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About Angel Gil-Ordóñez

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.

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Performances

Wed, June 17, 2020 – 11:30 am

A virtual talk with the Ambassador of Spain

Un café con… is a series of virtual talks with the Ambassador of Spain, Santiago Cabanas, and Spanish influencers living in the U.S. Organized by the Cultural Office of the Embassy of Spain and hosted by the Ambassador, during 30 minutes you will have the opportunity to get to know these special guests better.

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Sun, April 19—Tue, December 1, 2020

PostClassical: More than Music

At a moment when America’s performing arts institutions are challenged not merely to continue to function, but to function in new ways, PostClassical Ensemble undertakes a series of audio/video webcasts exploring the role of music in society.

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News

In the press

Washington musicians get creative in the wake of Covid-19 fallout

Article published on June 11, 2020 in Washington Classical Review

High Fidelity

Article published on May 07, 2020 in Milenio

PostClassical Charts ‘An Armenian Odyssey’

Concert review published on March 12, 2020 in The Georgetowner

PostClassical Ensemble fetes Armenian music and history at National Cathedral

Concert review published on March 05, 2020 in Washington Classical Review

El concierto de PostClassical Ensemble de Gil-Ordóñez, entre los mejores de 2019 según Washington Classical Review

Concert review published on January 28, 2020 in Beckmesser

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PostClassical: More than Music

At a moment when America’s performing arts institutions are challenged not merely to continue to function, but to function in new ways, PCE will undertake a series of audio/video webcasts exploring the role of music in society.

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New disc release

Falla: El amor brujo (1915 original version) / El retablo de Maese Pedro

My thoughts Blog

Reflections on Silvestre Revueltas

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.

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Victoria, Falla and the Spanish tradition

Tomas Luis de Victoria is a product of the Siglo de Oro (“The Golden Century”) when Spain was the dominant European nation, Philip II was the powerful Spanish king – and Victoria was Europe’s greatest composer.

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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

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