Biography

Conductor


 

A dynamic conductor known for his ability to work in many different genres and settings, Constantine Kitsopoulos is equally at home with opera, symphonic repertoire, film with live orchestra, musical theater, and composition. He is music director of the Festival of the Arts Boca, general director of Chatham Opera, and general director of the New York Grand Opera.

During the 2022–23 season Mr. Kitsopoulos makes his debut with the Chicago Symphony and conducts return engagements with the New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, Detroit Symphony, Houston Symphony, Vancouver Symphony, and New Jersey Symphony. Highlights of previous seasons include the Dallas Symphony, San Antonio Symphony, Toronto Symphony, Hong Kong Philharmonic, Tokyo Philharmonic, and Leonard Bernstein’s Mass at Indiana University Opera Theatre.

Mr. Kitsopoulos has developed semi-staged productions of The Magic Flute (for which he has written a new translation), Don Giovanni, and La bohème. He has conducted productions of Falstaff, Die Fledermaus, A View from the Bridge, H.M.S. Pinafore, South Pacific, Oklahoma, The Music Man, and The Last Savage. On Broadway, he has been music director for many successful productions and cast recordings.

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