Harry Ogg

Award: Transmission Fund

Year: 2017

Genre: Classical

Instrument/voice type: Conductor

Location: London

Website: www.harryogg.com

International Opera Awards Young Artist Bursary holder and twice-winner of the Brenda Charters Conducting Scholarship, conductor Harry Ogg is highly acclaimed in both opera and concert repertoire.

His most notable projects include The Turn of the Screw for Opera Holland Park and a recording of Britten’s World War Two Radio Plays with the Hallé Orchestra for NMC.In the 2016-2017 season, Harry will conduct performances of Don Giovanni for Opera Holland Park, opera scenes with postgraduate students at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Dvorak’s Seventh Symphony with the Tonhalle Orchestra in a masterclass with David Zinman, and will work as a guest member of music staff for Oper am Rhein in Düsseldorf.

Other recent opera performances include The Cunning Little Vixen with British Youth Opera, Pirates of Penzance and Princess Ida with Julian Light Operatic Society, and Hansel and Gretel and Don Giovanni with Sinfonia d’Amici, an ensemble he founded in 2009. Harry has conducted many British ensembles including the London Mozart Players, Haydn Chamber Orchestra and Covent Garden Chamber Orchestra, and has toured over 25 programmes throughout the UK and France with Sinfonia d’Amici.