Conductor and Music Director Robert Butts is the founder of The Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey. He has led the Orchestra's development from a Baroque ensemble to an orchestra that plays a wide variety of the classical and operatic musical repertoire from all periods.
Since 2006 he has also been the Artistic Director of the BONJ Summer Music Festival held in Madison, New Jersey every August.
For more information about Maestro Butts, you are invited to visit his website.
Maestro Robert W. Butts discusses his career as a conductor with The Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey. Excerpts of selections from the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and Modern eras are included. Also included are excerpts from works he and the orchestra have premiered, including The Joshua Symphony commissioned by the Plaut Family.
Maestro Robert W. Butts discusses his career in the opera world, working with BONJ, but also with several opera companies in New York, New Jersey, and Europe. Escerpts are included from operas he's conducted by Mozart, Verdi, Wagner, Puccini, Handel, and others.