About Peter G Dyson
Peter G Dyson is an outstanding English Conductor, described by The Times as a "Baroque specialist" and by the London Evening Standard as "An Internationally respected conductor".
Founder, Musical Director, and Manager of The Belmont Ensemble of London, it is his enterprise and vision that has seen the orchestra perform more than 800 concerts at St Martin-in-the-Fields, more than any other orchestra in the history of the famous Church. A recent highlight was a concert given in the presence of HRH Princess Alexandra.
In 2021 he co-founded a new fortnightly concert series at Freemason' Hall in Covent Garden.
A graduate of the highly acclaimed Advanced Conducting Course at the Royal Academy of Music, Peter studied with Colin Metters, Sir Colin Davis, Sir Simon Rattle, Leonard Slatkin, Sir Roger Norrington, Claus Peter Flor, George Hurst, Jorma Panula and the pedagogue Ilya Musin from St Petersburg Conservatory. Peter was elected as an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music in 2000, an honour reserved for the Conservatoires' most eminent graduates.
He has conducted the New Queens Hall Orchestra in London, including a live broadcast on BBC Radio 3; He has appeared regularly with the Latvian Philharmonic Orchestra in Riga, the Guatemala National Symphony Orchestra in Guatemala City, the Macedonian Philharmonic Orchestra in Skopje, the Filharmonie Ceske Budjedovice, Filharmonie Hradek Kralove and South Bohemian Chamber Orchestra (Czech Republic).
In 2013, 2015 and 2018 Peter travelled to Australia as Guest Conductor with The Chamber Orchestra at St Paul’s (Cathedral) performing at the Melbourne Recital Centre.
A former choral scholar, has conducted the BBC Singers in concert for BBC Radio 3, and has worked with the Philharmonia Chorus, the English Chamber Choir, the Tallis Chamber Choir, the Joyful Company of Singers, the New London Singers, St Martin-in-the-Fields Choir and Choral Scholars, St Martin's Voices, the Codina Singers, the Northampton Bach Choir, the Chameleon Arts Chorus, Sevenoaks Philharmonic Choir, Vox Cordis and Barts Chamber Choir.
He has conducted at London's premier venues including St.Martin-in-the-Fields, Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Purcell Room, St.John's Smith Square, St.James's Piccadilly, The Banqueting House, and has broadcast on BBC Radio and TV, ITV, Channel 4 TV, Channel Five TV and Classic FM.