Hilary Davan Wetton appointed associate conductor

The London Mozart Players has appointed Hilary Davan Wetton as its Associate Conductor. Hilary first conducted the orchestra in 1969 and has had a continuing relationship with it ever since. Recent performances have included a most successful series with Roger McGough narrating his own poems for Carnival of the Animals.

In recent years the LMP has worked regularly with Hilary and enjoys a productive and highly successful relationship with him. In his new role, Hilary will be involved in the LMP’s highly successful residencies in Lincolnshire and will help to develop the orchestra’s relationships in its home community of Croydon.

Hilary Davan Wetton is well known as the Conductor/ Presenter of the Classic FM Masterclass series and as Jo Brand’s organ teacher for the BBC TV series Play It Again. He is Music Director of the City of London Choir and Conductor Emeritus of the Milton Keynes Orchestra and the Guildford Choral Society. His most recent recording (In Terra Pax, with the CLC and the Bournemouth Orchestra) reached number 2 in the classical charts last Christmas.