Our programme for the 2018-19 season is under development with our new conductor Adam Kornas. (https://adamkornas.weebly.com/ )
Adam graduated from the Royal Northern College of Music with a Masters degree in conducting achieving a distinction and the Robert Newwitt prize. Whilst there he studied under Clark Rundell and Mark Heron, as well as receiving masterclasses from Sir Mark Elder, Vasily Petrenko and Juanjo Mena. Adam is gaining experience and recognition as a conductor of a wide range of repertoire. In the last three years he has assisted conductors Juanjo Mena, Gianandrea Noseda and John Storgards at the BBC Philharmonic and Vasily Petrenko at the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Adam has also directed the Northern Baroque Orchestra, Manchester Camerata and Stockport Symphony Orchestra in concert. Recently Adam made his Wigmore Hall debut conducting a performance of ‘Upon All The Notes,’ with composer Sir Harrison Birtwistle present.
He has recently conducted the Chester Philharmonic Orchestra which featured the World Premiere of his latest composition ‘Celestial City’ which was warmly received by the audience and orchestra.