Philip Morehead to conduct Mikado performances at Chicago Lyric

Maestro Philip Morehead will conduct performances of Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Mikado at Lyric Opera of Chicago, January 11-21, 2011.

A veteran of almost thirty years as pianist and conductor at the renowned Lyric Opera of Chicago, Philip Morehead has extensive experience in the operatic repertory, as well as concert works, and contemporary chamber music. Morehead recently launched his new web site, designed by PerformSites (Peter McDowell and Ari Salomon).

Lyric’s new production of the Mikado stars James Morris and Stephanie Blythe and is directed by Chicago director Gary Griffin.