Biography Domingo Hindoyan

Domingo Hindoyan is the Chief Conductor of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and is one of today’s most exciting and celebrated conductors. Hindoyan also holds the position of Principal Guest Conductor of the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra.

During his first season in Liverpool, Hindoyan opened his tenure with a critically acclaimed conducting debut at the BBC Proms, after which he embarked upon various recording projects, the first of which is released in September 2022, and conducted a huge range of orchestral music. He also collaborated with Liverpool’s well established ‘In Harmony’ educational programme and will continue to demonstrate his commitment to new music with various world premieres and commissions in the upcoming

Hindoyan enjoys a vibrant career leading acclaimed ensembles and orchestras around the world including the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestre National de France, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, Dresdner Philharmonie, New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, St. Petersburg Philharmonic, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, and Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra. Hindoyan has also conducted concerts and operas at many renowned festivals, such as the Menuhin Festival Gstaad and as a regular guest at the Festival Radio France Occitanie Montpellier.

Domingo opened his third season as Chief Conductor of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, with a BBC Prom. Other highlights of season 23/24 and beyond include various performances and a tour of Japan with Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, in the USA, concerts with the Boston Symphony, LA Philharmonic, Cleveland Orchestra, Minnesota Orchestra, and in Europe with the Dusseldorf Symphoniker, Orchestre National de Bordeaux Aquitaine and Aarhus Symphony Orchestra.

On the opera stage, this season sees Domingo return to the Staatsoper Berlin and Opéra de Bordeaux. In recent seasons, he has conducted productions at The Metropolitan Opera, Staatsoper Berlin, Wiener Staatsoper, Teatro Real Madrid, Royal Swedish Opera, Royal Opera House Muscat, Liceu Opera Barcelona, Dresden Semperoper, and Chicago Lyric Opera, where he was praised for "bringing out the best from the orchestra and vibrantly pacing the action" in their production of La Boheme during the 18/19 season (Chicago Sun Times).

Domingo Hindoyan was born in Caracas, Venezuela. He began his career as a violinist and member of the renowned Venezuelan musical education program El Sistema, and then was a member of Daniel Barenboim’s West-Eastern Divan Orchestra. He later went on to study conducting in Europe at the Haute École de Musique de Genève with Professor Laurent Gay and was the first assistant to Daniel Barenboim at the Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin between 2013 and 2016.

January 2024

Biography Domingo Hindoyan