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 celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Manuel de Falla’s seminal chamber opera, El retablo de maese Pedro, PostClassical Ensemble and playwright / director Derek Goldman present the double feature Entwined.
As part of Angel Gil-Ordóñez’ regular guest conducting partnership with the Jacobs School of Music in Bloomington, Indiana, Gil-Ordóñez plays music by Ukrainian composer Bohdana Frolyak, Tchaikovsky and Beethoven.
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 December 22, 2022 in The Washington Post
Concert review published on November 10, 2022 in The Washington Post
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
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