Classical Music 14/1/10
The recent OBE awarded to conductor Kenneth Montgomery in the New Year’s Honours List comes as a long-awaited recognition of this Belfast-born musician’s contribution.
Kenneth has worked with the Belfast Philharmonic, followed by his artistic directorship of Opera Northern Ireland, and more recently as Principal Conductor with the Ulster Orchestra. Kenneth will be back in Belfast in early February as part of the Ulster Orchestra’s extended Chopin festival.
Meantime, tomorrow night at the Waterfront another star appears with the Ulster Orchestra — the well known bass-baritone Bryn Terfel