Edward Gardner awarded OBE
CONGRATULATIONS to Edward Gardner who has been awarded an OBE in the Queen's 2012 Birthday Honours List. Ed has recently conducted the Philharmonia as part of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations and will conduct the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra in the UK premiere of Jonathan Harvey's Weltethos on Thursday 21 June to open the 2012 Cultural Olympiad.
Ed has a busy end to the season with Billy Budd at English National Opera opening on Monday 18 June, concerts with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment at the City of London Festival, travelling to France for concerts with Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France in Montpellier, and two BBC Proms kicking things off with the First Night on Friday 13 July.
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