"Peter Manning" FRSA is a British conducting/conductor and violinist.
Manning's conducting career includes work with the Royal Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra, the Edsberg Chamber Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Odense Symphony Orchestra, Musica Vitae and the Soloists of The Royal Opera House. He is currently Concertmaster of The Royal Opera House and Artistic Director of Musica Vitae, Sweden and The Soloists of The Royal Opera House. He is also Artistic Director of Manning Camerata, the classical group for the 21st century which he started in 2005 to create innovative events that are centred on music and invigorate other disciplines.
Peter first began to play the violin when he was five. He attended Chetham's School of Music and studied in this country with Yossi Zivoni, with Josef Gingold in the USA and with Nathan Milstein. He won all the major string prizes at the Royal Northern College of Music and graduated with distinction in performance. Major scholarships from the Royal Society of Arts, the Martin Musical Scholarship, the Harold Craxton Memorial Trust and Indiana University enabled him to continue his studies. Before leaving for the US he was prize winner in the Anderson International Violin Competition and first prize winner and gold medallist in the Royal Overseas League Competition.More Peter Manning on Wikipedia.