Carlos Miguel Prieto’s charismatic conducting is characterised by its dynamism and expressivity. A highly influential cultural leader, Prieto is recognised as the foremost Mexican conductor of his generation. He has been Music Director of the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de México, the country’s most important orchestra, since 2007. Prieto has also been Music Director of the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra since 2006, where he led the cultural renewal of New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina. In 2008 he was appointed Music Director of the Orquesta Sinfónica de Minería, a hand-picked orchestra performing annual summer series across Mexico City.
You can see Carlos Miguel Prieto in action at Great Classics - Love Stories on Thursday 3 August.