Robert HowarthConductor Robert Howarth makes his debut appearance with the Danish National Symphony Orchestra  conducting Messiah. Rob is joined by soloists Carolyn Sampson, Catherine Wyn-Rogers, John-Mark Ainsley and Matthew Brook for performances at the DR Konserthuset, Copenhagen on December 2 and 3.

Robert Howarth, conductorConductor Robert Howarth will be jumping in to direct The English Concert at The Wigmore Hall on April 26 with Marais, Haydn, Rameau and Mozart. Full details. Howarth last conducted the group for several programmes during their 2015 Buxton Festival residency.


Robert HowarthReturning to the company after previous collaborations with The return of Ulysses and Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda conductor Robert Howarth directs Dido & Aeneas with Graham’s Vick’s Birmingham Opera Company for performances on March 18, 19, 21, 22 & 23 in Birmingham. There are two performances per evening at a ‘secret venue’.

Robert HowarthConductor Robert Howarth is Director of Music for Claire van Kampen’s new play Farinelli and the King. Starring Iestyn Davies and Mark Rylance, the new work explores the relationship of the famed castro, and King Philippe V of Spain. Performances from February 11 at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse.

Robert Howarth conducts Poppea

September 30, 2014

Robert Howarth, conductorConductor Robert Howarth will replace Richard Egarr for the Academy of Ancient Music’s production of L’incoronazione di Poppea at The Barbican, London on October 4. Directing Alexander Oliver’s semi-Staging, Howarth will be joined by a stellar cast including Lynne Dawson (Poppea), Sarah Connolly (Nerone), Marina de Liso (Ottavia), Iestyn Davies (Ottone) and Matthew Rose (Seneca).[More …]

Robert Howarth, conductor

Conductor Robert Howarth will make his Opernhaus Zurich début conducting Monteverdi’s Il Ritorno d’Ulisse in Patria. He takes over at short notice for the production by Willy Decker with an all-star cast that includes Kurt Streit and Sara Mingardo. Performances on May 17, 21, 23, 28, 30, June 1, 5, 7, 11 & 14.

Robert Howarth conducts the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment in performances of Messiah at the Royal Festival Hall, London on December 11, La Palmas – Dec 16, Alicante Dec 18 and Moscow – Dec 28.

Robert Howarth will make his Norwegian opera début at Den Norske Opera on August 18. He conducts Haydn’s L’Isola Disabitata,   in a production by Hilde Andersen with performances between August 18 and September 4 followed by a revival from April 28 – May 10, 2013. Discover more about the production at

See Robert Howarth conducting Worthy is the Lamb from the Kirsten Flagstad Festival, Hamar, Norway described by the Hamar Daglbad critic as ‘the best Hallelujiah chorus I have ever heard’ . Review at

Robert Howarth conducts and Samuel Boden sings in The Fairy Queen  at Theater St Gallen from Saturday March 10. The production incorporates excerpts from A Midsummer Night’s Dream (in German)