Aspen Music Festival And School

Patrick-Dupre Quigley Back To Performers

Instrumental Focus

  • conductor

Patrick Dupré Quigley, PCI program director and Seraphic Fire artistic director, has been proclaimed “extraordinary” (Gramophone), “authoritative” (Philadelphia Inquirer), “inspirational” (Chicago Sun-Times), and displaying “transformative brilliance” (New York Lucid Culture), and has established himself as an exemplary conductor, creative programmer, and lauded arts entrepreneur whose skills as a musician transcend traditional genre boundaries. In 2012, Seraphic Fire was honored with a Grammy Award nomination for Brahms’s Romantic masterpiece Ein deutsches Requiem under Quigley’s direction. In 2016–2017, he appeared with San Francisco Symphony, the Cleveland Orchestra, and Grand Rapids Symphony. Previous guest conducting engagements include appearances with New World Symphony, Mobile Symphony, Naples Philharmonic, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, and San Antonio Symphony. Quigley received his Master of Music in conducting from Yale School of Music and his undergraduate degree in musicology from University of Notre Dame.

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