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He continues to guest conduct the world’s leading orchestras and opera companies and has a discography of over 135 CDs, with awards including America’s Grammy, France’s Diapason d’Or, and many other honours.
Under Litton’s leadership the Bergen Philharmonic gained international recognition through extensive touring, making debuts at London’s BBC Proms, Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, and appearances at Vienna’s Musikverein, Berlin’s Philharmonie, and New York’s Carnegie Hall. They recorded 25 CDs and in recognition of Litton’s service to the cultural life of Norway, Norway’s King Harald knighted Litton with the Royal Order of Merit.
Born in New York City, Litton earned bachelor and masters degrees from the Juilliard School in piano and conducting. He served as Assistant Conductor at La Scala and at the National Symphony in Washington D.C. under Rostropovich. Also an accomplished pianist, Litton often conducts from the keyboard and enjoys performing chamber music with his orchestral colleagues.