Roger Montgomery

Role

Professorial Staff - Horn & Natural Horn

Area of work

Wind, Brass & Percussion Department

Contact details

Address:

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

Email: [email protected]

Phone One: +44 (0)20 8305 4444

Biography

Roger studied at the University of York and at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with Anthony Halstead. Interested in contemporary music and period instrument performance he plays with many of the leading groups in both fields and is principal horn of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, the Orchestra Revolutionaire et Romantique and the New Queen’s Hall Orchestra.As a founder member and conductor of Jane Manning’s contemporary music ensemble Jane’s Minstrels he has given many premieres and performed at leading festivals in the UK and in the USA, Scandinavia and Europe and recorded for compact disk and the BBC. Roger is a member of the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House and Principal Horn of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. He also plays with many leading chamber music and contemporary ensembles.His solo performances include concertos by Mozart, Strauss, Weber and Schumann and his solo recordings include works by Schumann, Handel, Telemann and Bach. He has recently recorded all of Mozart's horn concertos and fragments with the OAE for release in 2013.

Qualifications / Educational Background

University of York
Guildhall School of Music and Drama

External appointments

Park Lane Group Artistic Committee and Honourable Chairman of the British Horn Society (2009-2012)

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