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RUMON
GAMBA
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CHAN 10806
The Film Music of Miklos Rozsa
CHAN 10797
Overtures from the British Isles
CHAN 10760
d'Indy
Orchestral Works, Volume 5
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BIOGRAPHY

Having studied with Colin Metters at the Royal Academy of Music, where he was made an Associate in 2002, the British-born conductor Rumon Gamba became the first ever conducting student to receive the DipRAM. He then went on to win the Lloyds Bank BBC Young Musicians Conductors Workshop in February 1998 and subsequently became Assistant and then Associate Conductor of the BBC Philharmonic, serving till 2002. Regularly conducting the BBC orchestras, he has appeared at the BBC Proms, and in 2008 made his debut with English National Opera. He is Chief Conductor and Music Director of the Iceland Symphony Orchestra, with which he has made highly successful tours of Germany, Austria and Spain. He has had prominent guest conducting engagements with the Munich Philharmonic, NDR Symphony Orchestra in Hamburg, Orchestre national de Belgique, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra and Gulbenkian Orchestra in Lisbon. He has worked with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, NAC Orchestra in Ottawa, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and Florida Philharmonic Orchestra in North America, has toured Australia conducting the symphony orchestras of Sydney, Melbourne and Perth, and also conducted the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and the philharmonic orchestras of Hong Kong, Osaka and Nagoya. Rumon Gamba has given several prominent premieres, including the world premiere of Brett Dean’s Viola Concerto with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Per Nørgård’s oratorio The Will O the Wisps Go to Town with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. He records exclusively for Chandos.

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Milestones
30 Years of Chandos

Chandos has plenty to celebrate as it reaches its thirtieth anniversary. A bumper box includes some landmarks in the firm’s histo...
CHAN 10007
The Film Music Of Ralph Vaughan Williams, Vol. 1
'…a full-blooded performance by the BBC Phil on cracking form.'...
CHAN 10046
The Film Music of Richard Addinsell
''the BBC Philharmonic outplays Alwyn's Royal Ballet Sinfonia, and Chandos' recording and presentation (multiple choirs, a booklet with ...
CHAN 10115
Langford
Orchestral Classics

'Ernest Tomlinson rates this CD of his old friend very highly indeed and that alone should be enough for the rest of us mere mortals...
CHAN 10126
The Film Music of Sir Arnold Bax
'Gamba and the BBC Philharmonic turn in one of then most powerful performances they have achieved in the series. Not only for Bax fans and ...
CHAN 10244
Vaughan Williams
The Film Music of Ralph Vaughan Williams, Volume 2

'Rumon Gamba draws a polished and wholehearted respinse from all involved (the BBC Philharmon...
CHAN 10262
The Film Music of Ron Goodwin
'Rumon Gamba and the BBC Philharmonic tackle all this material with great relish, while the Chandos sound-engineers have a field-day. Altogeth...
CHAN 10279
The Film Music of Clifton Parker
Clifton Parker was truly inspirational in producing descriptive and engaging music. The music is always interesting and thoroughly enjoyab...