Holly Mathieson

Holly Mathieson


She naturally feels just the right amount of give and take, enabling the music to flow.
— Seen and Heard International


Lorna Neill

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New Zealand-born Holly Mathieson is currently Assistant Conductor at the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Resident Conductor of the National Youth Orchestra of Scotland Junior Orchestra and Artistic Director of Rata Music Collective as well as Co-Artistic Director of the Nevis Ensemble.

A passionate communicator, combined with crystalline technique and a collaborative approach, she has won plaudits in all forms of music direction from opera, ballet and family concerts to full scale symphonic programmes.

In the current season she is conducting projects with the London Symphony, BBC Concert, Royal Philharmonic, City of Birmingham, London Philharmonic, Scottish Chamber and Salomon orchestras, Southbank Sinfonia, Royal Northern Sinfonia's Young Sinfonia, Red Note Ensemble, Scottish Ballet, Royal College of Music Philharmonic Orchestra and the Royal Northern College of Music symphony orchestra.   In the following season she will be debuting with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, National Youth Orchestra GB and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and returning to the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Southbank Sinfonia as well as a national tour with Scottish Ballet.