Rob Fisher conducted the 2003 Broadway revival of Wonderful Town. He was the original conductor and music director for Chicago (1996 revival, still on Broadway) and its Grammy Award-winning cast album, and supervisor of Chicagocompanies worldwide. He also served as music director and conductor of City Center’s Tony Award-winning Encores! series since its inception in 1994. Other credits include Garrison Keillor’s radio broadcasts, concerts at Carnegie Hall, New York City Opera, PBS, the White House, guest symphony conductor, and more than 20 recordings.
As he discusses his wide-ranging musical work in this October 13, 2006 interview, Fisher sheds light on the role of collaboration in the original creation and revival of Wonderful Town as well as in theater more generally.
This interview and transcript are available for in-library use. To arrange for access, contact Kerry Masteller.
[Biographical information from the "Leonard Bernstein: Boston to Broadway" Festival Program Book]