Previously, he served as the Principal Conductor of the City of London Sinfonia and an artist-in-residence at Wigmore Hall. He is a former BBC Young Musician of the Year.
"I am terribly excited about my appointment as Artistic Director in Residence with the London Mozart Players," Collins said. I have worked with them for many years, and one of the many things I love about working with them is their team spirit and dedication to every work they tackle.'
"It is with huge pleasure that we announce the appointment of Michael Collins, a great musician, renown clarinettist and a long-term colleague and friend of the LMP, as our Artistic Director in residence for our 2021–23 seasons," LMP Executive Director, Julia Desbrusials said.