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Biography

Uriel Rodríguez S.

Uriel Rodríguez S. (He is originally from Mexico City): He is chief conductor of the Sinfonietta Nacional (Mexico City); The Ciudad Juarez Symphony Orchestra (Chihuahua, Mexico); The Rozst Symphony Orchestra (Xalapa, Mexico) and chief conductor of the Youth Symphony Band of the Faculty of Music of the University Veracruzana (Xalapa, Mexico).

 

He has studied orchestral conducting with different maestros: In Vienna, Austria, with the Orpheus Kammerphilarmonie Wien Orchestra, under the tutelage of Maestro Konstantinos Diminakis; in London, Uk., with the London classical soloist orchestra and in Graz, Austria, with the Kammerphilarmonie Graz orchestra, under the tutelage of Maestro Achim Holub. Uriel studied the Master degree in Orchestra Conducting at the Faculty of Music of the Universidad Veracruzana (UV) Xalapa, Ver., Under the tutelage of Maestro Lanfranco Marcelleti, chief conductor of the Xalapa Symphony Orchestra (2012/2020). He graduated as a Bachelor of Music from the Autonomous University of Ciudad Juárez (UACJ) where he studied Orchestral Conducting with Maestro Carlos García Ruiz, chief conductor of the UACJ Symphony Orchestra (2005 - 2014). Uriel has received master classes by renowned teachers such as: Guido Maria Guida (Italy), Christof Harr (Germany).

 

At the age of 24 he participates in the Kammerphilarmonie Graz 2014 competition in Austria and won a special mention for the best Mozart interpretation and with this he was invited to collaborate as assistant to the Austrian Conductor Achim Holub, in a series of concerts in London Uk, and the cities of Össiach and Graz Austria; initiating an international career that has permitted him to perform in different cities and countries such as: London, England (April 2014); Graz, Austria (June 2014 / August 2016); Össiach, Austria (August 2016); Vienna, Austria (February 2019); Rimini, Italy (June, 2019); Boulogne Sur Mer France (June 2019). In the month of March 2020, Uriel will have his debut in the city of Rome, Italy where he will conduct the opera “La Traviata” by G. Verdi; in one of the oldest and most important theatres in the city: Teatro Argentina, where important Musicians  such as Niccolo Paganini, Verdi and Donizetti have performed, and stage where Rossini premiered his opera "Il Barbiere di Siviglia". In the month of May 2020, Uriel will have his debut in Spain, where he is going to conduct the Symphony Band "Banda Música Puertollano" which won at 2019 the 1st place at the international competition of Wind Bands of Valencia

 

Among some of the Orchestras that he has conducted, are: Orpheus Kammerphilarmonie (Vienna, Aus.), London Classical Soloist (London England), Opal Sinfonietta (France), Seine River Orchestra (France), Kammerphilarmonie Graz (Austria), Rimini Chamber Orchestra (Italy). In Mexico he has been invited to conduct the Xalapa Chamber Orchestra (OCaXa), the Xalapa University Popular Music Orchestra (OUMP), the Higher Institute of Music Orchestra (ISMEV), the Symphony Orchestra of the Faculty of Music from the Universidad Veracruzana (OSFMUV) and the Chamber Orchestra UACJ (Chihuahua).

 

From 2017 to the present, he collaborates as a Professor in the Faculty of Music of the Universidad Veracruzana (UV) Xalapa, Ver.

 

Mtro. Achim Holub: Conductor. London,Uk / Austria

Uriel’s conducting technique is very skilled and his approach to music making is professional and full of passion. I know him as a person who is willing to work hard and who tries to communicate his ideas in the clearest possible way.
In my view, there is no doubt about his qualification to become a successful representative of our profession.

Mtro. Miguel Ángel Villanueva: Flutist. México

Based on my experience of more than 35 years of career, of which the last 18 as a soloist, I can assure without a doubt that Uriel Rodriguez S. has a skillful and clear conducting technique, with an innovative approach and full of ideas in the musical creation. This young director also has not only the qualities expected of all professionals, but also the attitude and human qualities that make him an artist with high qualification.

Mtro. Lanfranco Marcelletti: Chief Conductor of OSX. Italy / Brazil

Uriel Rodríguez S. Is a young orchestral conductor who is very committed to his profession, is a music lover and has a great will to work.