26.04.–05.05.2024 / Tartu
Clement Power

Clement Power (b. 1980) studied at Cambridge University and the Royal College of Music (London), then held assistant conductorships with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Ensemble InterContemporain. Strongly committed to music as a living tradition, he regularly collaborates with leading new music ensembles worldwide. Recent conducting engagements include Klangforum Wien, Ensemble MusikFabrik (Cologne), the Philharmonia (London), London Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, NHK Symphony Orchestra (Tokyo), RSO Stuttgart, hr-Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt), Lucerne Festival Academy Orchestra, Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, Ensemble InterContemporain (Paris), Ensemble Contrechamps (Geneva), Avanti! Chamber Orchestra (Helsinki), Ictus Ensemble (Brussels), Ensemble Modern (Frankfurt), Munich Chamber Orchestra, Britten Sinfonia (London) and Ensemble TIMF (South Korea). He has been a guest of festivals including Lucerne Festival, Salzburg Biennale, Darmstadt, Wien Modern, Acht Brücken (Cologne), Eclat Festival (Stuttgart), Warsaw Autumn, Venice Biennale, Aldeburgh, and IRCAM Agora. Opera premieres include Hèctor Parra Hypermusic Prologue (Ensemble InterContemporain / Gran Teatre del Liceu), Wolfgang Mitterer Marta (Ensemble Ictus / Opéra de Lille), and Liza Lim Tree of Codes (Ensemble Musikfabrik / Oper Köln). Keen to transmit his passion for new music to the next generation of musicians, Power is frequently a guest artist in conservatoires including the RCM, RAM and Guildhall (London), the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln, and the Haute école de musique de Genève. His CD recordings are released on Kairos, col legno, Wergo, and Orchid Classics.

Photo: Claudia Wilton