Domingo Hindoyan

Domingo Hindoyan

Domingo Hindoyan enjoys a vibrant career leading acclaimed ensembles and orchestras around the world, including the Metropolitan Opera, Wiener Staatsoper, Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin, Paris Opéra National, 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 marked the start of Domingo's tenure as Principal Guest Conductor of the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra. Domingo Hindoyan joins the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra as Chief Conductor in September 2021. 

Scheduled for 2020/21 are Domingo's debut at the Paris Opéra National (Carmen) as well as returns to the Metropolitan Opera (La Bohème) and the Royal Swedish Opera (Salome). On the concert platform, he will conduct the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Detroit Symphony Orchestra and Utah Symphony, among others as well as performances leading the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.

In the 2019/20 season, Domingo conducted the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, MDR RSO Leipzig, Malmö Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre National de Bordeaux Aquitaine, and the Bern Symphony Orchestra. On the opera stage, Domingo returned to the Royal Swedish Opera (La Traviata), while performances of L'Elisir d'amore at the Wiener Staatsoper had to be cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Domingo made his Chicago Lyric Opera debut in the 2018/19 season conducting the Stars of Lyric Opera at Millennium Park concert and a new production of La Bohème, "bringing out the best from the orchestra and vibrantly pacing the action" (Chicago Sun Times). He also debuted at the Wiener Staatsoper conducting Turandot and at the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona with Luisa Miller, led performances of Aida at the Royal Swedish Opera, La Traviata at the Royal Opera House Muscat, and Tosca at Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin. The latter saw Opera Magazine praising "a muscular reading of the score that had one marvelling anew at Puccini's ability as an orchestrator.” He also conducted the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonie de Luxembourg, Würth Philharmonic, Orchestre de Chambre de Paris, Bruckner Orchester Linz, and more.

Other past operatic highlights include The Metropolitan Opera (L'Elisir d'amore), the Mariinsky Theatre (La Bohème), Oper Stuttgart (Tosca), Semperoper Dresden (La Traviata), and Opéra de Monte-Carlo (I Puritani).

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 TraviataToscaL'Elisir d'AmoreLa BohèmeIl Barbiere di SivigliaThe Rake's ProgressOrfeo ed Euridice and the ballet The Rite of Spring.

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 and later went on to study conducting in Europe at the Haute École de Musique de Genève with Professor Laurent Gay.

June 2020