He has worked with orchestras and choirs including the Osaka Symphony, Luxembourg Philharmonic, Ulster Orchestra, Trondheim Symphony, Munich Symphony, Lahti Symphony, Iceland Symphony, Orchestras of RTÉ (Ireland), ERT (Greece) and BBC, Britten Sinfonia, Hong Kong Sinfonietta, and Czech National Symphony, BBC Singers, City of London Choir, Flemish Radio Choir, Semperoper Chorus, Dresden, Magma Choir Istanbul, Resurgam Dublin, Nidaros Domkor Norway, Coro Italiano as well as many other orchestras and choirs in the USA, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, Italy, Portugal, France, Japan, Turkey, South Korea, Austria, and the Czech Republic. He has toured to Jamaica and Africa with the Royal Philharmonic, and worldwide with The Royal Ballet.
Benjamin was named Music Consultant to Hong Kong Ballet in 2016, and Music Director of the Royal Ballet of Flanders in 2011, including appearances at La Fenice, Venice, at the Edinburgh International Festival, and conducting Britten for the centenary celebrations at the Aldeburgh Festival. Other invitations include New York City Ballet, Dutch National Ballet, Royal Swedish and Royal Danish Ballets, Finnish National Ballet, Staatsballett Berlin, Norwegian National Ballet, Scottish Ballet, English National Ballet, Tokyo Ballet, Basel Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet Theater, Charlotte Ballet, Northern Ballet, State Ballet of Georgia, and Rambert Dance Company. Benjamin has a long association with Matthew Bourne, having conducted for his companies for over 20 years in many hundreds of performances.
Benjamin is committed to music education - he was recently appointed as Music Director of The Classical Road Show, conducting their schools' concerts for massed children's choirs, professional soloists and orchestra, and is the principal conductor for RPO Resound, the Royal Philharmonic's education department, including their concert series Noisy Kids - as well as projects for Orchestras Live, which won a 2018 Royal Philharmonic Society award. Benjamin has worked with youth orchestras throughout the world, and assisted Christopher Adey on his book, 'Orchestral Performance: A Guide for Conductors and Players' (Faber & Faber). He also mentors young conductors, and, as a postgraduate alumnus of the Royal College of Music, is proud to be invited back as a Guest Tutor for masterclass teaching on the Conducting Masters and Composition for Screen programmes.
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