Spain’s López Antón Leads Mexico City Philharmonic During Season Debut

Spanish conductor José Luis López Antón. Photo: Google


Spaniard José Luis López Antón was the guest conductor on Saturday, May 20, at the opening of the Mexico City Philharmonic Orchestra (OFCM) second season at the Silvestre Revueltas Hall of Mexico City’s Ollin Yoliztli Cultural Center.

During the event, the orchestra performed Mexican composer José Pablo Moncayo’s “Sinfonietta,” along with Austrian Franz Joseph Haydn’s Symphony 96, “Miracle” and  Russian Alexander Glazunov’s Symphony 4.

An encore performance of the trio of symphonies led by López Antón was presented the following day, Sunday, May 21.

López Antón, at age 32, is currently the principal and artistic conductor of Madrid’s Ávila Symphony Orchestra and is a rising star among classical music enthusiasts across Europe.

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