December 2018

In the Kingdom of Sweets

Welcome to Harrogate DFAG
Sunday, December 16, 2018 -
13:30 to 14:30
Cairn Hotel Harrogate HG1 2JD

A lecture on the Nutcracker


Mr Nigel Bates

Nigel Bates is the Music Administrator of The Royal Ballet and has been a performer for nearly forty years in and out of the Royal Opera House, including seventeen years as Principal Percussionist with the Orchestra. He has worked with many of the leading figures in the classical music industry and was also a producer for both the BBC's Maestro at the Opera and Pappano's Classical Voices documentary series. He is a regular contributor to the printed and online content of the ROH.

He has given lectures for over twenty years, including arts societies and conservatoires in the UK and across Australia.