Harry Bicket, credit: Richard Haughton

Harry Bicket

The British conductor, harpsichordist and organist, Harry Bicket, is an internationally recognised interpreter of the Baroque and Classical repertoire. In 2013 the artistic director of the respected The English Concert orchestra was named chief conductor of the opera in Santa Fe, where he opened the 2014 season with a wonderful production of Beethoven’s Fidelio.

As an opera conductor, he has also worked with the Lyric Opera of Chicago (Carmen, Rinaldo), the Canadian Opera Company (Maometto II, Hercules) and the Metropolitan Opera in New York (Rodelinda, La Clemenza di Tito, Giulio Cesare). He has appeared as a guest director with the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic, the Rotterdam Philharmonic and the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra. He is a regular guest at numerous prestigious festivals and opera houses (Glyndebourne Festival, Bavarian State Opera, Royal Opera House). He has been nominated several times for a Grammy for his recordings.

He studied at the Royal College of Music in London and at Oxford University. 

Concerts

Orchestral series
A2

Bach. Mozart

Harry Bicket
conductor

Venue

Dvořák Hall Rudolfinum
Tuesday
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