Carl St. Clair

About Carl St. Clair

American conductor Carl St. Clair attended the University of Texas before pursuing conducting at the University of Michigan, where he studied with Gustav Meier, and at Tanglewood, where he worked with Leonard Bernstein. St. Clair was the music director of the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra and the Cayuga Chamber Orchestra, and served as assistant conductor for the Boston Symphony Orchestra. He has also conducted the Pacific Symphony Orchestra, the Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart, the Staatskapelle Weimar, the Bundesjugendorchester, and the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Costa Rica. St. Clair has conducted works by composers Richard Danielpour, Elliot Goldenthal, Frank Ticheli, and Michael Daugherty, and recorded them for Reference Recordings, Sony Classical, Koch International, and Naxos, respectively. He has also released recordings on Harmonia Mundi, Zarathustra Music, Orange Mountain Music, CPO, and Acousence Classics, and made videos of Wagner's Der Ring der Nibelungen for ArtHaus Musik. ~ Blair Sanderson

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