William Cole is a conductor with a repertoire from Baroque opera to music by today’s leading composers. He works regularly with leading orchestras, ensembles and opera companies in the UK. In January 2019 he made his U.S. debut conducting Philip Venables’ 4.48 Psychosis at the Prototype Festival in New York. From 2017-2019 he was a Repetiteur Fellow at the Royal Academy of Music, and from 2019-2021 a member of Birmingham Contemporary Music Group’s NEXT programme. 

William’s 2021/22 season included engagements with Opera North, Music Theatre Wales, Aldeburgh Festival, Philharmonia Orchestra, La Nuova Musica, Red Note Ensemble, musica assoluta Hannover, and Theater Aachen.

September – November 

Michael Nyman – The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat | Gavin Bryars – Marylin Forever

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Opera School

Caroline Clegg – director

William Cole, conductor

October 15th 

St Giles, Cripplegate

Britten Sinfonia – Magnum Opus Showcase

New works by Nathan James Dearden, Aileen Sweeney and Jonathan Brigg

Rob Burton, saxophone; Owen Gunnell, percussion; Huw Watkins, piano

William Cole, conductor