James Whitbourn is a three times Grammy-nominated producer of Classical music with a wide experience of music production for filming and recording projects. He has produced recordings for cinema, DVD and CD from many European opera houses including the Royal Opera House London, Teatro Real Madrid, Liceu Barcelona, Chatelet Paris and Glyndebourne, and has worked with many of the world's leading artists. He is the Executive Producer for the Royal Opera House's cinema and DVD company, Opus Arte.
He has a close association with the Choir of King's College Cambridge and their conductor Stephen Cleobury, having produced the BBC broadcasts of Carols from King's for more than twenty years, together with many other recordings and broadcasts from the chapel. He has also recorded many of the world’s top choirs, instrumentalists, orchestras and conductors.
He has received several awards for his work in television and radio including a Royal Television Society award and a Sony Gold.