Harry Christophers at 70: The Sixteen's founder on a life in music

Friday, July 5, 2024

The founder of The Sixteen reflects on his career as one of the world's leading conductors

Conductor and founder of The Sixteen Harry Christophers speaks to Gramophone Editor Martin Cullingford about his new album, ‘70: A Life in Music’, which features 39 carefully selected recordings from the conductor's career so far, spanning periods from the renaissance to contemporary music. Reflecting on his 45-year career, Christophers' talks about his introduction to music, the formation of The Sixteen and the future of young composers today. 

‘70: A Life in Music’ is out now on CORO.

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