Conductor

Harry Ogg

Musikalischer Assistent des Gürzenich-Kapellmeisters, Cologne

WNO Associate Conductor
in collaboration with the Donatella Flick-LSO Conducting Competition

 

 

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Introduction

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.

Download ‘Publicity Pack’ for Harry’s full 2020-21 biography.


Performance Schedule

 
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    19:30 05 Dec 2020 Staatenhaus am Rheinpark Köln, COLOGNE

    GEORGE BENJAMIN Written on Skin

    Orchestra: Gürzenich-Orchester Köln
    Company: Oper Köln
    Conductor: François-Xavier Roth

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    11:00 06 Dec 2020 Philharmonie Cologne, COLOGNE

    PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY Excerpts from The Nutcracker

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    14:00 06 Dec 2020 Philharmonie Cologne, COLOGNE

    PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY Excerpts from The Nutcracker

Press

 
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    “…Harry Ogg is a name to conjure and a talent to relish…” Classical Source
    Sinfonia d'Amici

    “…Harry Ogg is a name to conjure and a talent to relish…”
    Mark Valencia, Classical Source