As Chair of the Orion Orchestra Board of Trustees I am delighted to announce Nicholas Daniel, OBE, as the new Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the Orion Orchestra, starting in post in 2022.

The multi award winning oboist and conductor, Nicholas Daniel, has always been a much loved and vocal advocate of music making in the UK as well as a passionate educator of the highest degree. We are thrilled that he will be bring all of these qualities to the young players that form the Orion Orchestra.

The Orion Orchestra is also thrilled to announce the appointment of Robert Rinder, MBE, as President.

Criminal barrister, television personality and music lover, Robert’s appointment could not come at a better time for Orion, as it continues to build itself up after the devastating effects the pandemic has had on all live performance. The Trustees join me in welcoming Robert and Nicholas with great enthusiasm and energy!

Stephanie Marshall, Chair of the Board of Trustees