Leo Geyer

Leo Geyer

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Biography

Leo Geyer is a 25-year-old London born composer and conductor. He studied composition and conducting at Manchester University, The Royal Northern College of Music and The Vienna University of Music and Performing Arts.

Leo has been awarded various accolades for composition including the Lord Mayor’s Composition Prize, The RNCM Gold Medal Award and the PRS / ESO Composition Competition. Leo’s work has been performed worldwide as well as broadcast live on BBC Radio 3. He has had particular success with his theatrical works including his opera The Mermaid of Zennor hailed by The Times as “imaginative and beautifully shaped.”

Recent projects include works for the BBC Singers, Opera North and the Manchester Camerata. As well as working at the Royal Opera House as a Cover Conductor for The Royal Ballet, Leo is also the Music Director for EMG Symphony Orchestra and Conductor for Wimbledon Symphony Orchestra. Leo is also the founder and Artistic Director of Constella OperaBallet, whose upcoming projects include a garden for the Chelsea Flower Show, a production as part of The Brontë Society’s bicentenary celebrations, an opera-ballet incorporating undiscovered music written in Auschwitz, and a national project celebrating coal mining to be performed in a specially commissioned touring installation.