Ondřej Soukup was admitted to study for a Master of Music degree in Conducting at the Royal College of Music, starting in September 2020. According to QS World University Rankings, RCM has been the Top performing arts institution in the UK for the last five years (2016-2020) and Top 2-3 in the world. On top of that, RCM has a strong record of influential graduates such as conductors Colin Davis, Neville Marriner, Roger Norrington, and composers Benjamin Britten, Gustav Holst and Ralph Vaughan Williams.
Delighted to accept the offer, Ondřej will study with Head of Conducting Toby Purser, conducting professors Peter Stark, and Howard Williams and Visiting Professor of Conducting Martyn Brabbins during the two-year course. On top of that, he will have the chance to work with world-class visiting artists like Antonio Pappano, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Vladimir Jurowski and others.
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Ondřej Soukup is an experienced conductor of operatic, orchestral and choral music with repertoire ranging from Renaissance to 21st century music. He has conducted numerous performances in six countries and his work engagements regularly see him involved in international projects. Ondřej’s work as a conductor has been recognised and supported by a number of awards and scholarships.