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About

Argentinian conductor Natalia Salinas is one of the most strongly positioned representatives of the new generation of conductors in her country.

 

She leads a very active and constantly expanding career, working with the most important orchestras in Argentina and South America, including different engagements in the main Argentinian Opera Houses: Teatro Colón and Teatro Argentino de La Plata. Since 2019, she started expanding her activity in Europe, receiving invitations to participate as a guest conductor in festivals in France, Germany, Switzerland and Austria.


In 2021 Natalia Salinas was nominated by the Music Critics Association of Argentina for their Breakthrough Artist Award and for the ArgentineanPremiere of works by foreing composers Award. She was recently selected as a finalist in the LÁNYI INTERNATIONAL CONDUCTING COMPETITION2021.


Natalia Salinas stands out for “her great vitality and personal imprint on the podium, achieving high quality performances" . (Salatino, 2019)


During the 2020 season she was invited by the Teatro Colón in Argentina as main conductor to lead two chamber opera productions: La Hija de Rappaccini by Daniel Catán, and The Raven by Toshio Hosokawa. She has also been invited to collaborate with orchestras in Argentina, Brazil andChile. She was invited to work at the Opéra National du Rhin (Strasbourg, France) as assistant conductor for the world première of the opera Dreamers of the Moon, by Howard Moody, and for Hansel and Gretel by E.Humperdinck. She was also invited to work at the IMPULS Festival in Germany as main Guest Conductor with the Magdeburgische Philharmonie.

 

In 2021 she maintains her commitments with orchestras from Argentina, Chile, Brasil and Germany, and will make her opera debut in Europe at the St Gallen Theater in Switzerland during season 2021/2022 andin Austria in the Taschenopernfestival Salzburg 2021.

Currently, she pursuit a Franco-German Doctorat in orchestral conducting at Université de Strasbourg, Haute Ecole des Arts du Rhin andHochschule für Musik Freiburg. She completed her master degree in Orchestral Conducting specialized in music of the XX and XXI centuries at theUniversity of Strasbourg and at the Haute École des Arts du Rhin in France. She was awarded by the Universidad Nacional de México with a full scholarship, for the first Diploma course on Latin American Composers. She is also trained as a pianist at the Conservatorio de Música de Santa Cruz and licentiate degree in orchestral conducting from the Universidad Nacional de La Plata in Argentina.