Artists

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.

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Paul Leddington Wright
 Associate Conductor

Paul LeddingtPaul Leddington Wrighton Wright started conducting at the of 15. He then won an organ scholarship to Cambridge and continued his conducting alongside his studies.

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 …

Peter Donohoe OBE  piano

Peter Donohoe

In the years since his unprecedented success as Silver Medal winner of the 1982 7th International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow, Peter Donohoe has built an extraordinary world-wide  career, encompassing a huge repertoire and over forty years’ experience as a pianist, as well as continually exploring many other avenues in music-making. He is acclaimed as one of the foremost pianists of our time, for his musicianship, stylistic versatility and commanding technique.
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Gillian Blair  saxophone

Praised for her ‘flawless and accomplished’ performances (Peterborough Telegraph) and ‘honest and genuine music-making’ (D’Addario Competition), Gillian Blair enjoys a varied career as a classical saxophonist, chamber musician and educator. She has won first prize in competitions including the International Young Musician Competition at the Llangollen Eisteddfod, the D’addario Single Reed Competition and the RNCM Woodwind Competition. She is an active educator and is on the teaching faculty at the Junior Royal Northern College of Music and the Universities of Sheffield and Huddersfield.    Read more …