This will be the fifteenth year that Gregory has directed the Gloucestershire Choral Weekend. He has conducted choirs, orchestras and ensembles throughout Europe and the Far East and is Music Director of the Jupiter Orchestra, Jupiter Singers, amplified vocal quartet Singcircle and CoMA London Ensemble.
He has conducted many oratorios including the Baltic premiere of Elgar’s Dream of Gerontius, Bach’s complete Christmas Oratorio, Rachmaninov’s The Bells, Verdi’s Requiem, Ein Deutsches Requiem by Brahms and several performances of Bach’s Mass in B Minor and Mozart’s Requiem.
He has conducted many a cappella programmes, including all-Russian works for the Netherlands Radio Choir and the BBC Singers with whom he has also conducted a programme of music by Sibelius and Toivo Kuula. Other choirs include the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, the Nederland Kamerkoor, Westdeutscher Rundfunk Choir, the Groupe Vocal de France and the Singapore Philharmonic Chorus.
Gregory has conducted operas by composers ranging from Bizet to Stravinsky and Toshio Hosokawa and amongst his compositions his Missa Sancta Pauli Apostoli won an award at the British Composer Awards 2006. In October, 2011, his music-theatre work Danse macabre was premiered in Tallinn, Estonia, and a CD of the work was released on Toccata Classics in 2015 to much critical acclaim. He has conducted and arranged for Diana Ross and Linda Ronstadt and is a Professor of Conducting at Trinity Laban.
Gregory recorded music by his late Father, Bernard Rose, on Toccata Classics with the Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, to celebrate the centenary of his birth. The recording has been described as "uniformly excellent...a fine tribute to an important figure in the music of the English church". He has just released a CD of his choral music, again on Toccata Classics, to celebrate his 70th birthday year.
You can find out more about Gregory on his website.