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James Conlon

p, *1950 US, Queens
Composer / Conductor of Classical

James Conlon (born March 18, 1950) is an American conductor of opera, and symphonic and choral works. He is Music Director of Los Angeles Opera, Ravinia Festival, summer home of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and Cincinnati May Festival. He is known for his efforts in reviving music by composers suppressed during the Nazi regime.

     
Genres
  • Classical
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
Puccini: La bohème, Act 1: "O soave fanciulla" (Rodolfo, Mimì) on Puccini : La bohème [Highlights] by Giacomo Puccini, Barbara Hendricks, James Conlon & Orchestre National De France
Puccini: La bohème, Act 1: "Che gelida manina" (Rodolfo) on Puccini : La bohème [Highlights] by Giacomo Puccini, Barbara Hendricks, James Conlon & Orchestre National De France
La bohème, Act I: Sì, Mi chiamano Mimì (Mimì, Rodolfo, Schaunard, Colline, Marcello) on The Greatest Opera Classics by Various Artists
Debussy / Orch. Koechlin: Khamma, CD 132, L. 125 on Debussy: Jeux, Khamma & Le martyre de Saint-Sébastien by Claude Debussy, James Conlon & Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Poulenc: Concerto for Two Pianos in D Minor, FP 61: I. Allegro ma non troppo on Poulenc : Piano Concertos & Aubade by Francis Poulenc, François-René Duchable, Jean-Philippe Collard, James Conlon & Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, James Conlon & Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition: I. Promenade on 40 Most Beautiful Classical Anthems by Various Artists, Carlo Rizzi, Claudio Scimone, Daniel Barenboim, Zubin Mehta, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, I Solisti Veneti, London Philharmonic Orchestra & Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Poulenc: Concerto for Two Pianos in D Minor, FP 61: II. Larghetto on Poulenc : Piano Concertos & Aubade by Francis Poulenc, François-René Duchable, Jean-Philippe Collard, James Conlon & Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, James Conlon & Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Poulenc: Piano Concerto in C-Sharp Minor, FP 146: II. Andante con moto on Poulenc : Piano Concertos & Aubade by Francis Poulenc, François-René Duchable, Jean-Philippe Collard, James Conlon & Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, James Conlon & Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Mahler: Symphony No. 5 in C-Sharp Minor: IV. Adagietto. Sehr langsam on Mahler: Adagietto - Sinfonie Nr. 5 by Gustav Mahler, James Conlon & Gürzenich Orchester Köln
Poulenc: Concerto for Two Pianos in D Minor, FP 61: III. Finale. Allegro molto on Poulenc : Piano Concertos & Aubade by Francis Poulenc, François-René Duchable, Jean-Philippe Collard, James Conlon & Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, James Conlon & Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
The Ordering Of MosesRobert Nathaniel Dett - May Festival Chorus, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, James Conlon2016Album
The Ghosts Of VersaillesJohn Corigliano, James Conlon, LA Opera2016Album
Le Rossignol / Renard/ Oedipus RexIgor Stravinsky, James Conlon, Franz Welser-Möst2010Album
Piano Concerto No.1 Op.11 • Berceuse Op.57 • 12 Études Op.10Frédéric Chopin - Nobuyuki Tsuji, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, James Conlon2010Album
Vocal And Orchestral WorksAlexander Von Zemlinsky, Soile Isokoski, Bo Skovhus, Deborah Voigt, Gürzenich-Orchester Kölner Philharmoniker, James Conlon2008Compil.
Symphonies 1 & 2Alexander Von Zemlinsky, Gürzenich-Orchester Kölner Philharmoniker, James Conlon2006Album
Semiramide (I)Gioacchino Rossini / June Anderson, Marilyn Horne, Stanford Olsen, Samuel Ramey, James Morris2005Single
Semiramide (II)Gioacchino Rossini / June Anderson, Marilyn Horne, Stanford Olsen, Samuel Ramey, James Morris2005Single
Complete Choral Works & Orchestral SongsAlexander Von Zemlinsky, James Conlon, Gürzenich-Orchester Kölner Philharmoniker2004Compil.
Violin Concerto No.1 / Lady Macbeth Of Mtsensk - SuiteDmitri Shostakovich - Vladimir Spivakov, James Conlon2003Album
Symphonien Nos. 1 & 2 • 6 Lieder • Don Quixote Tanzt FandangoViktor Ullmann – Juliane Banse, Gürzenich-Orchester Kölner Philharmoniker, James Conlon2003Album
Sinfonie Nr. 5Gustav Mahler, Gürzenich-Orchester Kölner Philharmoniker, James Conlon2002Album
Bruch: Symphonies 1-3, Schreker Vorspiel Zu Einer Grossen OperMax Bruch, Franz Schreker, James Conlon, Gürzenich-Orchester Kölner Philharmoniker2002Album
Lyrische Symphonie, Orchestral Preludes & InterludesAlexander Von Zemlinsky, James Conlon, Gürzenich-Orchester Kölner Philharmoniker2002Album
Die Seejungfrau / Sinfonietta / Cymbeline Suite / Frühlingsbegräbnis / Ein TanzpoemAlexander Von Zemlinsky – Deborah Voigt, Donnie Ray Albert, David Kuebler, Chor Des Städtischen Musikvereins Zu Düsseldorf e.V., Gürzenich-Orchester Kölner Philharmoniker, James Conlon2002Compil.
Der Traumgörge (Görge The Dreamer / Görge Le Rêveur)Alexander Von Zemlinsky - David Kuebler · Patricia Racette · Susan Anthony, Iride Martinez · Andreas Schmidt · Michael Volle, Gürzenich-Orchester Kölner Philharmoniker, James Conlon2001Album
Clarinet Concertos N° 1 & 2 - Grand Duo Concertant - ConcertinoCarl Maria von Weber, Walter Boeykens, Paul Meyer, François-René Duchâble, Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest, James Conlon2001Album
PrayersSumi Jo, James Conlon2000Album
Violin Concerto / Prometheus-OvertureKarl Goldmark, Sarah Chang, James Conlon, Gürzenich-Orchester Kölner Philharmoniker2000Album
Sämtliche OrchesterliederAlexander Von Zemlinsky - Violeta Urmana, Andreas Schmidt, Michael Volle, Gürzenich-Orchester Kölner Philharmoniker, James Conlon2000Album
Sämtliche Chorwerke (Complete Choral Works)Alexander Von Zemlinsky / Gürzenich-Orchester Kölner Philharmoniker, James Conlon1999Album
Le Rossignol / RenardIgor Stravinsky - Natalie Dessay, James Conlon1999Album
Concertos For Organ, Piano, 2 Pianos & HarpsichordFrancis Poulenc - Marie-Claire Alain / Ton Koopman / Jean-Philippe Collard / François-René Duchâble - Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest, James Conlon1998Album
"Cymbeline"-Suite / Ein Tanzpoem / FrühlingsbegräbnisAlexander Von Zemlinsky / Deborah Voigt, Donnie Ray Albert, David Kuebler / Chor Des Städtischen Musikvereins Zu Düsseldorf e.V., Gürzenich-Orchester Kölner Philharmoniker, James Conlon1997Album
Aspen Music Festival Artist Sampler '97Sarah Chang, Stephen Bishop-Kovacevich, Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, Ralph Kirshbaum, Thomas Adès, James Conlon, Lynn Harrell, Byron Janis, Sharon Isbin1997Album
Eine Florentinische TragödieAlexander Von Zemlinsky / Deborah Voigt, Donnie Ray Albert, David Kuebler / Gürzenich-Orchester Kölner Philharmoniker, James Conlon1997Album
Soprano AriasYing Huang, James Conlon1996Album
Die Seejungfrau / The Mermaid / La Sirène / Sinfonietta, Op. 23Alexander Von Zemlinsky / Gürzenich-Orchester Kölner Philharmoniker, James Conlon1996Album
Der Zwerg / The Dwarf / Le NainAlexander Von Zemlinsky / Soile Isokoski, David Kuebler, Iride Martinez, Andrew Collis / Frankfurter Kantorei, Gürzenich-Orchester Kölner Philharmoniker, James Conlon1996Album
Madame Butterfly (Original Soundtrack)James Conlon / Orchestre De Paris / Chœur de Radio France1995Album
Madame Butterfly (Original Soundtrack)-HighlightsJames Conlon / Orchestre De Paris / Chœur de Radio France1995Album
Symphony No. 9 Op. 95 "From The New World" / Carnaval, Overture Op. 92Antonín Dvořák, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, James Conlon1994Album
Symphonie No. 9/Op. 95/E Minor/"From The New World"/Carnaval/Ouverture/Op. 92Antonín Dvořák, James Conlon, The London Philharmonic Orchestra1994Album
Bruch: Symphonies 1-3, Schreker Vorspiel Zu Einer Grossen OperMax Bruch, Franz Schreker, James Conlon, Gürzenich-Orchester Kölner Philharmoniker1993Album
Double Concerto / Tre RicecariOrchestre National De France, James Conlon, Bohuslav Martinů1992Album
A Salute To American Music: The Richard Tucker Music Foundation - Gala XVILeontyne Price, Marilyn Horne, Samuel Ramey, Sherrill Milnes, Frederica von Stade, Robert Merrill, Jerry Hadley, Carol Vaness, James Conlon1992Album
Fresques De Piero Della Francesca • Toccata & Due Canzoni • Sinfonietta "La Jolla"Bohuslav Martinů - Jean-François Heisser, Orchestre National De France, James Conlon1992Album
2 Portraits Op. 5 / 2 Images Op. 10 / 4 Pièces Op. 12Béla Bartók / Pierre Amoyal, Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest, James Conlon1991Album
Tableaux d'une expositionModest Mussorgsky, Maurice Ravel, James Conlon, Dmitri Shostakovich1991Album
Klavierkonzerte Nr 1 & 2 / Ungarische FantasieFranz Liszt, François-René Duchâble, James Conlon1989Album
Pictures At An Exhibition / Night On The Bare MountainModest Mussorgsky, James Conlon, Alain Lombard1988Album
La Bohème (Extraits / Excerpts / Auszüge)Giacomo Puccini - Barbara Hendricks, José Carreras, Gino Quilico, Angela Maria Blasi, Maîtrise De Radio France, Orchestre National De France, James Conlon1988Album
ChristusFranz Liszt / Benita Valente, Marjana Lipovšek, Peter Lindroos, Tom Krause, Slowaaks Philharmonisch Koor, Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest, James Conlon1987Album
Jeux . Khamma . Le Martyre De Saint-SébastienClaude Debussy / Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest / James Conlon1987Album
Symphonie En 3 Mouvements, Jeu De CartesIgor Stravinsky, Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest, James Conlon1987Album
Concerto Pour 2 Pianos - Concerto Pour Piano - AubadeFrancis Poulenc - François-René Duchâble, Jean-Philippe Collard, Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest, James Conlon1986Album
Concerto Pour Orgue / Concert Champetre Pour ClavecinFrancis Poulenc - Marie-Claire Alain, Ton Koopman, Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest, James Conlon1986Album
Dante SymphonieFranz Liszt, James Conlon, Rottersdams Philharmonisch Orkest1986Album
Concerto Pour 2 Pianos / Concerto Pour Piano / Aubade / Concerto Pour Orgue / Concerto Champêtre Pour ClavecinFrancis Poulenc, James Conlon1986Compil.
Lachian Dances • IdyllLeoš Janáček – Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest, James Conlon1986Album
Danses Lachiennes - IdylleLeoš Janáček - Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest, James Conlon1985Album
Symphonie N°38 "Prague" KV504 In D Major / Symphonie N°39 KV543 In E Flat MajorWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, James Conlon1985Album
Symphonie N° 40 KV 550 / Symphonie N° 25 KV 183Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, James Conlon1985Album
Les Préludes / Procession Nocturne / Méphisto-Valse / 2 LégendesFranz Liszt, Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest, James Conlon1985Album
Eine Faust-SymphonieFranz Liszt / James Conlon, Mužský Sbor Sl'Ovenskej Fil'Harmonie, Bratislava, Rotterdams Philharmonisch Orkest, John Aler1985Album
Symphonie N˚ 41 "Jupiter" KV 551 / Symphonie N˚ 31 "Parisienne" KV 297Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart : Scottish Chamber Orchestra, James Conlon1984Album
Symphonie FantastiqueHector Berlioz - James Conlon1984Album
Symphonie Fantastique - Les Troyens (Extraits)Orchestre National De France conducted by James Conlon, Nouvel Orchestre Philharmonique De Radio-France conducted by Gilbert AmyAlbum
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