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Harry Sever

Professorial Staff - Voice


King Charles Court Old Royal Naval College Greenwich London SE10 9JF UK


British conductor and composer Harry Sever studied at Oxford University and trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and the Royal Academy of Music.

Recent and upcoming engagements include Carmen (Opera North), Fantasio (Garsington), La Traviata (Opera Holland Park), Cendrillon(Bampton Classical Opera), The Nutcracker (Peter Schaufuss Ballet), as well as concerts with Welsh National Opera and projects with The Royal Danish Opera, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, and British Youth Opera.

This season he takes up the position of Ring Cycle Conducting Fellow at Longborough Festival Opera, conducting performances of Siegfried, and working towards their Ring Cycle in 2024. A finalist in both the LSO’s Donatella Flick and Athens International Conducting Competitions, he has worked on the music staff at ENO, Den Jyske Opera, and the Grange Festival, collaborating with orchestras including the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Odense Symfoniorkester, and the Britten Sinfonia, and has performed at the Royal Albert Hall, Royal Festival Hall, and the Barbican. 

Harry’s recent composition highlights include commissions for the Oxford Lieder Festival and the Wigmore Hall, and his musicals James and the Giant Peach, Guess How Much I Love You, and Mr. Men & Little Miss have toured internationally with Sell-A-Door Productions. Other theatre scores include The Kreutzer Sonata (Arcola Theatre), Sleeping Beauty and My Mother Said I Never Should (The Theatre Chipping Norton), King Lear, As You Like It,  and Love’s Labours Lost (The Minack Theatre). For the screen, credits include Stalker (CBS), and Rossum’s Universal Robots for BBC Radio 4