Steven Fox is in his fifth season as Music Director of Cathedral Choral Society. He is also the Artistic Director of The Clarion Choir & Orchestra in New York. The 2022-2023 season sees his conducting debuts with Atlanta Ballet, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, and as Cover Conductor for Jaap van Zweden at the New York Philharmonic. In previous seasons, he has conducted the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestre Symphonique de Québec, Opéra de Québec, Chicago’s Music of the Baroque, San Francisco’s Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Boston’s Handel and Haydn Society, Juilliard415, Charleston Symphony Orchestra, Tucson Symphony Orchestra, Portland’s Cappella Romana, and Toronto’s Theatre of Early Music. His performances have taken him to some of the most prestigious halls internationally, such as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall and David H. Koch Theatre, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Academy of Music, London’s Barbican Centre and Duke’s Hall, St. Petersburg’s Grand Philharmonic Hall and Hermitage Theater, Moscow’s Rachmaninoff Hall, Paris’s Theatre des Champs Elysée, and the Vatican.
Steven was named an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music, London, in 2010 ‘for significant contributions to his field in music,’ and has received GRAMMY® nominations for his first three recordings: Steinberg’s Passion Week (2016), Kastalsky’s Memory Eternal (2018), and Kastalsky’s Requiem (2020).
Steven Fox was Chorus Master for the GRAMMY®-award-winning recording of Ethel Smyth’s The Prison. In recent years, he has collaborated with artists and ensembles such as Harry Bicket and The English Concert, Susan Graham, Leonard Slatkin and the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, Eric Jacobsen and The Knights Chamber Orchestra, and Madonna at the 2018 Met Gala.
Steven graduated as a Senior Fellow with High Honors in Music and Russian from Dartmouth College, and with Distinction from the Royal Academy of Music. Steven founded Musica Antiqua St. Petersburg as Russia’s first period-instrument orchestra at the age of 21, and premiered several important Russian 18th-century symphonic and operatic works with the orchestra. From 2008 to 2013 he was an Associate Conductor at New York City Opera, and, in 2011, served as Assistant Conductor for the Metropolitan Opera Lindemann Young Artists Program and Juilliard Opera. He has given master classes and clinics at The Royal Academy of Music, Dartmouth College, The Juilliard School, and Yale University, where he served for two years as preparatory conductor of the Yale Schola Cantorum.