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Barry Wordsworth appointed Music Director Laureate of Birmingham Royal Ballet

Conductor will retain position as Music Director of The Royal Ballet.

By Chris Shipman (Content Producer (Social Media and News))

28 November 2011 at 5.47pm | Comment on this article

Alongside his role as Music Director of The Royal Ballet, Barry Wordsworth has been appointed Music Director Laureate of Birmingham Royal Ballet.

Barry has enjoyed a long association with both The Royal Ballet and Birmingham Royal Ballet. He joined the conducting staff of Sadler's Wells Royal Ballet (now Birmingham Royal Ballet) in 1972. Between 1990-95 he held the position of Music Director of The Royal Ballet, a role he returned to in 2007.

During a distinguished career, Barry has performed with a number of the world's great orchestras including the London Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the BBC Concert Orchestra and The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House.

By Chris Shipman (Content Producer (Social Media and News))

28 November 2011 at 5.47pm

This article has been categorised Ballet and tagged Barry Wordsworth, Birmingham, BRB, conductor, Royal Ballet

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