La bohème. Previously: Sweeney Todd (2015); outdoor performances of The Marriage of Figaro (2006); The Little Prince (world premiere 2003, revival 2004); performances of the world premiere of The End of the Affair (2004), The Abduction from the Seraglio (2002), and The Tender Land (2000). Appeared with Elton John in HGO’s Golden Jubilee Gala (2005), conducting his own orchestrations and choral arrangements of John’s songs. HGO music staff (2000–05). HGO Studio artist (1998–2000).
About the Artist:
James Lowe, a Grammy-nominated musician and HGO Studio alumnus (1998–2000), has conducted Sweeney Todd at HGO (2015) as well as performances of The Marriage of Figaro (2006), the world premiere of The End of the Affair (2004), The Little Prince (2003 world premiere and 2004 revival), The Abduction from the Seraglio (2002), and an HGO Studio production of The Tender Land (2000). He appeared with Elton John in HGO’s Golden Jubilee Gala (2005), conducting his own orchestrations and choral arrangements of John’s songs. This season, Lowe conducts The Little Prince for Washington National Opera and Utah Opera, Show Boat at the Glimmerglass Festival, and the Francesca Zambello production of West Side Story for Lyric Opera of Chicago. He made his European debut conducting Candide in Francesca Zambello’s production at the Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse and Opéra national de Bordeaux. He recently led the New York premiere of Stewart Wallace’s Hopper’s Wife at New York City Opera, and he appeared at Opera Saratoga with Catán’s Il postino. Last season, he made debuts at Tulsa Opera conducting Turandot and Washington National Opera conducting Rachel Portman’s The Little Prince. He led Jonathan Dove’s Flight at the Pittsburgh Opera Center and has appeared at Utah Opera leading Catán’s Florencia en el Amazonas and Carlisle Floyd’s Of Mice and Men. He conducted Mark Adamo’s Little Women at Lyric Opera Cleveland in a production directed by the composer.