Ted Sperling

Ted Sperling

Artistic Director, The Collegiate Chorale; Principal Conductor, Westchester Philharmonic, Music Director & Conductor for "The King and I" on Broadway at Lincoln Center

"Ted Sperling conducted with affectionate, sympathetic verve and kept everyone dancing, prancing, ogling and miming with exceptional precision and style." —Martin Bernheimer, Financial Times

"Conducted by Ted Sperling, the concert sustained an ideal, acoustically perfect mixture of brassy confidence and vaulting romanticism." —Stephen Holden, The New York Times

"...the New York Philharmonic program at Avery Fisher Hall on Monday evening, was to encounter the ultimate embodiment of the romantic myth that sustained the Broadway musical during its golden years...Throughout, Mr. Sperling confidently steered the singers and the orchestra in a direction that avoided anything smacking of formal classical crossover (despite Mr. Gunn’s operatic roots) while giving music by Jerome Kern, Cole Porter, Weill and Leonard Bernstein its full romantic due." —Stephen Holden, The New York Times


Ted Sperling, music director, conductor, actor, pianist, violinist, singer, director and arranger has been active in the New York theater and concert world for thirty years. He is currently the music director and conductor for "The King and I" On Broadway at Lincoln Center and was the music director and conductor of the Lincoln Center Theater production of South Pacific. Mr. Sperling won the 2005 Tony and Drama Desk Awards for his orchestrations of The Light in the Piazza, for which he was also music director. Sperling was . . .

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