From: Houston, Texas. LA Opera: Audra McDonald concerts in 2013, 2018 and 2023.
A leading Broadway music director and conductor, Andy Einhorn recently served as the music supervisor and musical director for the Broadway productions of Hello, Dolly! starring Bette Midler (Grammy nomination for the cast recording) and Carousel starring Renée Fleming (Grammy nomination for the cast recording). His previous Broadway music directing and conducting credits include Holiday Inn, Woody Allen’s Bullets Over Broadway, Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Brief Encounter and Sondheim on Sondheim. Other Broadway work includes Evita and The Light in the Piazza.
Since 2011, Einhorn has served as music director and pianist for six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald, performing with her at such prestigious orchestras and venues including the New York Philharmonic, Boston Pops at Tanglewood, Philadelphia Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, National Symphony Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra at Blossom, Cincinnati Pops, Chicago Symphony at Ravinia, LA Opera, Carnegie Hall, Walt Disney Concert Hall and a series of recorded concerts with Sydney Symphony at the Sydney Opera House in Australia. He most recently made his debut at New York City Center. They have recorded two albums together: Sing Happy: Live with the New York Philharmonic and Go Back Home.
He served as the music director for HBO’s Peabody Award winning documentary Six by Sondheim and music supervisor for the Great Performances Peabody Award-winning special Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy on PBS. In 2019, Einhorn conducted Bette Midler and Marc Shaiman at the 2019 Academy Awards. He also music supervised and appeared on camera for the Emmy award winning performance of Eat Sh*t Bob for HBO’s Last Week Tonight starring John Oliver. Upcoming film and TV projects include Apple TV+'s Extrapolations and Cabrini.
Recently, he has conducted concerts with Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, National Arts Centre Orchestra, Detroit Symphony, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Pacific Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra, and Aspen Music Festival. He is a guest faculty member at the Aspen Music Festival and is a regular music director and pianist for the 92nd St Y’s Lyrics and Lyricists series.
Andy Einhorn is an honors graduate of Rice University in Houston, Texas.