Maestro Giancarlo Guerrero: The American Orchestra of Today

  • 09/15/2020
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • virtual
  • 50


A virtual ZOOM presentation for FAN members exclusively

Maestro Giancarlo Guerrero is a six-time GRAMMY® Award-winning conductor in his eleventh season as Music Director of the Nashville Symphony. Guerrero is also Music Director of the Wrocław Philharmonic in Poland and Principal Guest Conductor of the Gulbenkian Orchestra in Lisbon, Portugal. Guerrero and the Nashville Symphony have championed the works of American composers who are defining today’s musical landscape, making Nashville a destination for contemporary orchestral music.

Maestro Guerrero has appeared with the Boston Symphony, Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Bamberg Symphony, Frankfurt Opera and Museums Orchestra and the New Zealand Symphony and with prominent North American orchestras, including those of Baltimore, Cincinnati, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, Montréal, Philadelphia, Seattle, Toronto, Vancouver, and the National Symphony Orchestra as well as the Houston Grand Opera and the Costa Rican Lyric Opera.

Guerrero previously held posts as the Principal Guest Conductor of The Cleveland Orchestra Miami (2011-2016), Music Director of the Eugene Symphony (2002-2009), and Associate Conductor of the Minnesota Orchestra (1999-2004).

Born in Nicaragua, Guerrero immigrated during his childhood to Costa Rica, where he joined the local youth symphony and then to the United States to study percussion and conducting at Baylor University in Texas and earned his master’s degree in conducting at Northwestern, where he studied with Victor Yampolsky. Guerrero is particularly engaged with conducting training orchestras and has worked with the Curtis School of Music, Colburn School in Los Angeles, and Yale Philharmonia, as well as with the Nashville Symphony’s Accelerando program and the National Youth Orchestra (NYO2) in New York.



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by Friday, September 11, 2020


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