Roger Mahadeen has performed in concert halls throughout Germany, England, Romania, Russia, Italy, and is currently the Music Director and Conductor of the New York University Orchestra.
He was a founding member and conductor for the New York Symphonic Arts Ensemble, and has appeared as a guest speaker on WQXR Classical Radio in relation to his new music and world music concerts spanning over a decade, including conductor for world premieres by numerous composers including Boris Tischenko, Nikolai Sidelnikov, Jon Deak, and NYC premiere of Hotel Eden by Henry Mollicone for the Reimann Opera Theatre, as well as conductor for a variety or traditional and popular operas and musical theatre productions including Don Pasquale, La Traviata, Amahl and the Night Visitors, Jesus Christ Superstar, West Side Story, and many others. Recent guest conducting includes the Constanta Symphony Orchestra, Freiburg Chamber Orchestra, Shreveport Opera, Thüringen Philharmonie, and recently guest conductor with the Stratford Virtuosi Festival Orchestra in UK as well as last years Operetten Gala with the Hungarian Symphony Orchestra in Berlin. His compositions have been performed by the Film Society of Lincoln Center, Moscow Symphony Orchestra, and the Andalusia International Music Festival in Malaga, Spain. Recent NY credits include many Broadway productions, currently The Phantom of the Opera and Lincoln Center Theatre’s My Fair Lady; collaborations include performers Björk, Merce Cunningham, Meredith Monk, film director Martin Scorcese, Disney Theatricals, at Carnegie Hall, Radio City Music Hall, for ABC-TV, and HBO Mini-Series, the American Songbook series, LIncoln Center Festival, as well as recordings for Sony Masterworks and EMI labels.