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
In this online streamed concert, PostClassical Ensemble musicians, reunited for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic, play Lou Harrison’s Concerto for Violin and Percussion, which may well be the most formidable ever composed by an American.
The Chairman Mixes is a series of chats with cocktail pairings. In this first episode, Ángel Gil-Ordóñez, PostClassical Ensemble’s conductor and music director, joins Douglas Rathbun, PCE’s board chair, looking into the conductor as a profession. The discussion is paired with the 1888 recipe of the classic Martini cocktail.
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
Video published on January 21, 2021
Podcast published on December 17, 2020 in La dársena (RNE's Radio Clásica)
Disc review published on December 01, 2020 in Scherzo
Interview published on December 01, 2020 in Scherzo
Podcast published on November 14, 2020 in RNE's Radio Clásica
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