Daniel Parkinson Conductor
Daniel was appointed Assistant Music Director of Northern Ballet in April 2017, having previously worked with the company as a Guest Conductor. In 2016, he conducted performances of Claude-Michel Schönberg’s ‘Wuthering Heights’ in Leeds as well as embarking on national tours of Jean-Christoph Maillot / Les Ballet de Monte Carlo’s ‘Romeo & Juliet’ and David Nixon’s ‘Beauty and the Beast.’ Highlights for 2017 included national tours of ‘Casanova’ and ‘The Little Mermaid,’ as well as conducting performances of ‘The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas’ as part of Hull 2017.
Daniel studied Orchestral Conducting at the Royal Northern College of Music with Clark Rundell and Mark Heron. He has taken part in masterclasses with Sir Mark Elder, Juanjo Mena, Mark Stringer, Nicolás Pasquet and Johannes Schlaefi. He made his debut with Manchester Camerata in 2015 as part of the MBNA Chester Music Festival and has been an Assistant Conductor to the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and Rambert.