About Me

Robert Henley is an Australian-English-New Zealand conductor based in Paris.

After having worked in Australia, he undertook advanced conducting studies in Europe, from 2011 to 2016 studying in London, St Petersburg, Romania, Poland and Estonia.

Robert studied conducting technique with Jonathan Brett (English Classical Players, Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra) and historical performance practice with Sir Roger Norrington.


Robert undertook his degree and post-graduate studies in Australia and began conducting in the opera school of the Queensland Conservatorium of Music. His first concerts were of the music of Mozart (the Serenade for Winds, Symphony number 39 and Piano Concerto number 20). He then worked freelance in Brisbane, Australia including for Upstart Opera (the Australian premiere of Savitri by Holst), the Queensland Conservatorium of Music and Southbank Corporation.

Robert speaks French and English. He was born in 1972.

You can see Robert conducting in Poland at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_dHLx0wA458


And you can see Robert conducting in St Petersburg at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0YBRbBmu550








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