About Matthew Aucoin

Matthew Aucoin is an American composer, conductor, writer, and pianist. He is Artist in Residence at Los Angeles Opera, and has worked as a composer and conductor with the Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, the American Repertory Theater, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and Music Academy of the West.

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This May, Artist in Residence Matthew Aucoin conducts the singers of LA Opera’s Young Artist program alongside members of the LA Opera orchestra in Mozart: Truth through Beauty. The all-Mozart program explores the composer’s creative trajectory – from the blinding virtuosity of his early works to the sublime simplicity of the music written on his deathbed.

The artists will explore the greater Los Angeles area on tour.