David Rosenmeyer is now in his sixth season as the Oratorio Society of New
York’s Associate Conductor. He has led the Society in Carnegie Hall performances
of Britten’s Te Deum (2010) Fauré’s Cantique de Jean Racine (2008) and
Stravinsky’s Mass (2007), which marked his Carnegie Hall debut. He also
conducted the orchestra of the Society in Poulenc’s Concerto for Organ, Strings,
and Timpani during its 2007 tour of Hungary. Mr. Rosenmeyer is also Music
Director of the Choral Arts Society and the University Singers at NYU.
Last season, Mr. Rosenmeyer made his debut with the Bellas Opera Company of
Mexico City, leading a staged gala at the Cervantino Festival. He returned to
the Bellas Opera this past summer to conduct the finals gala of its Morelli
Opera Competition. In New York, he led the Bleecker Street Opera’s production of
The Barber of Seville, Handel’s Serse with Pocket Opera of New
York, and Carmen with the New York Lyric Opera.
From 2003–2009, Mr. Rosenmeyer served as Music Director of the Bach Society
of Columbia University; highlights of his tenure included the New York premiere
of Guarnieri’s Missa Diligite. From 2005–2010, he was the Music
Director of Horizon Concerts, an outreach program that brings classical music to
New York City schools. In 2007, he was music director for the famed Salzburg
Marionette Theater’s new production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The Sound
of Music, which it took on a tour of the US. In 2002, he was music director
and pianist for the world premiere of The Sandman, an opera by Thomas
Cabaniss that was directed by David Herskovits in a production by Target Margin
Theater, an experimental theater company of which he is now a member.