François López-Ferrer

López-Ferrer brought forth a richly characterful sound, always with clarity and precision… A perfect conclusion to a night filled with memorable moments

Bachtrack

Spanish-American conductor François López-Ferrer currently serves as Resident Conductor of the Académie of the Opéra de Paris. Former Associate Conductor of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and May Festival, and a 2021-22’ Dudamel Fellow with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, López-Ferrer stepped in for Louis Langrée with the CSO in January of 2022 for the US premiere of Mark Simpson’s Violin Concerto with Nicola Benedetti to great critical acclaim.

Upcoming events

8 aug
2024

Los Angeles Philharmonic

Los Angeles, USA
De Falla: El sombrero de tres picos, Suite No. 2
Piazzolla: The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires / Blake Pouliot
Debussy: Iberia
Ravel: Bolero
11 -21 mar
2025

Opéra de Paris

Paris, France
Haydn: L’isola disabitata

News

François López-Ferrer, Resident Conductor of the Académie of the Opéra de Paris joins a distinguished list of young conductors supported and promoted by the 24-year-old organization.
El director de orquesta hispano-estadounidense, alumno de Dudamel con la Filarmónica de los Ángeles durante la temporada 2021-2022, regresará al frente de la orquesta californiana este verano, estrenándose en el podio del Hollywood Bowl. El programa, titulado Tango sinfónico y flamenco, ofrecerá la Suite núm. 2 de El sombrero de tres picos de Falla, Las cuatro estaciones de Buenos Aires de Piazzolla, Iberia de Debussy, y el Bolero de Ravel.
At 33, François López-Ferrer has checked all the career-preparation boxes and seems primed for his first music directorship. “I hope so,” he said. “That’s the natural next step, and I’m really excited for whatever possibilities may come.”

Videos

Debussy: Iberia (Spanish Radio Television Orchestra)

Shostakovich: Symphony no. 9 in E flat, op. 70 (HK Phil)

Interview: l'Academie de l'Opéra de Paris

Laura Vega: Galdosiana (Spanish Radio Television Orchestra)