Hazel Wright Media
Hazel Wright has worked in the television industry for many years mostly within the music and arts area. She recently left the BBC to start her own company - Hazel Wright Media Ltd and has been working as a consultant with the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and the media distribution company that it owns - Opus Arte. She is currently working with Van Walsum Management, SuperVision Media, Electric Sky and several independent producers taking their productions into new commercial activities.
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Aarno Cronvall studied cello at the Sibelius-Academy and law at Helsinki University. He also studied film and video directing in Finland, England and the USA. In 1970 he joined the Finnish Broadcasting Company/ TV 1 as a director and producer, later becoming Head of Music and an Executive Producer. In 1997 he left TV 1 to start his own media company, Arcron Productions. He is a popular host and presenter of galas, concerts and events and works also as PR-Manager in the Savonlinna Opera Festival.
Andrew Golding has worked for Channel 4 Television, and since 1999 he has worked as Managing Director of Risalto Production Services. Risalto provides a range of services for the Australian public television broadcaster, SBS-TV, in the areas of programming, acquisition, sports production and technical services. He is responsible for all programming, acquisitions and scheduling of SBS's arts and music programmes for the weekly three and a half hour programme "Masterpiece".
Klaas Rusticus began work as a teacher, during which time he staged several theatre performances with children. In 1969 he was appointed director and programme producer at the drama-, youth- and arts department of NCRV-Dutch television. Since 1991 he's exclusively worked abroad where he has created many, mainly music and arts, productions. He has worked with orchestras such as the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, the Berliner Philharmoniker and I Virtuosi di Praga. The list of his films and documentaries include Brundibár (Hans Krása), The Dandelion Crown (based on Leoš Janáček's Glagolitic Mass) and Gustav Mahler: Second Symphony.
He studied conducting and composition at the Academy of Performing Arts - Prague. He began as programme advisor for Czech TV eventually becoming producer/director of music programmes. Living in Australia for several years he gained more experiences with Production Management with Australian Film Radio&Television School. On return to the Czech Republic he became Manager of the International Television Festival Golden Prague in 2001. Stanislav has scripted and directed many programmes - with respectable artists as J. Cura, R. Villazón, C. Davis… Currently Stanislav just finished directing "Jazz Meets the Symphony" with L. Schifrin and J. Morrison.