Conductor | Educator | creative

Elizabeth Askren

Conductor | Educator | creator

"Elizabeth Askren’s conducting captured the score’s magic." - The Wall Street Journal, 2022

"...Askren inspired virtuosic achievements from the pit, from seamless ensemble playing to exposed, characterful solos, all beautifully rendered..." - Opera Today, 2022

Elizabeth Askren has built a vibrant career by empowering musicians around the world, whether from the podium as a conductor, as an educator, as a creator, and as a speaker on issues of leadership, diversity and more.

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February 12, 2024

PRINCIPAL GUEST CONDUCTOR at Hawai'i Opera Theatre

Hawai’i Opera Theatre announces the appointment of Maestra Askren as the company’s first-ever Principal Guest Conductor

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February 29, 2024
Broadway World

Elizabeth Askren Named Hawai'i Opera Theatre's Inaugural Principal Guest Conductor

Of Askren's appointment, Morgan says, "We needed someone who not only has experience with contemporary works but is also sensitive to singers' needs and with a nurturing approach, since HOT typically engages younger singers..."

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