Roberto González-Monjas returns to the UK this week to conduct the Guildhalll Symphony Orchestra at the Barbican Hall, this Thursday (17 March). The monumental programme features Lutosławski’s Concerto for Orchestra, Ravel’s Shéhérazade, and Scriabin’s Poem of Ecstasy. Mezzo-soprano Laura Fleur will also be performing. More information and tickets are available here.
An alumnus of Guildhall School, Roberto enjoys a close relationship with Guildhall School of Music & Drama. Roberto also serves as a violin professor at the institution and regularly mentors and conducts the Guildhall School Chamber and Symphony Orchestras at the Barbican Hall in London. This eagerly awaited performance follows his last with the orchestra in 2020, prior to the COVID pandemic.
Next month, Roberto returns to the Orquesta Sinfónica de Castilla y León in concerts with Hilary Hahn; and he makes his debut with Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg with Rolando Villazon and Emily D’Angelo.
Roberto is Chief Conductor and Artistic Advisor of Dalasinfoniettan in Sweden (since the 2019/20 season); Chief Conductor of Musikkollegium Winterthur in Switzerland (from the 2021/22 season); designate Principal Guest Conductor of the Belgian National Orchestra (from the 2022/23 season) and an Artistic Director of Iberacademy in Colombia.
Photo credit: Marco Borggreve