Ian Robertson

Ian Robertson (Dundee, Scotland)

2019–20 Season: Chorus Director, Romeo and JulietBilly BuddThe Marriage of FigaroManon LescautHansel and GretelErnani, The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs

San Francisco Opera Highlights: Mainstage: Conductor of Lohengrin; Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk; Il Trovatore; Rigoletto; La Traviata; Don Carlo; Turandot; La Bohème.

Chorus Director for over 300 productions, including world premiere commissions.

Concerts: Conductor of San Francisco Opera Orchestra and Chorus at Stern Grove Festival; Yerba Buena Gardens; Northern California tour.

Merola Opera Program: Conductor of La Perichole; Così fan tutte; Grand Finale concerts.

Awarded Olivier Messiaen Foundation Prize for Saint François dʼAssise (2003); San Francisco Opera Medal (2012).

Artistic Director Emeritus of the San Francisco Boys Chorus which he led as Artistic Director for 23 years.