Christopher Seaman

Born 7 March 1942
Christopher Seaman
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1942-03-07
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Christopher Seaman

Christopher Seaman Biography (Wikipedia)

Christopher Seaman (born 7 March 1942, Faversham) is a British conductor, the son of Albert Edward Seaman and Ethel Margery Seaman. He was educated at Canterbury Cathedral Choir School and The King's School, Canterbury, and later studied at King's College, Cambridge. From 1964 to 1968, he was principal timpanist with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, before his appointment from 1968 to 1970 as assistant conductor with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra (BBC SSO). He later served as the BBC SSO's principal conductor, from 1971 to 1977. Seaman has also held the post of Principal Guest Conductor and Artistic Advisor to the conducting course at the Guildhall School of Music. He also had a long association with the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain.

In the US, Seaman was resident conductor of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra from 1987 to 1998. From 1993 to 2004, he was music director of the Naples Philharmonic Orchestra, in Naples, Florida. In 1998, Seaman became music director of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, continuing through 2011 and becoming that orchestra's longest-tenured conductor. In October 2009, the orchestra announced the conclusion of Seaman's tenure as director with the 2010-2011 season, and his lifetime appointment as the RPO's Conductor Laureate. Seaman has conducted recordings with the Rochester Philharmonic for the harmonia mundi label. Seaman is also currently the Artistic Advisor to the San Antonio Symphony Orchestra, through the 2009-2010 season.

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Christopher Seaman Tracks

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Ralph Vaughan Williams
Serenade to Music
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Serenade to Music

Serenade to Music

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Members of the Mercury Opera Rochester
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Johann Sebastian Bach
Fantasy and Fugue in C minor, Op 86
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Fantasy and Fugue in C minor, Op 86
Sergei Rachmaninov
Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor, Op.18: II. Adagio sostenuto
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Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor, Op.18: II. Adagio sostenuto
Edward Elgar
Fantasy and Fugue in C Minor for Organ by JS Bach transcribed for Orchestra
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Fantasy and Fugue in C Minor for Organ by JS Bach transcribed for Orchestra
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Past BBC Events

Proms 1993: Prom 33
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Royal Albert Hall
1993-08-14T15:55:32
14
Aug
1993

Proms 1993: Prom 33

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1988: Prom 13
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Royal Albert Hall
1988-08-01T15:55:32
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Aug
1988

Proms 1988: Prom 13

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1984: Prom 20
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Royal Albert Hall
1984-08-07T15:55:32
7
Aug
1984

Proms 1984: Prom 20

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1982: Prom 38
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Royal Albert Hall
1982-08-21T15:55:32
21
Aug
1982

Proms 1982: Prom 38

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1978: Prom 13
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Royal Albert Hall
1978-08-03T15:55:32
3
Aug
1978

Proms 1978: Prom 13

Royal Albert Hall

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