Ben recently completed his Masters in Conducting at the Royal College of Music and Drama and has over 10 years experience in this field. He is currently Musical Director of Bute Park Opera, a company founded by students of the College with an emphasis on outreach. They recently made their debut with a performance of Ravel’s L’enfant et les sortilèges. He also directs Côr Cyfoes, which concentrates on new choral music but he is best known to us as the Musical Director of Opera Mint. Many of its members are members of this choir. Their last production was Amahl and the Night Visitors run in conjunction with Cardiff’s Christmas – The Story at the Tabernacl Baptist Church on the Hayes.
He directs several other ensembles and his list of past appointments and performances stretches from vocalist in a folk band, directing an Early Music Consort and acting as a repetiteur in several music competitions.
He has many other accomplishments which you can read about on his homepage.