Kenneth Montgomery

Born 1943
Kenneth Montgomery
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1943
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Kenneth Montgomery

Kenneth Montgomery Biography (Wikipedia)

Kenneth Montgomery OBE (born 1943 in Belfast) is a British conductor.

The only child of Lily and Tom Montgomery, his upbringing was in Wandsworth Parade and he attended the Royal Belfast Academical Institution. His musical studies were at the Royal College of Music. He studied with Sir Adrian Boult, and later continued to study conducting with Hans Schmidt-Isserstedt, Sergiu Celibidache, and Sir John Pritchard. His early conducting engagements included work at Glyndebourne Festival Opera, as an assistant conductor, assistant choral conductor and rehearsal pianist. He later served on the conducting staff at Sadler's Wells Opera.

In 1973, Montgomery became music director of the Bournemouth Sinfonietta. He was music director of Glyndebourne Touring Opera from 1975 to 1976, and has continued with the ensemble as a guest conductor. In 1985, he became both artistic and musical director of Opera Northern Ireland. With the Ulster Orchestra, Montgomery served as its Principal Guest Conductor, and in September 2006, the orchestra announced him as their Principal Conductor effective in September 2007, the first Belfast-born musician named as the orchestra's Principal Conductor. He concluded his principal conductorship of the Ulster Orchestra at the end of his three-year contract in 2010.

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Carl Maria von Weber
Agathe's aria 'Und ob die Wolke sie verhulle' from Act III of Der Freischutz
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Agathe's aria 'Und ob die Wolke sie verhulle' from Act III of Der Freischutz
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Mentre ti lascio, o figlia - aria for bass and orchestra (K.513)
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Mentre ti lascio, o figlia - aria for bass and orchestra (K.513)
Carl Maria von Weber
Wie nahte mir der Schlummer...Leise, leise - from Act II of Der Freischutz
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Wie nahte mir der Schlummer...Leise, leise - from Act II of Der Freischutz
Georges Bizet
L'Arlesienne Suites Nos.1 & 2
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L'Arlesienne Suites Nos.1 & 2
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Symphony No 6 in B minor, Op 74 'Pathetique'
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Symphony No 6 in B minor, Op 74 'Pathetique'
Carl Maria von Weber
Overture from 'Der Freischutz'
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Overture from 'Der Freischutz'
Giacomo Puccini
Intermezzo from Manon Lescaut (between Acts II & III)
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Intermezzo from Manon Lescaut (between Acts II & III)
Gioachino Rossini
Overture from La Gazza Ladra (The Thieving Magpie)
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Overture from La Gazza Ladra (The Thieving Magpie)
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Salieri's Aria from Mozart and Salieri - opera in 1 act (Op.48)
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Salieri's Aria from Mozart and Salieri - opera in 1 act (Op.48)
Percy Grainger
Handel in the Strand
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Handel in the Strand
Modest Mussorgsky
Pimen's Monologue from 'Boris Godunov'
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Pimen's Monologue from 'Boris Godunov'
Giacomo Puccini
Aria: Sola, perduta, abbandonata - from Act IV of Manon Lescaut
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Aria: Sola, perduta, abbandonata - from Act IV of Manon Lescaut
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Recit and aria 'Dove Sono' - from Act III of Le Nozze di Figaro, K.492
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Recit and aria 'Dove Sono' - from Act III of Le Nozze di Figaro, K.492
Brian Irvine
Big Daddy Motorhead
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Big Daddy Motorhead
Frédéric Chopin
Concerto no. 1 in E minor Op.11 for piano and orchestra
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Concerto no. 1 in E minor Op.11 for piano and orchestra
Howard Ferguson
Ferguson's Four Diversions on Ulster Airs, Op 7: No. 4 The Rambling Suiler
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Ferguson's Four Diversions on Ulster Airs, Op 7: No. 4 The Rambling Suiler
Nicolò Paganini
Concerto for violin and orchestra No.1 in D major (Op.6)
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Concerto for violin and orchestra No.1 in D major (Op.6)
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2008: Prom 28
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Royal Albert Hall
2008-08-07T02:29:26
7
Aug
2008

Proms 2008: Prom 28

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1977: Prom 42
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Royal Albert Hall
1977-09-03T02:29:26
3
Sep
1977

Proms 1977: Prom 42

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1972: Prom 02
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Royal Albert Hall
1972-07-22T02:29:26
22
Jul
1972

Proms 1972: Prom 02

Royal Albert Hall

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