Askonas Holt Fellow & Conductor
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About Luis

Luis Castillo-Briceño is Conducting Fellow of the London Philharmonic Orchestra for the 2023/24 season. He made his UK debut conducting the LPO at the Brighton Dome in November 2023 and will perform several other concerts with the orchestra during the season.

Luis was a semi-finalist of the German Conducting Award 2023, where he conducted the WDR Sinfonieorchester and the Gürzenich-Orchester Köln.

Named by BBC Music Magazine as a "Rising Star", Luis has been an Equilibrium Young Artist since the season 2020/21, mentored by conductor and singer Barbara Hannigan. He has acted as her assistant with orchestras including the London Symphony, the Cleveland Orchestra, Münchner Philharmoniker and Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France.

Born in Costa Rica, Luis speaks fluent English, Spanish, French and German. A highly accomplished pianist, Luis is currently pursuing a Specialized Masters in orchestral conducting at the ZHdK (Zurich) with Prof. Christoph-Mathias Mueller and Prof. Johannes Schlaefli.

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