JOHN PRYCE-JONES John Pryce-Jones, conductor
John Pryce-Jones was educated at Penarth and Worcester, from where he won an
Organ Scholarship to Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.
He has worked as Chorus Master / Conductor with Welsh National Opera and Opera
North and as Head of Music for Scottish Opera conducting over 30 operas. For
two years he was Music Director of the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, with whom
he recorded the Mikado, Iolanthe, the Gondoliers and the Pirates of Penzance.
He has conducted the BBC Philharmonic, the BBC National Orchestra of Wales,
the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, The Ulster Orchestra and the Royal
Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Also the Oslo Philharmonic, Berlin Symphony
and the Norwegian Broadcasting Orchestra. He has conducted in Denmark, Iceland
and the Czech Republic and Germany. He has also been active in the Brass Band
He is Artistic Director of the Halifax Choral Society and since 1992 has been
Music Director of Northern Ballet Theatre.