Roger Coull Principal Conductor
Warwickshire Symphony Orchestra have recently appointed Roger Coull as its Principal Conductor.
Roger Coull’s route into conducting has come very much from the eyes and ears of a performer. As a string quartet leader of international standing he has always been used to interpreting music and every aspect of the process of turning a vision into performance.
Paul Leddington Wright Associate Conductor
Following university, he started a career in Musical Theatre, having had much experience as a musical director in amateur productions as well as at Cambridge. He was Director of Music at Coventry Cathedral for 11 years. He then went part-time in order to concentrate on his expanding work abroad and with the BBC. Read more …
Callum Smart violin (March 2017 concert)
“…the sincerity of Smart’s singing line is cause for celebration, and the recital is quite outstanding in its unique sequence and profile of a superb young player” Andrew Parker, International Record Review
Callum Smart attracted wide public attention at the age of thirteen having won the strings category of the 2010 BBC Young Musicians Competition performing Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales and Vasily Petrenko. In the same year he went on to become the top European prize-winner at the Menuhin Competition held in Oslo.