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May 22, 2017Sinfónica de Galicia under the baton of Andrew Litton performs Scriabin's Symphony No. 2
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May 24, 2017Andrew Litton appointed Principal Guest Conductor of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra
March 11, 2017Conductor Andrew Litton leaving Minnesota Orchestra's Sommerfest after 2017 season
December 8, 2015Litton and the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra perform Ravel's Daphnis et Chloe
November 4, 2015Litton and the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra perform Strauss' Don Quixote
September 30, 2015Andrew's final concert with the Bergen Philharmonic
September 17, 2015Andrew Litton Becomes Colorado Symphony Artistic Advisor and Principal Guest Conductor
December 21, 2014Litton extends tenure with Colorado Symphony
December 15, 2014New York City Ballet Appoints Andrew Litton Music Director
September 28, 2014Watch Andrew's live performance with Rhinegold LIVE
May 5, 2014Free concert features Litton's Tribute to Oscar Peterson
August 21, 2013Andrew Litton named music director of Colorado Symphony
August 7, 2013Litton Responds to 'Independent on Sunday' Reviewer Layoffs
April 24, 2013North Shore Chamber Music Festival: June 5, 7, and 8, 2013
July 25, 2012Minnesota Orchestra extends Litton's Sommerfest contract
June 24, 2012Andrew Litton named Artistic Advisor for the Colorado Symphony
November 30, 2011Vadim Gluzman, Andrew Litton and the Bergen Philharmonic win France's top recording award, the 2011 Diapason d'Or
May 4, 2011Litton named Knight in Royal Norwegian Order of Merit
March 22, 2011Andrew Litton and the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra renew their commitment until 2015
December 7, 2010Rigoletto Live on BBC Radio 3
August 8, 2010Litton/Kempf Prokofiev Nominated for 2010 Gramphone Award
August 5, 2010Andrew Litton discusses Bach Day at the BBC Proms, 2010
January 21, 2010BBC Music Magazine names Litton's Mendelssohn No. 1 & 4 February 2010 Disc of the Month
February 26, 2009Litton's NHK performance of Tchaikovsky's Symphony No.2 a winner
June 3, 2008Bergen Philharmonic and Litton Re-Up
January 31, 2008Den Nye Opera's Carmen outstanding, says Opera Magazine
November 13, 2007Litton leads Bergen Philharmonic on its first US Tour in 41 years
October 9, 2007Schedule for Bergen Philharmonic's US Concert Tour Announced
March 22, 2007Andrew Litton announces plans for his fifth Sommerfest with Minnesota Orchestra
January 11, 2007Andrew Litton tops Colorado blizzard
July 16, 2006Gershwin gala a success, by George
July 16, 2006Ravinia puts Gershwin to work at gala fund-raiser
July 7, 2006Dallas holds true to Vail traditions
June 28, 2006Pleasant surprises at the Mann says Philadelphia Inquirer
October 10, 2005Live Cyberbroadcast of Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra's 240th Anniversary Gala Concert
April 6, 2005Bergen Philharmonic Names Andrew Litton Music Director
February 21, 2005On Eve of European Tour, Bergen Philharmonic called a jewel
November 3, 2004Litton to sign CDs at WRR Classical 101.1 FM Rachmaninov release party in Dallas
October 10, 2003Litton to be awarded Sanford Medal during Walton Centenary Celebration
April 15, 2003Litton named 36th president of Kudos College
March 6, 2003Andrew Litton to lead Minnesota Orchestra's Summer Festival
October 21, 2001Andrew Litton becomes the first American to serve in Bergen, Norway
December 3, 2000Sweeney Todd: Live at the New York Philharmonic nominated for Grammy

Honors

Winner, Diapason d’Or de l’Année 2011 for Bruch: Violin Concerto No. 1, Romanze in F major, and String Quintet in A minor

Royal Norwegian Order of Merit, Cross of St. Olav, conferred May 2011

May 2010 Gramophone Editor’s Choice and 2010 Gramophone Award Nominee for Prokofiev Piano Concertos No.2 and 3, and Sonata No. 2

Winner, BBC Music Magazine’s Technical Excellence Award for BIS-Mendelssohn recording, 2010

Recipient, The Elgar Medal of The Elgar Society, 2007

Winner, 2005 BBC Critics Award

Recipient, Samuel Simons Sanford Medal honoring musical achievement, Yale University, 2003

36th President, Kudos College, 2003, Award of the Dallas Advertising League

Grammy nomination, Best Musical Show Album (Sweeney Todd), 2002

Recipient, Excellence in Creative Arts Award, Dallas Historical Society, 1997

Winner, Film Advisory Board Award of Excellence for Happy Birthday, George Gershwin, 1997

Grammy Award, Best Choral Performance (Belshazzar’s Feast), 1996

Recipient, Honorary Doctorate, University of Bournemouth, 1993

Conducting Fellow, NEA/Exxon Endowment for the Arts, 1982-1985

Winner, BBC International Conductors Competition, 1982

Winner, William Kapell Piano Competition and Carnegie Hall debut, New York Youth Symphony, soloist, Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto, 1979