Maestro Intriligator begins his 12th season as Music Director and Conductor of the Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra. His leadership, on and off the podium, has helped the orchestra to continue its growth and to inspire ever more people. Recent projects with the CSO include staged ballet productions, family matinee programs, an innovative program which combined concert, opera, ballet, and theater in a staged retelling of Romeo and Juliet. In winter of 2021, Maestro Intriligator and the CSO will present a new concert format known as “Symphony Underground,” and in June 2021 they will present film with live orchestra for the first time in Cheyenne as they present Raiders of the Lost Ark In Concert.
Maestro Intriligator is also Music Director and Conductor of the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra in Iowa. As a guest conductor, Maestro Intriligator has led performances with many distinguished orchestras across the country, including those of Honolulu, Houston, Minnesota, Richmond, Saint Paul, Savannah, Syracuse, and Tulsa. In 2017, he made his European conducting debut in Italy with the Bari Symphony Orchestra.
Originally from Santa Monica, California, Maestro Intriligator earned many accolades as an oboist before turning to conducting. He graduated with highest honors in music from Princeton University then studied conducting in France with Charles Bruck and in Germany with Michael Gielen. He was Gielen’s Assistant Conductor of the Southwest German Radio Symphony Orchestra. He was a conducting fellow at the Aspen Music Festival for two summers and attended the Pierre Monteux School four summers. He earned masters and doctoral degrees in orchestral conducting at the University of Minnesota. During his years in Minnesota, he was on the conducting staff of the Minnesota Orchestra and the Minnesota Opera. He also enjoyed a special relationship with the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, leading that orchestra for five seasons in educational concerts, family concerts, regional tours, and concerts of new music.
For more information, including a complete concert schedule, please visit www.williamintriligator.com