Clement Power

Clement Power (b. 1980) studied at Cambridge University and the Royal College of Music, then held assistant conductorships with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Ensemble Intercontemporain (with Pierre Boulez).

Known for his interpretations of the major works of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, Power frequently collaborates with leading new-music ensembles including Klangforum Wien and MusikFabrik. He has conducted orchestras including the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Philharmonia, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, NHK Symphony Orchestra, RSO Stuttgart, Lucerne Festival Academy Orchestra, Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg, Orchestre de Bretagne, Ensemble intercontemporain, Ensemble Contrechamps, Avanti! Chamber Orchestra, Ictus Ensemble, Ensemble Modern, Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, and the Munich Chamber Orchestra. He has been the guest of festivals including Lucerne Festival, Salzburg Biennale, Darmstadt, Wien Modern, Acht Brücken, Aldeburgh, IRCAM Agora, amongst many others. Power has given over two hundred world premieres, including works by Georg Friedrich Haas, Péter Eötvös, Benedict Mason, and new commissions for the instruments of Harry Partch. Opera premieres include Hèctor Parra Hypermusic Prologue (Ensemble intercontemporain / Liceu), Wolfgang Mitterer Marta (Opéra de Lille), and Liza Lim Tree of Codes (Cologne Opera). 

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