HarrisonParrott Dance is delighted to welcome Nathan Brock to its roster for general management.
Born in Canada, conductor Nathan Brock is fluent in the style and aesthetic of the traditional European masterworks in all disciplines – opera, concert and ballet – having trained and spent most of his career working on the continent.
Brock began his career in 2009 as Assistant Conductor with Orchestre symphonique de Montréal and shortly thereafter was promoted to Resident Conductor. During his five-season tenure, he was instrumental in establishing the orchestra in their new hall La Maison Symphonique and was recognised with multiple awards for his programming and concerts.
In 2015, he joined the music staff at the Hamburgische Staatsoperas Kapellmeister. During his time in Hamburg he conducted an extensive repertoire ranging from L’Elisir d’Amore, Il Barbieri di Siviglia, Le Nozze di Figaro, Hänsel und Gretel, La Belle Hélène, Eugene Onegin, to new productions such as Erzittre, Zauberflöte and Sweep. He also regularly worked with legendary choreographer John Neumeier and Hamburg Ballet performing new ballets Eleonora Duse, Anna Kareninaas well as revivals of Giselle, Chopin Dances, Don Quixote, Kameliendame and Liliom.
Brock recently recorded the world premier of the opera BOUND, by Canadian composer Kevin Lau, with Toronto Symphony Orchestra which was released in March 2022.
In addition to his accomplishments as a musician, he has a keen interest in history, with a degree in History and International Relations from the University of Toronto. During the Covid-19 lockdowns he completed an Executive MBA at the Rotmann School of Management, Canada’s premier business school.