Miguel Salmon Del Real

(Mexico, 1978)

One of the most solid conductors of his generation, composer, musicologist and researcher. He holds professional academic degrees (Composition, Choral and Orchestral Conducting, Musicology) from Mexico, Italy and the Netherlands in addition to master courses in conducting in Switzerland, France and Mexico.

Currently principal conductor of the Sinaloa Symphony Orchestra for the Arts, he has conducted 42 orchestras in 13 countries, 20 choirs and 11 ensembles, as well as 228 soloists from 28 nationalities. He has premiered more than a hundred works composed in the 21st century by 78 Mexican composers and has rescued historical works, such as the second violin concerto by Julián Carrillo, the second opera by Ricardo Castro “La Leyenda de Rudel”, among others. (List of details at miguelsalmondelreal.com)

In parallel, he works as a composer, teacher, lecturer and columnist in the newspapers El Heraldo de México, Noroeste, and La Voz de Michoacán.

In 2017 he became the first Secretary of Culture of the city of Morelia. During his administration he promoted and obtained for Morelia, the designation as “Creative City” by UNESCO, in the area of music, unique in Mexico, to date.

“…performing precise and with clear gestures he gets out of the orchestra a thrilling sound… …delivers an almost floating symphony…”

Markus Roschinski, Das Orchester / Germany, 2015