Edwards, Sian

The English conductor, Sian Edwards, graduated from the Royal Northern College of Music, and from 1983 to 1985 was a student of Professor A.I. Musin at the Leningrad Conservatoire and it was during this time, in May 1984, that she won the first Leeds Conductors' Competition She has worked with many of the world’s leading orchestras including Los Angeles Philharmonic, Cleveland, Orchestre de Paris, Ensemble Orchestral de Paris, Berlin Symphony, the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, MDR Leipzig, Vienna Symphony Orchestra, Rotterdam Philharmonic, Finnish Radio Symphony, St. Petersburg Philharmonic, Royal Flanders Philharmonic, London Sinfonietta, the Hallé, and City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. She has a close relationship with Ensemble Modern in Germany. Edwards made her operatic debut in 1986 conducting Weill's Mahagonny for Scottish Opera and her ROH debut in 1988 with Tippett's The Knot Garden.
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