Hilary Griffiths - Aida Conductor at English National Opera

Hilary Griffiths


Hilary Griffiths, the British conductor now living in Germany, has been Music Director of the Oberhausen Opera, Principal Staff Conductor at the Cologne Opera, General Music Director of the Symphony Orchestra and Opera in Regensburg, Music Director of the Eutin Opera Festival, Chief Conductor and Music Director of the Wuppertal Opera, Chief Conductor of the State Opera, Prague, and Chief Conductor of the Istanbul State Opera.

Previously for ENO: Aida

Career Highlights

He has worked as a guest conductor throughout Europe, has made several visits to the Far East, Australia and South America, conducted at the Lincoln Center Festival in New York, and appeared at the festivals of Edinburgh, Schwetzingen, Wiesbaden, Würzburg, Gmunden, Prague, Litomyšl, Miskolc, Tenerife, Hong Kong and Perth (Australia).

He has conducted more than one hundred operas and a very broad repertoire of symphonic works. He has made many recordings of operatic and concert repertoire and has broadcast on radio and television throughout the world. In the UK he conducted at the Camden Festival, the Edinburgh Festival, Opera North, and various orchestras including the Ulster Orchestra and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.

Last updated: 11th July 2018