David Curtis is artistic director of Orchestra of the Swan and his thought-provoking programming, infectious enthusiasm and refreshing interpretations see him working in Belgium, China, the Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Sweden and the USA, with orchestras such as the Academy of St Martin’s-in-the-Field, the Prague Chamber Orchestra, the Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra and the North Hungarian Symphony Orchestra. He has appeared as soloist and conductor in Finland with the Mikkeli City Orchestra, and with the Roveniemi Chamber and Jyväskylä Symphony Orchestras in the concert hall and on Finnish Radio. He has also conducted the North Hungarian Symphony Orchestra and Festival Chorus at the prestigious annual Olomouc Dvořák Festival and the Policka Martinů Festival. For Icelandic Radio he has conducted premières by Snorri Sigfús Birgisson, Lars-Petter Hagen, Thuridur Jónsdottir and Marie Samuelsson at the Nordic Music Days Festival. He gave the world première of a new work by Sampo Haapamäki with the Mikkeli City Orchestra.