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Ward Stare (uncredited)

Ward Stare

A native of Rochester, New York, Ward Stare is one of the most dynamic and engaging conductors of his generation. Described as “a compelling figure on the podium” and “one of the hottest young conductors in America” by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Mr. Stare recently completed his tenure as Resident Conductor of the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra. In April 2009, he made his highly successful Carnegie Hall debut with the orchestra, stepping in at the last minute for Music Director David Robertson, who performed the role of chansonnier in H.