Location: England, United Kingdom
Peter Broadbent is one of Britain’s leading choral conductors. In 1988, he formed the Joyful Company of Singers, which rapidly established itself as one of Europe’s leading chamber choirs, winning an impressive list of National and International Competitions. Performances in the UK have included most of the major music festivals, including several “Proms” appearances, and they have given concerts throughout Europe and the USA. The JCS has recorded CDs for Chandos, ASV, EMI Classics, Naxos and Warner Classics, as well as recording TV and film soundtracks. In the UK he has conducted the London Mozart Players, Divertimenti Chamber Orchestra, the English Chamber Orchestra, the City of London Sinfonia, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Southern Sinfonia and the BBC Singers, broadcasting frequently on BBC Radio 3 and Classic FM. Other engagements have included concerts with the Debrecen Philharmonic Orchestra and Kodály Chorus in Hungary, a broadcast concert with the National Chamber Choir in Dublin, an atelier at Europa Cantat XV in Barcelona in 2003, and a concert tour with the World Youth Choir in July 2006 in Italy, Switzerland, France Belgium and Germany. Peter Broadbent adjudicates at International Choral Competitions all over Europe and in the UK, and gives seminars and masterclasses in the UK, Europe, South Africa, the USA and Canada. He is Director of Training for the Association of British Choral Directors.