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Nicholas Kenyon

JURY MEMBER

Contemporary Music

9th edition

Managing Director of the Barbican Centre (London, United Kingdom) since 2007.

BIO

He has been director of the BBC Proms (1996-2007), editor of ‘Early Music’ (1983-1992), and a music critic for ‘The New Yorker’, ‘The Times’ and ‘The Observer’.  Appointed Controller of BBC Radio 3 in 1992, he was responsible for the award-winning seasons ‘Fairest Isle’ and ‘Sounding the Century’.

He oversaw the BBC’s programming for the Millennium, and ran its Live Events and TV Classical Music departments.

Author of books on Bach, Mozart, Simon Rattle, the BBC Symphony Orchestra and early music.