Margaret Miller

On Mozart, Pilates, and Marisa Tomei

002 Magazine | January 4th, 2002


Choral conductor Craig Hella Johnson is best known as the founder, conductor and musical director of Conspirare, an award-winning choral ensemble based in Austin, Texas. I interviewed him in 2001, when he was director of the Houston Masterworks Chorus. Here's a glimpse into the artistic intelligence of a conductor whose work reviewers have praised as flawless, intense, captivating, and inspired.