Adrian Leaper

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Adrian Leaper (born 1953) is an English conductor.


Leaper studied horn and conducting at the Royal Academy of Music and for eight year was co-principal horn of the Philharmonia Orchestra.[1] He was Principal Conductor of the Orquesta Filarmónica de Gran Canaria from 1994 until 2001,[2] when he became conductor of the RTVE Symphony Orchestra in Madrid until 2010.[3][4]

He has made many recordings for the Naxos Records label.[5] He has conducted for all four major London orchestras, the Moscow, Vienna and Prague Symphony Orchestras, in addition to many other radio, philharmonic, and symphony orchestras around the world.[6]


  1. ^ Anderson, Keith. "About this Recording: Bantock: Hebridean Symphony / Old English Suite (Liner Notes, 1989)". Naxo. Retrieved January 2, 2015. 
  2. ^ Biography Adrian Leaper's Profile - Hazard Chase Archived June 28, 2006, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Biography on his agent's website, (accessed January 2, 2014).
  4. ^ History of the RTV Symphony Orchestra (in Spanish), (accessed January 2, 2015).
  5. ^ Leaper's biography on
  6. ^ Biography on his agent's website, (accessed February 20, 2015).

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Cultural offices
Preceded by
Enrique García Asensio
Directors, RTVE Symphony Orchestra
Succeeded by
Carlos Kalmar