Leo Geyer is a young composer, conductor and presenter. He began his career at the Royal Opera House as a Cover Conductor for The Royal Ballet and is now the Founder/Artistic Director of Constella OperaBallet. As a guest conductor, Leo has collaborated with the likes of the BBC Concert Orchestra, English National Opera, Birmingham Contemporary Music Ensemble and the National Theatre.
Leo has received various accolades for composition having most recently been awarded the Lord Mayor’s Composition Prize.
His music has been described by The Times as “imaginative and beautifully shaped”, and receives performances by ensembles including Rambert Dance Company, Opera North, BBC Singers and the English Chamber Orchestra. Leo is currently working on his first major film commission, creating a soundtrack for the Ukrainian silent film Man with a Movie Camera. Over the last year, Leo has been training as presenter with the BBC, and made his debut at the Proms in the Royal Albert Hall, live on Radio 3. Leo is currently developing a TV programme on the Orchestras of Auschwitz with Two Rivers Media. Leo is studying for a doctorate in opera-ballet composition as the Senior Music Scholar at St. Catherine’s College, Oxford and is also an Associate Lecturer in Composition at Plymouth University.