As Artistic Director of the London Contemporary Orchestra Robert Ames has built a reputation as one of the leading curators of Contemporary Classical music.
‘Robert Ames is a super-connector in modern music’The Guardian
Robert is recognised as one of the most influential and innovative people working in Britain’s creative industries and enjoys a close relationship with the Southbank Centre, Barbican Centre in London and The BBC Proms as well as being the go-to conductor/curator for many orchestras internationally.
‘Sparse and at times just plain peculiar – but in a brilliantly original way. It’s magnificent.’The Independent
He has made groundbreaking work with many of Europe’s leading contemporary festivals including, Holland Festival, BBC Proms, Latitude, Days Off (Paris) Manchester International Festival, Aldeburgh Festival, Blue Dot and further afield at Vivid Live (Sydney) and festivals in India, Russia and North America.
‘Live music at its most electrifying ’NME