Biography

David Lawrence is one of the UK's most versatile conductors, working with orchestras, symphony choruses and national youth choirs.  He has conducted in more than 25 countries, including Canada, Colombia, India, Singapore, the USA, and has worked regularly in Australia since 2005.  David is Choral Advisor to Sinfonia Viva, Associate Conductor of the CBSO Chorus and conductor of two of the London Symphony Orchestra's Discovery Choirs.  

 

He has worked with most of the UK’s symphony choruses, and for ten years was a regular guest conductor of the Netherlands Radio Choir.  For over twenty years David has conducted for BBC’s Songs of Praise, and he is a well known conductor of ‘big sing’ events, such as the 700-voice Spem in Alium he conducted for BBC Four.  He has directed large scale education projects for many of the UK’s orchestras and opera companies, and as Principal Conductor of Young Voices, a position he has held for 19 years, David directs massed choirs in an annual series of concerts, with some choirs incorporating more than 8,000 singers!