Toby Purser, conductor


Toby Purser’s combination of passion and intellect, structure and freedom, poetry and drama have earned him attention and praise from critics including:

The Times - ‘such musical energy’

The Telegraph - ‘galvanising’

WhatsOnStage - ‘scintillating precision’

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New Sussex Opera’s production of Stanford’s The Travelling Companion, conducted by Toby, has been nominated as 'Best Rediscovered Work' for the 2019 International Opera Awards.

Winner to be announced on April 29th!



Toby is proud to be beginning a collaboration with Moreau Paris, which have sponsored him for his performance of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony on April 30th at London’s Cadogan Hall.

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Next performance

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Alpha & Omega: Beethoven 

  • Tuesday, April 30th, 2019 7.30pm

  • Beethoven’s 2nd Piano concerto and Symphony No.9, ‘Choral’

  • Cadogan Hall, London

Orion Orchestra, London Philharmonic Choir,

with Pavel Kolesnikov (piano) , Marlena Devoe (soprano), Angela Simkin (mezzo soprano), Mark Milhofer (tenor) Felix Kemp (baritone)

  • Tickets £30 Premier Seats, £10 (£5 students).