Posted on 01/08/2012
BMus Music, 1977 Royal Holloway College and Honorary Fellow
Roger Wright is an English arts administrator. He is currently the Chief Executive of Aldeburgh Music. Roger Wright has presided over the expansion of the Proms, the biggest music festival in the world with over 90 concerts in eight weeks. He has had a distinguished career in music management, first as Director of the British Music Information Centre, then as an artistic director to major orchestras on both sides of the Atlantic, Vice-President of the leading classical record label Deutsche Grammophon and as BBC’s Head of Classical Music. He was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2015 New Year Honours for services to music.