Robert Howarth


Robert Howarth read music at the University of York and is establishing a reputation as a gifted director and conductor of early and classical repertoire. 

Howarth’s opera engagements include Opernhaus Zürich (Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria); Hamburg State Opera (Alcina); Opera North (Giulio Cesare, The Magic Flute); The Grange Festival (Agrippina); Stadttheater St Gallen (The Fairy Queen, Alcina); Norwegian Opera (Haydn L’Isola Disabitata); Academy of Ancient Music (L’incoronazione di Poppea, Ulisse); Buxton Festival (􀀌􀂈􀁠􀂜􀀃􀁅􀀃 Aeneas), Birmingham Opera Company (Ulisse, Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda); Welsh National Opera (Ulisse) The Early Opera Company (Acis & Galatea) and English Touring Opera (Ulisse, Tolomeo, Alcina).

Howarth was Music Director for Farinelli and the King at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse and Duke of York’s Theatre, London and Belasco Theater, New York. 

His orchestral collaborations include the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Hallé, Bournemouth Symphony, Danish Radio Symphony, Bilbao Symphony, Irish Baroque, Royal Seville Symphony RTE National Symphony, English Chamber and Salzburg Mozarteum orchestras.