As Artistic Director and Conductor of the new Union Symphony Orchestra, Maestro, Rosenberg is one of a handful of American conductors whose experience ranges from contemporary music to historical performance practice. Under his baton, Mr. Rosenberg’s editions of music by the 19th-century Louisiana composers Edmond Dédé, Louis Moreau Gottschalk and Lucién Lambert, as well as music by Jerome Moross, were recently released
on five compact discs on the Naxos/Marco Polo label. His Naxos recording of jazz-inspired concerti including music by George Gershwin, James Price Johnson, Harry Reser and Dana Suesse was released online in March 2010 and on compact disc in February 2011.
Mr. Rosenberg’s numerous orchestrations and his corrected editions of J.S. Bach’s “Saint Matthew Passion,” George Gershwin’s “A Rhapsody in Blue,” Arnold Schönberg’s “Verklärte Nacht” and the complete orchestral music of Gottschalk (which he has just prepared for publication) have received
numerous performances. In addition to his work as a conductor, Mr. Rosenberg has produced two compact discs of music with jazz legend Dave Brubeck, and two discs of Mozart piano concerti, all for the Naxos Records label.
Music directorships include the National Music Festival, Corpus Christi
Symphony, the Chamber Orchestra of California, the Waterloo/Cedar Falls
Symphony, Hot Springs Music Festival and the Pennsylvania Ballet. He also
served on the conducting staffs of the Baltimore Symphony, the Oakland
Symphony, the London Classical Players and the Aspen Music Festival, and
as Acting Director of Orchestras at the University of Michigan in Ann
Arbor. As a guest conductor, Mr. Rosenberg has performed with the
Rochester Philharmonic, the Kennedy Center Opera Orchestra, Miami City
Ballet, and symphony orchestras and ballet companies throughout the United
States, Europe and South America. His upcoming engagements include
concerts with the The Festival Música nas Montanhas; The Vancouver Island
Symphony and the Union Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Rosenberg’s teachers
include Leonard Bernstein, Herbert von Karajan and Sir Roger Norrington.
He has recorded ten compact discs of American music for the Naxos Records
label, and has produced several CDs with jazz legend Dave Brubeck.
Union Symphony Orchestra of Monroe, NC is a professional organization of
contract musicians which performs at The Batte Center on the campus of Wingate University. Auditions for the New Union Symphony Orchestra are being conducted now. For more information, view the musicians’ page.