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Darius Battiwalla has been music director of the Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus since 1997. He has conducted the choir in performances with the Hallé Orchestra, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and the Northern Sinfonia, and directed from the harpsichord with the Manchester Camerata. Since he took over as music director, the choir has performed from memory for the first time, and has appeared at the BBC Proms and on recordings for Chandos with the BBC Philharmonic. In 2006 Battiwalla returned to work with the Melbourne Chorale. Before taking up his post at Sheffield he was chorusmaster of Leeds Philharmonic Chorus.

He has worked regularly as guest chorusmaster or conductor with many other choirs including the CBSO Chorus, Huddersfield Choral Society and Netherlands Radio Choir. Recent highlights include working with the Lucerne Festival Academy in preparation for a performance of Berio’s Coro conducted by Simon Rattle, and serving as guest chorusmaster for the Northern Sinfonia for Paul McCreesh.

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Choral - Sacred
Songs of Praise Naxos
Choral - Sacred, Vocal, Choral - Sacred, Instrumental, Choral - Sacred
TONER TILL TROST (Music for Comfort) Naxos
Choral - Sacred

Role: Conductor 
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