Leo McFall is currently Principal Guest Conductor of the Meininger Staatstheater and will be Chief Conductor of Symphonieorchester Vorarlberg from 2020/21. His appearances as a guest conductor in recent seasons have included projects with English National Opera (La Traviata), Glyndebourne Festival and Glyndebourne on Tour (Vanessa and Così fan tutte) and Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden (Otello and Falstaﬀ) as well as with the Alma Mahler Chamber Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic, Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra, Bern Symphony Orchestra, Bremen Philharmonic, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin. He was a ﬁnalist in the Nestlé and Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Award 2014 and was winner of the Deutscher Dirigentenpreis 2015. Born in the United Kingdom, Leo McFall gained a music degree at Oxford University and went on to study conducting at Helsinki’s Sibelius Academy, where his tuition from Leif Segerstam was complemented by classes with, among others, Hannu Lintu, Jorma Panula and Jukka-Pekka Saraste. He undertook further studies with Johannes Schlaeﬂ i at the Zurich University of the Arts. Leo McFall also plays the violin and viola.
Photography: Julia Leijola
The Artist's Homepage: www.leo-mcfall.com
Theo Plath, Bassoon
Bassoon Concertos by Carl Maria von Weber, Marcel Bitsch, André Jolivet and Bernhard Crusell
Theo Plath, Bassoon - Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern - Leo McFall, Conductor