Chorus master for 33 Seasons, Mr. Rom graduated from the Leningrad Conservatory of Music with a master’s degree in choral conducting. He has been a coach at numerous companies, including the Metropolitan Opera, Houston Grand Opera, and the Cincinnati, Ravinia, and Savonlinna festivals. An Honorary Visiting Professor at Finland’s Sibelius Academy and the Helsinki Conservatory of Music, Mr. Rom was a Visiting Professor at the Savonlinna Opera Festival Music Institute for ten years; he also staged and musically prepared Eugene Onegin while in Finland. Mr. Rom was a founder of the Grace Choral Society of Brooklyn, New York, of which he was Music Director for 19 years.
Alexander Rom at The Dallas Opera:
Chorus Master (1990/1991-present)