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Edmund Whitehead

expert pacing and judgement of mood and classical style
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Biography Highlights

 
 

Upcoming and Recent Engagements:

Frankenstein!! at the Royal Opera House, Wimbledon Symphony Orchestra, Ivan the Terrible at Grange Park Opera (as Assistant Conductor). 

 
 

Past Engagements

As a Jette Parker Young Artist at the Royal Opera House conducting Phaedra and Orfeo ed Euridice (excerpts). As assistant conductor to Sir Antonio Pappano, Edward Gardner Werther, Richard Farnes Death in Venice and Daniel Oren La Traviata, offstage conducting Simon Boccanegra and Otello, repetiteur for Fidelio, Jenůfa, Kát’a Kabanová, La forza del destino, Le nozze di Figaro and Hänsel und Gretel. Assistant conductor for Kát’a Kabanová at Opéra national de Lorraine, Un ballo in maschera at Grange Park Opera, Don Giovanni at British Youth Opera. As a young artist with the Polish National Opera, Warsaw conducting Die Zauberflöte (kinderoper version), as Assistant conductor Das Rheingold (excerpts) with the Polish Radio Orchestra. As Assistant Conductor Fellow at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, assisting on Wolf-Ferrari’s Le donne curiose and Opera Makers. Conducting Boys of Paradise at Tete-a-tete Festival,  La Giuditta and  La Calisto at New Chamber Opera. Principal conductor of the Central London Orchestra, the Arcadian Singers, Oxford University Sinfonietta.

 
 

Interview for ROH

Interview for ROH

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Reviews & Press

 
 

Royal Opera House - Hans Werner Henze - Phaedra

Edmund Whitehead conducts the Southbank Sinfonia with great care and attention to detail. It’s sexy, unsettling stuff, often mesmerising to watch.
 

- Tim Ashley , The Guardian

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The Southbank Sinfonia were conducted superbly by Edmund Whitehead.
 

- Sam Smith , Opera Online

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Edmund Whitehead conducts a lucid, forceful account of the score
 

- Rupert Christiansen , The Telegraph

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