James Feddeck is an orchestral conductor whose musicianship is recognized worldwide.
Recent seasons have seen debuts with the Vienna Radio Symphony, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, Helsinki Philharmonic, Royal Flemish Philharmonic, Orchestre National de Lyon, the BBC Philharmonic, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, the Hallé Orchestra, and New Zealand Symphony Orchestra (five-city tour in June 2017).
In particular, he has been regarded for his interpretations of the music of Anton Bruckner with a number of acclaimed performances of the composer’s symphonies: No. 8 with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, the fifth on tour with the Orchestre National de Belgique and Bruckner Symphony No. 6 and No. 9 with the RTÉ Dublin National Orchestra and City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestras, respectively.
In North America he has conducted the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, The Cleveland Orchestra, and the Dallas, Seattle, San Francisco, Toronto, and Montréal Symphony Orchestras.
He has an ongoing relationship with the Orchestre National de Belgique and leads a Germany tour with them in March 2018.
Born in New York and a graduate of Oberlin Conservatory, James Feddeck is a winner of the Solti Conducting Award from the Solti Foundation U.S., the Aspen Conducting Prize and was recognized by his alma mater as the first recipient of the Outstanding Young Alumni Award for professional achievement and contributions to society.
In August 2017 his first CD was released in collaboration with the Deutsche Symphonie-Orchester Berlin and Deutschlandfunk Kultur featuring the music of one of Germany’s leading Neo-romantic musical figures, Georg Schumann (1866-1952). This recording marks the first-ever to be made of the Opus 42 F minor Symphony (1905).