Local Classical Featured Artist – 01/24/22 – 02/06/22
In this week’s playlist, we are featuring Spanish conductor, Juanjo Mena. This is in conjunction with the upcoming Classical Series concert by the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra happening on January 28th and 29th. Mena will be leading the ISO’s, “Greetings from Latin America” concert. Juanjo Mena began his conducting career in his native Spain as Artistic Director of the Bilbao Symphony Orchestra in 1999. His uncommon talent was soon recognized internationally with appointments as Principal Guest Conductor of the Bergen Philharmonic and Chief Guest Conductor of the Orchestra del Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa. In 2011 he was named Chief Conductor of the BBC Philharmonic, which he then led for seven seasons. He currently serves as Principal Conductor of the Cincinnati May Festival, the longest-running choral festival in North America where he has been expanding the scope of the legendary institution with new commissions and community engagement.
Connect with Classical Music Indy’s Local Classical channel to hear performances led by Juanjo Mena and more.
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