Roger Benedict

Roger Benedict is Principal Viola of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Artistic Director of the orchestra’s highly regarded orchestra academy, alongside his work as a Professor at the Sydney Conservatorium. He was formerly Principal Viola of the Philharmonia in London and a Professor at the Royal Northern College of Music. He is also active as a conductor and appears regularly with major orchestras in Australasia, and with emerging artists of the National Youth Orchestra (UK), Southbank Sinfonia and the Australian Youth Orchestra.