ROBIN O’NEILL

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ROBIN O NEILL

E’ membro dei London Winds e del Gaudier Ensemble. E’ stato docente di fagotto presso la Guildhall School of Music e Royal Academy of Music di Londra dove è attualmente Visiting Professor di Fagotto. Ha inciso praticamente tutto il repertorio cameristico con più di 40 CD su etichette come Hyperion, Decca e Philips.
Nelle ultime stagioni Robin O’Neill ha diretto la Philharmonia Orchestra e Coro (prima esecuzione nel rinnovato Royal Festival Hall di Londra), London Philharmonic Orchestra, English Chamber Orchestra, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Filarmonica di Belgrado, Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Trondheim Symphony Orchestra, Bogota Philharmonic Orchestra, Swedish Chamber Orchestra, Nordic Chamber Orchestra, City of London Sinfonia, Orchestra Ensemble Kanazawa in Giappone e le Orchestre della Guildhall School of Music, Royal Academy of Music e del Royal College of Music, dove è professore di direzione d’orchestra.
Robin O’Neill ha collaborato con musicisti come Mikhail Pletnev, Boris Beresovsky, Mitsuko Uchida, Christoph Eschenbach, Pascal Roge, Stephen Kovacevich, Alexander Madzar, Pinchas Zuckerman, Salvatore Accardo, Isabelle Faust, Michael Collins, Alina Ibragimova, e attori come Jeremy Irons, Julian Glover, Paul McGann e Hugh Dancy. Ha anche suonato su invito per Sua Altezza Reale il Principe Carlo e il Principe di Galles.
Robin O’Neill è direttore musicale dell’ensemble “the motion group”. Nel 2005 insieme al regista teatrale Andrew Steggall si è recato a Baghdad, in Iraq, ha usufruito delle esperienze di guerra mettendole in scena con il supporto di Kevin Spacey, con l’“Histoire du Soldat” di Stravinskij all’Old Vic Theatre di Londra. In questa produzione ha utilizzato attori e musicisti iracheni ed europei in quello che era di comune accordo uno degli eventi teatrali più scioccanti e stimolanti del 2006.
La posizione di Principal Fagotto della Philharmonia Orchestra è sponsorizzata da Penny e Nigel Turnbull.

 

He is a member of London Winds and the Gaudier Ensemble. He has been Professor of Bassoon at the Guildhall School of Music and the Royal Academy of Music where he is currently Visiting Professor of Bassoon. He has recorded virtually the whole of the core chamber music repertoire with more than 40 CDs to his name on labels such as Hyperion, Decca and Philips.
In the past few seasons Robin O’Neill has conducted the Philharmonia Orchestra and Chorus (with whom he gave the Orchestra’s first performance in London’s newly refurbished Royal Festival Hall), London Philharmonic Orchestra, English Chamber Orchestra, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra, Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Trondheim Symphony Orchestra, Bogota Philharmonic Orchestra, Swedish Chamber Orchestra, Nordic Chamber Orchestra, City of London Sinfonia, Orchestra Ensemble Kanazawa Japan and the Orchestras of the Guildhall School of Music, Royal Academy of Music and the Royal College of Music, where he is professor of conducting.
Robin O’Neill has collaborated with musicians such as Mikhail Pletnev, Boris Beresovsky, Mitsuko Uchida, Christoph Eschenbach, Pascal Roge, Stephen Kovacevich, Alexander Madzar, Pinchas Zuckerman, Salvatore Accardo, Isabelle Faust, Michael Collins, Alina Ibragimova, and actors such as Jeremy Irons, Julian Glover, Paul McGann and Hugh Dancy. He has also performed by invitation for His Royal Highness Prince Charles the Prince of Wales.
Robin O’Neill is music director of the music theatre ensemble The Motion Group. In 2005 together with theatre director Andrew Steggall he travelled to Baghdad, Iraq, and used their experiences to stage, with the support of Kevin Spacey, Stravinsky’s Soldier’s Tale at the Old Vic Theatre in London. This production used both Iraqi and European actors and musicians in what was by common consent one of the most shocking and thought-provoking theatre events of 2006.
The Philharmonia’s Principal Bassoon’s Chair is endowed by Penny and Nigel Turnbull.