Huw Humphreys is currently the head of music at London’s Barbican Centre, the largest multi-arts centre in Europe, where he has been in post since September 2014. Prior to this appointment, he spent nine years as Director of Artistic Planning of the Melbourne Symphony, a position he held following six years with renowned artist management agency Askonas Holt and four years as General Manager of the European Union Youth Orchestra. Huw holds a Masters in Music from Oxford University, and spends most of his non-music related life religiously following the Welsh rugby and England cricket teams.
Judgement by our peers: is the jury out?
"Five debates a day sounds a bit daunting beforehand, but I really loved it. The speakers are so knowledgeable and passionate about their chosen topic, and the amount of time dedicated to questions from the audience was great as it really brought in alternative views."
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