^ Back to Top
^ Back to Discography
Classical Music Home
Email Password  
Not a subscriber yet?
Keyword Search


Conductor Michael Stern is founding Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the IRIS Orchestra (Germantown, Tennessee), well known for its varied programming with special emphasis on American contemporary music, and for its recordings on the Naxos and Arabesque labels. Their commitment to American composers has produced commissioned works from Stephen Hartke, Richard Danielpour, Edgar Meyer, Jonathan Leshnoff, Adam Schoenberg, and Ellen Taaffe Zwilich, among others.

Stern is also in his sixth season as Music Director of the Kansas City Symphony. Together they have recorded for Naxos as well as for Reference Recordings, with two acclaimed discs of the music of Sullivan, Sibelius, and Britten. Stern’s guest conducting engagements include many of the major orchestras in the United States, Europe and Asia. He is a regular visitor at the Aspen Festival and School, and for four years he was the Chief Conductor of the Saarbrücken Radio Symphony Orchestra in Germany. He earned degrees at both Harvard University and the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.

Albums featuring this artist are available for download from ClassicsOnline.com
Role: Conductor 
Album Title
Catalogue No  Work Category 

 View Albums

 Tell a Friend |  Bookmark this page Digg It |  Bookmark this page Del.icio.us. |  Add to Facebook Facebook |  FURL FURL |  Add to MySpace MySpace |  Stumbleupon StumbleUpon |  Twitter Twitter

Famous Composers Quick Link:
Bach | Beethoven | Chopin | Dowland | Handel | Haydn | Mozart | Glazunov | Schumann | R Strauss | Vivaldi
7:19:16 AM, 1 June 2016
All Naxos Historical, Naxos Classical Archives, Naxos Jazz, Folk and Rock Legends and Naxos Nostalgia titles are not available in the United States and some titles may not be available in Australia and Singapore because these countries have copyright laws that provide or may provide for terms of protection for sound recordings that differ from the rest of the world.
Copyright © 2016 Naxos Digital Services Ltd. All rights reserved.     Terms of Use     Privacy Policy
Classical Music Home
NOTICE: This site was unavailable for several hours on Saturday, June 25th 2011 due to some unexpected but essential maintenance work. We apologize for any inconvenience.