David  Hanlon

Supervisor Musical/Music Supervisor (United States)

HGO Appearances: Composer/conductor of HGOco commissions The Ninth November I Was Hiding and Past the Checkpoints (2013); conductor of HGOco's From My Mother's Mother and The Bricklayer (2012); music supervisor for Cruzar la Cara de la Luna/To Cross the Face of the Moon (2013 revival, 2010 world premiere, 2010 CD release, and tours to San Diego Opera and Arizona Opera). HGO Studio artist (2008-10).

About the Artist: Conductor and composer David Hanlon is a frequent guest of Houston Grand Opera. His HGOco commission Past the Checkpoints was performed throughout Texas and was featured by Opera America in its 2014 New Works Showcase. Hanlon is currently writing a new chamber opera for HGOco that will premiere in May 2016. As a conductor, Hanlon served as Lorin Maazel's assistant at the Castleton Festival, conducting numerous orchestral works and preparing La fanciulla del West for performances at Castleton and La Coruña, Spain. Hanlon is a former Adler Fellow with San Francisco Opera, where he conducted the premiere of Jack Perla's Love/Hate and assisted on operas including Nixon in China, Siegfried, Don Giovanni, and Heart of a Soldier. Hanlon resides in Washington D.C.