The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, in Liverpool, England has this week announced the appointment of Venezuelan conductor Domingo Hindoyan as its new Chief Conductor – effective from September 2021.
A graduate of the Haute École de Musique de Genève, Domingo currently serves as Principal Guest Conductor with the Polish National Radio Symphony - and is a former assistant to Daniel Barenboim at the Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin.
He will replace conductor Vasily Petrenko in the role - who has led the orchestra for the past 15 seasons.
“We’re delighted to announce Domingo Hindoyan as the new Chief Conductor of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra ... although right now we face challenging times we are excited about the future with Domingo at the helm," Orchestra Chief Executive Michael Eakin has today said.
"Since the very first time I worked with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, I encountered an amazing group of musicians whose warm personalities and passion for music shone through ... " the 40-year-old conductor has today said.
"What excited me was not only the Orchestra but the vibrant city of Liverpool - and its historic connection with music and sports," he has said.