Conductors and Music Directors

 

Over the years, the Society has enjoyed working with numerous gifted Music Directors. Records for the Society’s early years are largely missing; information from the 1950s on is more comprehensive.

F S Stammers: during 1930s
Montague Wheeler: 1951-1955
Michael Lane: 1957 – 1967; then made President
Stanford Robinson: 1960
Adrian Boult: 1961
Cecil Cope: 1962
Myer Friedman: 1962, 1967
Nancy Plummer: 1964
Dr Paul Steinitz: 1965, 1966, 1968
Margaret Darwall-Smith: 1965 – 1977, 1982
Cecil Coram: 1968 – 1970
Ronald Sampson: 1969
Hervey Alan: 1970
Peter Gellhorn: 1971
Anthony Hopkins: 1972
Yuval Zaliouk: 1973
Brian Richards: 1977 – 1981
Leone Ratner: 1981
Gordon Lawson: 1982 – 1988, 1991, 1994 – 1997
Graham Jones: 1988
Charles Spanner: 1988 – 1990
Mavis (Paddy) Lister: 1990 – 1994
Michael Downes: 1996
John Underhill: 1997 – 2008
Sion Parry: 2008 – 2014
Anna Tabor: 2014 – 2017
Colin  Hughes: 2018 Р2023
Veronica Fewkes (Interim) 2023
Christopher Dixon: 2024