Michael Fitzhardinge Berkeley BERKELEY OF KNIGHTON

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1948-05-29
Education Westminster Cathedral Choir Sch, The Oratory, Royal Acad of Music (ARAM), postgrad work with >qv1qv2<5984>qv3<, >ir<
Publications N/A
Recreations looking at paintings, reading, walking, skiing, tennis, hill farming in Mid Wales
Clubs N/A
Style The Lord Berkeley of Knighton, CBE
Career composer and broadcaster; phlebotomist St Bartholomew's Hosp 1969-71, announcer BBC Radio 3 1974-79, regular broadcaster on music and the arts BBC radio and TV 1974-; music panel advsr Arts Cncl of GB 1986-90, artistic dir Cheltenham Int Festival of Music 1995-2004; memb: Central Music Advsy Ctee BBC 1986-89, Gen Advsy Cncl BBC 1990-95, Bd of Dirs ROH 1996-2003 (chm Opera Bd 1998-99); co-artistic dir Spitalfields Festival 1995-97; assoc composer Scottish Chamber Orch 1979, composer-in-assoc BBC Nat Orch of Wales and Welsh Coll of Music and Drama 2001-; visiting prof Univ of Huddersfield 1991-94; govr National Youth Orch of GB 1994-96, chm Bd of Govrs Royal Ballet 2003-; tstee Britten-Pears Fndn 1997-; compositions incl: Meditations (Guinness prize for composition) 1977, Primavera 1979, Uprising 1980, Wessex Graves 1981, Or Shall We Die? (oratorio) 1982, Music from Chaucer 1983, Fierce Tears 1984, Pas de Deux 1985, Songs of Awakening Love 1986, Organ Concerto 1987, The Red Macula 1989, Gethsemane Fragment 1990, Clarinet Concerto 1991, Baa Baa Black Sheep (opera) 1993, Viola Concerto 1994, Magnetic Field 1995, Winter Fragments 1996, Torque and Velocity 1997, Secret Garden 1997, The Garden of Earthly Delights 1998, Tristessa (orchestra) 2003, Jane Eyre (opera) 2000, Concerto for Orchestra 2005, For You (opera) 2008, Show Down (ochestra) 2008, Gabriel's Lament (orchestra) 2009; FRAM 1996, fell Royal Welsh Coll of Music and Drama (FRWCMD) 2003, FRNCM 2004
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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