Simon Robert CARRINGTON

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1942-10-23
Education ChCh Cathedral Choir Sch Oxford, The King's Sch Canterbury, King's Coll Cambridge, New Coll Oxford
Publications N/A
Recreations vintage cars, inland waterways, gardens, trees, walking, jogging
Clubs Royal Soc of Musicians, Inc Soc of Musicians
Style Prof Simon Carrington
Career dir The King's Singers 1968-93; freelance double bass player, teacher and adjudicator; dir Choral Summer Sch Marlborough Coll and Berwang Austria; with The King's Singers: 72 CDs for EMI and BMG, tours worldwide, concerts, workshops and master classes; regular TV appearances worldwide incl: Live at the Boston Pops 1983, BBC TV Series The King's Singers Madrigal History Tour 1984, ABC TV (USA) The Sound of Christmas from Salzburg 1987, 8 appearances on the Johnny Carson Tonight Show (NBC TV, USA) 1983-90; festival dir Barbican Summer in the City Festivals 1988-89, 20 Anniversary Concerts Worldwide 1988, Grammy nomination USA 1986; prof, dir of choral activities and artist in residence Univ of Kansas 1994-2001, dir of choral activities New England Conservatory Boston USA 2001-03, prof and choral dir Yale Univ Inst of Sacred Music and Sch of Music 2003-09; choral conductor, clinician and memb int juries at events incl: Tokyo Cantat, Leipzig Int Choral Festival, Santa Fe Desert Chorale, Trinity Church Wall St NY, Sarteano Conducting Inst Italy, Europa Cantat Barcelona; FRSA
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Debrett's notebooks

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