Stephen Darlington

Stephen Darlington is one of the country’s leading choral conductors. His links with Christ Church began in the early 1970s, as Organ Scholar under Simon Preston. After four years as Assistant Organist at Canterbury Cathedral, he was appointed Master of the Music at St. Albans Abbey, and a year later, …

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Philippa Davies

Philippa Davies has established an international reputation as one of Britain’s finest flautists. She has received universal plaudits for her many concerto- and recital performances and has been praised for her gifted musicianship and warm personality. A ‘first-rate virtuoso’ with ‘exceptional eloquence’, she has been noted for an ‘almost electrical …

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André de Ridder

André de Ridder occupies a unique position amongst today’s conductors. His stylistic versatility from baroque to contemporary music, his projects and collaborations make him much in demand by the BBC Proms, the Holland, Sydney and Manchester International Festivals, and orchestras such as the New York Philharmonic and Hong Kong Philharmonic …

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Henry Dehlinger

Composer Henry Dehlinger is an exciting new arrival on the contemporary classical scene. Hailed by Gramophone for his “vibrantly colorful palette” and “exquisite piano-playing,” he became a full-time composer in 2015 and has produced an impressive catalog of music for choruses, chamber groups and orchestras, as well as music for …

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Olivier Dejours

After piano, percussion, composition and conducting studies, Olivier Dejours was a member of the Percussions de Strasbourg from 1976 to 1982. They created and played pieces written by more than thirty composers, among them Iannis Xenakis, John Cage, Claude Ballif, Luis de Pablo and Karlheinz Stockhausen. He then began a …

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