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Matthew Swann. Photo: Jo Russell

Matthew Swann appointed director of the BBC Concert Orchestra

Following a competitive recruitment process, Matthew Swan has been appointed the new Director of the BBC Concert Orchestra, beginning 27 March. Matthew has over 20 years’ experience in leadership roles across orchestral music. He was Chief Executive of City of London Sinfonia from 2012 until 2021, where he worked to pioneer new and innovative performance […]

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Anna-Maria Helsing. Photo ©Kasper Dalkarl

Anna-Maria Helsing appointed Chief Conductor of the BBC Concert Orchestra

Officially starting in the role on October 1 2023, the appointment builds on Anna-Maria Helsing’s fruitful existing relationship with the orchestra which began in 2020 when she became Principal Guest Conductor. Anna-Maria will next conduct the orchestra on Monday 19 June at Alexandra Palace for This Classical Life: Live! with Jess Gillam.  As Chief Conductor, Anna-Maria joins

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Bramwell Tovey. Photo: David Cooper

Sad news: Bramwell Tovey, Principal Conductor of the BBC Concert Orchestra, has died

We are deeply saddened by the news that Bramwell Tovey, Principal Conductor of the BBC Concert Orchestra, has died. Keen to popularise classical music, he was also a successful composer, winning both a Grammy and a Juno for his work. He led the BBC Concert Orchestra in a wealth of repertoire, with concerts at the

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