opera’s answer to the Oscars, the International Opera Awards honours outstanding achievement on stage, backstage and in the pit. This year, RNCM alumnus Dane Lam has received a nomination in the Best Newcomer category. Chinese-Australian Conductor Dane made his debut at the age of 18 with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra at the Sydney Opera House. […]

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Jack Sheen to feature on new NMC Recordings album

12 January 2018

Categories: Conducting

Jack Sheen, our Junior Fellow in Conducting, is one of six young composers to feature on a new album by NMC Recordings. Next Wave 2 is a partnership project between Sound and Music, NMC Recordings and Sage Gateshead, designed to support and promote composers in higher education as they transition into the professional music industry. […]

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Manoj Kamps signed by IMG Artists

28 November 2017

Categories: Alumni Conducting

Congratulations to conductor Manoj Kamps, signed by IMG Artists for General Management Graduating this summer after two years as our Junior Fellow in Conducting, Manoj will be managed by Jennifer Spencer in association with Jennifer Spencer Consultancy from IMG’s London office. Jennifer said: ‘I first heard about Manoj from Iván Fischer, when he assisted on […]

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Jan Wierzba is Assistant Conductor of Netherlands Philharmonic

12 July 2017

Categories: Alumni Conducting

Alumnus Jan Wierzba has been appointed Assistant Conductor of the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra. The 2015 graduate was one of 300 conductors to apply for the position, eight of which were chosen to audition with the orchestra before a final three were selected to attend an interview. The Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra and its partner the Netherlands […]

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