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Martin Pearlman

Boston Baroque
Founder and Music Director

An international conductor known for his crisp communicative skills, Pearlman is also a highly regarded scholar, composer and an acclaimed three-time Grammy ­nominated recording artist. He is the founder and music director of the Boston Baroque, a Boston, Massachusetts-based ensemble that has performed many American and world period-instrument premieres of operas, choral, and instrumental works, including Mozart operas and major works of Bach, Beethoven, Handel, Monteverdi and Rameau. Pearlman enjoys an active guest conducting career on both the opera and orchestral stages. Among the orchestras and opera companies that Mr. Pearlman has appeared with are Minnesota Orchestra, Omaha Symphony, Alabama Symphony,  San Antonio Symphony, Springfield Symphony (Massachusetts), New World Symphony, National Arts Center Orchestra of Ottawa, The Washington Opera, Utah Opera, Opera Columbus, and Boston Lyric Opera, to name a few. Pearlman is the only conductor from the period-instrument field to have performed live on the internationally televised Grammy Awards show.


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