Our conductors

Juan Ortuño
Juan Ortuño

Spanish conductor Juan Ortuño is enjoying an exciting career in the UK, where he is principal conductor of the Sheffield Symphony Orchestra and the Gorton Philharmonic Orchestra. He also regularly conducts concerts with Crosby, Alderley Edge and Wilmslow Symphony Orchestras.

Marco Bellasi
Marco Bellasi

Prize winning conductor Marco Bellasi, a dual citizen of Italy and Australia, recently finished his appointment as Junior-Fellow conductor at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. In addition to the RNCM , he has worked with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Manchester Camerata, Hallé Orchestra, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Ulster Orchestra and Ensemble 10/10, and the official chamber orchestra of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.

Jon Malaxetxebarria
Jon Malaxetxebarria

Jon has conducted a variety of ensembles in the UK.: Manchester Camerata, Leeds College of Music Wind Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra, Liverpool Mozart Orchestra, Crosby Symphony Orchestra and Nottingham Youth Orchestra amongst others. He has been Music Director of Solihull Symphony Orchestra since September 2013. He also works regularly with the Derbyshire County Youth Band and Orchestra, and toured with them in Japan in 2013 and the Basque Country in 2019.