Michael Newnham


About Michael Newnham

Michael Newnham is best known for his intense and inspiring conducting style, based on a deep knowledge of the score and informed by a strong interest in languages, cultures and history. A born communicator, his open and direct contact with musicians and audiences creates performances full of expression and energy.

Music Director of Symphony New Brunswick, Camerata NB and the Peterborough Symphony Orchestra, Newnham has been instrumental in bringing these ensembles to new artistic heights and raising their profile on the provincial and national level.

Along with his appearances in his native Canada, Newnham has also appeared at the helm of many orchestras and opera companies throughout Poland, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Austria, Italy and South Korea.

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... under the baton of the young Polish-trained Canadian conductor Michael Newnham, the music bubbles over with life and temperament, the whole time riveting the listener's attention."
- Józef Kański, Ruch Muzyczny

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