William Boughton

Biography

Born: December 18, 1948; Birmingham, England  
English conductor William Boughton began his career as a cellist, studying at the Guildhall School of Music in London, later with Milos Sadlo at the Prague Academy of Music, and with Maurice Eisenberg in the U.S. He briefly worked as a cellist in several British orchestras, including the London Sinfonietta, the Royal Philharmonic, and the BBC Symphony Orchestra. He soon concentrated his energies on conducting and in 1980, he founded the English Read more String Orchestra in Worcester. From 1983 to 1988, Boughton served as artistic director of the Malvern Festival and in 1986, he was named principal conductor of the Jyväskylä Symphony Orchestra in Finland, a position he held until 1993. He is a frequent guest conductor with orchestras in England and Europe. Read less

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Biography

Born: December 18, 1948; Birmingham, England  
English conductor William Boughton began his career as a cellist, studying at the Guildhall School of Music in London, later with Milos Sadlo at the Prague Academy of Music, and with Maurice Eisenberg in the U.S. He briefly worked as a cellist in several British orchestras, including the London Sinfonietta, the Royal Philharmonic, and the BBC Symphony Orchestra. He soon concentrated his energies on conducting and in 1980, he founded the English Read more
WORKS ALBUMS
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Nursery Suite: I. Aubade - Awake
Nursery Suite: II. The Serious Doll
Nursery Suite: III. Busy-ness
Nursery Suite: IV. The Sad Doll
Nursery Suite: V. The Wagon - Passes
Nursery Suite: VI. The Merry Doll
Nursery Suite: VII. Dreaming - Envoi


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