Contact: Michael GarveyRegion: Wales

Title: Director BBC National Orchestra & Chorus of Wales
Genre: Music
Region: Wales

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Michael is in charge of Wales’ only professional symphony orchestra in its dual role as broadcasting and national orchestra.

He works closely with Principal Conductor, Thomas Søndergård and Guest Principal Conductor Xian Zhang, to tackle exciting new challenges in artistic excellence and cultural innovation.

Before joining BBC Wales, Michael was chief executive of the Academy of Ancient Music until 2013. With almost 20 years of both commercial and subsidised music industry experience, he brings expertise in key areas, including strategic partnerships, the international music sector and the highest artistic quality.