David Hill celebrates his 10th anniversary as Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra's Associate Guest Conductor

20 November 2019

This week, David Hill celebrates his 10th anniversary as Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra’s Associate Guest Conductor, with two concerts in Poole and Portsmouth on Wednesday 20th and Thursday 21st November.

Since his appointment in 2009, David Hill has worked regularly with the Orchestra both live in concert and on critically acclaimed recordings, including Delius’ Mass of Life, Elgar’s The Dream of Gerontius, and Orff’s Carmina Burana. Recent work with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra includes Haydn's The Creation live on BBC Radio 3, Tippett's A Child of our Time and Elgar's Cello Concerto, as well as the BSO's World War I centenary Remembrance concert.

His fine musicianship has been recognised by further appointments as Musical Director of The Bach Choir, Principal Conductor of Yale Schola Cantorum, and Musical Director of the Leeds Philharmonic Society. He was awarded an MBE in the 2019 Honours list for his services to music.

The concert on Wednesday 20th November, which includes Elgar’s Sea Pictures and Brahms’ Ein deutsches Requiem, will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 – link to listen here.


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