Watch the brilliant Jessica Cottis talk about her upcoming gig at Rise of the Machines #2 on 18 March at Village Underground in our Nonclassical video interview. The conductor tells us about what she’s most looking forward to, how she’s prepared for the performance and gives us an outlook on the future of technology and classical music.
Jessica Cottis is an Australian-British conductor based in South London. She made her BBC Proms debut at the Royal Albert Hall in 2016, returning in summer 2017 with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. She is currently working with the LA Philharmonic, London Symphony Orchestra, Royal Opera House and will conduct the London Sinfonietta at the upcoming reopening of London’s Queen Elizabeth Hall in April 2018.