DAVID NAVARRO-TURRES
MUSICAL DIRECTOR
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About David

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.

Music & Artistic Director

Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra (www.bpho.be)

Serenata Vocale

 

The Belgian-Chilean conductor David Navarro-Turres is Artistic director of the Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra (www.bpho.be) and conductor of the Serenata Vocale chamber choir. As a guest conductor, he has appeared with the Belgian National Orchestra, the EST-OUEST ensemble, the Confluences ensemble, El Sistema Belgium orchestra, the Chile Chamber Orchestra, the Orquesta Sinfónica de la Universidad de La Serena, The Orquesta Sinfónica de Concepción, The Hong Kong Symphony, the Orchestre symphonique du Conservatoire Royal de Bruxelles, the HKU Utrecht Conservatory Orchestra and the Caméra Lirica. Born in Antofagasta, Mr Navarro-Turres began conducting at the age of fifteen with the Youth Symphony Orchestra at the Liceo Experimental Artístico. He is a graduate of the National Conservatory of the University of Chile and the Royal Conservatory of Brussels. He has won scholarships for conducting masterclasses: in Zurich with David Zinman and the Tonhalle Orchestra, in London with Benjamin Zander and the London Masterclass Orchestra, and again with Guerassim Voronkov and the St Petersburg Symphony Orchestra. In 2017, he conducted Goran Bregovic’s “Three letters from Sarajevo” at the opening concert of the BALKAN TRAFIK Festival, with the composer on stage. In 2018, he conducted the Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra in the Brel Symphonique show, at Forest-National in Brussels, then in Ghent and Antwerp. In 2022, with the Ensemble Confluences, he opened the Festival des Musiques Sacrées at the Festival international de musique contemporaine de Mons (Belgium). He ended 2022 with a tour of the operetta “Bluebeard” in various Belgian towns. In 2024 he will continue his 12th year as conductor and artistic director of the Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra.

GUEST CONDUCTOR

  • Belgian National Orchestra
  • EST-OEST
  • Ensemble Confluences
  • Chamber Orchestra of Chile
  • Pazardjik Symphony Orchestra
  • Commonwealth Symphony Orchestra
  • Antofagasta Symphony Orchestra
  • China Hong Kong Symphony
  • El Sistema Belgium
  • Concepción Symphony Orchestra
  • St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra
  • Symphony Orchestra of the Royal Brussels Conservatory
  • HKU Utrecht Conservatorium Orchestra

Concerts

23

SEP 2023

“WOMEN LIFE FREEDOM”

Euro-Persian Art Ensemble / Serenata Vocale and Kamelia Dara

Salle M BOZAR / Brussels
 

07

OCT 2023

“Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto and Dvorak 8th Symphony “

Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra

Javier Rameix / Piano
Brussels

11

NOV 2023

“Mendelssohn Violin Concerto and Beethoven 3rd Symphony/Eroica “

Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra

Saténik Khourdoïan / Violin
Brussels

02&03

DEC 2023

Brahms Requiem / Schiksalslied / Song for Baghdad (Neaimi)

Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra

Brussels Choral Society

02/12 BOZAR
03/12 Mechelen’s Cathedral

08

DEC 2023

MISA CRIOLLA

Serenata Vocale

Brussels

10

DEC 2023

SNOWMAN / PETER AND THE WOLF

FairyTales ensemble

Brussels

17

DEC 2023

Brussels Carol Concert

Winter Dreams Orchestra

Brussels

17

FEB 2024

Peer Gynt / Sibelius Violin Concerto

Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra

Brussels

03

MAR 2024

Peter and The Wolf & Alex Vizorek

Ensemble Est-Ouest

Brussels

16

MAR 2024

Nordic Vibes and Crystal Bowls Europe

Serenata Vocale

Mix Auditorium Brussels

21

APR 2024

Kol Nidrei / Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4 / Mendelssohn Italian Symphony

Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra

Brussels

28

APR 2024

“SIBELIUS & PAGANINI”

Alexander Markov and the China Hong Kong Symphony Orchestra

Hong Kong

15

JUNE 2024

RAVEL / DEBUSSY / POULENC

Jean-Claude Vanden Eyden and the Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra

Brussels

Contact

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davidnavarroturres@gmail.com