Martyn Brabbins
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1959-08-13
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Martyn Brabbins

Martyn Brabbins Biography (Wikipedia)

Martyn Charles Brabbins (born 13 August 1959) is a British conductor. The fourth of five children in his family, he learned to play the euphonium, and then the trombone during his youth at Towcester Studio Brass Band. He later studied composition at Goldsmiths, University of London. He subsequently studied conducting with Ilya Musin at the Leningrad Conservatory.

Brabbins first came to international attention when he was awarded first prize at the Leeds Conductors Competition in 1988. Between 1994 and 2005, Brabbins was Associate Principal Conductor of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. He became principal conductor of Sinfonia 21 in 1994. He was artistic director of the Cheltenham Music Festival from 2005 to 2007. During his Cheltenham tenure, he established a new ensemble, the Festival Players. In Leeds, he created a new chamber music series called "Music in Transition". On 17 July 2011, Brabbins conducted the 6th live performance of Havergal Brian's Symphony No. 1 "The Gothic", at The Proms, which was later released on a Hyperion commercial recording. Brabbins was subsequently named president of the Havergal Brian Society. Brabbins is also conductor laureate of the Huddersfield Choral Society. In 2002, Brabbins founded a training course for aspiring conductors at the St Magnus International Festival in Orkney, which he continues to co-direct.

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Upcoming BBC Events

BBC SSO 2020-21 Season: Brabbins Conducts Britten
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Glasgow City Halls
2020-11-12T21:49:42
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12
Nov
2020
BBC SSO 2020-21 Season: Brabbins Conducts Britten

BBC SSO 2020-21 Season: Brabbins Conducts Britten

Glasgow City Halls

Past BBC Events

BBC SSO 2019-20 Season: BBC SSO in Inverness: Tchaikovsky 5
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Eden Court, Inverness
2020-03-13T21:49:42
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Mar
2020
BBC SSO 2019-20 Season: BBC SSO in Inverness: Tchaikovsky 5

BBC SSO 2019-20 Season: BBC SSO in Inverness: Tchaikovsky 5

Eden Court, Inverness
BBC SSO 2019-20 Season: Afternoon Performance: Love, Death and Mozart
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Glasgow City Halls
2020-03-12T21:49:42
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12
Mar
2020
BBC SSO 2019-20 Season: Afternoon Performance: Love, Death and Mozart

BBC SSO 2019-20 Season: Afternoon Performance: Love, Death and Mozart

Glasgow City Halls
BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 2019-20 Season: Vaughan Williams's The Lark Ascending and Emily Howard's Torus
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Barbican, London
2019-11-01T21:49:42
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Nov
2019
BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 2019-20 Season: Vaughan Williams's The Lark Ascending and Emily Howard's Torus

BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 2019-20 Season: Vaughan Williams's The Lark Ascending and Emily Howard's Torus

Barbican, London
Proms 2019: Prom 35: Enigma Variations
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Royal Albert Hall
2019-08-13T21:49:42
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Aug
2019
Proms 2019: Prom 35: Enigma Variations

Proms 2019: Prom 35: Enigma Variations

Royal Albert Hall
BBC Philharmonic Studio Concerts: MacMillan and Wagner
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MediaCityUK, Salford
2019-05-22T21:49:42
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22
May
2019
BBC Philharmonic Studio Concerts: MacMillan and Wagner

BBC Philharmonic Studio Concerts: MacMillan and Wagner

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MediaCityUK, Salford

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