Hilary John DAVAN WETTON

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1943-12-23
Education Westminster, Royal Coll of Music, BNC Oxford
Publications N/A
Recreations tennis
Clubs Garrick, Pepys
Style Hilary Davan Wetton, Esq
Career dir of music: St Albans Sch 1965-67, Cranleigh Sch 1967-74, Stantonbury Educn Campus and Music Centre 1974-79, St Paul's Girls Sch 1979-94, Tonbridge Sch 1994-2006; conductor: St Albans Choral Soc 1965-67, Guildford Choral Soc 1968-2008, Milton Keynes Chorale 1974-79, Milton Keynes City Orch (formerly Chamber Orch) 1975-2007 (now conductor emeritus), The Holst Singers of London 1978-91, Birmingham Schs' Symphony Orch 1983-85, Scottish Schs' Orch 1984-95, Buckinghamshire Youth Orch 1985-89, City of London Choir 1989-, Wren Orch 1989-96, Canticum 1992-94, Edinburgh Youth Orch 1994-97, Wellington Coll Orch 2007-; artistic dir Leicester Philharmonic Choir 2012-; assoc conductor London Mozart Players 2010-; guest conductor with orchs in Australia, Bulgaria, Denmark, Iceland, Norway, Singapore and USA; performances on Radio 3 (with Ulster Orch and BBC Concert Orch), Classic FM, BBC 1, BBC 2 and Thames Television; conslt for Classic FM Masterclass 1994-97, conslt for Play It Again (BBC 1) 2009; author of articles in Daily Telegraph, The Guardian, Music and Musicians, Musical Times, Choir and Organ and Classic FM Magazine; Hon MA Open Univ 1983, Hon DMus De Montfort Univ 1994; hon fell Birmingham Conservatoire 2011; memb RCO; >ir< with LPO 1988: Mozart Jupiter Symphony, Holst Planets, Elgar Enigma Variations; other recordings incl: Vaughan Williams 5 Tudor Portraits, Holst Golden Goose (with Philharmonia and Guildford Choral Soc), Holst Choral Symphony (winner of Diapason D'Or 1994), Vaughan Williams's Hodie (RPO and Guildford Choral Soc), In Terra Pax (RPO and CLC), Bliss Pastoral, Vaughan Williams G Minor mass (Holst singers), 5 CDs of 19th century British symphonists (with Milton Keynes City Orch), Beethoven Glorreiche Augenblick (RPO and CLC)
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