Felipe Tristan, conductor

Felipe Tristan is quickly establishing himself as one of the most sought-after conductors from Mexico. He has performed in China, Germany, Switzerland, Canada, Mexico, Spain, Panama and across the US, in cities such as Washington, D.C., Chicago, Houston, Atlanta, San Diego, New Orleans and Minneapolis. In New York City he has conducted on stages including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center’s David Geffen Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Merkin Hall, Symphony Space and The DiMenna Center for Classical Music. He is the Associate Conductor of the Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra and recently brought this ensemble to Mexico for the first time for a residency at the National Conservatory of Music of Mexico, performing two concerts in Mexico City.

He is the First Prize Winner of the Klangkraft Dirigierwettbewerbs Conducting Competition (Germany 2019), the International Conductors Workshop & Competition (Atlanta 2018) and of the Shining Stars Competition of New York; and received an “Excellence Award” from the Mexican Music Awards in 2017. Guest conducting appearances include the Südwestdeutsche Philharmonie Konstanz, Gwinnett Symphony Chamber Orchestra, New Amsterdam Symphony Orchestra, North Shore Symphony Orchestra, Orquesta Filarmónica de Querétaro, Orquesta de Baja California, Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra, Orquesta Sinfónica del Estado de Chihuahua, Orquesta Sinfónica de Oaxaca, Orquesta Sinfónica de la UANL (Monterrey Symphony) and Orquesta Sinfónica de Michoacán. In 2016 he joined the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance, and since 2018 he has been the conductor of the Repertory Orchestra at the Manhattan School of Music. More information at felipetristan.com and IG: @felipetristan.