Mr. Farrell currently holds the position of Music Director and Conductor of Repertory Opera Company of Los Angeles, which produces three operas per season. He has also been on the faculty of the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at California State University, Long Beach. In 2000 he held the position of Assistant Conductor with Los Angeles Opera where he worked with Placido Domingo, Carol Vaness, and Rodney Gilfry among many others. He made his Carnegie Hall debut in January of 2000 when he performed with Baritone, Lester Lynch on the Marilyn Horne Gala Concert. Praised for his “powerful and moving” solo performances and “imaginative and sensitive accompaniment,” Mr. Farrell has performed with such artists as violinist Chao-Liang Lin, cellists Fred Sherry and James Kreger, and pianist Samuel Sanders. He has also collaborated in extensive recital performances with celebrated Irish tenor, Robert White, who was also on the voice faculty of The Juilliard School of Music.
Mr. Farrell holds both Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from The Juilliard School where he studied piano with Jerome Lowenthal, opera with Diane Richardson, and collaborative piano with Samuel Sanders.