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Stephen Lord


Stephen Lord was Described by Opera News as one of the ‘25 Most Powerful Names in U.S. Opera’,  the Music Director of Opera Theatre of Saint Louis is a much sought-after guest conductor at home and abroad.

Career Highlights

Previously for ENO:

Tosca, La bohème, Rigoletto

Previous highlights elsewhere:

Lyric Opera of Chicago (Tosca, Don Pasquale); Canadian Opera (Un ballo in maschera, Lucia di Lammermoor); San Francisco Opera (Rigoletto); L’Opéra de Montreal (Macbeth);  Dallas Opera (La Rondine); Santa Fe Opera (La donna del lago); Seoul Arts Center (Rigletto and La traviata in concert); Michigan Opera Theatre (Macbeth, Madama Butterfly), among many others.


2016/17 Season will include La traviata (San  Diego), Norma (Toronto) and Macbeth (Detroit); in 2017, he becomes Music Director Emeritus of OTSL while continuing as Artistic Director for the young artists programme there.

Last updated: 14th March 2016