One Painting at a Time: Bertie Baigent
Join us for this signature program that challenges participants to spend quality time with a single painting. Take in a new perspective and look beyond your first impressions. Our session on March 3 is led by artist Bertie Baigent, Assistant Conductor of the Colorado Symphony and he will discuss Clyfford Still’s PH-960.
About Bertie Baigent
British-born Bertie Baigent has been Assistant Conductor of the Colorado Symphony since the 2018/19 season. In addition to his work in Denver he is Music Director of Waterperry Opera Festival (UK) and has worked with orchestras such as the St Louis and Dallas Symphony Orchestras, the London Sinfonietta, and the WDR-Sinfonieorchester in Cologne. Also a composer, Bertie’s works have been performed by ensembles such as the Aurora Orchestra, the viol consort Fretwork, and the Choir of St Paul’s Cathedral; he has been awarded prizes and commissions by organizations including the BBC, the Royal Philharmonic Society, and the National Centre for Early Music. Bertie studied at the University of Cambridge and Royal Academy of Music in London, and has always been fascinated by the visual arts, recently composing a piece inspired by the paintings of Modigliani.