Gregory Rose


Professorial Staff: Academic Studies

Area of work

Staff Conductor

Contact details


Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, The Music Faculty, King Charles Court, Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London, SE10 9JF

Email: [email protected]

Phone One: +44 (0)20 8305 4444


Gregory has conducted regularly at Trinity Laban including performances of Nino Rota's Il cappello di paglia di Firenze , and UK stage premieres of Berthold Goldschmidt’s Beatrice Cenci , Virgil Thomson's Four Saints in Three Acts and Vanessa by Samuel Barber, and is a professor of conducting. He is Music Director of Jupiter Orchestra, Jupiter Singers, Singcircle and COMA London Ensemble, and has conducted the London Philharmonic, St Petersburg Symphony and Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestras, the national Symphony Orchestras of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania and orchestras throughout Eastern and Western Europe and the Far East.

Qualifications / Educational Background

Before university he spent 5 months in Vienna studying 12 note technique with a former pupil of Schoenberg.  Although he has not used this system in his own compositions this was a strong influence in his creative development. He studied violin, piano and singing as a young child and was a pupil of Hans Jelinek (Vienna Academy) and Egon Wellesz (Oxford University), both former students of Arnold Schoenberg, and of his father, the late Bernard Rose.

Creative Outputs

  • Mouth Music, Trevor Wishart Anticredos, Simon Emmerson Ophelia's Dream Ii and Denis Smalley Pneuma with Singcircle
  • Stockhausen Stimmung with Singcircle
  • Gregory Rose, God's Strange Ways with Choir Of Magdalen College, Oxford
  • Alejandro, ViñaoSon Entero with Singcircle
  • Kurt Weill, Der Kuhhandel with West German Radio Orchestra & Choir
  • Trevor Wishart, Anticredos with Singcircle
  • Leoš Janácek, Suite For Strings, Idyll, Suite: On An Overgrown Path with Jupiter Orchestra
  • Wayne Siegel, Devil's Golf Course, Eclipse with Aarhus Symfoniorkester, Singcircle
  • Johan Nepomuk Hummel,  Violin Concerto, Piano & Violin Concerto with Russian Philharmonic Orchestra

External appointments

He has worked with composers including Stockhausen, Cage and Steve Reich and has made recordings for Chandos, Hyperion, Wergo, Continuum, Da Capo, October Music and Priory Records.

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