Personalities | (Sir) Henry Wood | Modern Era | Classical

English conductor

After studying at the Royal Academy of Music and working with opera companies, Wood established the Queen’s Hall Promenade Concerts in 1895. These concerts, now held at the Royal Albert Hall, have become an enduring British tradition. He was noted for his adventurous choice of repertory and his professionalism.

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