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Matthew Peters- General Manager

Matthew Peters is a cellist with over 30 years experience, having performed all over America and Europe in some of the world’s most prestigious concert halls. He received a Talent Grant to study at Northwestern University with Hans Jørgen Jensen, and alternated his Summers studying with Mr. Jensen at the Meadowmount School of Music and studying privately with Peter Howard (then-Principal Cellist of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra).

Before receiving his degree in Cello Performance, Matthew became the youngest Producer of the Chicago Symphony radio broadcasts in their history.  Under the guidance of multiple Grammy-winning Engineer Chris Willis, he worked with such artists as Daniel Barenboim, Pierre Boulez, Riccardo Muti, Zubin Mehta, Christoph Eschenbach, Yo-Yo Ma, Lynn Harrell, Peter Serkin, Gil Shaham, and many, many more.  A few years later, in New York, Matthew was appointed as the Midwest & West Coast booking agent for Columbia Artists Management’s world-renowned soloist roster, and was the primary contact for 150 orchestras.

Since moving the the UK, Matthew has project managed and worked with such highly acclaimed British artists as Clare Hammond, Alexander Sitkovetsky, Simon Desbruslais, Mikhail Korzhev, Matthew Sharp, Harriet Mackenzie; producers/engineers Michael Haas, Donald Fraser, Ben Connellan, Simon Fox-Gal; and composers Deborah Pritchard, Philip Sawyers, Toby Young, and Geoffrey Gordon, to name a few.

In addition to his work with the ESO, Matthew is also the Head of Strings at the Elgar School of Music, and Managing Director of the artist management company, ABMC Productions.

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