Eamonn Dougan

Eamonn Dougan conducted the Britten Sinfonia and Britten Sinfonia Voices in a radiant performance.

Richard Morrison, The Times

liquid vocal lines pliantly shaped here by conductor Eamonn Dougan.

BBC Music Magazine

Eamonn Dougan was such an inspiration with our singers last year that we had to get him back...

Sir James MacMillan

Eamonn Dougan

Conductor

Eamonn Dougan is an inspirational conductor and renowned baritone. He is Associate Conductor of The Sixteen and founding Director of Britten Sinfonia Voices. Eamonn is an engaging communicator with a particular passion for Bach, the French Baroque and Sixteenth and Twentieth Century repertoire. 

Forthcoming conducting engagements include a tour of France with renowned ensemble Accentus, Messiah in Spain, tours and performances with the Danish VokalEnsemblet, and a return visit to Jersey Chamber Orchestra, ORCAM, and the Corinthian Chamber Orchestra.

Recent engagements have seen Eamonn conduct Cosi Fan Tutte at the Ryedale Festival, Faure Requiem with the newly formed Chiltern Arts Festival Chorus, and Mozart La finta giardiniera with The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Experience Ensemble. 

Eamonn has a highly successful five-disc Polish Baroque series with The Sixteen. The first disc, music by Bartlomiej Pekiel, was shortlisted for a Gramophone Award (‘Richly dramatic’ – The Observer). The fifth disc, music by Marcin Mielczewski, was released to widespread critical acclaim in September 2017.

In 2008 Eamonn was appointed a Visiting Professor to the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, where he teaches ensemble singing and directs the Guildhall Consort.

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