JOSÉ LUIS DOMÍNGUEZ (b 1971 )
José Luis Domínguez is one of the most prominent Chilean orchestral conductors. He was Resident Director of the Santiago Philharmonic Orchestra in Chile (Orquesta Filarmónica de Santiago), one of the leading orchestras in Latin America. He conducted this orchestra in international opera productions, as well as ballet and symphonic programmes. As Principal Conductor of the National Youth Symphony Orchestra of Chile, a post he held until early 2016, he led a number of symphony concerts each year. In recent years he has performed with them in Berlin, Cologne, Bremen, Vienna, Prague and Bratislava, among other places. Other important performances include a concert with Renée Fleming in Chile, several concerts with the Orquesta Sinfónica del Principado de Asturias and regular appearances as a guest conductor with the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Colombia. He has also conducted the Buenos Aires Philharmonic as well as undertaking ballet and opera engagements in the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires. In 2009 he made his début as a composer, with the full scale ballet The Legend of Joaquín Murieta (Naxos 8.573515-16). In 2014, his Requiem for Fernando Rosas, in memory of the creator and founder of the Foundation for Youth Orchestras of Chile, was given its premiere with the National Youth Orchestra of Chile. Domínguez currently resides in Philadelphia, USA.