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THE CONDUCTOR GUY

Bringing engaging and challenging conversations that take place backstage to front of house.

 

Join Robert as he talks with a wide range of guest from across the classical music world. 

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“Robert is one of our finest young conductors and is trailblazing a wonderful career throughout Wales and well beyond. He is a unique talent.”

Paul Mealor

About

Robert Guy hails from Wrexham and is a conductor and presenter who passionately believes in utilising the art's unique potential to communicate, connect and empower. Robert is an outstanding musician who is in high demand and has conducted more of the main classical and romantic repertoire than most of his generation across orchestras, chamber ensembles, choirs and opera. Robert is Co-Founder and Co-Artistic Director of NEW Sinfonia, a multi faceted arts organisation which boasts a professional chamber orchestra, community vocal ensemble NEW Voices and education programme NEW Academi, based in North Wales. In May, Robert was invited to conduct the Kosovo Philharmonic Orchestra and Peter Donohoe at the Chopin Piano Festival held in Pristina, and in December 2022, he made his debut with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Robert is Director of Ensembles at the University of Manchester and leads their highly acclaimed conducting programme. Robert is the recipient of the inaugural Hilary Tann Award for outstanding achievement in music in Wales 2023, awarded by the Welsh Music Guild.

@RobGuyConductor and Author of #The Conductor Guy: The Classical Music Podcast

#56 world premières #265 student conductors

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