Wolfgang Heinz was born in Wiesbaden (Germany) and grew up in Munich. After studying conducting and piano at the Cologne Conservatory, he began his career as conductor and pianist in 1991 with several German opera houses (Bayerische Staatsoper Munich, Aalto Theater Essen, Hagen).
Hilary Davan Wetton is Artistic Director of the City of London Choir and Associate Conductor of the London Mozart Players. He is Conductor Emeritus of the Milton Keynes City Orchestra and the Guildford Choral Society.
Described by The Telegraph as “phenomenally promising”, the young British conductor Oliver Zeffman was the Classical Music nominee for The TimesBreakthrough Artist Award at the 2018 South Bank Sky Arts Awards, and in 2015 was the youngest of eight nominees for the Nestlé-Salzburg Young Conductor’s Award.
Jurjen Hempel studied conducting with David Porcelijn and Kenneth Montgomery at the Utrecht Conservatory. Already during his studies he was invited to assist Edo de Waart, Hans Vonk and David Robertson. On invitation of Seiji Ozawa, he studied at the Tanglewood Conducting Class where he worked with Bernard Haitink and Lorin Maazel.
After training primarily as a violinist, with Manoug Parikian at the Royal Academy of Music in London, Christopher Adey was a member of Sir John Barbirollis Halle Orchestra before joining the London Philharmonic Orchestra.
Still in his early thirties, British conductor Timothy Henty is quickly developing a strong international reputation both in the theatre and on the concert platform.