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Three generations of HSO conductors from left to right: Mark Shanahan, Jonathan Mann and Gerry Cornelius.


Three generations of HSO conductors from L to R Mark Shanahan, Jonathan Mann and Gerry Cornelius


Conductor and Music Director: Jonathan Mann (2011-2014)

 

Jonathan studied conducting at the Royal Academy of Music, graduating with distinction in 2011.  He is the founder and artistic director of the Cardiff Sinfonietta and has just completed a highly successful debut season as musical director with HSO.  In 2012 Jonathan took part in the Lucerne Easter Festival where he was selected to participate in Bernard Haitink's master class. 2012/13 highlights include conducting a new opera in Singapore and working with young musicians in Beijing, China.