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
22-year-old cellist Zlatomir Fung, the first American in four decades and youngest musician ever to win First Prize at the International Tchaikovsky Competition Cello Division, will play Edward Elgar’s Concerto in E Minor for Cello and Orchestra with the Bowdoin International Music Festival Orchestra, conducted by Angel Gil-Ordóñez.
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In the press
Concert review published on April 21, 2022 in The Washington Post
Concert review published on March 24, 2022 in The Washington Post
Disc review published on March 14, 2022 in The Art Music Lounge
Disc review published on March 12, 2022 in Pizzicato
Podcast published on September 09, 2021 on NPR's 1A
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