Intermusica is delighted to announce the signing of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies CBE for worldwide representation following Judy Arnold's retirement as his general manager.
Acknowledged as one of the foremost composers of our time, he has over 200 published works in every medium and is regularly performed around the world. Also active as a conductor, Maxwell Davies has held Associate Conductor/Composer positions with both the BBC Philharmonic and Royal Philharmonic Orchestras and currently holds the post of Composer Laureate of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra. He has appeared with some of the worlds' leading orchestras including the Cleveland Orchestra, the Boston Symphony, the San Francisco Symphony, the Leipzig Gewandhaus, the Russian National Orchestra and the Philharmonia Orchestra. A resident of the Orkney Islands off the north coast of Scotland, he received a knighthood in 1987 and was appointed Master of the Queen's Music in 2004.
Of the announcement, Managing Director Stephen Lumsden notes: "We are thrilled to welcome Sir Peter Maxwell Davies to Intermusica. Internationally performed and with a vast and appreciative public, 'Max' is known throughout the musical world for his ability to communicate with audiences across many different styles and genres. In partnership with his dedicated team of publishers at Chester Music, Boosey & Hawkes and Schott Music, we look forward to working alongside one of today's leading composers, helping to bring his music to even greater international recognition."
Peter Maxwell Davies joins other leading composers Brett Dean, HK Gruber and James MacMillan on Intermusica's Composer list. Visit www.intermusica.co.uk/composersintro for further details.
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