Andrew Penny

Conductor. Born 4 December 1952
Andrew Penny
Andrew Penny

Andrew Penny Biography (Wikipedia)

Andrew Jonathan Penny MBE (born 4 December 1952, Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England) is an English conductor. He has recorded a complete cycle of Malcolm Arnold's symphonies.

Penny graduated from the Royal Northern College of Music. As a postgraduate he studied with Sir Charles Groves.

Since 1982 he has been Musical Director of the Hull Philharmonic Orchestra. In November 1999 he directed two performances of Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 8, (The Symphony of a Thousand) as part of the Millennium celebrations in Hull.

He was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2014 Birthday Honours for services to music.

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