Ward Stare

A compelling figure on the podium
Saint Louis Post Dispatch
He inspired the musicians to impressive heights
The New York Times
One of the hottest young conductors in America
Saint Louis Post Dispatch
His conducting... was clear & vibrant, with a keen ear for phrasing, balance & pacing
The Plain Dealer
...a rising star in the conducting firmament
Chicago Tribune
Conductor Ward Stare made a piquantly effervescent concoction of Strauss's exquisite score
Opera News