Rodolfo Barráez Conductor

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Rodolfo Barráez, a Venezuelan conductor based in Berlin, made his debut with the Konzerthausorchester Berlin in 2020. He joined the Singapore Symphony Orchestra for the 2022-2023 season as an associate conductor, as well as the LAPhil as a member of the Dudamel Conducting Fellowship. First prize winner of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (OFUNAM) International Conducting Competition in 2018, Rodolfo Barráez won 2nd prize in the Inaugural Siemens-Hallé International Conductor Competition in Manchester in 2020. 

Rodolfo Barráez received his Bachelor’s degree from the Universidad Nacional Experimental de las Artes de Venezuela and continued his education at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin, where he earned his Master’s degree in conducting. He makes his European conducting debut in 2019 at the Berlin Philharmonic with the Hauptstadt Sinfonie-Orchester.

In the summer of 2022, he took part in the Verbier International Festival’s conductor’s residency where he assisted Charles Dutoit and Gianandrea Noseda, among others. Recent guest conductor appearances include the Appasionato Orchestra at the Verbier Festival 2022, the Symphony Orchestra of the Principality of Asturias, the Hallé Orchestra, the Konzerthausorchester Berlin, the RTVE Symphony Orchestra, Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra, Bogota Philharmonic Orchestra, Yucatán Philharmonic Orchestra, Querétaro Symphony Orchestra, UNAM Philharmonic Orchestra, Minería Symphony Orchestra, among others.

Strongly influenced by his own education in El Sistema under the direction of José Antonio Abreu and Teresa Hernández, he is committed to contributing to music education. In 2019, he founded the Falcón Conducting Workshop; an organization that nurtures and supports the development of emerging conductors through masterclass and workshop series.

Rodolfo Barráez joins the Académie de l'Opéra national de Paris in September 2023.

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