About Angel Gil-Ordóñez
A frequent guest conductor across Europe, the United States and Latin America, Angel Gil-Ordóñez holds the positions of Music Director/Conductor of PostClassical Ensemble in Washington, D.C., Principal Guest Conductor of New York’s Perspectives Ensemble, and Music Director of the Georgetown University Orchestra. He also serves as advisor for education and programming for Trinitate Philharmonia, a program in León, Mexico, modeled on Venezuela’s El Sistema.
Concerts and presentations
Discover a new perspective on the legendary Duke Ellington’s music as PostClassical Ensemble and Guest Curator Dr. John E. Hasse explore his diverse and lesser-known concert pieces, showcasing his groundbreaking forays into ballet, opera, film scores, Broadway musicals, and symphony orchestras.
PostClassical Ensemble’s seasonal favorite returns with a program for chorale and orchestra that celebrates the universal expression of the human spirit through music. Amazing Grace, perhaps the most universal of folk hymns, has inspired people all around the world for centuries.
PostClassical Ensemble presents a new virtual series, Up Close With…, an in-depth virtual discussion with our musicians. In this series, we hope to inspire you by showcasing our players and featuring our music in a whole new way.
In the press
Concert review published on July 26, 2023 in Daily Sabah
Concert review published on May 01, 2023 in The Georgetowner
Concert review published on April 22, 2023 in El País
Concert review published on April 21, 2023 in DC Theater Arts
Interview published on February 08, 2023 in The Georgetowner
My thoughts Blog
Working on Spanish repertoire –the music with which I started my career as a conductor– has helped me to understand the music of all cultures.
What they say about Angel Reviews
Invigorating… Gil-Ordóñez led a vital rendition.Alex Ross The New Yorker
Angel Gil-Ordóñez' insight into Shostakovich's music is astounding.Solomon Volkov author of Testimony