New Principal Guest Conductor Named at the UK's Hallé Orchestra

Ryan Wiggleworth The Halle Orchestra Principal Guest Conductor

35 year old British conductor and composer Ryan Wigglesworth has today been announced as the new Principal Guest conductor of The Hallé Orchestra - in Manchester, England.

Maestro Wigglesworth has made recent appearances with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, London Philharmonic, Philharmonia Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Britten Sinfonia, Scottish Chamber Orchestra and the London Sinfonietta - and currently serves as Composer in Residence with the English National Opera.

‘We are all very much looking forward to welcoming Ryan Wigglesworth next year, and are delighted that such a considerable artist will become a part of the Halle family” John Summers, the Orchestra’s Chief Executive has said.

He will replace Markus Stenz who will step down from the position after 6 seasons.