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John Rubinstein


John Rubinstein’s concert appearances include Stravinsky’s l’Histoire du Soldat with conductors Christoph Eschenbach, Alan Gilbert, and Esa-Pekka Salonen, and Strauss’s Elektra with Lorin Maazel and the New York Philharmonic. He has performed at the Aspen Music Festival, UCLA’s Royce Hall, and Avery Fisher Hall with conductor Murry Sidlin; has appeared in Marc Neikrug’s Through Roses in Santa Fe, Seattle, Miami, Philadelphia, and at the Ravinia Festival; and premiered the composer’s Death Row Memoirs in Savannah. His Broadway theater credits include the title role in the original Pippin (1972 Theatre World Award), Children of a Lesser God (Tony and Drama Desk Awards), RagtimeHurlyburlyM. ButterflyThe Caine Mutiny Court-Martial, Love LettersPippin (2014), FoolsGetting Away with Murder, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Off-Broadway credits include Counsellor-at-Law (Lucille Lortel Award), Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are DeadMorning’s at Seven, and Eisenhower: This Piece of Ground. He starred in two TV series, Family (Emmy nomination) and Crazy Like a Fox, and in over 300 episodes and miniseries. Films include Killing CastroBeing the RicardosHello I Must Be Going21 GramsRed DragonThe Boys from BrazilSomeone to Watch Over Me, Daniel, The Car, and Getting Straight. He is a director, a composer, and a conductor of film and television music (Jeremiah JohnsonThe Candidate, Family, China Beach), and has recorded over 150 audiobooks, most numerously Jonathan Kellerman's Alex Delaware novels. He hosted the radio program Carnegie Hall Tonight on NPR for six years, and has taught and directed at NYU, UCLA, and USC. He is married to Bonnie Burgess, and their son Max is the youngest of his five children, joining Jessica, Michael, Peter, and Jacob.