New Jersey Symphony, Casablanca
2012-13 season highlights include engagements with the North Carolina Symphony and Boca Raton Symphonia. A frequent guest conductor at Indiana University, he leads its orchestra in a performance of Schumann's Fourth Symphony and the Opera Theater in a production of Verdi's Falstaff this season.
He has led the Calgary and Tokyo Philharmonics; Baltimore, Colorado, Detroit, Houston, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and San Francisco Symphony Orchestras; New York Pops Orchestra and Russian National Orchestra, among others.
Operatic highlights include productions of The Merry Widow, Faust and Madame Butterfly with Dicapo Opera Theatre; Amahl and the Night Visitors with Chatham Opera; Carmen with Hong Kong Municipal Opera and Orfeo ed Euridice at Alice Tully Hall. He served as music director and created the orchestrations for the world-premiere production of Ed Dixon's Fanny Hill at the Goodspeed Opera House.
Kitsopoulos was conductor and musical director of the Tony-nominated musical A Catered Affair. He conducted the Tony- nominated musical Coram Boy and the American Conservatory Theatre's production of Kurt Weill's Happy End. He was music director and principal conductor of Baz Luhrmann's acclaimed production of La bohème, recording the production for Dreamworks.
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