Andrew Gourlay
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1982
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Andrew Gourlay

Andrew Gourlay Biography (Wikipedia)

Andrew Gourlay (born 1982) is a British conductor.

Born in Jamaica, Gourlay was subsequently raised in the Bahamas, the Philippines, Japan and the United Kingdom. He is of Russian ancestry, with notable relatives including Alexander Dmitrievich Zinoviev (Governor of Saint Petersburg at the time of the Revolution of 1905).

Gourlay began his musical training on the piano and the trombone. As a trombonist in his early twenties, he played with such orchestras as the Philhamonia, BBC Philharmonic, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Hallé Orchestra and the London Sinfonietta. He was a member of the Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester, with whom he played under the baton of their founder, Claudio Abbado.

Gourlay studied at the Royal Northern College of Music and University of Manchester, before specialising in conducting at the Royal College of Music in London, where he prepared orchestras for Bernard Haitink and Sir Roger Norrington. He acted as cover conductor for Kurt Masur, Valery Gergiev, Esa-Pekka Salonen, and Sir Colin Davis, twice replacing Davis at the Barbican Centre, London. In 2010, he won First Prize at the Cadaqués Orchestra International Conducting Competition. From 2010 to 2012, he was assistant conductor to Sir Mark Elder and The Hallé.

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BBC NOW 2019-20 Season: Autumn Afternoon
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BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff
2019-09-27T00:39:09
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2019
BBC NOW 2019-20 Season: Autumn Afternoon

BBC NOW 2019-20 Season: Autumn Afternoon

BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff
Mendelssohn, Mozart & Tchaikovsky
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Victoria Hall, Hanley
2019-02-08T00:39:09
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Feb
2019
Mendelssohn, Mozart & Tchaikovsky

Mendelssohn, Mozart & Tchaikovsky

Victoria Hall, Hanley
Mendelssohn, Cowie & Tchaikovsky
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Lancaster University
2019-02-07T00:39:09
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7
Feb
2019
Mendelssohn, Cowie & Tchaikovsky

Mendelssohn, Cowie & Tchaikovsky

Lancaster University
BBC Philharmonic Studio Concerts: Bennett, Cowie & Howard
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MediaCityUK, Salford
2019-02-06T00:39:09
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6
Feb
2019
BBC Philharmonic Studio Concerts: Bennett, Cowie & Howard

BBC Philharmonic Studio Concerts: Bennett, Cowie & Howard

MediaCityUK, Salford
Proms 2018: Prom 3: BBC Young Musician 40th Anniversary
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Royal Albert Hall
2018-07-15T00:39:09
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15
Jul
2018
Proms 2018: Prom 3: BBC Young Musician 40th Anniversary

Proms 2018: Prom 3: BBC Young Musician 40th Anniversary

Royal Albert Hall

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