Our Music Director

Robyn Sevastos has been our Music Director since 1997, and is only the fifth person to hold the post since the choir was founded in 1949.
(Page last updated 27th February 2019)

Robyn Sevastos
Robyn Sevastos
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Robyn Sevastos graduated from Melbourne University with a BMus, with First Class Honours in Performance. She subsequently moved to the United Kingdom to continue her studies, obtaining a Postgraduate Diploma in Piano Accompaniment at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and a Performance Diploma (ARCM) from the Royal College of Music. She went on to perform extensively as a piano soloist and to coach and accompany a wide range of singers and instrumentalists both in the UK and abroad.

In addition to Bromley Philharmonic Choir, she is music director of London Opera Productions, the Llantilio Crossenny Festival, Sevenoaks Philharmonic Society, Royal Tunbridge Wells Choral Society and Kentish Opera and is a professor at the Blackheath Conservatoire of Music.

Robyn has conducted a large and diverse selection of choral and operatic works. Her extensive operatic repertoire includes operas by Bizet, Mozart, Puccini, Rossini, Strauss, Sullivan and Verdi. She has also conducted many of the major choral
works — a recent highlight being the Choir’s performance of Bach’s St. Matthew Passion at St.Clement Danes Church on The Strand in London. Robyn’s orchestral programmes have featured internationally renowned artists such as Emma Johnson and Crispian Steele-Perkins and she has performed at many of the leading London concert venues including the Royal Albert Hall, the Barbican, the Fairfield Halls and the O2 Arena. She has even performed at Kensington Palace and at Sandringham for HRH The Prince of Wales.