ROB FISHER is a recognized authority on American music of all kinds. His particular specialty has been conducting classic musical theater. Fisher was music director and conductor of the Tony-honored Encores! series at New York’s City Center from its inception in 1994 through 2005. In 1997 he was presented the Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Special Achievement for his work on Encores! The series has spawned many recordings for which he has served as the conductor and associate producer.
The Broadway hits Chicago and Wonderful Town began at the Encores! series. Fisher was instrumental in their successful transfers, and he remains supervising music director of companies of Chicago around the world. He conducted the Grammy-winning Chicago cast recording and the recently released Wonderful Town. Fisher enjoys an ongoing relationship with the New York Pops and was pleased to share concerts with the late Skitch Henderson regularly.
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