Charlotte Symphony music director Christopher Warren-Green will conduct for the wedding of England's Prince William and Kate Middleton in April.
Warren-Green, a native of England, has conducted for a variety of royal occasions since 1980. His participation in William and Kate's wedding - April 29 at London's Westminster Abbey - was announced today by the royal news office.
Two choirs, an orchestra and a fanfare team will perform the music at the service. Warren-Green will conduct the London Chamber Orchestra. He is its music director and principal conductor. The orchestra's 39 musicians will be in the organ loft of the Abbey.
Warren-Green conducted for his first royal event - a 1980 concert in Buckingham Palace's Throne Room - at the invitation of Prince Charles. The prince had become familiar with Warren-Green through London's Philharmonia Orchestra.
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