Peter Robinson MA(Oxon) FRCO Hon ARAM has been coaching at the NOS every year since 1981. A vastly experienced opera conductor, he has held staff positions at Glyndebourne (Chorus Master 1972-73), Opera Australia (Head of Music Staff and Resident Conductor 1974-80) and English National Opera (Assistant Music Director 1981-89).

Since 1989 he jas been a freelance conductor and coach, working for many companies in the UK and Australia, including ENO, Scottish Opera, ETO, Opera Holland Park, Raymond Gubbay Ltd at the RAH, Opera Australia, Opera Queensland, State Opera of South Australia and West Australian Opera.

He was Artistic Director of British Youth Opera (2006-14). He conducts and  coaches regularly for GSMD and RAM, and also works at RCM and the ROH Jette Parker Young Artists Programme.

The many eminent singers with whom he has worked over the years include Dame Joan Sutherland, Dame Kiri te Kanawa, Dame Felicity Lott, Rosalind Plowright, Susan Bullock, Dame Felicity Palmer, Sarah Walker, Della Jones, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Sir Thomas Allen, Norman Bailey, Sir John Tomlinson, and former NOS Directors Kathryn Harries, Donald Maxwell and Richard Van Allan.