Ian Skelly

SkellyIan Skelly is a broadcaster, writer, and chair of the Temenos academy.  He presents the daily morning show, Essential Classics, on BBC Radio 3, the BBC’s national radio station dedicated to classical music and the arts.  He has been a familiar voice on the station for over 20 years.  He presents live concerts on stage from all the major UK venues and works regularly with the BBC’s Orchestras and performing groups, especially so at the Royal Albert Hall during the Summer when he helps to present the 90 concerts Radio 3 broadcasts live from the BBC Proms.   Ian has worked with HRH The Prince of Wales to articulate the detail of the Prince’s ideas in nearly all of his keynote speeches and television appearances in the last two decades.  In 2010 Ian was a co-author of the Prince’s book Harmony along with Tony Juniper.  Ian also acted as  executive producer on the documentary film presented by the Prince also called Harmony broadcast in the USA by NBC Television and subsequently screened in cinemas in the States.  He has lectured on the Prince’s vision in London and throughout the UK as well as at Yale and Maryland Universities in the USA and at McGill University in Montreal.   He has made many films about the Prince’s charities which have included exclusive interviews between Ian and the Prince on the Balmoral Estate in Scotland.