Craig Kier and Katie Van Kooten discuss magic of La bohème on Kansas City Live
Lyric Opera of Kansas City continues its 56th season with Giacomo Puccini's La bohème on March 15 , 17, 19, 21 and 23, 2014 at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Watch the interview.
Craig to Conduct Hamlet with Opera Birmingham
Soprano Leah Partridge and baritone Corey McKern will sing the lead roles. Dona D. Vaughn will direct the production and Craig Kier will conduct. Performances take place Jan. 23 and 25, 2015. More information.
Craig Returns to Houston Grand Opera
This month Craig returns to the Houston Grand Opera for Rigoletto. He serves as cover conductor for Patrick Summers. Performances begin January 24, 2014. More information.
Craig Prepares for Albert Herring with Maryland Opera Studio
Writes Cara Hedgepeth of Gazette.net, "Houston-based conductor Craig Kier is conducting the piece. A graduate of SUNY Fredonia in New York City, Kier currently spends most of his time working with the Houston Grand Opera and the Houston Ballet. Recently, he’s been frequently making the trip to and from College Park to work with the Maryland Opera Studio students. "I’ve actually been there several times,” Kier said. “We spent the first week coaching it musically and putting all of the ensembles together ... I’ve been back three or four times to oversee things." Read full article.
Craig Debuts with Central City Opera
Craig Kier will round out his 2013/14 season by making his company debut with Central City Opera leading Rodgers and Hammerstein's beloved The Sound of Music. Tickets and more information.
Craig Kier to Conduct Albert Herring in Maryland
This fall Craig Kier will make his company debut with the Maryland Opera Studio conducting Albert Herring. Performances are November 22 - 26, 2013. More information.
JUNE, JULY & AUG 2013:
Craig Kier Returns to The Santa Fe Opera
Rounding out his 2012/13 season Mr. Kier returns to the internationally acclaimed Santa Fe Opera Festival to serve as assisant conductor for Rossini's La donna del lago starring
and Lawrence Brownlee. This will be the conductor's fourth season with the company. More information.
Craig Kier Announces 2013/14 Season
In the 2013/14 season Craig will make his conducting debut with Lyric Opera of Kansas City conducting La bohème. He will also return to Houston Grand Opera and Atlanta Opera to conduct performances of Die Fledermaus and Il barbiere di Siviglia, respectively. See Craig's full 2013/14 season schedule.
SEPT & OCT 2012:
Craig Kier travels to Oman
Mr. Kier travels to Oman with Glimmerglass Opera to make his conducting debut at the famed Royal Opera House in the capital city of Muscat. He will lead performances of The Music Man.
JULY & AUG 2012:
Craig Kier Debuts with Glimmerglass
Mr. Kier debuts as a guest artist at the Glimmerglass Festival this Summer, serving as the Assistant Conductor for 'Lost in the Stars' and The Music Man. He then returns to his conducting duties with Houston Grand Opera for an exciting 2012/13 Season.
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