About this Artist
As one of today's most exciting young conductors, Domingo enjoys a vibrant career leading internationally acclaimed ensembles including The Metropolitan Opera, Vienna Staatsoper, Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Liceu Barcelona, Mariinsky Theatre, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Dresdner Philharmonie, Mozarteumorchester Salzburg, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, St. Petersburg Philharmonic, New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra
The 2019/20 season marks the start of Domingo’s tenure as Principal Guest Conductor of the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra.
This season, Domingo conducts, amongst others, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, MDR RSO Leipzig, Malmö Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre national de Bordeaux Aquitaine, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra and Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra. Equally busy on the opera stage, Domingo returns to Wiener Staatsoper (L’elisir d’amore), Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin (Rigoletto) and Royal Swedish Opera (La traviata).
Past operatic highlights include The Metropolitan Opera (L’elisir d’amore), Lyric Opera of Chicago (La bohème), the Mariinsky Theatre (La bohème), Wiener Staatsoper (Turandot), Liceu Barcelona (Luisa Miller), Royal Swedish Opera (Aida), Oper Stuttgart (Tosca), Semperoper Dresden (La traviata), Opéra de Monte-Carlo (I puritani) and Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin (Tosca, Orfeo ed Euridice, La bohème).
Recent symphonic highlights included guest engagements with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Bruckner Orchester Linz, Orchestre de chambre de Paris, North Carolina Symphony, Dresden Philharmonic, Hamburger Symphoniker, Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg, and Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo.
From 2013-2016, Domingo was the first assistant to Daniel Barenboim at the Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin. Since then, he has become a prominent guest conductor in the house, having conducted a vast array of works including La Traviata, Tosca, L’Elisir d’Amore, La bohème, Il Barbiere di Siviglia, The Rake's Progress, Orfeo ed Euridice and The Rite of Spring (ballet).
Domingo was born in Caracas, Venezuela. He began his music studies as a violinist and member of the renowned Venezuelan musical education program El Sistema. He went on to study conducting in Europe at the Haute Ecole de Musique de Genève with Professor Laurent Gay.