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10.26.18
Christopher Rountree
Fluxus Festival: A Ritual Convening Around Shared Sound
LA Weekly
10.05.18
Christopher Rountree
‘Dharma at Big Sur’ a mesmerizing experience in CSO’s all-American program
Cincinnati Business Courier
10.01.18
Christopher Rountree
PROVING Mazzoli's Place in the New Opera Scene at the Miller in New York
Broadway World
01.01.18
Marin Alsop, Sir Andrew Davis, JoAnn Falletta, Christopher Rountree, Inon Barnatan, Daniel Barenboim, Christoph Eschenbach, Alexandre Tharaud, Daniil Trifonov, Krystian Zimerman, Isabelle Faust, Yo-Yo Ma, Johannes Moser, Alisa Weilerstein, Avi Avital, Mason Bates, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Munich , Minnesota Orchestra , West-Eastern Divan Orchestra , The Knights , Monteverdi Choir and Orchestra , Stephanie Blythe, Kate Lindsey, Christian Van Horn, VOCES8
Best of 2017
07.07.16
Christopher Rountree
A Day in the Life: Christopher Rountree
WQXR
02.14.16
Jennifer Koh & Shai Wosner , Christopher Rountree
Laguna Beach Music Festival peaks with Jennifer Koh and Shai Wosner
The Orange County Register
12.18.15
Wynton Marsalis, Marin Alsop, Sir Andrew Davis, Christopher Rountree, Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company , Alexandre Tharaud, Daniil Trifonov, Jennifer Koh, Gil Shaham, Philadelphia Orchestra , Storm Large, Christine Goerke, Nicholas Phan, VOCES8 , New York Polyphony
End of Year 2015 'Best of' Roundup
10.22.15
Christopher Rountree
East Meets West in a New York Debut
The New York Times
09.21.15
Christopher Rountree
Diavolo's 'L'Espace du Temps' resonates in its metaphysical convergence
Los Angeles Times
02.14.15
Christopher Rountree, Andriana Chuchman, James Darrah
Review: Opera Omaha's 'Flowering Tree' an assault on the emotions
Omaha World Herald
01.15.15
Christopher Rountree
OPUS 3 ARTISTS SIGNS RENEGADE COMPOSER/CONDUCTOR CHRISTOPHER ROUNTREE
01.05.15
Christopher Rountree
Critical Acclaim for Christopher Rountree

Conductor, composer, and curator Christopher Rountree has distinguished himself as one of classical music's most forward-thinking innovators in programming, conducting, and community building. Whether presenting his beloved chamber group wild Up in a museum bathroom or leading the country's most renowned ensembles through new music's most exciting works at the world's greatest concert halls, Rountree is the linchpin between orchestral music and the future of performance.

Rountree founded the renegade twenty-four-piece ensemble wild Up in 2010. The group's eccentric mix of new music, pop, and performance art quickly jumped from raucous DIY bar shows to being lauded as the vanguard for classical music by critics for The New York TimesThe Los Angeles TimesThe Wall Street Journal and public radio's Performance Today. Now an institution in its own right, the success of wild Up has led Rountree to collaborations with Björk, John Adams, David Lang, Scott Walker, and many of the planet's greatest orchestras and ensembles ... read full bio