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James Alexander

James Alexander

James Alexander's extensive career in the performing arts ranges from founding a music theatre company in his native Scotland, managing The Boston Pops, staging musicals in London's West End, serving in A&R at The Decca Record Company, managing a roster of classical musicians and soloists and conductors, to producing television and operas on three continents with a large number of prestigious companies, orchestras and conductors. Creation/Creator takes place in his 10th year of works for The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Previous Theater Of A Concert presentations include, A Flowering Tree, Madama Butterfly, La Bohéme, Stravinsky's Nightingale, Bernstein on Broadway and Dr. Atomic. In Europe his engagements range from The Royal Scottish National Orchestra, to various productions with Scottish Opera, Opera North, The Gabrieli Consort & Players, (Venice & London), to serving as the Associate Director of the Olivier Award-winning Carmen Jones at London's Old Vic Theatre. In the USA, Mr. Alexander was a long time collaborator with Maestro Seiji Ozawa and The Boston Symphony. His Cincinnati Opera staging of Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro was very highly acclaimed. Alexander is Creative Director of Symphony V, a production company realizing revolutionary immersive experiences for audiences of symphony orchestras and opera companies. Being the stage director of choice for Maestros Robert Spano and Yannick Nézet-Séguin, his future productions include; Orfeo ed Euridice for The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Handel's Messiah, Stravinsky's A Soldier's Tale and Puccini's Tosca for The Philadelphia Orchestra. January 2017