Brian Henry – Conductor
As a student Brian Henry was organist at the University Chapel in Exeter. Currently he is the organist at St. Peter’s, Burnham. As a keyboard player he also plays both the piano and harpsichord. Brian has appeared many times as a conductor in the South-East for Park Opera, Windsor & Eton \Opera and Candlelight Opera. He has worked on a series of works by Mozart comprising The Magic Flute, The Marriage of Figaro, Don Giovanni, Cosi fan Tutte, Die Entführung aus dem Serail and Indomeneo with La Clemenza di Tito scheduled for next year.
He has also conducted a cycle of works by Puccini including La Bohème, Madama Butterfly, Turandot and Manon Lescaut. Another favourite composer is Verdi and Brian has conducted Nabucco, Macbeth, Rigoletto, Il Trovatore, La Traviata, Un Ballo in Maschera, Don Carlos, Aida, Otello and Falstaff.
Other works include Eugene Onegin and The Queen of Spades (Tchaikovsky), Albert Herring (Britten), Le Comte Ory (Rossini) and many of the operettas by Gilbert and Sullivan