British composer and conductor Bramwell Tovey takes up the role of Principal Conductor of the BBC Concert Orchestra from January 2018, taking over from Keith Lockhart whose seven year run on the podium is coming to an end.
Tovey will occupy the role for five years, including artistic programming duties, and leading on learning and education activities. Hell also be mentoring new conductors and orchestral players from a range of backgrounds.
His first concert will be on Thursday 15 February 2018 at Watford Colleseum – the BBCCOs home.
Listen to Bramwell Tovey and the BBC Concert Orchestra live from on BBC In Tune on Radio 3 from 5pm on Wednesday 22 November and for 30 days after broadcast.