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Rumon Gamba

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Rumon Gamba is an extremely promising Uk conductor who begun to gain gained popularity quickly at age twenty-five. He’s especially known for his curiosity about songs, twentieth-century classics, and traditional film music. He examined music at Durham School in England and visited the Royal Academy of Music in London. His primary conducting instructor was Colin Metters. He also acquired regular classes with Sir Colin Davis and George Hurst, and additional lessons with Martyn Brabbins, Tag Wigglesworth, among others. He was the very first conducting student to become honored the DipRAM (the Royal Academy of Music performer’s diploma). He also gained the Henry Hardwood Scholarship as well as the Bob Harding Bursary. This identification resulted in his getting appointed Helper Conductor from the Havant Symphony Orchestra as well as the United kingdom Youngsters Opera. He made an appearance as conductor on the Newbury, Ashover, Lichfield, and Wraysbury Celebrations. He was selected to end up being the United kingdom representative on the International Masterclass for Conductors in 1997, and was appointed conductor from the Ipswich Orchestral Culture. His breakthrough yr was 1998. He earned the Lloyds Standard bank BBC Young Music artists ’98 Conductors Workshop in Manchester. This triumph transported with him the visit as Lloyds Standard bank BBC Philharmonic Associate Conductor. For the reason that capability, he offers led touring concerts from the orchestra in smaller sized cities in the united kingdom, along with the children’s concerts (known as Blue Peter Family members Concerts) at Royal Albert Hall in Britain. He in addition has appeared as visitor conductor using the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, the Manchester Camerata, as well as the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. From 2002 to 2010, Gamba was main conductor and music movie director for the Iceland Symphony Orchestra. He quickly became a significant area of the Chandos Record company’s fresh label imprint, CHANDOS Films, which specializes in scores from traditional films from the English cinema made by such studios as Hammer and Ealing. With this task he has carried out one record each of music by Malcolm Arnold, Georges Auric, and Alan Rawsthorne. These albums consist of excerpts from Trapeze, David Copperfield, The Belles of St Trinian’s, The Captain’s Heaven, as well as the Root base of Heaven (Arnold); The Lavender Hill Mob, The Innocents, Moulin Rouge, Dad Brown, It Generally Rains on Weekend, Dead of Evening, and Passport to Pimlico (Auric); as well as the Cruel Ocean, Burma Success, The Captive Center, and Uncle Silas (Rawsthorne).

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Full Name Rumon Gamba
Date Of Birth November 24, 1972
Profession Conductor
Education Durham University
Nationality British
Albums The Film Music of Arthur Benjamin & Leighton Lucas, The Film Music of Richard Addinsell (BBC Philharmonic), Overtures from the British Isles, Vol. 2, The Film Music of Sir Richard Rodney Bennett, Overtures, The Film Music of Miklós Rózsa, Orchestral Works, Volume 3: Violin Concerto / Concerto for String Orchestra / Theme, Variations and Finale, Orchestral Works 6: Wallenstein / Sérénade et Valse / Lied / Suite dans le style ancien / Prelude to Act III of "Fervaal", The Symphonic Eric Coates, Orchestral Works 3: Symphony no. 2 / Choral varié / Istar / Diptyque méditerranéen, British Tone Poems, Volume 1, British Tone Poems, Vol. 1, Orchestral Works 2: Symphony no. 2 / Tableaux de voyage / Karadec, Orchestral Works, Volume 2: Variations on a Hungarian Peasant Song / The Vintner's Daughter / Notturno Ungherese / Cello Concerto, d'Indy: Orchestral Works, Vol. 4, Orchestral Works 4: Symphonie italienne / Poème des rivages, Orchestral Works 1: Jour d'été à la montagne / La Forêt enchantée / Souvenirs, Viola Concerto / Merciless Beauty / Cello concerto, Ballet Music: Electra / Rinaldo and Armida / Suites from "Homage to the Queen" and "Sweeney Todd", Symphony no. 1 / Symphony no. 2 "Le Double", Orchestral Works 5: Symphonie sur un chant montagnard français / Saugefleurie / Médée / Prelude to "Fervaal", The Film Music of Sir Arnold Bax, The Film Music of Brian Easdale, Lambert / Berners: Film Music - Merchant Seamen Suite / Anna Karenina Suite / Nicholas Nickleby Suite / Halfway House Suite, Korngold: Film Music, Vol. 1 - The Sea Wolf / The Adventures of Robin Hood, d'Indy: Orchestral Works, Vol. 5, Arnold: Complete Symphonies
Nominations Grammy Award for Best Orchestral Performance

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