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: 

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...


Het Nationale Ballet & Metropole Orkest conducted by Jules Buckley closing Liberation Day Festival 

Friday 5 May  (+ live broadcast starting at 20.45 hrs at NPO 1).

Amstel Podium Bevrijdingsdag, Amsterdam (Netherlands)

https://www.mo.nl/en/agenda/20...


Metropole Session: Kandace Springs conducted by Jules Buckley

Tuesday 9 May

MCO, Hilversum (Netherlands)

https://www.mo.nl/en/agenda/20...


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

Saturday 27 May 

Common People, Southampton

http://southampton.commonpeopl...


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

Sunday 28 May

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


Metropole Orkest with Henrik Schwarz conducted by Jules Buckley

Wednesday  14 June

Theaters Tilburg (Netherlands)

https://www.mo.nl/en/agenda/20...


Metropole Orkest with Henrik Schwarz conducted by Jules Buckley

Thursday 15 June

Muziekcentrum, Enschede (Netherlands)

https://www.mo.nl/en/agenda/20...



Summer

Metropole Orkest with Corey Henry & Jacob Collier conducted by Jules Buckley at North Sea Jazz Festival 

Sunday 9 July

Ahoy, Rotterdam (Netherlands)

https://www.mo.nl/en/agenda/20...


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...


Late Night Radio 1 Prom: ‘Scott Walker’ with the Heritage Orchestra conducted by Jules Buckley and special guests Jarvis Cocker and John Grant.

Tue 25 July (Recorded for BBC R3, 6Music and BBC Four  (broadcast as a special late night event on Fri 28 July) Royal Albert Hall, London (UK)

https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e...


Prom: ‘Beneath The Underdog: Mingus Revisited’ with Metropole Orkest conducted by Jules Buckley and guests Kandace Springs (vocals), Christian Scott (trumpet), Shabaka Hutchings (saxophones)

Thursday 24 Aug (recorded by BBC R3 and TV/ broadcast on Fri 25 Aug)

Royal Albert Hall, London (UK)

https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e...


Autumn/Winter

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

Tuesday 12 December

Leeds First Direct Arena (UK)
http://www.viagogo.co.uk/Conce...


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

Wednesday 13 December

Glasgow Hydro (UK)
http://www.viagogo.co.uk/Conce...


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

Thu 14 December

Manchester Arena

http://www.viagogo.co.uk/Conce...


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

Friday 15 December

London O2 (UK)
http://www.viagogo.co.uk/Conce...


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

Saturday 16 December

London O2 (UK)
http://www.viagogo.co.uk/Conce...


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