CONDUCTOR AND COMPOSER
British conductor and composer Jamie Man (born 11 July 1987, London) began her musical life as a pianist and was first guided into conducting by Jorma Panula. Other most notable influences on Jamie's conducting life include Oliver Knussen who she assisted in Aldeburgh and Bernard Haitink who she first met in 2010.
Jamie was founder of the Birmingham Sounds Free Project (2009) and in 2010 won the Britten- Pears Conductor Bursary (UK). Highlights of 2011 included a re-invitation to the Aldeburgh Music Festival and conducting debut on BBC Radio 3 live in concert with pianist Pierre- Laurent Aimard and cellist Jean- Guihen Queyras. Jamie also made a guest appearance at 'Yellow Lounge' at the Old Vic Tunnels, London.
Most recent performances of Jamie's works in the UK have been at the Royal Opera House, Linbury Theatre (London) and Purcell Room (London). Jamie's first chamber opera SATYRS with libretto by Toby Litt was staged in Aldeburgh (after guidance from Sir Harrison Birtwistle, Stephen Plaice and Stephen Langridge on the Jerwood Opera Writing Programme) and she is currently working on an opera/circus art piece Der Spiegel in the Mirror to be completed 2014.
Jamie has been appointed musical director of Iris Theatre (Covent Garden) opera production for 2013 and currently resides in the Netherlands.
Opera Workshop, June 2013. Aix-en-Provence (F)
New Work, May 2013. Eric Ericson Kammarkör. Mechelen (B)
New Work, March 2013. Asko|Schönberg Ensemble, Amsterdam (NL)
New Work, February 2013. Xenon Ensemble, Berlin (D)
New Work, October 2012. Eric Ericson Kammarkör. Kulturfyren, Stockholm (SV)
New Work, October 2012. Anna Dennis and Jamie Man. Jubiee Hall, Aldeburgh (UK)
New Work, February 2012. Royal Opera House, London (UK)
New Work, February 2012. Orkest de ereprijs, Apeldoorn (NL)