(Daniel) John Owen EVANS

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1953-11-17
Education Gowerton Boys' GS, Univ of Wales Cardiff (BMus, MA, PhD), ATCL
Books & Publications
Recreations architecture, contemporary art, theatre, musicals, travel, food and wine
Clubs N/A
Style Dr John Evans
Career artistic dir Welsh Chamber Ensemble 1975-78, administrator Britten-Pears Sch 1978-80, research scholar Britten-Pears Library & Archive 1980-85, prodr Radio 3 Music Dept BBC 1985-89; artistic dir: Covent Garden Chamber Orchestra 1985-93, Volte Face Opera 1986-89; sr prodr BBC Singers 1989-92; BBC Radio: chief prodr Music Dept Radio 3 1992-93, head of Music Dept Radio 3 1993-96, head of classical music 1996-2000, head of music programming Radio 3 2000-06; currently pres and exec dir Oregon Bach Festival; juror: Int Conductors' Competition Lisbon 1995, Kondrashin Conduction Competiton 1998, BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition 2003 and 2005, Tost: Int Singing Competition 2004, BBC Choir of the Year 2005; chair Opera Jury Royal Philharmonic Society Awards 2000-05; chair: Concrete Circles Theatre Co 2000-05, DreamArts Theatre of the Possible 2005-07; memb Bd: Chorus America, All Classical Portland; dir The Britten Estate; tstee: Peter Pears Award 1989-92, Masterprize Composers' Competition 1997-2001, Britten-Pears Fndn 2000-07, Britten-Pears Will Tst; vice-pres Welsh Music Guild; >ir< Prix Italia 1989, Charles Heidsieck Royal Philharmonic Award for Duke Bluebeard's Castle 1989, Royal Philharmonic Award for The Art of Conducting 1994, Gold Sony Radio Award for Live from Tanglewood 1997
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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