Paul Mauffray

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Conductor Paul Mauffray (Vienna, 2012)

Paul Mauffray is an American conductor and laureat of the 2007 Bartók International Opera Conducting Competition[1] and 1996 Freedman Conducting Competition. He has studied at the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, Louisiana State University, Justus Liebig University (Giessen), Masaryk University (Brno), and was an Associate Instructor / Assistant Conductor at Indiana University's Jacobs School of Music.[2]

He has been engaged in the Czech Republic at the Prague National Theater and National Theater in Brno,[3] and he has worked as assistant conductor to Sir Charles Mackerras with the Czech Philharmonic on recordings of Leoš Janáček's Kata Kabanova and Antonín Dvořák's Rusalka.[4] He has also worked as assistant conductor on operas at the Salzburg Festival, Theater an der Wien, and was a guest conductor at the Romanian National Opera, Bucharest, Slovak National Theater (Bratislava, Slovakia), and the Mariinsky Theatre in Saint Petersburg, Russia.


  • Second Prize, Béla Bartók International Opera Conducting Competition, Romania, 2007 [1]
  • First Prize, Freedman Opera Conducting Competition, U.S.A., 1996
  • Honorary Mention & Semi-Finalist, Prague Spring International Conducting Competition, Czech Republic, 1995

External links


  1. ^ a b Bartók Béla International Opera Conducting Competition
  2. ^ Alumnus Paul Mauffray performs with soloist from Vienna Philharmonic
  3. ^ U.S. conductor to stage concert in Brno to mark hurricane victims.
  4. ^ Alan Levy: Paul Mauffray - "Prague is my muse"