Based in Cologne, British conductor Harry Ogg is Musikalischer Assistent des Gürzenich Orchester Köln and embarks upon his second season in the position in 2020/21.
Harry was awarded joint 3rd Prize at the 2020 Mahler Conducting Competition in Bamberg, and in 2018 was awarded 2nd Prize in the MDR Symphony Orchestra Conducting Competition in Leipzig, was a finalist in the Donatella Flick competition at the Barbican in London, and was also selected for the Deutsche Dirigentenforum.
Equally strong as an operatic conductor, this season Harry makes his debut at Cologne Opera assisting François-Xavier Roth on a new production of George Benjamin’s Written on Skin, with a performance of his own towards the end of the year. Harry is also Associate Conductor at Welsh National Opera (WNO) in collaboration with the Donatella Flick-LSO Conducting Competition. His recent work with the WNO includes conducting a UK tour of Carmen, assisting Tomáš Hanus on Prokofiev’s War and Peace at the Royal Opera House, and conducting the WNO Orchestra in gala concerts at Saffron Hall and at home in Wales.
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