Geoffrey Paterson

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Geoffrey Paterson at the 2018 Kongsberg Jazzfestival
Photo: Tore Sætre

Geoffrey Paterson (born 14 July 1983) is a British conductor.


Born in Kent, United Kingdom, Geoffrey Paterson was educated at The Judd School, St John's College, Cambridge, the RSAMD and the National Opera Studio.[1] At the age of 25 he won First Prize at the Ninth Leeds Conductors Competition.[2][3]

He was a Jette Parker Young Artist at the Royal Opera House and has frequently returned there to conduct.[4] In 2013 and 2014 he was a musical assistant to Kirill Petrenko at the Bayreuth Festival, and his operatic conducting has included appearances at Glyndebourne[5] and the Royal Danish Opera.[6]

He is a noted exponent of contemporary music, working frequently with the London Sinfonietta[7] and Birmingham Contemporary Music Group[8] and recording for NMC.[9]


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  2. ^ David Denton (6 July 2009). "Maestro picks up the baton for new generation of conductors", Yorkshire Post. Retrieved on 2009-08-04.
  3. ^ "Leeds Conductors Competition, Results". Retrieved 21 July 2009.
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