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Listen to Behind the Curtain: James Conlon’s Pre-Performance Talk on “Hansel and Gretel”

James Conlon explores Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel during his pre-show talk prior to LA Opera’s opening performance on November 17, {…}

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James Conlon to conduct his 500th Verdi opera in Salzburg

James Conlon reaches a career milestone next summer when he conducts his 500th Verdi opera at the 2019 Salzburg Festival, where he also appears for {…}

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James Conlon on Hansel and Gretel: “[It’s] not a children’s opera!

James writes about the Wagnerian influences in Engelbert Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel on LA Opera’s blog here.

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Hansel and Gretel at LA Opera Nov 17-Dec 15

James Conlon is back in Los Angeles to conduct Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel in a family-friendly production that reflects his commitment to {…}

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James Conlon returns to the Cincinnati May Festival in 2019

Music director laureate James Conlon returns to the May Festival on May 24 to lead the chorus and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra for the first {…}

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“Don Carlo” Opens at LA Opera This Weekend

LA Opera’s 2018-19 season opens this Saturday (9/22) with the company’s original production of Don Carlo conducted by James Conlon. As {…}

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James Conlon Tells WQXR What Else He Might Have Been

James was recently asked by WQXR’s James Bennett II to consider what career path he might have chosen if not conducting: “There’s {…}

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James Conlon returns to Chicago’s Ravinia Festival 8/9 and 8/11

James returns to Chicago’s Ravinia Festival for his first (scheduled) appearances with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra since concluding his {…}

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James Conlon Makes His Music Academy of the West Debut

Conlon conducts Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro at Music Academy of the West on Friday, August 3 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, August 5 at 2:30 {…}

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From the Vault: James Conlon’s Pre-Performance Talk on Candide

This week in July 1966, “Candide” had its North American premiere in Los Angeles with the Center Theatre Group on campus at UCLA. In this {…}

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