Roderick Cox makes his Grant Park Festival debut

This week, Roderick Cox makes his debut at the Grant Park Festival in Chicago conducting the Grant Park Orchestra in a programme of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2, Haydn’s Sinfonia Concertante and Wagner’s Tannhäuser overture. Taking place on Wednesday 18 July, the concert will be broadcast live on 98.7WFMT and streamed live at More information available here.

Winner of the 2018 Sir Georg Solti Conducting Award from the US Solti Foundation, Roderick was the Minnesota Orchestra’s Associate Conductor from September 2016 to July 2018 following a year in which he served as the ensemble’s Assistant Conductor. Before arriving in Minnesota, he served for two years as Assistant Conductor of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra and Music Director of the Alabama Symphony Youth Orchestra.

Recent highlights include debuts with BBC Symphony and Ulster Orchestra as well as the Orchestre Métropolitain at the Festival de Lanaudière, plus concerts with the Cleveland, Seattle Symphony, Louisiana Philharmonic and Indianapolis Symphony Orchestras.
Roderick will make his debut in a subscription concert with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra with Cameron Carpenter in November 2018, and make his opera debut with Houston Grand Opera in January 2019 in performances of Bizet’s The Pearl Fishers.

Roderick featured in the first edition of The Green Room, published earlier this year. Read the article below:

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