Darwin has been invited to conduct the first opera of the FGO’s 2022/23 season: “El Matrimonio Secreto” by Italian...
Article about opera premiere and Darwin’s musical life (In Spanish)
El estreno, en la Gran Opera de Miami, de «El Matrimonio Secreto» de Domenico Cimarosa, uno de los más prolíficos compositores del siglo dieciocho, que llegó a componer ochenta óperas y fue maestro del género «comedia bufa» o comedia cómica, muy popular durante aquella época por su acercamiento a temas populares, sus ágiles dúos y tríos, recitativos hablados y por su risueña trama, marca historia al ser una versión totalmente cantada en español.
Recent concert with Helen Kim, Associate Concertmaster Seattle Symphony Orchestra
The WashU Symphony Orchestra students will perform under the direction of Darwin Aquino, Conductor-in-Residence.
New interview about Aquino’s compositions (in Spanish)
Inventando la Música is a space led by the composer Carlos Zamora, dedicated to talk with Ibero-American composers.
Latin premiere of Concerto for Violin, Strings and Percussion
“ENTRE CUERDAS” (Between Strings), Thursday November 10 – 8 pm (CT) | Facebook & YouTube recording premiere of the Orquesta Sinfónica de Heredia. Location: Museo de Arte Costarricense – MAC in partnership with Radio Universidad de Costa Rica, Quince-UCR
SLSO Stories: SLSO + WashU musicians together with Darwin
The weather couldn’t have been better for the continuation of an annual tradition: an outdoor welcome back concert at Washington University featuring St. Louis Symphony Orchestra musicians.
Conducting debut at the Interlochen Center for the Arts
Dominican conductor and composer Darwin Aquino continues to raise international attention and to inspire audiences and artists all around the world with his charismatic energy. Aquino’s constant presence in multiples stages is seen as a bright light for diversity and inclusion in classical music.
Joining Opera Theater’s SL New Works Collective
Opera Theatre’s New Works Collective is a disruption of the traditional commissioning model: it gives decision-making power to the community through a collective of St. Louis residents. https://opera-stl.org/new-works-collective/new-works-collective-members/
Darwin selected as Music Director candidate with the Missouri Symphony (MOSY)
An Uncommon Enigma July 13 | Missouri Theater Featuring and curated by music director candidate Darwin Aquino, our final masterworks program includes works such Tower’s Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman, Tchaikovsky’s Cappriccio Italien, and Elgar’s Enigma Variations....
Soprano Christine Brewer & Darwin speak about their concert together with Classic 107.3
Kathy Lawton Brown speaks with renowned soprano Christine Brewer and St. Louis Philharmonic conductor Darwin Aquino ahead of “A Night with Christine”... https://classic1073.org/a-night-with-christine/
Darwin’s new 2022 interview “En Pocas Palabras” (in Spanish)
The Music Director of the St. Louis Philharmonic Orchestra admits that he prefers composing to directing, his playlist is full of children’s music and he has a gift for organizing things…
Darwin and the St. Louis Philharmonic Orchestra celebrate their first season
The magic of music in a season of breathtaking performances.