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Sandy Burnett


"Warm personality coupled with vast background knowledge of music make Sandy an excellent Tour Director."


A graduate of St Catharine’s College, Cambridge, musician and broadcaster Sandy Burnett spent a decade as one of the core team of presenters on BBC Radio 3; highlights there included hosting the breakfast programme, presenting live broadcasts from the Proms and Edinburgh Festival, and interviewing many of the world’s finest musicians. Conducting credits have included a complete cycle of Bach cantatas as well as work with the Royal Shakespeare Company, Royal National Theatre and in London’s West End where he spent many years as musical director. Jazz and improvised music form another important part of his output; as a double bassist he collaborates with many leading musicians from the UK and beyond. He is the author of the Idler Guide to Classical Music and has recently been appointed as the Hogwood Fellow of the Academy of Ancient Music.

Tours with Sandy Burnett

Wagner Festival in Leipzig
Wagner Festival in Leipzig
29th Jun - 4th Jul 2022 Tour Director: Sandy Burnett£2595