Robin Ticciati is Principal Conductor of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and 2014 marks the beginning of his tenure as Music Director of Glyndebourne Festival Opera.
2013/14 guest conducting engagements include debuts with the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, the Tonhalle Orchester Zürich and return engagements with the London Symphony Orchestra, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Rotterdam Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic and Bamberger Symphoniker. In 2014/15 Robin Ticciati looks forward to a major residency project at Vienna's Konzerthaus which will feature the Concertgebouw Orchestra, the London Symphony, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and the Wiener Symphoniker. Other projects include a European tour with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, return guest engagements with the Gewandhaus Orchester Leipzig, Staatskapelle Dresden, Cleveland Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra and Los Angeles Philharmonic as well as debuts with the DSO-Berlin, Budapest Festival Orchestra and Orchestre National de France.
For his first season as Glyndebourne Music Director, Robin Ticciati conducted new productions of Rosenkavalier and Finta Giardiniera. Recent opera projects also include new productions of Peter Grimes at la Scala Milan, Nozze di Figaro at the Salzburg Festival, Eugene Onegin at the Royal Opera House, and a Metropolitan Opera debut with Hänsel und Gretel which led to an immediate re-invitation.
Robin Ticciati is in his 6th season as Principal Conductor of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Together they have toured extensively in Europe and Asia and their two recordings so far - two Berlioz discs for Linn Records (Symphonie Fantastique; Les Nuits d'Été and La Mort de Cléopâtre) have attracted unanimous critical acclaim. Their next release will be the complete Schumann symphonies.
Robin Ticciati’s discography also includes Berlioz L'Enfance du Christ with the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra (Linn), Bruckner’s Mass No. 3 and a Brahms disc with the Bamberger Symphoniker and the Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks (Tudor) as well as a number of opera releases on Opus Arte and on Glyndebourne’s own label.
Born in London, Robin Ticciati is a violinist, pianist and percussionist by training. He was a member of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain when he turned to conducting, aged 15, under the guidance of Sir Colin Davis and Sir Simon Rattle. He was recently appointed ‘Sir Conducting Fellow of Conducting’ by the Royal Academy of Music.