Andrew Litton
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1959-05-16
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Andrew Litton

Andrew Litton Biography (Wikipedia)

Andrew Litton (born May 16, 1959, New York City) is an American orchestral conductor. Litton is a graduate of The Fieldston School, and holds both undergraduate and masters degrees in music from Juilliard. His early teachers included John DeMaio. Litton was a participant in the Affiliate Artists Exxon-Arts Endowment Conductors Program. In 2003, he was awarded Yale University's Sanford Medal.

Litton started his conducting career with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, where he served as the principal conductor from 1988 to 1994, and is now its conductor laureate. He served for twelve seasons as Music Director of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra from 1994 to 2006, following which he was named Music Director Emeritus. Since 2003, he has been Artistic Director of the Sommerfest concerts of the Minnesota Orchestra, and in June 2008, his contract in this post was extended to 2011. He has been Music Director and Principal Conductor of the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra in Norway since 2003. In June 2008, his contract with the Bergen Philharmonic was extended through the 2010-2011 season. In March 2011, his Bergen contract was further extended through 2015. He is scheduled to conclude his Bergen tenure in 2015 and to take the title of conductor laureate with the orchestra. In June 2012, Litton accepted the post of Artistic Adviser with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra through the 2014-2015 season beginning September 1, 2012. In August 2013, the Colorado Symphony Orchestra elevated Litton's title to Music Director, with immediate effect. In December 2014, New York City Ballet appointed Litton its next music director, effective in September 2015. In September 2015, the Colorado Symphony Orchestra announced that Litton is to stand down from his post as the orchestra's music director after the 2015-2016 season, and to become the orchestra's artistic advisor and principal guest conductor through the 2017-2018 season. In May 2017, the Singapore Symphony Orchestra announced...

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Andrew Litton Performances & Interviews


Andrew Litton Tracks

Andrew Litton
Lulu's Back in Town
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Lulu's Back in Town

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William Walton
Death of Falstaff & Touch her soft lips and part (Henry V Suite)
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Death of Falstaff & Touch her soft lips and part (Henry V Suite)
Nicola Benedetti
The Lark Ascending
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The Lark Ascending
Leonard Bernstein
Candide (Overture)
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Candide (Overture)
William Walton
Orb and Sceptre - coronation march
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Orb and Sceptre - coronation march
Felix Mendelssohn
Symphony No 4 in A major, Op 90, 'Italian' (1st mvt)
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Symphony No 4 in A major, Op 90, 'Italian' (1st mvt)
Sergey Rachmaninov
Symphonic Dance no 1 [Non allegro], Op 45
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Symphonic Dance no 1 [Non allegro], Op 45
Edvard Grieg
Piano Concerto in A minor, Op 16 (1st mvt)
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Piano Concerto in A minor, Op 16 (1st mvt)
William Walton
Symphony No 2 (1st mvt)
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Symphony No 2 (1st mvt)
Jules Massenet
Thaïs (Meditation)
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Thaïs (Meditation)
Dmitry Shostakovich
Festive Overture, Op 96
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Festive Overture, Op 96
William Walton
Touch her soft lips, and part (Henry V Suite)
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Touch her soft lips, and part (Henry V Suite)
William Walton
Façade, Suite no. 1: Swiss Yodelling Song
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Façade, Suite no. 1: Swiss Yodelling Song
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5
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Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5
Edvard Grieg
Piano Concerto in A minor, Op 16 (3rd mvt)
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Piano Concerto in A minor, Op 16 (3rd mvt)
Ludwig van Beethoven
Piano Concerto no. 4 in G major Op.58
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Piano Concerto no. 4 in G major Op.58
Sergei Prokofiev
Symphony no. 4 in C major Op.112
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Symphony no. 4 in C major Op.112
Gioachino Rossini
William Tell Overture
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William Tell Overture
Giovanni Bottesini
Gran duo concertante vers. for violin, double bass and orchestra
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Gran duo concertante vers. for violin, double bass and orchestra
John Tavener
Dhyana (A song for Nicola, for violin and strings)
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Dhyana (A song for Nicola, for violin and strings)
Edvard Grieg
Norwegian Dance (Allegro marcato) (Op.35 No.1) [orig for piano duet]
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Norwegian Dance (Allegro marcato) (Op.35 No.1) [orig for piano duet]
Edward Elgar
Violin Concerto in B minor, Op 61
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Violin Concerto in B minor, Op 61
Gustav Mahler
Symphony No.1 D major, 'Titan'
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Symphony No.1 D major, 'Titan'
Felix Mendelssohn
Concerto for violin and orch (Op.64) in E minor, 3rd mvt; Allegro molto vivace
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Concerto for violin and orch (Op.64) in E minor, 3rd mvt; Allegro molto vivace
Henry Litolff
Concerto Symphonique no.2 (Scherzo)
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Concerto Symphonique no.2 (Scherzo)
William Walton
Polka (Façade)
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Polka (Façade)
Henry Litolff
Concerto Symphonique No.3, Op.45 (4th mvt)
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Concerto Symphonique No.3, Op.45 (4th mvt)
Giovanni Bottesini
Duetto for clarinet, double bass and orchestra
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Duetto for clarinet, double bass and orchestra
Ralph Vaughan Williams
The Lark Ascending
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The Lark Ascending
Claude Debussy
L'Isle Joyeuse
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L'Isle Joyeuse
Edvard Grieg
Holberg Suite (Op.40)
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Holberg Suite (Op.40)
George Gershwin
Rhapsody in Blue
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Rhapsody in Blue
Dmitri Kabalevsky
Cello Concerto No. 2 in C, op.77 3rd movement Andante Con Moto - Allegro Agitato - Molto Tranquillo
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Cello Concerto No. 2 in C, op.77 3rd movement Andante Con Moto - Allegro Agitato - Molto Tranquillo
Felix Mendelssohn
Ich harrete des Herrn
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Ich harrete des Herrn
William Walton
Facade - Definitive suite [All items from Suites 1 & 2] [1955], Popular song
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Facade - Definitive suite [All items from Suites 1 & 2] [1955], Popular song
Antonín Dvořák
Cello Concerto in B minor (Op.104)
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Cello Concerto in B minor (Op.104)
William Walton
Popular Song (Façade)
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Popular Song (Façade)
William Walton
Henry V - Suite
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Henry V - Suite
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Bluebird pas de deux (Sleeping Beauty)
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Bluebird pas de deux (Sleeping Beauty)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Symphony No.6 in B minor 'Pathetique' - III. Allegro Molto Vivace
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Symphony No.6 in B minor 'Pathetique' - III. Allegro Molto Vivace
Max Bruch
Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor, Op 26 (3rd mvt)
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Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor, Op 26 (3rd mvt)
Johnny Green
Body and Soul
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Body and Soul
Hector Berlioz
Le Carnaval romain - overture Op.9
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Le Carnaval romain - overture Op.9
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2015: Prom 72: Nielsen & Ives
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Royal Albert Hall
2015-09-09T17:19:57
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2015
Proms 2015: Prom 72: Nielsen & Ives

Proms 2015: Prom 72: Nielsen & Ives

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2015: Prom 56: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra and Andrew Litton
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Royal Albert Hall
2015-08-27T17:19:57
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Aug
2015
Proms 2015: Prom 56: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra and Andrew Litton

Proms 2015: Prom 56: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra and Andrew Litton

Royal Albert Hall
BBC SSO 2014-15 Season: Rachmaninov’s Second Symphony at City Halls
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City Halls
2015-04-02T17:19:57
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Apr
2015
BBC SSO 2014-15 Season: Rachmaninov’s Second Symphony at City Halls

BBC SSO 2014-15 Season: Rachmaninov’s Second Symphony at City Halls

19:30
City Halls
BBC SO 2014-15 Season: Celebrating the BBC Singers at 90
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Barbican, London
2014-09-24T17:19:57
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Sep
2014
BBC SO 2014-15 Season: Celebrating the BBC Singers at 90

BBC SO 2014-15 Season: Celebrating the BBC Singers at 90

19:30
Barbican, London
BBC Symphony Orchestra at the Proms: Prom 72: English Music
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Royal Albert Hall
2014-09-10T17:19:57
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10
Sep
2014
BBC Symphony Orchestra at the Proms: Prom 72: English Music

BBC Symphony Orchestra at the Proms: Prom 72: English Music

19:30
Royal Albert Hall

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