Handel and Haydn Society Names New Resident Conductor of the H+H Chorus

By Francisco Salazar

The Handel and Haydn Society has named Dr. Anthony Trecek-King as a new Resident Conductor of the Handel and Haydn Society Chorus.

Trecek-King will share chorus responsibilities for the oldest performing arts organization in America with Scott Allen Jarrett. He will also assist Artistic Director Harry Christophers in building the H+H Chorus through recruitment, auditions, preparation, and concerts.

David Snead, president and CEO of the Handel and Haydn Society said, “Anthony brings us a powerful combination of deep expertise and passion for his choral conducting work. We are honored to have him share his decades of experience with H+H. Anthony will help bring new voices to H+H and ensure that the Chorus continues to achieve world-class performances for years to come.”

Trecek-King has cultivated an international reputation as a conductor, scholar, and media personality and was recently appointed Associate Professor of Choral Music and Director of Choral Activities at The Hartt School, University of Hartford. He also served as Artistic Director of the Boston Children’s Chorus.