About Martin Yates
Martin Yates is a British conductor and composer. He studied at the Kimbolton School, and pursued music at the Royal College of Music and Trinity College of Music. He studied conducting with Bernard Keeffe, piano with Ian Lake, Jakob Kaletsky, and Alan Rowlands, and composition with Richard Arnell. He has appeared with many orchestras, such as the London Symphony Orchestra, the Philharmonia, the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, the BBC Concert Orchestra, the Swedish Chamber Orchestra, the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, and many others. He served as the principal conductor of the National Symphony Orchestra of London from 1994 to 1999, and in 2010 he became the principal conductor of the symphony orchestra of the Cambridge University Music Society. He has worked with the Royal Opera and Ballet at Covent Garden, and conducted performances with the Royal Swedish Opera, the Norwegian Opera and Ballet, the Finnish National Ballet, and the Netherlands Dance Theatre. He has recorded extensively for Dutton.
BORN01 July 1958