Keitaro Harada 原田慶太楼

NC Opera : Pagliacci

The NC Opera Orchestra was led by Keitaro Harada, who did an excellent job of keeping the long ends of the orchestra pit and the middle. but deep, stage activity all together and on the beat. The  orchestra made a gorgeous lush sound and was always conscious of balance between singers and orchestra. Harada made his NCO debut in 2011 conducting Benjamin Britten’s The Turn of the Screw and returned last season for Carmen. He is currently the music and artistic director of the Savanah Philharmonic in Georgia.

Pagliacci Still Has What It Takes : Classical Voice of North Carolina

Under the baton of conductor Keitaro Harada, North Carolina Opera’s choral and orchestral forces distinguished themselves with superb performances. Virtually every instrument in the orchestra is subjected to writing that tests its player’s technique and preparedness, and, the instrumentalists skillfully cued by Harada

Pagliacci : Voix des Arts