British conductor, organist and pianist Wayne Marshall is Chief Conductor of WDR Funkhausorchester Cologne, and Organist and Associate Artist of the Bridgewater Hall. He became Principal Guest Conductor of Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi in 2007 and is a celebrated interpreter of Gershwin, Bernstein and other 20th century American composers.
Conducting engagements in the 2016/17 season includes return visits to Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, Leipzig Gewandhausorchester, Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse, Konzerthausorchester Berlin, Vienna Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg, Orchestra del Teatro Carlo Felice, Orquesta Sinfónica de Castilla y León and Czech Philharmonic Orchestra and the revival of Harbison’s Great Gatsby at the Dresden Semperoper in addition to many and varied projects with WDR. Organ recitals include Bridgewater Hall, Philharmonie Luxembourg, Moscow International House of Music, Davies Symphony Hall (San Francisco) and a performance in the "Contrepoints 62" organ festival. He will also play at ‘Classic FM Live’, a special gala concert taking place at the Royal Albert Hall and as soloist at the Three Choirs Festival in Worcester.