Steven Osgood is one of North America’s sought after conductors. He is the former Artistic Director of American Opera Projects.  Elsewhere, he has conducted Bartok’s Bluebeard’s Castle, Schoenberg’s, Erwartung and La Traviata for Edmonton Opera, Tan Dun’s Marco Polo for the Netherlands Opera, Schwartz’ Seance on a Wet Afternoon and La Boheme for New York City Opera, Susa’s Transformations at Juilliard, Tosca, Peter Grimes, and The Ballad of Baby Doe for Chautauqua Opera, Britten’s Midsummer Night’s Dream at Wolf Trap; Foss’ Griffelkin, Hoiby’s A Month in the Country, and Corigliano’s The Ghosts of Versailles at Manhattan School of Music; Xenakis’ Orestia at Columbia University; Aidanamar for Long Beach Opera , and Little Nemo for Sarasota Opera. The current season includes three world premieres: American Opera Projects for Laura Kaminsky’s  As One, Beth Morrison Productions for The Scarlett Ibis, and Opera Saratoga for The Long Walk.  He will also debut with The Atlanta Opera to conduct Jake Heggie’s Three Decembers, and lead concert performances of Songs from the Uproar in Houston. He has also conducted orchestral concerts with the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, Wintergreen Festival Orchestra, and the Chautauqua Festival.