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George Rothman

Music, Conservatory of

Location: 346T Claire Tow Center for the Performing Arts
Phone: 718.951.5000x1416
Fax: 718.951.4502

Full Professor George Rothman is the Conductor of Brooklyn College's Conservatory Orchestra. He is Riverside Symphony?s founding music director and conductor, has led orchestras throughout the United States, as well as in South America, Asia, and Europe. Praised as ?adventurous, committed, [and] energetic? by Musical America, his performances of an unusually diverse repertory are also routinely acclaimed by the New York Times and other leading publications. As an advocate for new music, Mr. Rothman has led well over 150 world and local premieres from both established and emerging composers around the world, while Riverside Symphony?s seven CDs of major contemporary orchestral works?mainly world premiere recordings?under his leadership have been lauded by Fanfare for their ?awesomely assured performances.? Furthermore, Mr. Rothman is active as a pianist and lecturer, regularly participating in workshops and seminars with leading American composers.

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