Rob is the music director of Encores!, New York City Center’s acclaimed series of musicals in concert, for which he has conducted 20 productions including Stephen Sondheim’s Anyone Can Whistle and Frank Loesser’s The Most Happy Fella. On Broadway, Rob has conducted Finian’s Rainbow, White Christmas, Wonderful Town, The Apple Tree, The Pajama Game starring Harry Connick, Jr. and Promises, Promises. For nine years Rob has been music director of “The Kennedy Center Honors” on CBS, for which he has been nominated for five Emmy Awards for Outstanding Music Direction, winning one in 2012. He has conducted the Los Angeles Philharmonic for Barbara Cook and was music director for A Broadway Celebration: In Performance at the White House (PBS). He is music director for Steve Martin and Edie Brickell’s new musical Bright Star which premiered at The Old Globe in San Diego.
Suzi Bass Awards History
2015 Suzi Bass Nominee, Musical Direction, Tuck Everlasting, Alliance Theatre