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Singapore Symphony Orchestra Appoints New Associate Conductor

Rodolfo Barráez will make his first appearance at the President’s Young Performers Concert in late August


28-year-old Venezuelan conductor Rodolfo Barráez succeeds Joshua Tan as the Associate Conductor at the Singapore Symphony Orchestra (SSO). Tan held the position from 2013 to 2021. 

In his new role, Barráez will conduct a wide range of projects with the SSO — including the upcoming President’s Young Performers Concert, slated for August 26 and 27, plus the SSO Christmas Fundraising Concert on December 15 and 16, 2022.  

A graduate of Orchestral Conducting at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin, Barráez made his European debut at Philharmonie Berlin in 2019.He was recently named one of the Los Angeles Philharmonic 2022-2023 Dudamel Fellows.

He recently won second prize at the Inaugural 2020 Siemens-Hallé International Conductor Competition in Manchester and first Prize at the 2018 International Conducting Competition of the Orquesta Filarmónica de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (OFUNAM).

"I am thrilled to be joining the Singapore Symphony Orchestra as Associate Conductor, and look forward to collaborating with our musicians to deliver unforgettable concert experiences for the audiences in Singapore," said Rodolfo Barráez. 

"Rodolfo is a very gifted, accomplished young conductor with great enthusiasm and commitment in nurturing young musicians," said Hans Graf, Music Director of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra. "We warmly welcome him and look forward to the commencement of his term in this exciting 22/23 season."

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