REBECCA MILLER, who has been appointed our new principal conductor.

California-born conductor Rebecca Miller has earned an international reputation for her compelling, insightful, and energetic presence on the podium and for her ability to communicate with audiences of all ages. She is currently Chief Conductor of the Uppsala Chamber Orchestra in Sweden as well as Director of Orchestras at Royal Holloway University. She has guest-conducted the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, London Mozart Players, London Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Concert Orchestra (at the BBC Proms), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Royal Northern Sinfonia, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, City of London Sinfonia, National Youth Orchestra of Scotland, Gävle Symphony Orchestra, Kuopio Symphony, and Västerås Sinfonietta.


Rebecca’s discography includes CDs with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (CPE Bach Symphonies / Signum Records, which made the final shortlist for a 2014 ‘Gramophone Award’), with the BBC Concert Orchestra (Henry Hadley Orchestral works / Dutton Epoch), with the BBC Scottish Symphony (piano concertos by Amy Beach, Dorothy Howell, Cecile Chaminade / Hyperion Records), and three CDs with the Royal Northern Sinfonia (Haydn Symphonies / Signum Records; George Frederick Bristow’s ‘Jullien Symphony’ / New World Records; Concertos by Aaron Jay Kernis / Signum Records). Her next release is the Orchestral Music of Dorothy Howell, recorded with the BBC Concert Orchestra for Signum Records, and will be released later in 2022.

Rebecca is passionate about her work with young musicians - she has worked with the National Children’s Orchestra of Great Britain, with the National Youth Orchestras of Scotland, Wales, and Great Britain, with the Chicago College of the Performing Arts, and with the National Youth Orchestra of Venezuela (Teresa Carreño). She was previously conductor at the Royal Academy of Music’s junior department for many years (where she formed the groundbreaking and unique JA Classical Orchestra), and Associate Conductor of the Southbank Sinfonia in London