Grammy nominated Anthony Inglis, the conductor who it is said has featured more times at London’s Royal Albert Hall than anyone else in the building’s history, has been described in the UK press as “one of Britain’s most popular conductors” (Manchester Evening News). From a music scholarship at Marlborough College he studied at The Royal College of Music, and from there began his career conducting shows in the West End. At the same time, he conducted English National Ballet and Sadler’s Wells Royal Ballet, before proceeding to European orchestras and appearing on BBC Television with the Ulster Orchestra, and making videos with the Philharmonia Orchestra at The Royal Festival Hall and The Netherlands Radio Symphony Orchestra at The Concertgebouw.
He now leads a busy international career, appearing with some of the greatest orchestras in concert halls from New Zealand to Scotland via Japan and America. As well as orchestras in the USA and Europe, these include the four main London independent orchestras: London Symphony, Royal Philharmonic, London Philharmonic and Philharmonia orchestras, all the British independent and most BBC orchestras, the 5 main Australian orchestras, Gothenburg, Singapore symphony orchestras and the Warsaw and Israel philharmonic orchestras. He is currently Music Director of The National Symphony Orchestra in London, the Welsh mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins and the Music Consultant/Supervisor for Phantom of The Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre, a show he has been associated with since January 1987.
He has conducted many royal concerts, which include all the Cunard ship naming ceremonies plus concerts in Liverpool and on board the ships, and HM The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee at a special concert with the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain in the grounds of Buckingham Palace, transmitted on BBC1. At the Royal Albert Hall, along with Valeri Gergiev he conducted the LSO at Mikhail Gorbachev’s 80th birthday concert which was broadcast on Russian TV and he musically supervised and conducted the 25th and 30th anniversary concerts of Phantom of The Opera, the final performance of the 25th at the Royal Albert Hall went live to cinemas around the world. The 30th was streamed live from Her Majesty’s Theatre on the internet. He has appeared as a conductor in major Hollywood films, including Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows starring Robert Downey Jnr and Jude Law. His opera career includes the 2016 opening night of the Llangollen International Festival and a performance of Carmen with Kate Aldrich, Noah Stewart and the orchestra of WNO.
His studio, TV and concert recordings have been broadcast in the UK, Australia, Scandinavia, Europe and The Far East and he has made DVD recordings with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, and two with Katherine Jenkins and the National Symphony plus CD recordings with: London Symphony (1993 Grammy nominated), London Philharmonic, Royal Philharmonic, Philharmonia, Israel Philharmonic, Warsaw Philharmonic, London Mozart Players, Slovack Philharmonic, Santa Cecilia Orchestra Rome, Bournemouth Symphony, Cracow Radio Symphony, Hong Kong Sinfonietta, Prague Sinfonia, Netherlands Radio Symphony. In 2005 he conducted the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at the largest regular live TV show in Europe called “Wetten Dass?”
He lives by the banks of the River Thames in Kingston Surrey, with his wife and three children and further information on Mr. Inglis can be found at www.anthonyinglis.com