Manoj Kamps

Conductor

 

 

 

Biography

Manoj Kamps held the coveted post of Junior Fellow in Orchestral Conducting at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester from 2015-2017. During this time he worked with the BBC Philharmonic, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Hallé Orchestra and Manchester Camerata, studying with Sir Mark Elder, Clark Rundell and Mark Heron.

His 2018/19 season highlights include conducting the world première of Coded Messages: Scenes in the Life of Harriet Tubman by Hilda Paredes with Muziektheater Transparant and HERMESEnsemble featuring Claron McFadden for whom this was written. With the première at the Muziekgebouw, Amsterdam in October 2018, the production will tour to the Cervantino Festival in Mexico, Huddersfield International Contemporary Music Festival, Rotterdam Opera Music Days, the Theatre de la Croix Rousse in Lyon, and deSingel in Antwerp. He will also make his debuts with Brucknerhaus Orchester Linz, Brussels Philharmonic, and return to Asko|Schönberg Ensemble with whom he will conduct the Dutch première of The Gender Agenda by Philip Venables.

Highlights of previous seasons include his debut with the BBC Philharmonic in a selection of tone poems as well as Vivier’s Lonely Child, the world première and European tour of the chamber opera Be With Me Now at the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, a new production of The Fairy Queen for Nederlandse Reisopera, Side by Side at Ulster Orchestra, Carte Blanche featuring music by Vivier with Cappella Amsterdam, and Connect with the Asko|Schönberg Ensemble. He also led several projects with the Chineke! Juniors during festivals at the Southbank Centre in London. Other notable projects include performances with the Dutch National Opera Academy, Netherlands Chamber Choir, Gulbenkian Orchestra, Netherlands Radio Choir, Silbersee/VocaalLAB, and the Tokyo Telemann Chamber Orchestra.

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IMG Artists Signs Conductor Manoj Kamps for General Management

IMG Artists is delighted to announce the general management of conductor Manoj Kamps (Sri Lanka, 1988). He will be managed by Jennifer Spencer in association with Jennifer Spencer Consultancy from the company’s London office. One of the most exciting and multi-faceted...

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Jennifer Spencer - Worldwide General Management

jspencer@imgartists.com
+44 (0) 7976 418171

Beverley Vong - Managerial Associate

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+44 (0) 20 7957 5859

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