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© 2017 Donato Cabrera

RÉSUMÉ

Positions

 

  • Las Vegas Philharmonic – Music Director (2014 – Present)

  • California Symphony – Music Director (2013 – Present)

  • San Francisco Symphony - Resident Conductor (2009 – 2016)

  • San Francisco Symphony Youth Orchestra - Music Director (2009 – 2016)

  • American Contemporary Music Ensemble – Co-founder 

  • New Hampshire Music Festival - Music Director (2013 – 2015)

  • Green Bay Symphony Orchestra - Music Director (2011 – 2014)

  • San Francisco Opera – Associate Conductor (2005 – 2008)

  • New Jersey Symphony Orchestra – Cover Conductor (2003 – 2006)

  • Music Academy of the West – Resident Conductor (2003 – 2004)

Orchestra Guest Conducting

  • Philharmonic Orchestra of the Staatstheater Cottbus (2019)

  • Reno Chamber Orchestra (2018, 2019)

  • Lubbock Symphony Orchestra (2017)

  • Kalamazoo Symphony (2017)

  • Orquestra Filarmónica de Jalisco (2017, 2018)

  • Hartford Symphony (2017)

  • New West Symphony (2017)

  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra (2016)

  • Kennedy Center/National Symphony Orchestra (2016)

  • Louisville Orchestra (2016)

  • Sinfonica de Oaxaca (2016)

  • Orquesta de Concepción, Chile (2009, 2010, 2011, 2015, 2016, 2019)

  • Columbus Symphony Orchestra (2015)

  • Orquesta Filarmónica de Boca del Río, Mexico (2014, 2015, 2019)

  • Las Vegas Philharmonic (2014 Music Director Candidate)

  • International Orchester Institut Attergau/Vienna Philharmonic (2013)

  • Woodstock Mozart Festival (2013)

  • California Symphony (2012, 2013 Music Director Candidate)

  • Elgin Symphony Orchestra (2013 Music Director Candidate)

  • Colorado Symphony (2012)

  • Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra (2012)

  • New Hampshire Music Festival (2012 Music Director Candidate)

  • Illinois Symphony Orchestra (2011, 2012 Music Director Candidate)

  • Green Bay Symphony Orchestra (2011 Music Director Candidate)

  • St. Paul Chamber Orchestra (2010)

  • San Francisco Symphony (2009)

  • Orquesta de Santa Cecilia, Madrid, Spain (2011, 2012, 2013, 2018)

  • New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (2002 – 2006)

  • Music Academy of the West (2003 - Fourth of July Canadian Brass concert)

 

 

Opera Guest Conducting

  • Orquesta de Concepción, Chile: Don Giovanni (2012)

  • Orquesta de Concepción, Chile: Lucia di Lammermoor (2009)

  • Orquesta de Concepción, Chile: Madama Butterly (2008)

  • Berkeley Opera: L’Elisir d’amore (2008)

  • San Francisco Opera: Die Zauberflöte (2007)

  • San Francisco Opera: Tannhäuser (2007)

  • San Francisco Opera: Don Giovanni (2007)

  • San Francisco Opera: Die Fledermaus (2006)

  • San Francisco Opera: Opera in the Gardens (2006)

  • Portland Opera: The Rape of Lucretia (2005)

 

Ballet Guest Conducting

 

  • Nevada Ballet Theater: Firebird (2019)

  • San Francisco Ballet:  Nutcracker (2009, 2010)

 

 

Assistant/Cover Conducting

 

  • Lyric Opera of Chicago: Tristan und Isolde (2009 – Andrew Davis, Conductor)

  • San Francisco Ballet (2009)

  • Metropolitan Opera: Doctor Atomic (2008 – Alan Gilbert, Conductor)

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic: Flowering Tree (2009 – John Adams, Conductor)

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic (2009 – Christoph Eschenbach, Conductor)

  • San Francisco Opera: Doctor Atomic (2005 – Donald Runnicles, Conductor)

  • San Francisco Opera: La Forza del Destino (2005 – Nicola Luisotti,Conductor)

  • San Francisco Opera: Madama Butterfly (2006 – Donald Runnicles, Conductor)

  • San Francisco Opera: Das Rheingold (2008 – Donald Runnicles, Conductor)

  • San Francisco Opera: Tristan und Isolde (2007 – Donald Runnicles, Conductor)

  • San Francisco Opera: Manon Lescaut (2007 – Ion Marin, Conductor)

  • San Francisco Opera: Rake’s Progress (2006 – Donald Runnicles, Conductor)

  • San Francisco Opera: La Rondine (2006 – Donald Runnicles, Conductor)

  • Ravinia Festival (2005 – James Conlon, Conductor)

  • Fort Worth Symphony (2005)

  • Spoleto Festival, Italy (2004 - James Conlon, Conductor)

  • New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (2000 – 2006)

Education

  • Manhattan School of Music - Artist Diploma - Conducting

  • University of Illinois, Champaign – Urbana - Master of Music – Orchestral Conducting  (1998)

  • University of Nevada, Reno - Bachelor of Music Performance – (1996)

 

 

Awards/Honors

 

  • ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming of American Music on Foreign Tours (2011-12)

  • Consulate-General  of Mexico in San Francisco – Luminary of the Friends of Mexico Honorary Committee (2010)

  • Bruno Walter Memorial Foundation - Bruno Walter Assistant Conductor Chair Program Award (2010)

 

 

Festivals/Masterclasses/Workshops

 

  • League of American Orchestras - Bruno Walter National Conductor’s Preview

  • Participant (2009)

  • Vienna Philharmonic/American Austrian Foundation - Herbert von Karajan

  • Conducting  Fellow, Salzburg Festival (2002)

  • New World Symphony/Internet 2/Manhattan School of Music – Masterclass with Michael Tilson Thomas (2002)

  • American Symphony Orchestra League Ann Arbor Seminar - Teachers included: Kenneth Kiesler and Gustav Meier (1997)

  • New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Composition and Conducting Institute

  • Participant (2003)