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Tim Murray



In the 2014/15 Season British conductor Tim Murray's conducted the world premieres of Tetractys – The Art of Fugue (Royal Ballet, main stage) and The Crackle (Royal Opera, Linbury Studio Theatre). Other work in the Linbury Studio Theatre has included the UK staged premiere of The Importance of Being Earnest (Royal Opera), The Doctor's Tale, The Enchanted Pig and The Gentle Giant for ROH2 and Will Tuckett's The Wind in the Willows and Pinocchio.

Murray studied at the University of Cambridge, the Royal College of Music, the Tanglewood Music Center and with Oliver Knussen at the Britten-Pears School. He made his BBC Proms debut with the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group aged 21, and has since conducted orchestras and ensembles including Philharmonia Orchestra, Cape Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Concert Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, London Mozart Players and City of London Sinfonia, and works regularly with the BBC Singers. His opera credits include Street Scene (Liceu, Barcelona, and Théâtre du Châtelet), Porgy and Bess (London Coliseum with Cape Town Opera and in Bordeaux), Fantastic Mr Fox (Opera Holland Park, UK premiere), Babur in London (The Opera Group), The Silent Twins (Almeida Opera), Don Giovanni and La bohème (Co-Opera Co.), The Magic Flute and Tobias and the Angel (English Touring Opera) and numerous productions with Tête à Tête, of which he was formerly Music Director.

Murray's work in dance includes conducting the world premiere of UNDANCE (Sadler's Wells). He is a regular guest conductor for Rambert.

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Your reaction: The Importance of Being Earnest

Your reaction: The Importance of Being Earnest

15 June 2013

Audience comments about the UK stage premiere of Gerald Barry's operatic Oscar Wilde adaptation.