Robert John Stephen KING

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1960-06-27
Education Radley, St John's Coll Cambridge (MA)
Books & Publications Publications Henry Purcell (1994), English Church Music Vol 1 (2010) and Vol 2 (2011); ed of much 1600-1750 music
Recreations skiing, cricket, lupin growing
Clubs N/A
Style Robert King, Esq
Career conductor and harpsichordist; dir The King's Consort (Baroque orch) 1980-; conductor and dir on over 95 records on Hyperion; artistic dir ION Festival Nürnberg 2003-07; guest dir: New World, Seattle, Houston, Oregon, Detroit, Atlanta, National, Minnesota and Pacific Symphony Orchestras, Calgary Philharmonic, Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, Bergen Philharmonic, Danish Nat Radio, Stavanger, Malmo, Trodheim, Sondjelands, Norrkoping, Aarhus, Aalborg and Iceland Symphony Orchestras, RAI Nat Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Verdi Milan, NDR, WDR, Hamburg and Muchich Radio Orchestras, Zurich Chamber Orchestra and RTSI Symphony, Monte Carlo Philharmonic, Nederlands Kamerorkest, Orquesta Cuidad de Barcelona, Orquesta de Navarra, Orquesta e Coro Ciudad de Madrid, Real Filharmonia de Galicia, Real Orquesta Sinfonica de Sevilla, Hong Kong Sinfonietta, Nederlands Kamerkoor, Orfen Donostiarra, Swiss Radio Choir, Collegium Vocale Ghent, BBC Singers; operatic work incl: Handel Ottone (Japan and UK), Handel Ezio (Paris), Purcell The Indian Queen (UK and Germany), Purcell The Fairy Queen (Spain and UK), Gluck Armide (Buxton Festival); concert tours: France, Holland, Belgium, Spain, Finland, Italy, Japan, Hong Kong, Mexico, Taiwan, Turkey, S America, USA; TV and radio appearances throughout Europe and the UK; film soundtracks incl: The Da Vinci Code, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Chronicles of Narnia, Kingdom of Heaven, Shrek 2
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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