Composer, orchestrator and conductor Jules Buckley has made a name for himself as one the most in-demand conductors and arrangers of hip contemporary orchestral projects.

Currently the Chief Conductor of Holland’s renowned Metropole Orkest – with whom he won a Grammy Award for Sylva their collaboration with Snarky Puppy, and the Musical Director of the UK’s Heritage Orchestra, whose album Classic House with Pete Tong reached number 1 in the UK charts, his daring approach to crossing and linking musical genres has brought him widespread acclaim. 

Here is a selection of his work that has been announced for 2017: 

Winter

Celtic Connections Opening Concert: Laura Marling with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conducted by Jules Buckley

Thursday 19 January

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall (UK)


Snarky Puppy with The National Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jules Buckley

Wednesday 22 February

JF Kennedy Center, Washington DC (USA) 
http://www.kennedy-center.org/...


Spring

King’s Eve Concert -Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra meets Patrick Watson, conducted by Jules Buckley

Wednesday 26 April

Royal Concertgebouw, Amsterdam (Netherlands)
https://www.concertgebouworkes...


Chilly Gonzales & Britten Sinfonia, conducted by Jules Buckley

Saturday 29 April

Barbican Hall, London (UK)
https://www.barbican.org.uk/mu...


Pete Tong presents Ibiza Classics with the Heritage Orchestra, conducted by Jules Buckley

Sat 27 May 

Common People, Southampton

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Pete Tong presents Ibiza Classics with the Heritage Orchestra, conducted by Jules Buckley

Sun 28 May

Common People, Oxford
http://oxford.commonpeople.net...


Summer

Quincy Jones & Friends feat. George Benson, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Jacob Collier, SWR Bigband und Stuttgarter Kammerorchester

Sun 16 July

Der Stuttgarter Schlossplatz

http://www.jazzopen.com/progra...


Autumn/Winter

Pete Tong presents Ibiza Classics with the Heritage Orchestra, conducted by Jules Buckley

Tuesday 12 December

Leeds First Direct Arena (UK)
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Pete Tong presents Ibiza Classics with the Heritage Orchestra, conducted by Jules Buckley

Wednesday 13 December

Glasgow Hydro (UK)
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Pete Tong presents Ibiza Classics with the Heritage Orchestra, conducted by Jules Buckley

Thu 14 December

Manchester Arena

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Pete Tong presents Ibiza Classics with the Heritage Orchestra, conducted by Jules Buckley

Friday 15 December

London O2 (UK)
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Pete Tong presents Ibiza Classics with the Heritage Orchestra, conducted by Jules Buckley

Saturday 16 December

London O2 (UK)
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Recent press :

'Jules Buckley said he wanted to smash stereotypes, well, he certainly achieved that here’ (**** Telegraph)

'Heartfelt tribute to a great musician's extraordinary legacy’ (**** Guardian)

‘An evocative evening covered the breadth of Jones’ oeuvre’ (Financial Times

'This concert never stopped, surging ever forward and changing gears as smoothly as a sports car’ (Artsdesk)

‘Identifying highlights is not easy; it was pretty much all highlight’ (London Jazz)

‘The Quincy Jones Prom reached this next level of transcendence, with arranger and curator Jules Buckley leading the flawless Metropole Orkest’ (The Prickle

Enquiries about Jules Buckley to: Martel Ollerenshaw, martel.ollerenshaw@serious.org.uk