Wednesday 8 February 2023

London Philharmonic Orchestra's inaugural Fellow Conductors

LPO Fellow Conductors: Charlotte Politi and Luis Castillo-Briceño
LPO Fellow Conductors: Charlotte Politi and Luis Castillo-Briceño 

The London Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) has announced its inaugural Fellow Conductors. Luis Castillo-Briceño and Charlotte Politi will be Fellow Conductors for the 2023/24 season and be guided by the LPO’s Principal Conductor, Edward Gardner. They will become fully immersed in the life of the LPO, working intensively with the Orchestra over a period of 6-8 non-consecutive weeks.

Luis Castillo-Briceño has been an Equilibrium Young Artist since the 2020/21 season, mentored by Barbara Hannigan, whom he has assisted with orchestras such as the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France and Copenhagen Philharmonic Orchestra. As well, he served as artistic director and chief conductor of the Junges Kammerorchester Zürich from 2019-21

Charlotte Politi is currently the Constant Lambert Conducting Fellow with The Royal Ballet and the Birmingham Royal Ballet. For the 2022/23 season, she is one of the assistant conductors of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra where she made her debut in March 2022 when she stepped in for Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla.

Further information from the LPO website.

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