Robert Trory started playing the violin at the age of six and won the Sarah Fenning scholarship to study violin at Trinity College of Music, London with Oscar Rosen. He went on to study with Ricardo Odnoposof, a pupil of Carl Flesch, and with Jack Rothstien.
After several years as a violinist in London’s foremost orchestras, Robert Trory moved on to study conducting in St Petersburg, Russia, with Ilya Musin. Since then he has divided his time between a successful conducting career and teaching the violin to an advanced level.
Robert Trory has conducted -
In London with the London Symphony Orchestra, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Philharmonia Orchestra, the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, the New Queens Hall Orchestra and the London Mozart Players;
In Russia with the St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, the St Petersburg Symphony Orchestra, the Omsk Philharmonic, and the Novosibirsk Chamber Orchestra;
In Norway with the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra;
In Canada with the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra;
In U.S.A. with the National Gallery Orchestra, Washington:
In Germany with the Bayerischer Rundfunkorchester.
Robert Trory has received consistantly wonderful reviews. After his first concert with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra the critic Denby Richards wrote in Musical Opinion ‘Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture, with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra on top form, became the masterpiece it ought to be every time. Robert Trory then inspired a stunning performance of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony from the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.’
Robert Trory’s concert with the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House at the Royal Festival Hall, London, attracted praise from other critics.‘He drew vividly detailed playing from the orchestra’ wrote Hilary Finch of The Times and Robert Matthew-Walker in Musical Opinion hailed him as ‘a born conductor’.
His recording of Mozart Piano Concertos with Valerie Tryon and the LSO has received wide acclaim.
He has worked with many distinguished soloists including Willard White, Susan Bullock, Evelyn Glennie, Sergey Dogadin, Anthony Marwood, Jonathan Carney, Maja Bogdanovic, Francesco Libetta, Valerie Tryon, Ann Schein and Dmitri Alexeev. Trory is also the Music Director of The Sydenham International Music Festival in London.