HarrisonParrott signs conductor Lucas Macías Navarro for General Management
Lucas Macías Navarro made his conducting debut at the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires in 2014 following a decade as the principal oboist of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and Lucerne Festival Orchestra, and founder member of Orchestra Mozart. During this time he was mentored and encouraged by Maestros Claudio Abbado, Bernard Haitink and Mariss Jansons and where he gained a deep knowledge and understanding of the chamber and symphonic repertoire.
Lucas has conducted concerts with Orchestre de Paris, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre de chambre de Lausanne, Orchestre de chambre de Genève, Real Filharmonía Galicia, and the Camerata of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.
Highlights of the 2017/18 season include re-invitations to Orchestre de Paris and Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra and concerts with Sinfónica Castilla y León, Orquesta de Extremadura and Lausanne Sinfonietta while continuing as assistant conductor of the Orchestre de Paris, where he works closely with Daniel Harding.
Lucas Macías Navarro began his musical studies at the age of 9 years and later was accepted in Heinz Holliger's oboe class at the University in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany. He continued his studies at the Karajan Academy of the Berliner Philharmoniker, and in Geneva with Maurice Bourgue. He studied conducting at the Music University in Vienna with Mark Stringer.