Assistant Conductor to François-Xavier Roth at the Gürzenich Orchester Köln
Welsh National Opera Associate Conductor
in collaboration with the Donatella Flick-LSO Conducting Competition
Harry Ogg is Assistant Conductor to François-Xavier Roth at the Gürzenich Orchester Köln, and assists on numerous orchestral weeks as well as conducting his own projects during the season. Harry also leads rehearsals with the newly founded Kölner Bürgerorchester.
Harry is also Welsh National Opera Associate Conductor in collaboration with the Donatella Flick-LSO Conducting Competition, following his performance in the final with the London Symphony Orchestra at the Barbican in the 2018 competition. Highlights include conducting Carmen in Spring 2020 and assisting Tomáš Hanus on Prokofiev’s War and Peace for the WNO at the Royal Opera House. Harry also conducted the WNO orchestra in concert at Saffron Hall and throughout Wales during 2019.
Recent engagements include Humperdinck’s Königskinder at Theater am Revier, Gelsenkirchen, and conducting the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra in preparation rehearsals for Edward Gardner. Other notable projects include performances of Don Giovanni and The Turn of the Screw at Opera Holland Park with the City of London Sinfonia, recordings of Britten’s World War Two Radio Plays with the Hallé Orchestra, plus concerts with the London Mozart Players and the Jena, Hradec Králové and North Czech Philharmonic Orchestras.
Harry studied conducting with Professor Nicolás Pasquet and Professor Ekhart Wycik at the Franz Liszt Hochschule für Musik in Weimar, and previously read music at Clare College, Cambridge. Selected for the Deutsche Dirigentenforum in March 2018, Harry also won 2nd Prize in the MDR Symphony Orchestra Conducting Competition in Leipzig in Autumn 2018.