Robert Hollingworth

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Robert Hollingworth founded I Fagiolini in 1986. Directing this group has taken up much of his time since but he has directed other ensembles at home and abroad, most recently the French choir Accentus, BBC Singers, NDR Chor, the Academy of Ancient Music and the English Concert. In 2004 Robert directed the Nederlands Kamerkoor in a ground-breaking new music-theatre project (Faust) set in startling venues such as an Amsterdam vast ship-building yard and a disused station. Also in Holland, he directed Opera Zuid’s underground production of Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo. He has conducted the BBC Concert ... Read more

Robert Hollingworth founded I Fagiolini in 1986. Directing this group has taken up much of his time since but he has directed other ensembles at home and abroad, most recently the French choir Accentus, BBC Singers, NDR Chor, the Academy of Ancient Music and the English Concert. In 2004 Robert directed the Nederlands Kamerkoor in a ground-breaking new music-theatre project (Faust) set in startling venues such as an Amsterdam vast ship-building yard and a disused station. Also in Holland, he directed Opera Zuid’s underground production of Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo. He has conducted the BBC Concert Orchestra in a project with ‘The Full Monty’ composer, Anne Dudley, and the BBC Singers in programmes of Renaissance and Baroque works, Poulenc, Schnittke and Adès. Robert writes and presents programmes for BBC Radio, notably ‘The Early Music Show’ and ‘Discovering Music’, is a judge on the UK’s Choir of the Year and has worked on a number of films including Quills. From 2006-9 he was an artistic advisors to the York Early Music Festival and since then has advised the Trigonale Festival, Austria. Monteverdi and Monty Python are equal influences.

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Robert Hollingworth founded I Fagiolini in 1986. Directing this group has taken up much of his time since but he has directed other ensembles at home and abroad, most recently the French choir Accentus, BBC Singers, NDR Chor, the Academy of Ancient Music and the English Concert. In 2004 Robert directed the Nederlands Kamerkoor in a ground-breaking new music-theatre project (Faust) set in startling venues such as an Amsterdam vast ship-building yard and a disused station. Also in Holland, he directed Opera Zuid’s underground production of Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo. He has conducted the BBC Concert Orchestra in a project with ‘The Full Monty’ composer, Anne Dudley, and the BBC Singers in programmes of Renaissance and Baroque works, Poulenc, Schnittke and Adès. Robert writes and presents programmes for BBC Radio, notably ‘The Early Music Show’ and ‘Discovering Music’, is a judge on the UK’s Choir of the Year and has worked on a number of films including Quills. From 2006-9 he was an artistic advisors to the York Early Music Festival and since then has advised the Trigonale Festival, Austria. Monteverdi and Monty Python are equal influences.

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Robert Hollingworth founded I Fagiolini in 1986. Directing this group has taken up much of his time since but he has directed other ensembles at home and abroad, most recently the French choir Accentus, BBC Singers, NDR Chor, the Academy of Ancient Music and the English Concert. In 2004 Robert directed the Nederlands Kamerkoor in a ground-breaking new music-theatre project (Faust) set in startling venues such as an Amsterdam vast ship-building yard and a disused station. Also in Holland, he directed Opera Zuid’s underground production of Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo. He has conducted the BBC Concert Orchestra in a project with ‘The Full Monty’ composer, Anne Dudley, and the BBC Singers in programmes of Renaissance and Baroque works, Poulenc, Schnittke and Adès. Robert writes and presents programmes for BBC Radio, notably ‘The Early Music Show’ and ‘Discovering Music’, is a judge on the UK’s Choir of the Year and has worked on a number of films including Quills. From 2006-9 he was an artistic advisors to the York Early Music Festival and since then has advised the Trigonale Festival, Austria. Monteverdi and Monty Python are equal influences.

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