Born in New York and hailed by the Chicago Tribune as “A gifted conductor who’s clearly going places”, James Feddeck’s engagements over the past season have included debuts with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Warsaw Philharmonic, Staatskapelle Weimar and the Oregon Symphony Orchestra, and return visits to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal, Belgian National Orchestra, Residentie Orkest, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Orquesta Sinfónica de Tenerife.
In recent seasons he has also appeared with many other leading European and North American orchestras including the Vienna Radio Symphony, Deutsches Sinfonieorchester Berlin, Orchestre National de France, BBC Symphony, BBC Philharmonic, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Barcelona Symphony, Stockholm Philharmonic, Helsinki Philharmonic, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, the Hallé Orchestra, Chicago Symphony, The Cleveland Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, Seattle Symphony, Detroit Symphony, and the Toronto Symphony.
Forthcoming engagements see his returns to Belgian National Orchestra, I Pomeriggi Musicali, Hamburg Symphony, Orchestre National de France, Tivoli Orchestra, Seattle Symphony and Toledo Symphony. Upcoming debuts include Het Gelders Orchestra, Orchestre Nationale d'Ile de France, RAI National Symphony Orchestra and Teatro di San Carlo.
James Feddeck studied at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, was Assistant Conductor of The Cleveland Orchestra, and is a winner of the Solti Conducting Award and the Aspen Conducting Prize.