By Chris Ruel
Photo: Elmer de Haas
Orquesta Sinfónica del Principado de Asturias in Oviedo has announced maestro Nuno Coelho as its newly appointed Chief Conductor.
The 33-year-old Portuguese maestro was the winner of the 2017 Cadaqués International Conducting Competition, and currently serves as Guest Conductor of Orquestra Gulbenkian. Coelho’s 2021-22 season includes eight debuts across Europe, making appearances in Germany, Sweden, Luxembourg, and Spain, among others.
He has conducted several concerts as a Dudamel Fellow with the Los Angeles Philharmonic during the 2018-19 season.
The maestro has led productions of “La Traviata,” “Cavalleria Rusticana,” “Rusalka,” “Das Tagebuch der Anne Frank,” and “Parsifal.”