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Jamie Phillips

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Jamie Phillips steps in to conduct the National Orchestra of Belgium

16 November 2017

Jamie Phillips steps in to conduct the National Orchestra of Belgium on 17 November 2017 at the Théâtre National. The programme features Beethoven Symphony No.5: I Allegro con brio, Mozart Overture to Così fan tutte, John Adams Short Ride in a Fast Machine, Mahler Symphony No.5: IV Adagietto, and Rossini Overture to Guillaume Tell, amongst other works. 


Phillips conducted the Beethoven with the Hallé in 2016 and received the following outstanding review:


“Under the baton of Jamie Phillips, this was definitely not an orchestra going through the motions - we were treated to a thrilling, emotionally charged, totally committed rendition [of Beethoven Symphony No. 5]."
Yorkshire Times

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Jamie Phillips makes debut with the Orchestre d'Auvergne

24 October 2017

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Jamie Phillips makes his debut with the Orchestre d'Auvergne this month, conducting a series of concerts in Clermont-Ferrand from 7 November 2017. After two discovery concerts featuring performances of Dvorák Serenade for Strings on 7 November, Phillips and the orchestra are joined by violinist Yoh Shimogoryo for two concerts on 10 and 18 November. Alongside the Serenade for Strings, Phillips conducts Martinů String Sextet and Sarasate Fantasia on Carmen.


Other highlights for Phillips this season include returns to the Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Antwerp Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne, the Orchestra of the Opéra de Rouen and Philharmonie Zuidnederland and debuts with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra and the Essen Philharmonic.

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Jamie Phillips returns to the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie

05 October 2017

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Jamie Phillips returns to the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie on 19 October 2017 for a concert celebrating composer Tzvi Avni’s 90th birthday. Phillips leads the orchestra in a programme of Avni’s Concerto for Piano and Chamber Orchestra, Kodály’s Variations on a Hungarian folk song "The Peacock" and Nielsen Symphony No.6.


Later in the month Phillips travels to Copenhagen for a special televised concert with the Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra on 31 October. The concert marks the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation and is hosted by actress Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, who achieved fame in cult Danish political series Borgen and has since joined the cast of Game of Thrones as well as starring on Broadway and London's West End. Phillips leads a programme of works by Bach, Wagner, Charpentier and a new work for orchestra and choir by Karl Aage Rasmussen, as well as some of Martin Luther's hymns.

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Jamie Phillips debuts with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

27 May 2017

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Jamie Phillips makes his debut with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra this month, conducting two performances on 10 and 11 June 2017. For the first concert, at the Hawth in Crawley, Phillips conducts a programme of Mendelssohn Hebrides Overture, Sibelius Finlandia, Mozart Clarinet Concerto in A minor and Dvorák Symphony No.9 'From the New World'. Elgar Enigma Variations replaces the Dvorák for the second concert, which takes place at Dartford's Orchard Theatre.


Prior to his RPO debut, Phillips returns to the Antwerp Symphony Orchestra for concerts on 3 and 4 June, when he conducts the orchestra and soloist Wouter Vossen in performances of Shostakovich Violin Concerto No.1 and Brahms Symphony No.1.


Elsewhere this month, Phillips also returns to the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande for a concert at La Fête la Musique. Phillips conducts a programme of Elgar In the South, Op.50 'Alassio', Rota Divertimento Concertante for double bass and Tchaikovsky Capriccio italien.

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Jamie Phillips makes debut with the Tonkünstler Orchestra

28 April 2017

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Jamie Phillips begins May in Austria, where he makes his debut with the Tonkünstler Orchestra in two concerts at the Casino in Baden and Sparkassensaal in Vienna on 12 and 13 May 2017.


Phillips joins the orchestra to conduct a programme of Stravinsky Danses concertantes, Mozart Violin Concerto in A major with soloist Henning Kraggerud, who also performs his own Suite from «Equinox» for Violin and Strings, and Beethoven Symphony No.4.


Phillips then makes a second debut of the month, this time with the Orchestre National des Pays de la Loire. Phillips conducts the orchestra in five concerts in Nantes, Chemillé-en-Anjou and Angers from 18 May, leading a programme of R. Strauss Metamorphosen and Mozart Oboe Concerto and Symphony No.41 'Jupiter'.

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Jamie Phillips makes debut with the Copenhagen Philharmonic

23 March 2017

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Jamie Phillips makes his debut with the Copenhagen Philharmonic this month when he conducts 6 educational concerts on 4, 5 and 6 April 2017. The programmes for the concerts include Prokofiev Peter and the Wolf and Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition.


Following this, Phillips makes his debut with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra on 30 April at the Bournemouth Pavilion, conducting works including Rachmaninov Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini with Alexandra Dariescu, and Stravinsky Firebird Suite.

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Jamie Phillips returns to the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

15 March 2017

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Jamie Phillips ends the month with a return to the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra on 29 March 2017. He conducts the orchestra in a programme of Sibelius Night and Sunrise, Britten Nocturne with Nicky Spence and Beethoven Symphony No.3 'Eroica'.


Phillips conducted the Eroica in a critically-acclaimed performance with the Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne at the Rheingau Festival:


“[Beethoven] Symphony No.3 was depicted as appropriately changeable and yet also spacious, moving between the Funeral march that wasn’t taken too heavily, the first movements that passed by in swift currents, the burrowing scherzo figures and the theatricality of the variations in the finale... It was defined by varied, powerful language.”
Frankfurter Rundschau

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Jamie Phillips makes Concertgebouw debut with Royal Flemish Philharmonic

15 February 2017

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Jamie Phillips steps in this week to conduct two concerts with the Royal Flemish Philharmonic in Antwerp and Amsterdam on 18 and 19 February 2017. The concert in Amsterdam marks Phillips' debut at the Concertgebouw.


The programme in Antwerp includes Ravel Mother Goose Suite, Mendelssohn Violin Concerto performed by Simone Lamsma, Stravinsky Firebird Suite and Ravel La valse.


At the Concertgebouw on the Sunday, Phillips conducts Mendelssohn Violin Concerto and Stravinsky Firebird Suite.

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Jamie Phillips returns to the BBC Philharmonic

26 January 2017

Jamie Phillips returns to the BBC Philharmonic this month for two concerts on 9 and 10 February 2017, coming shortly after he after his debut with the orchestra when he stepped in for a performance of Stravinsky Pulcinella in November. This time he returns to conduct works by Haydn, Mozart, Sibelius, Ibert and Milhaud in Salford and Hanley.


Later in the month Phillips conducts the CBSO Youth Orchestra in a concert of British music at Symphony Hall, Birmingham. A former CBSO YO member himself, Phillips conduct a new commission by Daniel Kidane, Britten Piano Concerto with Steve Osborne and Vaughan Williams Symphony No.2. He returns to conduct the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra in March. 

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Jamie Phillips steps in to conduct L’Orchestre de l’Opéra de Rouen Normandie

16 January 2017

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Jamie Phillips steps in to conduct L’Orchestre de l’ l’Opéra de Rouen Normandie for two performances on 20 and 22 January 2017. The programme features Ives The Unanswered Question, Thierry Pécou Soleil Rouge – concerto pour trompette et orchestre with Håkan Hardenberger and Dvořák Symphony No.9 'From the New World'. 


Phillips has previously conducted Dvořák’s New World Symphony with the BBC Scottish Symphony to much critical acclaim:


“…what the orchestra offered was a fresh, bright and dynamic performance, finding new ways to approach and savour an old favourite…With [Phillips’] expressive style it seemed as if he was enjoying the music with the players, rather than dictating to them.”
Herald Scotland, November 2015

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Jamie Phillips steps in to make debut with Czech Philharmonic

04 January 2017

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Jamie Phillips makes his debut with the Czech Philharmonic this month, replacing Michael Sanderling for a concert on 7 January 2017. The programme includes the overture to Rossini L’italiana in Algeri, Gliere Concerto for Harp performed by Jana Boušková and Beethoven Symphony No. 7.


Phillips has received widespread acclaim for his performances of Beethoven Symphonies:


“[Beethoven] Symphony No.3 was depicted as appropriately changeable and yet also spacious, moving between the Funeral march that wasn’t taken too heavily, the first movements that passed by in swift currents, the burrowing scherzo figures and the theatricality of the variations in the finale... It was defined by varied, powerful language.”
Frankfurter Rundschau


"Under the baton of Jamie Phillips, this was definitely not an orchestra going through the motions - we were treated to a thrilling, emotionally charged, totally committed rendition [of Beethoven Symphony No. 5]."
Yorkshire Times


“We know Phillips to be one of the ablest up-and-coming conductors, but his account of Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony was electrifying and won him a prolonged ovation, not least from the orchestra. He showed tremendous energy and very watchable athleticism, but also an eye for detail and certain discipline. He really had the Hallé playing superbly… With Phillips we have lift-off.”
The Arts Desk


Click here to watch a clip of Phillips conducting Beethoven Symphony No.3 with the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie.

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Jamie Phillips makes his debut with the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra

Jamie Phillips makes his debut with the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra in Katowice on 12 January 2017, conducting the orchestra in Katowice. Phillips leads the orchestra in a programme of Beethoven Coriolan Overture, Philip Glass Violin Concerto No.2 'The American Four Seasons' with Piotr Plawner on violin and Elgar Enigma Variations.


Click here to watch a clip of Phillips conducting Elgar Enigma Variations with the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie.

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Jamie Phillips makes debut with BBC Philharmonic Orchestra at MediaCityUK

25 November 2016

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Jamie Phillips steps in for Thierry Fischer with the BBC Philharmonic to make his debut with the orchestra in a studio concert broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 on 27 November 2016.


The all-Stravinsky programme opens with the Bach-inspired Concerto in E-flat “Dumbarton Oaks” and Pulcinella sung by Ruby Hughes, Robin Tritschler and Ashley Riches.


Phillips returns to the orchestra in February 2017 when he conducts concerts in Salford and Hanley feature music by Milhaud, Mozart, Ibert, and Sibelius.

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Jamie Phillips steps in at the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie to conduct Mozart & Beethoven

23 November 2016

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Jamie Phillips returns to the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie on 25 November 2016, replacing Karel Mark Chichon for a programme of Mozart Overture to The Magic Flute and Concerto for Horn No.3 and Beethoven Symphony No. 3. The performance will be broadcast live on SR 2 at 19:00 UK time.


Phillips conducted Beethoven Symphony No. 3 at the Rheingau Festival in 2015:


“Symphony No.3 was depicted as appropriately changeable and yet also spacious, moving between the Funeral march that wasn’t taken too heavily, the first movements that passed by in swift currents, the burrowing scherzo figures and the theatricality of the variations in the finale... It was defined by varied, powerful language.”
Frankfurter Rundschau


Following the concert in Germany, Phillips returns to the UK to make his debut with the BBC Philharmonic in a studio concert on 27 November.

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Jamie Phillips conducts two concerts in return to the Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne

20 November 2016

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Jamie Phillips begins December with a return to the Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne, conducting two concerts on 4 December 2016. Phillips conducts the orchestra in a programme of Haydn L'isola disabitata: Overture, Martinů Oboe Concerto and Dvořák Czech Suite.


Phillips last conducted the orchestra at the Rheingau Festival in 2015:


"[Beethoven] Symphony No.3 was depicted as appropriately changeable and yet also spacious, moving between the Funeral march that wasn’t taken too heavily, the first movements that passed by in swift currents, the burrowing scherzo figures and the theatricality of the variations in the finale... It was defined by varied, powerful language."
Frankfurter Rundschau


He begins 2017 at the Polish National Symphony Orchestra, with further highlights for the season including performances with the BBC Philharmonic, City of Birmingham Symphony and Copenhagen Philharmonic Orchestras.

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Jamie Phillips debuts with the Orchestra of Opéra de Rouen

03 November 2016

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Jamie Phillips makes his debut with the Orchestra of Opéra de Rouen in November, conducting two concerts on 17 and 19 November 2016. Phillips leads the orchestra in an unusual programme that features Adrien Boieldieu Harp Concerto performed by Anaïs Gaudemard, as well as Kurt Schwertsik Schrumpf-Symphonie, Debussy Danse sacrée et profane and Beethoven Symphony No.7.


Prior to the concerts in Rouen, Phillips conducts two of the London Symphony Orchestra's Discovery Concerts on November 2 and 7, his first time working with the orchestra. The following week he also returns to the Philharmonie Zuidnederland in their ‘November Music’ contemporary programme, conducting works by Wim Hendericxs, Detlev Glanert and Willem Jeths.

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Jamie Phillips returns to the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie

08 April 2016

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Jamie Phillips returns to conduct the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie at the Fruchthalle, Kaiserslauten, on 22 April 2016. The programme features Beethoven Violin Concerto performed by Yu-Chien Tseng, Bax Tintagel and Elgar Enigma Variations.

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Jamie Phillips conducts Symphony Hall 25th Anniversary concert with the CBSO

01 April 2016

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Jamie Phillips returns to the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra on 15 April 2016 to conduct a concert celebrating the 25th anniversary of Symphony Hall.


The concert programme is themed around 25th anniversaries, including a new commission by 25 year-old composer Ryan Latimer, Grieg Piano Concerto, which was composed when Grieg was 25 years old, and Stravinsky Firebird, performed at the hall’s opening concert on 15 April 1991.

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Jamie Phillips makes debut with Nash Ensemble at Wigmore Hall

20 February 2016

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Jamie Phillips makes his debut conducting the Nash Ensemble at Wigmore Hall on 5 March 2016. He conducts two Italian works: Dallapiccola’s Piccola Musica Notturna and Berio’s exuberant makeovers of folk songs from around the globe.


Phillips has recently returned from conducting concerts with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Luxembourg Philharmonic.

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Jamie Phillips conducts charity concert with the Luxembourg Philharmonic

12 February 2016

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Jamie Phillips returns to the Luxembourg Philharmonic on 26 February 2016 for a charity concert in aid of la Croix-Rouge.


Phillips conducts Shostakovich Suite for Jazz Orchestra No.1, Ravel Tzigane, Sarasate Zigeunerweisen and a selection from Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet. The soloist is Alena Baeva.

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Jamie Phillips makes his debut with the LA Philharmonic at Walt Disney Hall

21 January 2016

Jamie Phillips, currently one of the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s Dudamel Fellows, makes his debut with the orchestra in two concerts at Walt Disney Concert Hall on 4 and 5 February 2016.


The programme for these concerts, part of the orchestra’s Symphonies for Schools series, includes Holst The Planets and new works by members of the LA Philharmonic’s Composer Fellowship Program.

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Jamie Phillips conducts Elliott Carter's Triple Duo with Psappha in Manchester

24 December 2015

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Jamie Phillips joins Psappha for an evening of American music broadcast live by BBC Radio 3 on 7 January 2016. Phillips conducts Elliott Carter’s Triple Duo, composed in 1982, in which the six performers are grouped in three pairs of instruments: flute/clarinet, violin/cello, piano/percussion.


The programme for the concert at St Michael's Church in Manchester is completed by Steve Reich Double Sextet and George Crumb Quest.

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Jamie Phillips makes Philharmonie Zuidnetherlands debut ‪with programme of Beethoven, Dean and Widmann

26 November 2015

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Jamie Phillips will make his debut conducting the Philharmonie Zuidnetherlands in three concerts in Eindhoven, Maastricht and Middelburg on 10, 11 and 13 December 2015. Phillips conducts a programme featuring Beethoven Symphony No.7 , Brett Dean Pastoral Symphony and Jörg Widmann Con brio. Phillips is also joined by pianist Hannes Minnaar for Beethoven Piano Concerto No.2.

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Jamie Phillips returns to Orchestre de la Suisse Romande

05 November 2015

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Jamie Phillips returns to Switzerland to conduct the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande on 19 November 2015. The concert, featuring Britten’s Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra and Vaughan Williams’ Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis, will be recorded by Radio espace-2 and broadcast on December 2.


Phillips also conducts a number of educational concerts for families and schools between 18 and 20 November.

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Jamie Phillips makes BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra debut in Glasgow and Inverness

29 October 2015

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Jamie Phillips makes his debut with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra this month, conducting concerts in Glasgow and Inverness on 12 and 13 November 2015.


The concert in Glasgow features music from both American hemispheres, opening with Ginastera’s Estancia and closing with Dvořák's final symphony, ‘From the New World’. Phillips is also joined by cellist and fellow Intermusica artist Narek Hakhnazaryan for Khachaturian’s Concerto-Rhapsody. In Inverness the programme opens with Dvořák’s The Water Goblin. Phillips also appears at a pre-concert talk to discuss some of the featured music.

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Jamie Phillips makes his debut with Residentie Orkest

17 October 2015

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Jamie Phillips makes his debut with the Residentie Orkest in The Hague on 31 October 2015, conducting a special concert at Paard van Troje. Residentie Orkest in 3D explores hundreds of years of music, including Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, Mozart’s Serenade No. 11 for Winds, Tchaikovsky’s Serenade in C major, and Hindemith’s Kammermusik No. 1.


The orchestra’s performance is combined with a DJ making a contemporary connection to these great classical works.

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Jamie Phillips conducts Beethoven Piano Concertos with Murray Perahia and Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne

30 September 2015

Jamie Phillips returns to the Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne on 14 October 2015 for a concert with Murray Perahia. Together they perform Beethoven’s Third and Fifth Piano Concertos.


Phillips and the Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne performed the ‘Emperor’ concerto with Denis Kozhukhin in August at the Rheingau Festival. The Frankfurter Rundschau commented that "[Beethoven] Symphony No.3 was depicted as appropriately changeable and yet also spacious, moving between the Funeral march that wasn’t taken too heavily, the first movements that passed by in swift currents, the burrowing scherzo figures and the theatricality of the variations in the finale... It was defined by varied, powerful language.”

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Jamie Phillips makes debut with Scottish Chamber Orchestra

15 September 2015

Jamie Phillips makes his debut conducting the Scottish Chamber Orchestra with three performances on 29 and 30 September and 1 October 2015. Phillips conducts Brahms Variations on a Theme by Joseph Haydn as part of the orchestra’s Masterworks series for secondary school students.


The series introduces young people to works which are introduced and explored by an animateur, then performed by the orchestra. The Masterworks concerts will take place in Argyle and Bute, Scottish Borders and East Ayrshire. The School's Concerts will be performed at The Tower in Helensburgh, Earlston High School and Kilmarnock Grand Hall.

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Jamie Phillips makes debut with Västerås Sinfonietta and Kammerakademie Potsdam

27 August 2015

Jamie Phillips makes his debut with the Västerås Sinfonietta on 10 September 2015, when he opens the orchestra’s 2015-16 season. Phillips conducts Molly Kien Pyramid, Schumann Piano Concerto with soloist Peter Friis Johansson, Stravinsky Danses concertantes and Mozart Symphony No.31 'Paris'.


Later in the month, Phillips makes his debut with the Kammerakademie Potsdam on 19 September, where he performs Milhaud La création du monde, Elgar Introduction and Allegro, Haydn Symphony No.103 'Drum Roll', and a selection of Mozart arias with soprano Robin Johannsen.

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Jamie Phillips makes his debut at Rheingau Festival

07 August 2015

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Jamie Phillips makes his debut at the Rheingau Festival on 21 August 2015, where he conducts the Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne in an all-Beethoven programme at Kurhaus Wiesbaden.


Phillips conducts Beethoven's Symphony No.3 'Eroica' and the Piano Concerto No.5 'Emperor' with soloist Denis Kozhukhin. Earlier this year Phillips conducted the orchestra in three concerts of Jan Bach's The Happy Prince.

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Jamie Phillips announced as Los Angeles Philharmonic Dudamel Fellow 2015/16

21 July 2015

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The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association has announced that Jamie Phillips will be among the conductors who will participate in the 2015/16 Dudamel Fellowship Program.


The Fellowship Program, founded in 2009, provides a unique opportunity for young conductors to develop their skills further through working alongside Gustavo Dudamel, the musicians of the Los Angeles Philharmonic as well as visiting artists and conductors.


Jamie Phillips will conduct the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s youth concerts at Walt Disney Concert Hall in February 2016, and throughout the season he will work alongside conductors including Esa-Pekka Salonen, Leonard Slatkin, Nicholas McGegan and Reinbert de Leeuw, as well as the LA Phil’s Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel. Soloists with whom Phillips will work include Yefim Bronfman, Truls Mørk, Sol Gabetta, Cameron Carpenter, Lucy Crowe, Roxana Constantinescu, Paul Appleby and Luca Pisaroni.


During the 2015/16 season, Phillips will also continue his strong relationship with the Hallé in the newly-created position of Associate Conductor.

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Jamie Phillips makes debut with Welsh National Opera in Torbay

19 June 2015

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Jamie Phillips makes his debut with Welsh National Opera with a concert in Torbay on 3 July 2015, where the company has a residency.


Phillips and the orchestra are joined by soprano Lauren Fagan and baritone David Kempster for a programme that includes many famous magic-themed moments in concert and opera, including Dukas's The Sorcerer's Apprentice, Saint-Saëns Danse Macabre, arias from The Magic Flute and works by Humperdinck, Dvořák and Tchaikovsky.

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Jamie Philips: subscription concerts at the Hallé and returns to Orchestra de Chambre de Lausanne

29 April 2015

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Jamie Philips conducts the Hallé Orchestra in three subscription concerts from 13 to 17 May 2015, in a programme of Glinka Overture: Ruslan and Ludmilla, Rachmaninov Symphony No.2 and Beethoven Piano Concerto No.4 with soloist Andrew Tyson. The concerts take place at Bridgewater Hall, Manchester (13, 14 and 17 May), and Phillips and the orchestra will perform the same programme at Victoria Hall, Hanley (15 May) and King’s Hall, Blackburn (16 May).


Philips also makes a return to the Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne’s Decouvertes series on 27 May for a performance of Jan Bach The Happy Prince. Narration by Caroline Imhoff and staging by Isis Fahmy.


Jamie Philips makes his debut with the Ulster Orchestra in two concerts at Ulster Hall on 8 May. He conducts a programme of Ravel, Ades, Haydn and Prokofiev Piano Concerto No.3 with soloist and fellow Intermusica artist Denis Kozhukhin. The following day Philips conducts the orchestra’s popular Family Film Favourites concert, which features music from classic films such as Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Sound of Music and E.T.

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Jamie Phillips makes his CBSO debut at Children’s Chorus 20th birthday celebration

12 April 2015

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Jamie Phillips makes his debut conducting the City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus at Symphony Hall on 26 April in a special concert marking the 20th year of the CBSO Children’s Chorus.


The programme features music by and for children, including selections from Britten Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra, Elgar The Wand of Youth, and Debussy Children’s Corner.


Phillips, a former member of the Children’s Chorus, will present the concert alongside Tom Redmond.

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Jamie Phillips announced as Associate Conductor of the Hallé

24 February 2015

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Jamie Phillips will become the Hallé’s Associate Conductor at the start of the 2015/16 season, it was announced today. This new role furthers the strong relationship he has established during the course of his tenure as Assistant Conductor to the Hallé, to which he was appointed in September 2012.


As Associate Conductor, Phillips will conduct the Hallé in Manchester and around the country, and will continue to work closely with the Hallé’s Music Director, Sir Mark Elder. Phillips will also remain Music Director of the Hallé Youth Orchestra.

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Susanna Hurrell & Ben Johnson: Valentine's Day concert with Royal Northern Sinfonia

31 January 2015

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Susanna Hurrell and Ben Johnson headline a Valentine’s Day concert with the Royal Northern Sinfonia on 14 February, conducted by Jamie Philips. The love-themed programme will include duets and arias by Lehar, Puccini, Tchaikovsky, Verdi and Bernstein.


This concert will be featured as part of the Royal Northern Sinfonia’s Classic FM series, and takes place at the Sage Gateshead.

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Jamie Phillips makes Dutch debut conducting Netherlands Symphony Orchestra

24 October 2014

On 4 November, Jamie Phillips makes his Dutch debut conducting the Netherlands Symphony Orchestra in an all-Beethoven programme.


The concert is part of the orchestra's Neighbourhood Concerts series which supports the Netherlands Symphony Orchestra's commitment to engaging with new audiences outside of traditional venues. Phillips and the orchestra will perform Beethoven's Coriolan Overture and Symphony No.7.


The performance takes place at Deltion College, Zwolle at 4pm.

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Jamie Phillips makes debut with Deutsche Radio Philharmonie

21 August 2014

On 4 September, Jamie Phillips makes his debut with the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie, opening the orchestra’s ‘Concert à la Carte’ series in Kaiserslautern. The concert will be broadcast live on SWR2 at 12pm BST.


Central to the programme is Korngold’s Violin Concerto, which will be performed by the Hungarian violinist Kristof Baráti. The concert also includes Bartók’s Rumanian Folk Dances and Kodály’s Dances from Galanta. Click here to listen to Jamie Phillips interviewed on SWR2 ahead of the performance.


Later this month, Phillips makes his debut with the Swedish Chamber Orchestra. He will conduct Prokofiev Peter and the Wolf and Tchaikovsky Danse russe trepak from Nutcracker in nine schools concerts, all at the Orebrö Konserthus.


The 2014/15 season is also Jamie Phillips’ last as Assistant Conductor at the Hallé. During the season, he will conduct the orchestra in subscription concerts and family concerts, and the Hallé Youth Orchestra in performances at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall, Bristol’s Colston Hall and the Royal Festival Hall as well as on tour.

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Jamie Phillips makes his debut with Basel Symphony Orchestra with programme of Stravinsky and Mendelssohn

05 September 2013

Jamie Phillips will make his debut with the Basel Symphony Orchestra on 19 September in the orchestra’s Cocktail series. He will conduct Stravinsky Pulcinella Suite and Mendelssohn 'Italian' Symphony, a symphony Phillips chose to conduct for his debut with the Hamburg Symphony Orchestra in July. The concert will take place in the Mendelssohn Salon, in the Basel Stadt-Casino.


This concert follows his recent success at the Salzburg Festival in August where he conducted a Serenade programme with the Camerata Salzburg and soloist Ian Bostridge.


“A convincing performance, which was characterised above all by natural musicality and fresh, free and yet precise direction.”
Salzburger Nachrichten, August 2013

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Jamie Phillips makes his debut at the Salzburger Festspiele with the Camerata Salzburg

01 August 2013

Jamie Phillips makes his debut at the Salzburger Festspiele with the Camerata Salzburg on Thursday 15 August. The concert takes place in the courtyard of the Salzburger Residenz and follows Phillips’ success last year in the final of the Nestle-Salzburg Festival Young Conductor’s Award.


He conducts a 'Serenade'-based programme: Mozart Serenade 'Notturna' No.6 K239 and Sinfonia Concertante in E-flat major, K.297b, Britten Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings, and Haydn Symphony No.73 'The Hunt. Soloists include Ian Bostridge.


“… [O]n this showing Phillips already has little to fear from comparison with most visiting conductors on the circuit. That he can persuade the Hallé to play with such affection, energy and swing is equal tribute to their professionalism and his gifts.”
Daily Telegraph, November 2012 

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