Christopher Confessore serves as Music Director and Principal Conductor of the Brevard Symphony Orchestra and Resident Conductor and Principal POPS Conductor of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra. During his tenure in Brevard, the orchestra has enjoyed a dramatic and sustained period of artistic excellence and has been praised for its innovative programming, spirited performances and broad repertoire. His work with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra has garnered rave reviews for his “special talent for drawing the broadly lyrical out of his orchestra.” He leads the orchestra in a wide range of Classics, Pops, Educational and Outreach performances each season.
In recent seasons, Mr. Confessore’s schedule as a guest conductor has included appearances with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, New Mexico Philharmonic, Naples Philharmonic, Sarasota Orchestra and the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra. He appears annually as a conductor of Walt Disney World’s Candlelight Processional at EPCOT – a production featuring a full orchestra, 300-voice choir and celebrity narrators including Whoopi Goldberg, Neil Patrick Harris, Gary Sinese, and Chita Rivera. Praised for his ability to communicate with audiences of all ages, the 2015-16 Season sees Mr. Confessore leading Educational and Outreach Concerts with four different orchestras for a combined audience of more than 70,000 students.
Heralded as a sensitive accompanist and inspiring collaborator, Christopher Confessore has accompanied a distinguished list of world-class concert artists, including Itzhak Perlman, Joshua Bell and Lang Lang. As a Pops conductor, he has appeared with a diverse group of superstars, including Grammy Award winners Art Garfunkel, Roberta Flack, Judy Collins, Amy Grant, Marvin Hamlisch, LeAnn Rimes, Indigo Girls, Chris Botti and Charlie Daniels and Tony Award winner Idina Menzel.
For a complete concert calendar, visit ChristopherConfessore.com.