Todd Palmer, clarinet
Appearances with the Atlanta, Houston, BBC Scotland orchestras; St. Paul, Cincinnati, Montréal, and Metamorphosen chamber orchestras; three-time Grammy nominated artist, collaborations with the St. Lawrence, Brentano, Borromeo & Pacifica quartets, sopranos Kathleen Battle, Renée Fleming, Heidi Grant Murphy, Dawn Upshaw. Commissioned the theatre work Orpheus and Euridice by Ricky Gordon presented by Great Performers at Lincoln Center. Winner of the Young Concert Artist International Auditions, and grand prize winner in the Ima Hogg Young Artist Auditions. Festivals include Spoleto, Marlboro and Tanglewood; principal clarinet positions include the Minnesota Orchestra, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Gotham Chamber Opera and Grand Teton Festival. Soloist in Robert Lepage’s staging of Stravinsky’s The Nightingale and Other Fables; world premiere of choreographer Mark Morris’ new dance work for clarinet: Crossroads.