Chilean-Belgian conductor and arranger David Navarro-Turres has been acclaimed for his dynamic performances, his commitment to innovative programming and his passion for artistic openness to diverse audiences in Europe.
David graduated from the National Conservatory of the University of Chile and the Conservatoire Royal de Bruxelles. He has received scholarships for conducting masterclasses in Zurich with David Zinman and the Tonhalle Orchestra, in London with Benjamin Zander and the London Masterclass Orchestra, and another with Guerassim Voronkov and the St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra.
In April 2016, he premiered Sir Karl Jenkins’ orchestral version of “The Armed Man” at the Palais des Beaux-Arts in Brussels.
In 2017 he conducted the opening concert of the BALKAN TRAFIK Festival with Goran Bregovic and his composition of the Three Letters from Sarajevo.
In 2022, together with Ensemble Confluences, he opened the Festival of World and Sacred Music of the International Festival of Contemporary Music in Mons and Namur (Belgium).
In August and September 2022 he made his debut with the Orquesta Sinfónica de la Universidad de La Serena and the Joven Orquesta de Portugal; ending 2022 with a tour of the operetta “Barbe Blue” in different cities of Belgium.