Gavin Carr

Leading Choral-Orchestral Repertoire and Championing New Works.

Gavin Carr stands as a prominent conductor, dedicated to steering major choral-orchestral repertoire and championing new works with numerous notable premieres to his credit.

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Early Beginnings and International Vocal Career

Having started as a choral scholar in the choir of King’s College, Cambridge, Gavin embarked on an international career as a baritone. He took centre stage with lead roles at the English National Opera and showcased his vocal prowess as a soloist worldwide in concerts, recitals, and operas.

Conductor Extraordinaire: Celebrated Ensembles and Global Acclaim

As the conductor of the renowned Philharmonia Chorus, Bournemouth Symphony Chorus, and Bath Minerva Choir, as well as the Founder-Director of Chorus Angelorum, Gavin has propelled these ensembles to international acclaim. World premiere recordings, regular international tours, and innovative programs define his leadership.

Diverse Collaborations: From Bremen to India

Gavin’s collaborative ventures span prestigious orchestras such as the Bremen Philharmoniker, English Chamber Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra of India, and the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.

A Conductor’s Evolution: Baroque, Contemporary, and Classical Repertoire

Since 2001, Gavin has dedicated himself to conducting, earning a formidable reputation in baroque, contemporary, and classical and romantic repertoire. Not confined to specialist chamber choirs, he actively reintroduces baroque music to symphony orchestras in the UK, offering historically-informed performances of the Bach Passions and other earlier Baroque repertoires in major concert halls.

Premieres and Pedagogy: Nurturing New Talent

In the contemporary realm, Gavin has premiered significant works by composers like Richard Blackford and Paul Carr. As a member of the vocal faculty at London’s Royal Academy of Music, he imparts his vast knowledge and experience to the next generation of world-class talent.

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World Land Trust - Sustainable Travel with Singing Holidays.

Sustainable holidays with award-winning service. We are contributing to global reforestation and repairing damaged ecosystems. Every time you book a singing holiday, we’re busy planting trees and buying up land – helping to mitigate climate change.

A Loopy Soup Company
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