The Washington Post said, “The real hero of the production is conductor Philip Lauriat.”
Philip Lauriat has more than 25 years experience in the world of opera as conductor, producer and director.
“Conductor Philip Lauriat led a spiffy performance” said Richard Dyer (The Boston Globe).
Artistic Director of Granite State Opera from 1998 to 2009, he has conducted over thirty productions of operas to acclaim from local, national and international critics.
“Conductor Philip Lauriat drew from the small orchestra enough skill and color to honor Rossini’s brilliant score” said Tim Smith, The Baltimore Sun/Clef Notes
Mr. Lauriat has received funding from the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.