As Artistic Director of the London Contemporary Orchestra Robert Ames has built a reputation as one of the leading curators of Contemporary Classical music.
‘A thrilling late-night Prom featured five women who push back the frontiers of electronic composition, curated and conducted by Robert Ames.’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
Robert has worked regularly with some of Europe’s leading contemporary festivals including, Holland Festival, BBC Proms, Latitude, Days Off (Paris) and Antigel (Geneva) and further afield at Vivid Live (Sydney) and festivals in India, Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and North America.
‘Live music at its most electrifying ’NME