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David Angus is the Music Director of Boston Lyric Opera, where he conducts the majority of the productions each year and oversees all musical matters. Previously he was the Music Director of Glimmerglass Opera, in upstate New York. He is also the Honorary Conductor of the Symphony Orchestra of Flanders, following several years as its Principal Conductor, when he played a major part in establishing it as Belgium’s most exciting and successful new orchestra. In recent seasons he made his debuts with the Hong Kong Philharmonic and the OFUNAM orchestra in Mexico City, the Symphony Orchestras of Porto and of Umeå (Sweden), the Toscanini Orchestra in Parma, and he returned to Wexford Festival Opera and the London Philharmonic Orchestra, with whom he has made several new CD recordings and given many concerts.
Angus has worked with Scottish Opera, Opera North and English Touring Opera, the Canadian Opera Company, Cleveland Opera, Opéra National de Paris, Danish National Opera, Malmö Opera and Icelandic Opera, to name a few. He regularly conducts the London Philharmonic and has conducted most of the major orchestras in the UK, including the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Hallé Orchestra, the BBC's Philharmonic and Scottish Symphony Orchestras, the Ulster Orchestra, English Chamber Orchestra, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and the Northern Sinfonia. Future plans include several operas in Boston, his debut at Hawaii Opera Theatre for Le nozze di Figaro, another CD recording with the London Philharmonic, orchestral concerts in the USA and the UK, and welcome returns to the Hong Kong Philharmonic and to his own former orchestra, The Symphony Orchestra of Flanders, for the world premiere of a major new choral and orchestral work by Piet Swerts.