Berlin hires another British chorus director

Berlin hires another British chorus director


norman lebrecht

July 06, 2016

They had Simon Halsey at the Berlin Radio Choir for 14 years.

Now the Deutsche Oper has hired Jeremy Bines to succeed William Spaulding.

Bines, 39 and Belfast born, is chorus master at Glyndebourne.

jeremy bines

We wish him every success and pray that his Berlin future is not cramped by Brexit.
Photo: Robert Workman


  • Frederick West says:

    I’m going to resist a Brexit joke here, I think we are all a bit Brexxed out for now. There is a third recent appointment I believe, Justin Doyle at RIAS, might already have been covered on this site.

  • Graham Eagland says:

    It’s all quiet on the BBC SO Chorus front.

  • thad says:

    And Marcus Creed!