Artistic Director Tobias Picker. Tobias Picker (b. New York City, 1954), called “our finest composer for the lyric stage” by The Wall Street Journal and “a genuine creator with a fertile unforced vein of invention” by The New Yorker, has drawn performances and commissions by the world’s leading musicians, orchestras and opera houses.
Tobias Picker (born July 18, 1954)  is an American composer who writes in a range of genres: orchestral, opera and chamber works. He has received numerous commissions, especially for operas, and in composed his first ballet on commission.
Tobias Picker (b. New York City, 1954), called "our finest composer for the lyric stage" by The Wall Street Journal, is a composer of numerous works in every genre drawing performances by the world’s leading musicians, orchestras and opera houses.