Marius Reklaitis

Award: Transmission Fund

Year: 2019

Genre: Classical

Instrument/voice type: Conductor

Location: South East


Marius Reklaitis, a Lithuanian born conductor and founder of Kent Philharmonic Orchestra. He graduated from Canterbury Christ Church University with an Honours in Music before pursuing Conducting Studies at Masters level. He has participated in several international competitions in Europe, notably winning the National Maxima Scholarship, which was presented by the First Lady Alma Adamkiene and the former President of Lithuania, Valdas Adamkus. As a conductor, he has been fortunate to have worked with orchestras including the Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra, Malta Philharmonic Orchestra, Athens Philharmonia Orchestra, South London Sinfonietta and Canterbury Christ Church Symphony and String orchestras. Also talented musicians from all around the world including musicians from Opéra National du Rhin, Lithuanian National Opera, Britten’s Sinfonia, London Philharmonic Orchestra and BBC Symphony Orchestra. One of his proudest achievements was conducting a concert in Canterbury Cathedral itself, also performing at the Royal Albert Hall, the Lithuanian National Opera House and at the Vienna Musikverein.