Robert Black, Music Director 1991-1993
From the May 2, 1993 concert program:
Maestro Robert Black made his Carnegie Hall debut as a guest conductor with the American Symphony Orchestra in January, 1988. Since then he has appeared with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and various orchestras throughout Europe. This past spring he returned to Europe for a recording with the Warsaw Philharmonic and a concert tour of Finland where he was appointed Principal Guest Conductor of the Kuopio Orchestra. Mr. Black's opera activities include performances in New York and Puerto Rico and the premiere of Dinos Constantinides' Antigone in Baton Rouge. A graduate of the Julliard School, Robert Black was born and raised in Dallas, Texas and at age thirteen presented his first public piano recitals in Louisiana and in his home state. In addition to conducting, Robert Black is a published poet, a composer, and an inveterate softball player.
New York Times Obituary (November 16, 1993)