Born in 1996, british conductor Adam Hickox has already shown considerable promise, demonstrating an impressive fluidity of technique and mature interpretation of a wide symphonic and operatic repertoire. In 2022 he completed his tenure as Assistant Conductor of the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra.
Adam Hickox studied music and composition with Robin Holloway at Gonville and Caius College Cambridge, and conducting with Sian Edwards at the Royal Academy of Music.
In recent seasons, Hickox has conducted the Orchestre de Paris, Gävle Symfoniorkester and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales. He has conducted concerts at the St Endellion and Klosters Music Festivals and the UK premiere of Thomas Larcher Still for viola and chamber orchestra with Lawrence Power as soloist. In opera, he conducted a new production of Hansel and Gretel at the Royal Scottish Conservatoire, among others. He has assisted conductors including Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Roth, Orozco-Estrada and Manze.
In 2022-23, Hickox will make his debut with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in London and the regions, at the Wigmore Hall as part of the Royal Academy of Music’s Bicentenary celebrations, with the Orchestra Națională Radio of Romania and the Orquesta Sinfónica de Castilla y León. He will also return to the BBC Symphony Orchestra for a studio concert, and to the Rotterdam Philharmonic for concerts in their subscription season.