Conductor

Jason has led and conducted a number of varied projects, ranging from Baroque music to contemporary opera and musical theatre. As a founder of the Modern Opera Company and their innovative Potluck Opera series, he has led their performances of Sweeney Todd, Into the Woods, The Medium, Amahl and the Night Visitors, and Street Scene. For Lighthouse Opera, Jason has led performances of Rigoletto and Carlisle Floyd’s Susannah. Jason was the assistant conductor of the award-winning new music ensemble Cantori New York from 2010 to 2014 and conducted this innovative group at venues such as Le Poisson Rouge and the DiMenna Center in New York City.

 

Other musical theatre credits include The Threepenny Opera for Columbia Drama School, The Cradle WIll Rock for The New School. The Impresario." A talented improviser and arranger, Jason enjoys the challenge of reworking already-composed music to meet the requirements of new performers and new contexts.