Biography

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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OCTOBER 17, 25, 29 NOVEMBER 1, 4, 7

Wagner’s Tannhäuser

Issachah Savage, Sara Jakubiak, Yulia Matochkina, John Relyea, Lucas Meachem, Philip Cokorinos

LA OPERA

Los Angeles, CA, USA

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JAN 30, FEB 6, 11, 14, 17, 21 (2021)

Mozart’s Don Giovanni

Ildebrando D'Arcangelo, Tamara Wilson, Ana María Martínez, Bogdan Volkov, Will Liverman, Janai Brugger, Kihun Yoon, Morris Robinson

LA OPERA

Los Angeles, CA, USA

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MAY 16, 2021

The Brightness of Light

James Conlon conducts Renée Fleming and Rod Gilfry in a song cycle of Georgia O'Keefe's letters

LA OPERA

Los Angeles, CA, USA

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

Le Monde de la Musique