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The Art of the Conductor

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OPERA America's National Opera Center

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Get a behind-the-scenes look at the art of conducting for opera and musical theater, as James Lowe coaches emerging conductors in the finer points of their craft.


ABOUT JAMES LOWE

A leading conductor of opera and musical theater, Grammy-nominated musician James Lowe returned to Houston Grand Opera this season to lead La bohème. This season also includes return appearances at Lyric Opera of Chicago (West Side Story), Washington National Opera (Jeanine Tesori’s The Lion, the Unicorn and Me), The Glimmerglass Festival (Show Boat) and Utah Opera (The Little Prince). He made his European debut conducting Candide at the Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse and Opéra National de Bordeaux, and he recently conducted Turandot at Tulsa Opera. He has also appeared at San Francisco Opera and New York City Opera. Lowe has had a long relationship with Houston Grand Opera, where he has led Carmen, Le nozze di Figaro, Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Sweeney Todd, the world-premiere production of Jake Heggie’s The End of the Affair and the world premiere production of The Little Prince.

On Broadway, he was the music director and conductor of the recent revival of Les Misérables, as well as the Tony Award-winning revival of Cole Porter's Anything Goes, starring Sutton Foster and Joel Grey. He made his Broadway debut conducting performances of Gypsy, starring Patti LuPone. Lowe was nominated for a Grammy Award for his work on the Anything Goes cast album, which he conducted and co-produced. He has appeared in concert with Sir Elton John, Randy Newman and Booker T. Jones. He conducted the first national tour of The Light in the Piazza, and he currently serves as U.S. music supervisor of the North American tour of The Phantom of the Opera.

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