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Hamilton, Roger (harpsichord)
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Roger Hamilton (harpsichord)

Roger Hamilton read Music at Clare College Cambridge, and his first professional musical experience was as a horn player and singer. He subsequently studied conducting and harpsichord at the Royal Academy of Music and the National Opera Studio.

As a harpsichordist he has performed and recorded with many ensembles including The English Concert, English Baroque Soloists, London Classical Players, Les Arts Florissants, Gabrieli Consort, Concerto Köln, Walking to Lübeck and Concordia, as well as The Band of Instruments of which he is Music Director.

He was named as an Arts Council of Great Britain Young Conductor of the Year in 1992 and since then he has conducted many orchestras including the Südwestrundfunkorchester Stuttgart, The English Concert, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, European Sinfonietta, Orchestra of the National Arts Centre Ottawa, Israel Camerata, and Fränkishces Kammerorchester, as well as acting as assistant conductor for, among others, the Berlin Philharmonic, Budapest Festival Orchestra and Salzburg Camerata. In the theatre he has conducted opera productions for Théâtre de la Monnaie Brussels, New Kent Opera, English Touring Opera, Opera Northern Ireland, RNCM Opera, and Cambridge University Opera. He is currently Teaching Fellow in Historical Performance at the Royal Northern College of Music.


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