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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.

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Thu, September 17—Thu, December 31, 2020

Up close with…

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.

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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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In the press

PostClassical Ensemble performs works by Bernard Herrmann

Podcast published on September 25, 2020 in Naxos: Esto es música clásica

A virtual talk with the Ambassador of Spain

Video published on June 17, 2020 in SPAIN arts & culture

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

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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

Bernard Herrmann (1911–1975): Whitman – Souvenirs de voyage – Psycho: A Narrative for String Orchestra

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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