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In addition to concerts with most of the UK’s orchestras, Mark Wigglesworth has guest conducted many of the finest ensembles in Europe and North America. He also has a huge commitment to making music with young people. Having conducted the Dutch National Youth Orchestra on several occasions since 1990 he has collaborated with many of Holland’s finest musicians from the earliest stages of their careers. Passionate about passing on his experiences to a younger generation, he has also performed with the European Union Youth Orchestra, the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, and the Aspen Music Festival Orchestra, as well as giving Conducting Masterclasses in London, Stockholm and Amsterdam.
Equally at home in the Opera House, Mark Wigglesworth started his operatic career with a period as Music Director of Opera Factory, London. Since then he has worked regularly at Glyndebourne, Welsh National Opera and English National Opera. He has also conducted at the Netherlands Opera, La Monnaie in Brussels, the Sydney Opera House, the Metropolitan Opera, New York, and the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.
In the studio, Mark’s recordings have centred around a project with BIS Records to record all the symphonies of Shostakovich.
|Hyperion monthly sampler – December 2014|
|Brahms: The Piano Concertos|
This attractively priced double set is one of Stephen Hough’s most important recordings. Brahms’s two piano concertos are monumental in scale, impassioned and truly romantic. They require and receive here both great virtuosity and intimacy from th ...» More