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John Mauceri

  • Columbia Artists Management
  • 1790 Broadway, 16th Floor
  • New York, NY 10019

  • Tim Fox, President
  • 212-841-9571

education

  • Yale University, New Haven, CT
  • M. Phil Music Theory, May 1971
  • [Allen Forte, Claude Palisca, Leon Plantinga]
  • Tanglewood (Berkshire Music Center)
  • Conducting Fellow, with Leonard Bernstein, Seiji Ozawa, Bruno
  • Maderna and Colin Davis; summer 1971
  • Yale University, New Haven CT
  • B.A. cum laude Music Theory and Composition, May 1967
  • [musicology: William G. Waite, Beekman C. Cannon, Robert
  • Bailey; music theory and composition: Mel Powell, Donald
  • Martino; piano: Donald Currier; conducting: Gustav Meier]

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Chancellor, University of North Carolina School of the Arts (2006-2013)
  • Music Director, Pittsburgh Opera (2001-2006)
  • Founding Director, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra (1991-2006)
  • Visiting Instructor, Yale College (2000-2001)
  • Direttore Stabile, Teatro Regio (Turin Opera) (1995-1999)
  • Music Director, Scottish Opera (1987-1993)
  • Music Supervisor Song & Dance Broadway (1985)
  • Music Director, American Symphony Orchestra (Carnegie Hall) (1985-1987)
  • Music Director/Co-producer On Your Toes Broadway (1983)
  • Consultant for Music Theatre, Kennedy Center (1982-1991)
  • Music Director of Orchestras, Kennedy Center (1979-1991)
  • Music Director, Washington Opera (Kennedy Center) (1979-1982)
  • Music Director, Candide Broadway debut (1974—5 Tony Awards)
  • Associate Professor Yale University (1968-1984)
  • Music Director, Yale Symphony Orchestra (1968-1974)

ORGANIZATIONS

  • Nominator: Antoinette Perry (“Tony”) Awards (2018-21)
  • The Century Association, member (2016— current)
  • Advisory Council: The Center for Ballet and the Arts (NYU-2014)
  • Leonard Bernstein Center for Learning, member Advisory Board (2006 - current)
  • The Leonard Bernstein Organization, Consultant (2006 - current)
  • The Film Music Society, member Advisory Board (2006 - current)
  • Kurt Weill Edition, member Advisory Board (1996 - current)
  • American Institute of Verdi Studies, member Advisory Board (1986 - current)
  • National Institute for Music Theater, Trustee (1986 - 1991)
  • Charles Ives Society, member Board of Directors (1986 - 1991)
  • National Endowment for the Arts, Advisory Panel (1973-76)

awards and honors

  • Citation from Yale University “for forging a vision for the Yale Symphony Orchestra” presented April 21, 2016 at Carnegie Hall
  • The Ditson Conducting Award from Columbia University, for “a career spanning five decades, you have conducted an extraordinary number of world premieres …and become one of the world’s leading authorities of … film scores and the Broadway musicals,” presented April 21, 2016 Carnegie Hall
  • Lifetime Achievement Award – Westchester Music Conservatory (2014)
  • Emmy Award (Mid-South Region) Producer and Artistic Director for Much Ado About Nothing (2014)
  • Board of Governors of the University of North Carolina proclamation of “sincere gratitude … for his transformational leadership to the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, to the University of North Carolina, and to the State.” (2013)
  • National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA) Award for Oklahoma! (2012)
  • Association of Yale Alumni Award for Distinguished Service (2012)
  • "The 250 Greatest Recordings of All Time" - Gramophone Magazine for Between Two Worlds - The Music of Erich Wolfgang Korngold; Decca with DSO and RSO, Berlin (June, 2010)
  • “Ten Great Studio Recreations of Soundtracks” – Gramophone Magazine awards two of the ten to John Mauceri for Hollywood Dreams and Hollywood in Love (originally titled “Always and Forever”) (2011)
  • Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame (2007)
  • Diapason d'or for Porgy and Bess Decca (2007)
  • "Treasures of Los Angeles" - Central City Association of Los Angeles (2007)
  • Young Musicians Foundation of Los Angeles "Magic Baton Award" (2005)
  • Cannes Classical Music Award for Weill Der Protagonist (2003)
  • John Mauceri Day in California proclaimed by Governor Davis July 1, 2002
  • Standard Bearer of the 20th Century – citation by WQXR Radio, New York City/New York Times (2000)
  • Voice of the Millennium - CNN and CNN International (2000)
  • American Academy in Berlin: Fellowship Prize (1999)
  • Emmy Award (LA Area) for on-camera performance with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra (1998)
  • Diapason d'or for Erwin Schulhof Flammen) (1997)
  • ECHO Klassik (Deutsche Phono-Akademie Award) for Das Wunder der Heliane (1993)
  • Emmy Award (LA Area) for writing Hollywood Bowl Orchestra broadcast (1994)
  • Billboard No. 1 Classical Crossover Award for The King and I (1993)
  • Deutsche Schallplatten Prize won five times (1991 - 1993) (Das Wunder der Heliane, Die Sieben Todsünden, Street Scene, Gershwins in Hollywood, The King and I)
  • Wavendon Award "Conductor of the Year," presented by HRH Princess Margaret (1990)
  • High Fidelity Magazine Record of the Year for Gershwin's Girl Crazy (1991)
  • Edison Klassiek Award for Girl Crazy (1991)
  • Olivier (SWET) Award (London) for Best Musical Candide (1988)
  • Grammy Award: Best Opera Recording for Candide (1987)
  • Yale Arts Alumni Award (1985)
  • Antoinette Perry ("Tony") Award co-producer of On Your Toes (1983)
  • Drama Desk Award for On Your Toes (1983)
  • Outer Critics Circle Award for On Your Toes (1983)

PUBLICATIONS AND SPEECHES

  • Maestros and Their Music – the Art and Alchemy of Conducting; Alfred A. Knopf scheduled publication November, 2017—To be published in translation (Italian, Russian, Japanese, Taiwanese, Mainland China Mandarin)
  • Celebrating West Side Story; North Carolina School of the Arts Press, 2007
  • Recurring articles for Huffington Post (2007-2017)
  • Musical editions include restorations and performance editions of compositions by Leonard Bernstein, Marc Blitzstein, George Gershwin, Howard Shore, Duke Ellington, Franz Waxman, Bernard Herrmann, Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Richard Rodgers, Kurt Weill, Alex North, Leopold Stokowski.
  • Speeches/papers: National Gallery of Art (Washington, D.C.), the Neue Galerie (New York City), Royal College of Music (London), Elon University, Yale University, Columbia University, League of American Symphony Orchestras, Major Orchestra Librarian Association national conference (keynote address), American Musicological Society national conference, New York University, Harvard University, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Association of Music Personnel in Public Radio (keynote address), International Acoustical Conference (Turin, Italy), American Academy (Berlin, Germany), Kurt Weill Centenary Conference (Bauhaus, Dessau Germany), Association of California Symphony Orchestras, International Society of Performing Arts Administrators.
  • Numerous articles published in Gramophone, Opera Magazine, The Verdi Newsletter, Cambridge University Press, Musical America, Schwann Opus, Billboard Magazine, The Times of London, The Sunday Times, Lincoln Center's Stagebill, liner notes for many recordings, program notes for the Yale Symphony Orchestra and Scottish Opera, San Francisco Opera, Atlanta Symphony, Turin Opera, as well as letters published in The New York Times.
  • Mr. Mauceri also can be seen on a number of DVD releases discussing the music of classic films, such as Sunset Boulevard, Bambi, The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex, The Adventures of Robin Hood, Captain Blood, The Sea Hawk, Jezebel, The Fall of the Roman Empire, El Cid, and West Side Story. In 2018 he co-hosted a weekend of broadcasts on TCM (Turner Classic Movies). He also conducted the orchestra for the film of Evita with Madonna (1996) which won the Golden Globe for Best Motion picture.

recordings

Over 85 CDs for: Angel, Capriccio, CBS, CPO, Decca, Deutsche Grammophon, Electra/Nonesuch, London/Decca, Philips Classics, MCA, Naxos USA, New World, Polydor, PS Classics, RCA, Sony Classical, Toccata Classics, Bridge Records, and Warner Brothers. (see Discography)

orchestras conducted

  • Adelaide Symphony
  • Atlanta Symphony
  • Baltimore Symphony
  • BBC Concert Orchestra
  • BBC Symphony (London)
  • Berlin Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester
  • Berlin Symphony Orchestra
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • Brooklyn Philharmonic
  • Czech National Symphony Orchestra
  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra
  • Cleveland Orchestra, Colorado Symphony
  • Colorado Symphony
  • Danish National Symphony Orchestra
  • Detroit Symphony
  • Deutsches Symphonie Orchestra (Berlin) (formerly RSO)
  • Düsseldorfer Symphoniker
  • Euskadiko Orkestra Sinfonika (San Sebastian, Spain)
  • European Philharmonia (Brussels)
  • Gewandhaus Orchestra
  • Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
  • Hollywood Symphony Orchestra
  • Israel Philharmonic
  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Minnesota Orchestra
  • Mittel-Deutsche Rundfunk Orchester (Leipzig)
  • Montreal Symphony Orchestra
  • Münchner Symphoniker
  • National Arts Centre Orchestra (Ottawa)
  • National Symphony Orchestra of Taiwan
  • National Symphony (Washington, D.C.)
  • New Haven Symphony
  • New Jersey Symphony
  • New York Philharmonic
  • New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • London Concert Orchestra
  • l'Orchestra della Radio Svizzera-Italiana
  • l'Orchestra della RAI (Rome)
  • l'Orchestra di Santa Cecilia (Rome)
  • l'Orchestre Nationale de France
  • l'Orchestre Symphonique de Monte Carlo
  • l'Orchestre Symphonique de Montpélier
  • l'Orquestra Sinfónica de Xalapa (Mexico)
  • l'Orquesta Sinfonica Portuguesa (Lisbon)
  • Orchestre Lamoureux (Paris)
  • Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona
  • Orquestra Sinfônica Brasileira (Rio de Janeiro)
  • Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional (Mexico)
  • Orquesta Sinfónica de Navarra
  • Philadelphia Orchestra
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Prime Philharmonic Orchestra (Korea)
  • Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien (Vienna)
  • Rotterdam Philharmonic
  • Royal Liverpool Philharmonic
  • The Royal Philharmonic (London)
  • The Royal Scottish National Orchestra,
  • San Antonio Symphony
  • San Diego Symphony
  • San Francisco Symphony
  • Tokyo Philharmonic
  • Vancouver Symphony
  • WDR Rundfunk Orchestra – Cologne (Köln)

Opera Companies conducted

Metropolitan Opera, Teatro alla Scala, Royal Opera Covent Garden, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Lyric Opera of Chicago, San Francisco Opera, Teatro Regio (Torino), English National Opera, Welsh National Opera, Scottish (National) Opera, Wolf Trap Farm Park, Santa Fe, Spoleto Festival (Italy), San Antonio Opera, Opera Omaha, Opera Saratoga, Dallas Opera, Manitoba Opera, Opera Pacific, l'Opéra de Monte Carlo, Teatro San Carlos (Lisbon), Michigan Opera Theater, l'Opéra de Nice, le Grand Théâtre de Genève, Chemnitz Oper, New Israeli Opera Tel Aviv, Pittsburgh Opera, ABAO-OLBE (Bilbao Opera).

Dance companies conducted

American Ballet Theatre soloists, Hartford Ballet, Joffrey Ballet, Moiseyev Ballet, New York City Ballet soloists, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet Theater, San Francisco Ballet.

Updated October 2018