James Conlon, one of today’s most versatile and respected conductors, has cultivated a vast symphonic, operatic and choral repertoire. Since his 1974 debut with the New York Philharmonic, he has conducted virtually every major American and European symphony orchestra. Through worldwide touring, an extensive discography and videography, numerous essays and commentaries, frequent television appearances and guest speaking engagements, Mr. Conlon is one of classical music’s most recognized interpreters.

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Conlon is the real thing: a master of the orchestra with genuine theatricality and no discernible narcissism.

Los Angeles Times

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February 27 & 28

RAI National Symphony Orchestra

Mozart Overture from La clemenza di Tito, Piano Concerto No. 21 with Rodolfo Leone, and Sinfonia Concertante for Violin, Viola and Orchestra

Toscanini Auditorium

Torino, Italy


March 11, 12, 13, & 14

RAI National Symphony Orchestra

Tour of Spain

Madrid, Alicante, Murcia, Oviedo



March 29, April 1 & 4

Verdi’s Otello

Deutsche Oper Berlin

Berlin, Germany


He is a miracle of equilibrium: his dramatic intuition never fails, nor betrays the transparency of the music…

Le Monde de la Musique