Facilitating Music: Robert Ames on working with Justice, Actress and Radiohead
The London Contemporary Orchestra conductor discusses working with Actress and Justice. Fusing classical music with dance and why conductors might possess a streak of megalomania.
You may not recognise his name, but if you’ve listened to some of the biggest-selling albums of the last few years you’ve already heard Robert Ames’s work. In 2016 alone, the 31-year-old conductor was responsible for contributing strings and orchestral parts to amazing projects. Including Justice’s Woman, Frank Ocean’s Endless and Blonde and Radiohead‘s A Moon Shaped Pool.