Clement Power

Born in London in 1980, Clement Power studied at Cambridge University and the Royal College of Music, London.

Described by The Telegraph as ‘a brilliantly incisive and persuasive conductor’, Power has conducted some of the world's leading orchestras and new-music ensembles, including the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Münchener Kammerorchester, the Philharmonia (London), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Lucerne Festival Academy Orchestra, NHK Symphony Orchestra (Tokyo), hr-Sinfonieorchestra, Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg, Ensemble Intercontemporain, Klangforum Wien, Ensemble Modern, Ensemble MusikFabrik, Ensemble Contrechamps (Geneva), Avanti! Chamber Orchestra (Finland), and the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group.

Passionately committed to the performance of new music, he has collaborated with composers as various as Pierre Boulez, Jonathan Harvey, Tristan Murail, Benedict Mason, Georg Friedrich Haas, Julian Anderson, and Olga Neuwirth, as well as many of the outstanding composers of his own generation. He has conducted at festivals including Lucerne Festival, Wien Modern, Warsaw Autumn, Salzburg Diagonale, Steirische Herbst (Graz), Darmstadt International Summer Festival, Acht Brücken (Cologne), Sacrum Profanum (Krakow), and the IRCAM Agora (Paris).

Clement Power has recorded CDs for col legno and KAIROS Records, including the world premiere of the opera Hypermusic Prologue by Hèctor Parra with Ensemble Intercontemporain, and portrait discs of Marko Nikodijevic (with MusikFabrik) and Agata Zubel (with Klangforum Wien).

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