John Mauceri distinguished and varied career has brought him to the world's leading opera companies and symphony orchestras, the musical stages of Broadway and Hollywood, as well as to the most prestigious halls of academia.
He served for sixteen years as the Director of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, which was created for him by the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and he retains the title of Founding Director. He has been the music director of four opera houses: Pittsburgh Opera, Washington Opera, Scottish Opera and Teatro Regio in Turin. He has . . . also conducted the Metropolitan Opera, La Scala, the Royal Opera House, the Deutsche Oper, the New York Philharmonic, the symphony orchestras of Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Israel, Paris and the principal London orchestras. In addition to his conducting responsibilities, John Mauceri is also the Chancellor of the North Carolina School of the Arts, a post he assumed in the summer of 2006. This unique institution, located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is a residential high school and college that offers programs in music, drama, dance, design and production, and filmmaking.