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Simon Halsey

Conductor
Artistic Director, Orfeó Català Choirs and Artistic Adviser, Palau de la Música, Barcelona / Conductor Laureate, Rundfunkchor Berlin / Chorus Director, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Choruses / Choral Director, London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus / Artistic Director, Berliner Philharmoniker Youth Choral Programme / Director, BBC Proms Youth Choir / Artistic Advisor, Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival Choir / Creative Director for Choral Music and Projects, WDR Rundfunkchor

Simon Halsey announced as Creative Director for Choral Music & Projects at WDR Rundfunkchor

10 September 2019

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WDR Rundfunkchor

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Host of Intermusica artists to appear in Barbican 2019/20 classical season, including portraits for Yuja Wang and Antoine Tamestit

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Marin Alsop rounds off London Symphony Orchestra's Bernstein celebrations with Candide

24 November 2018

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Marin Alsop
Thomas Atkins
Leonardo Capalbo

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London Symphony Orchestra

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Simon Halsey chorus-masters Britten’s War Requiem at the Concertgebouw

27 September 2018

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Concertgebouw

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Simon Halsey's City of Birmingham Symphony Choruses perform at the BBC Proms with the Boston Symphony Orchestra & Andris Nelsons

19 August 2018

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BBC Proms

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Simon Halsey conducts world premiere of John Luther Adams' In the Name of the Earth at Mostly Mozart Festival

28 July 2018

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Mostly Mozart Festival

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Simon Halsey returns to the Proms with the BBC Proms Youth Choir & the World Orchestra for Peace

07 July 2018

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BBC Proms

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Simon Halsey’s Orfeó Català Choirs at Barcelona’s Palau de la Música Catalana, with Simon Rattle

01 June 2018

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Paris Philharmonie
Palau de la Música

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Simon Halsey conducts European premiere of Lang's the public domain at Berlin Philharmonie

05 May 2018

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Berlin Philharmonic

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Simon Halsey & the Berlin Rundfunkchor perform Parsifal with the Berlin Philharmonic & Sir Simon Rattle

23 March 2018

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Berlin Philharmonic

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Simon Halsey's CBSO Chorus celebrate Debussy centenary with Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla

03 March 2018

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City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

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Simon Halsey conducts Carmina Burana at Palau de la Música Catalana

28 January 2018

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Palau de la Música Catalana

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Intermusica at the Barbican Centre's 2018/19 classical season

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Simon Halsey & the London Symphony Chorus perform Mahler Symphony No.2 with Semyon Bychkov & the London Symphony Orchestra

20 January 2018

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London Symphony Orchestra

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Simon Halsey's London Symphony Chorus celebrate Debussy with François-Xavier Roth

11 January 2018

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London Symphony Orchestra

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Simon Halsey conducts Christmas concerts in London, Birmingham & Barcelona

19 November 2017

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London Symphony Chorus

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Marin Alsop leads London Symphony Orchestra’s Bernstein celebration with Simon Halsey’s London Symphony Chorus

21 October 2017

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Marin Alsop

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London Symphony Orchestra

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Simon Halsey conducts European premiere of Craig Hella Johnson's Considering Matthew Shepard in Barcelona

07 October 2017

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Palau de la Música

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Simon Halsey's London Symphony Chorus perform Berlioz La damnation de Faust with Sir Simon Rattle

03 September 2017

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London Symphony Orchestra

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Simon Halsey leads masterclasses at the 11th World Symposium on Choral Music in Barcelona

08 July 2017

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11th World Symposium on Choral Music

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Simon Halsey conducts BBC Proms Youth Choir at First Night of the BBC Proms

30 June 2017

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BBC Proms

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Simon Halsey leads inaugural Long Night of Singing at the Elbphilharmonie

17 June 2017

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Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg

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Simon Halsey joins Sir Simon Rattle for world premiere of Andrew Norman’s A Trip to the Moon

03 June 2017

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Berliner Philharmoniker

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Simon Halsey’s London Symphony Chorus perform Bruckner at the Barbican

14 May 2017

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Barbican Centre

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Simon Halsey conducts Rundfunkchor Berlin's Mitsingkonzert at the Berliner Philharmonie

30 April 2017

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Rundfunkchor Berlin

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Simon Halsey conducts the Orfeó Català's 125 Anniversary Concert in Barcelona

22 March 2017

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Palau de la Musica

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Simon Halsey's London Symphony Chorus performs Daphnis et Chloe at the Barbican Centre

09 March 2017

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Barbican Centre

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Simon Halsey's Orfeó Català choirs perform with LA Philharmonic & Gustavo Dudamel

01 March 2017

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Palau de la Música Catalana

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Simon Halsey's London Symphony Chorus perform Le Grand Macabre at the Barbican

31 December 2016

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London Symphony Orchestra

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Simon Halsey conducts Orfeó Català Choirs in annual Concert of St. Stephen

12 December 2016

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Orfeó Català Choirs

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Simon Halsey's London Symphony Chorus performs El Niño for John Adams's 70th birthday celebrations 

20 November 2016

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London Symphony Orchestra & Chorus

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Simon Halsey conducts diverse November programmes with Orfeó Català Choirs in Barcelona

06 November 2016

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Palau de la Música Catalana

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Simon Halsey triumphs at Lincoln Center White Lights Festival

02 November 2016

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Vitalij Kowaljow & Simon Halsey perform Verdi Requiem with the London Symphony Orchestra in New York

16 October 2016

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London Symphony Orchestra

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"Simon Halsey, Preaching to, and for, the Choir": A New York times feature

07 October 2016

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New York Times

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Simon Halsey conducts Human Requiem in Berlin & New York for US premiere

24 September 2016

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Rundfunkchor Berlin
White Light Festival

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Simon Halsey: First performance as director of the Orfeó Català Choirs with Gianandrea Noseda & the London Symphony Orchestra

29 August 2016

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Orfeó Català

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Marin Alsop, Simon Halsey & Alisa Kolosova join the OAE for Verdi Requiem at the Proms

25 August 2016

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Marin Alsop

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BBC Proms

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"Inspiring": Simon Halsey conducts premiere of Lang's the public domain for 1,000 voices at Lincoln Center

18 August 2016

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Simon Halsey conducts the Philharmonia at the Three Choirs Festival

14 July 2016

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Three Choirs Festival

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Simon Halsey awarded the Chorverband Berlin‘s Geschwister Mendelssohn Medal

16 June 2016

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Simon Halsey conducts Schubert Mass No.6 in Berlin Radio Choir singalong concert

08 May 2016

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Berlin Radio Choir

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Simon Halsey appointed Artistic Director of the Orfeó Català choruses & Artistic Adviser to the Palau de la Música in Barcelona

05 April 2016

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Intermusica artists nominated for Olivier & International Opera Awards

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Simon Halsey tours Indonesia with Rundfunkchor Berlin

07 October 2015

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Rundfunkchor Berlin

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Simon Halsey and CBSO Chorus perform with London Philharmonic Orchestra in Mexico City

03 September 2015

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London Philharmonic Orchestra

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Simon Halsey prepares BBC Proms Youth Choir for performances in London, Birmingham and Lucerne

25 August 2015

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BBC Proms

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Simon Halsey’s CBSO Chorus performs with Andris Nelsons at the BBC Proms

05 July 2015

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BBC Proms

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James MacMillan receives Knighthood & Simon Halsey a CBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours

13 June 2015

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Sir James MacMillan

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Simon Halsey joins Sir Simon Rattle for world premiere of Jonathan Dove's children’s opera

06 June 2015

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Simon Halsey conducts Mitsingkonzert with Rundfunkchor Berlin & becomes Conductor Laureate

17 May 2015

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Simon Halsey: CBSO Chorus & London Symphony Chorus performances in Birmingham & Manchester

10 April 2015

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Simon Halsey awarded The Queen’s Medal for Music 2014

12 March 2015

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Simon Halsey conducts Rundfunkchor Berlin reprise of human requiem

01 March 2015

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Rundfunkchor Berlin

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Simon Halsey directs London Symphony Chorus for concert with LSO & Sir Simon Rattle

22 December 2014

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Barbican Centre

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St Matthew Passion with Simon Halsey’s Rundfunkchor Berlin wins Diapason d’Or de l’Année

27 November 2014

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Berlin Philharmoniker St Matthew Passion

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Simon Halsey conducts London Symphony Chorus at Barbican Centre for LSO Live release

12 November 2014

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Barbican Centre

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Simon Halsey to become Conductor Laureate of Rundfunkchor Berlin in 2015

04 November 2014

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Rundfunkchor Berlin

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Simon Halsey & Rundfunkchor Berlin bring staged St Matthew Passion to New York

23 September 2014

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Intermusica represents Simon Halsey worldwide

Susie Mcleod
Director, Artist Management
+44 20 7608 9920
smcleod@intermusica.co.uk

Kimberley Bourlet
Assistant Artist Manager
+44 20 7608 9943
kbourlet@intermusica.co.uk

Molly Goldstone
Assistant Artist Manager (on temporary leave)
+44 20 7608 9929
mgoldstone@intermusica.co.uk

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