James Lowe

“It's especially satisfying to hear a full complement of musicians, vividly conducted by James Lowe, playing Jonathan Tunick's splendid orchestrations.”
Everett Evans, Houston Chronicle, April 27, 2015 - 'Sweeney Todd' at Houston Grand Opera

“...and the conductor James Lowe drew a delicious performance from the orchestra.”
Steve Smith, New York Times, July 22, 2013 - 'Camelot' at the Glimmerglass Festival

“Unlike so many Broadway and regional productions that alter the sound of classic shows with reduced or synthesized orchestral parts, the 37 members of the Lyric Opera Orchestra, under the fine baton of conductor James Lowe, gloriously play Robert Russell Bennett's full original orchestrations for "Oklahoma!" Just experiencing the vibrancy of a full string section filling out a lush Rodgers waltz tune like "Out of My Dreams" is something to truly cherish.”
Scott Morgan, Chicago Daily Herald, May 7, 2013 - 'Oklahoma!' at the Lyric Opera of Chicago


A leading conductor of Opera and Musical Theater, Grammy nominated musician James Lowe was recently the Music Director and Conductor of the Broadway production of Les Misérables at the Imperial Theater. He made his San Francisco Opera debut conducting Sweeney Todd having conducted the same production at Houston Grand Opera. Mr. Lowe recently made his Lyric Opera of Chicago debut leading a new production of the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic Oklahoma and his Glimmerglass Festival debut leading Lerner and Loewe's Camelot. Mr. Lowe also appeared with the Jacksonville Symphony, Memphis Symphony and . . .

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