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Chris Hopkins - Assistant Conductor at English National Opera

Chris Hopkins

Assistant Conductor

Chris Hopkins is enjoying a busy season working on a wide range of projects, with opera and symphony concerts alongside concertos, solo and chamber recitals.

Previously for ENO: Rodelinda.

Career Highlights

Chris continues into an eighth season as Musical Director of Orchestra of the City and continues to be in demand with a wide range of ensembles including at Presteigne Festival, Crash Ensemble, London Mozart Orchestra, Royal Ballet Sinfonia, Blaze Ensemble and has had the pleasure of premiering works by composers including Colin Matthews, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, David Matthews, Thomas Hyde, Detlev Glanert, Gilad Hochman and the Pet Shop Boys.

Notable engagements elsewhere: Garsington Opera, Grange Festival Opera, other ENO productions, concerts at Cadogan Hall, St Martin-in-the-Fields, St John’s, Smith Square and more. Previously he has worked with WNO, NI Opera, Holland Park Opera, Wide Open Opera, Opera Danube, OTC Ireland, and performed at venues including the Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Wigmore Hall, in the US, Asia and extensively in Europe as well as live and recorded appearances on BBC 1, Radio 3 and Radio 4.

Awards and achievements: He was honoured in 2013 to be made an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music.

Last updated: 13th February 2018

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