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Joanna MacGregor OBE

Cultural Fellow


Joanna MacGregor OBE is a Cultural Fellow within King's College London.  

One of the world’s most innovative and creative pianists, as well as a curator, composer and Professor, Joanna is currently Head of Piano at the Royal Academy of Music and Artistic Director of Dartington International Summer School and Festival. In 2015-2016 she is Visiting Musician at Oriel College, Oxford. She was Artistic Director of Bath International Music Festival until 2012, curator of the 2010 multi-arts Deloitte Ignite Festival at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and curator of Aventures, the 2012-2013 orchestral series at Luxembourg Philharmonie.

As a solo artist Joanna has performed in over seventy countries and worked with many eminent conductors and orchestras. Joanna was the subject of a South Bank Show on ITV and her performances are regularly broadcast on both television and radio, including the Last Night of the Proms. She was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s 2012 Jubilee Honours, and in September 2013 was appointed a Professor of the University of London at the Royal Academy of Music.