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Martin Binks is President of Wharfedale Recorded Music. Martin was born in Knaresborough and is conductor of the Leeds Symphony Orchestra. His particular favourite is the music of Berlioz. As Artistic Director and Conductor of West Riding Opera, he has conducted over 240 performances of forty operas in Leeds Civic Theatre and the Carriageworks Theatre. He is a guest conductor of the Oslo Conservatoire Orchestra and of York Opera.


In recognition of his services to French music, the French Government appointed him Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 1993. Martin has been conductor of Knaresborough Choral Society since 1999.