Biography Domingo Hindoyan

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

Domingo’s inaugural concert with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra in September 2021 also marked his debut as conductor at the BBC proms and was regarded as "miraculous" and "a triumph for all concerned" (Seen and Heard International, 2021). During his first season with the orchestra, Hindoyan will embark on various recording projects, work with Liverpool’s well established ‘In Harmony’ educational programme and continue to demonstrate his commitment to new music with various world premieres and commissions.

Domingo 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. This 21/22 season Domingo will conduct orchestras based throughout Europe, South America, and Australasia.

On the opera platform Domingo Hindoyan has led performances at the Metropolitan Opera NY, Staatsoper Berlin, Wiener Staatsoper, Royal Swedish Opera, Royal Opera House Muscat, Liceu Opera Barcelona, 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 Bohème during the 18/19 season (Chicago Sun Times). This season, Hindoyan looks forward to returning to the Metropolitan Opera, Staatsoper Berlin, Dresden Semperoper, Teatro Real Madrid and Liceu Opera Barcelona.

Other conducting highlights from recent seasons include performances of La Bohème at the Royal Swedish Opera, La Traviata at the Royal Opera House Muscat, and Turandot at Wiener Staatsoper, as well as performances with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte Carlo, Orchestre National de Bordeaux Aquitaine and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

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.

October 2021

Biography Domingo Hindoyan