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Henry Kennedy

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British-born conductor Henry Kennedy has recently been appointed as

Conductor of Wroclaw Opera where he will be leading a number of productions from 2022-23 including Don Giovanni, Les Pecheurs de Perles, Il Trittico, Hagith and Carmen.

In 2021, Henry was chosen by Riccardo Muti (as one of five conductors) to participate in the "Riccardo Muti Italian Opera Academy". Directly following this, he was asked to replace Riccardo Muti for excerpts of Nabucco in concert performances in the theatres of Rimini and Ravenna.

From 2017 to 2021, Henry was Founder and Music Director of the Resonate Symphony Orchestra. As Music Director, he curated and conducted a number of diverse programmes in some of London's most prominent concert halls.

As an Assistant Conductor, Henry has had the opportunity to work with a number of conductors including Marin Alsop, Sir Mark Elder, Edward Gardner, Jukka Pekka Saraste and Thomas Sondergard, in the recording studio, opera house and concert hall.

Henry studied conducting at the Royal Academy of Music in London where he graduated with Distinction.

“In Generational Relay, Bright Young Maestro Takes Baton And Flies”
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Interview with Matthew Gurewitsch in Classical Voice North America, December 5th 2022

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