Peter Stark’s performances as a conductor are exhiliarating, imaginative and inspiring. At the heart of all his work lies a passion and commitment to the study and practice of music to profit humanity. Peter is a Professor of Conducting at London’s Royal College of Music and he has taught over five hundred private students. His acclaimed courses in conducting have taken him across the world and his reputation as a teacher is renowned.
Peter’s growing media profile includes his appointment as series consultant to the popular BBC television series ‘Maestro’ and regular screen appearances as a mentor. For this role Peter was responsible for the training of eight ‘celebrity’ students as orchestral conductors. Peter has since made live ‘Maestro’ webcam commentaries for the BBC Proms and a subsequent TV series.
Whilst having performed with a number of the world’s leading ensembles such as the London Symphony Orchestra, the Hallé, the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, the English Chamber Orchestra, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenement and the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra Peter fosters a hunger to work with any orchestra that plays with spirit and enthusiasm.