Composer and conductor Richard Baker

Richard Baker

Conductor

Richard Baker is a leading figure on the British contemporary music scene as one of the foremost composer-conductors of his generation. He studied composition in the Netherlands with Louis Andriessen and in London with John Woolrich. As a conductor, Richard works regularly with the leading composers of our day. In May 2011 he conducted Gerald Barry’s opera The Intelligence Park in Dublin, to high acclaim and in 2012/13 his engagements include a production of Maxwell Davies’ The Lighthouse for ETO.