James Gaffigan
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1979
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James Gaffigan

James Gaffigan Biography (Wikipedia)

James Gaffigan (born 1979, New York City) is an American conductor. His father, Dennis Gaffigan, was a salesman for Procter & Gamble, and his mother, Cheryl Gaffigan, was a school secretary. Gaffigan was a student at the LaGuardia High School and the Juilliard School Preparatory Division.

Gaffigan studied music at the New England Conservatory of Music and subsequently at the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University, where his teachers included Larry Rachleff. He earned a Master's degree from the Shepherd School in 2003. He subsequently developed an interest in conducting, and studied at the American Academy of Conducting of the Aspen Music Festival and School, where his teachers included David Zinman and Murry Sidlin. He was a conducting fellow at Tanglewood in 2003. In 2004, he was a first-prize recipient at the Sir Georg Solti International Conductors' Competition in Germany.

Gaffigan was assistant conductor of the Cleveland Orchestra from 2003 to 2006. During this period in Cleveland, he also served as music director of the CityMusic Cleveland chamber orchestra from 2005-2010. He then was associate conductor of the San Francisco Symphony from 2006 to 2009, during which time he served as artistic director of the orchestra's 'Summer in the City' festival.

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Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Violin Concerto in D major, Op 35 (2nd mvt)
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Violin Concerto in D major, Op 35 (2nd mvt)
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Violin Concerto in D major, Op 35 (3rd mvt)
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Violin Concerto in D major, Op 35 (3rd mvt)
Antonín Dvořák
Suite in A major, Op 98b (American) (3rd mvt)
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Suite in A major, Op 98b (American) (3rd mvt)
Antonín Dvořák
Suite in A major, Op 98b (American)
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Suite in A major, Op 98b (American)
Johannes Brahms
Violin Concerto In D Major Op.77
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Violin Concerto In D Major Op.77

Violin Concerto In D Major Op.77

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Lucerne Symphony Orchestra
Sergei Prokofiev
Scherzo from Concerto No.2 in G minor, Op.16 for piano and orchestra
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Scherzo from Concerto No.2 in G minor, Op.16 for piano and orchestra
Johannes Brahms
Violin Concerto
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Violin Concerto

Violin Concerto

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Orchestra
Lucerne Symphony Orchestra
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Violin Concerto in D major, Op 35 (1st mvt)
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Violin Concerto in D major, Op 35 (1st mvt)
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Scheherazade (Proms 2017)
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Scheherazade (Proms 2017)
Anders Hillborg
Sirens (Proms 2017)
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Sirens (Proms 2017)
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
The Sea Hawk (Proms 2017)
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The Sea Hawk (Proms 2017)
Johannes Brahms
Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 77 III. Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo vivace
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Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 77 III. Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo vivace
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Scheherazade, Op.35
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Scheherazade, Op.35
Claude Debussy
Prelude a l'apres midi d'un faune
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Prelude a l'apres midi d'un faune
Antonín Dvořák
Symphony no 6 in D major Op 60 - Scherzo (Furiant)
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Symphony no 6 in D major Op 60 - Scherzo (Furiant)
Johannes Brahms
Violin Concerto in D major, Op.77
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Violin Concerto in D major, Op.77
Kurt Weill
The Seven Deadly Sins (BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 2016-17 season)
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The Seven Deadly Sins (BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 2016-17 season)
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Symphony in F# Op.40
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Symphony in F# Op.40
Richard Strauss
Dance of the Seven Veils (Salome)
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Dance of the Seven Veils (Salome)
Gioachino Rossini
Giovanna d'Arco - cantata for soprano and piano
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Giovanna d'Arco - cantata for soprano and piano
Ferruccio Busoni
Turandot - suite from the incidental music Op.41
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Turandot - suite from the incidental music Op.41
Hector Berlioz
La Mort de Cleopatre
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La Mort de Cleopatre
Felix Mendelssohn
Die Schone Melusine - overture Op.32
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Die Schone Melusine - overture Op.32
Pyotr Tchaikovsky, Kirill Gerstein, Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra & James Gaffigan
Piano Concerto no. 1 in B flat minor Op.23: 3rd mvt Allegro con fuoco
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Piano Concerto no. 1 in B flat minor Op.23: 3rd mvt Allegro con fuoco
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Capriccio espagnol, Op. 34
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Capriccio espagnol, Op. 34
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Piano Concerto no. 19 in F major, KV 459
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Piano Concerto no. 19 in F major, KV 459
Sergei Prokofiev
Symphony No 3 in C minor, Op 44
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Symphony No 3 in C minor, Op 44
Vilde Frang
3rd mvt Finale from Violin Concerto in D major op. 35
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3rd mvt Finale from Violin Concerto in D major op. 35
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Violin Concerto in D major, Op 35
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Violin Concerto in D major, Op 35
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Violin Concerto in D major, Op 35 (2nd mvt)
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Violin Concerto in D major, Op 35 (2nd mvt)
Gustav Mahler
Symphony No.2 in C minor for soprano, alto, chorus and orchestra "Resurrection"
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Symphony No.2 in C minor for soprano, alto, chorus and orchestra "Resurrection"
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Upcoming BBC Events

BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 2018-19 Season: James Gaffigan conducts orchestral works by Lili and Nadia Boulanger
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Barbican, London
2019-04-06T00:32:50
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Upcoming Events

6
Apr
2019
James Gaffigan, Alexandra Dariescu and BBC Symphony Orchestra
Barbican Centre, London, UK

Past BBC Events

Proms 2017: Prom 18: Sirens and Scheherazade
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Royal Albert Hall
2017-07-28T00:32:50
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28
Jul
2017
Proms 2017: Prom 18: Sirens and Scheherazade

Proms 2017: Prom 18: Sirens and Scheherazade

Royal Albert Hall
BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 2016-17 season: Weill's Seven Deadly Sins
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Barbican, London
2016-11-23T00:32:50
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23
Nov
2016
BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 2016-17 season: Weill's Seven Deadly Sins

BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 2016-17 season: Weill's Seven Deadly Sins

Barbican, London
BBC SO 2014-15 Season: Gershwin, Herrmann and Bartók
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Barbican, London
2014-11-12T00:32:50
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12
Nov
2014
BBC SO 2014-15 Season: Gershwin, Herrmann and Bartók

BBC SO 2014-15 Season: Gershwin, Herrmann and Bartók

19:30
Barbican, London

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