"Thomas McIntosh conducted a programme for which he obviously had great affection and which came naturally to him. There was huge applause after every piece.''
Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra debut
"Under McIntosh's incandescent direction the orchestra took flight into another musical world (Suk Serenade), and with it the transfixed audience.''
Suffolk & Norfolk Life
"With an economical but always-explicit baton technique he effortlessly met each musical challenge. The instrumentalists followed McIntosh's interpretation with total awareness."
THOMAS MCINTOSH , Conductor has served as Music Director and Conductor of the London City Chamber Orchestra for more than two decades. He is as well Principal Guest Conductor of the Canton Symphony Orchestra, The People's Republic of China, and his various other musical positions include Artistic Director of the International East Anglian Summer Music Festival, Artistic Director of Opera Anglia based in the United Kingdom, and former Artistic Director of the Penang, Malaysia, International Arts Festival.
Born in Washington D.C., he made his pianistic New York debut at the age of sixteen, and a Martha Baird Rockefeller award enabled him to enter the Juilliard School of Music, where he studied conducting with Jean Morel, piano with Edward Steuermann, and choral conducting with Frederick Prausnitz.
First prizewinner of the International Kranichstein competition, Germany, for the performance of contempory music, and a prizewinner of the Ferruccio Busoni competition, Bolzano, Italy, Mr McIntosh has performed hundreds of concerts on four continents, and in more than seventy countries of the world. For Opera Anglia he has produced and conducted Operas spanning three centuries and has revived a number of eighteenth century English Theatre works.
Thomas McIntosh has conducted orchestras in the United Kingdom, on the European Continent, the Far East and Latin America.