biography



Matthew Coorey is an Australian conductor based in the United Kingdom. His career began in 2003 when he was appointed Assistant Conductor to the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra - this initial one-year contract with the RLPO then became a three-year commitment when he was appointed the orchestra’s first Conductor in Residence.


Soon after leaving the RLPO he appeared with the London Mozart Players and the Hallé Orchestra both resulting in reinvitations. His U.S. debut with the Seattle Symphony Orchestra and Sarah Chang was described as “auspicious” and the playing “exulted.”


In recent seasons Matthew has made debuts with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Philharmonia, the National Orchestra of Ireland, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra - all offered re-invitations. Most recently he his debut at the BBC Proms with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.


Other recent appearances include return engagements with the RLPO, BBC Concert Orchestra and the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra as well as debuts with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra and the London Symphony Orchestra.