Andrés Orozco-Estrada has conducted the Frankfurt Radio Symphony (hr-Sinfonieorchester Frankfurt) since 2014. After seven years of successful work, he will end his position as Music Director in Frankfurt in 2021. Since 2014 he is also Music Director of the Houston Symphony and starting with the 2020/21 season in addition Music Director of the Vienna Symphony.
Born in Colombia and trained in Vienna, Andrés Orozco-Estrada is working regularly with the world's most renowned orchestras including the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, the Berlin Philharmonic, the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, the Staatskapelle Dresden, the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra di Santa Cecilia Rom and the Orchestre National de France as well as important American orchestras like the Philadelphia, the New York Philharmonic or the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. At the Glyndebourne Festival, the Berlin State Opera and the Salzburg Festival he has also conducted successful concerts and opera performances.
Andrés Orozco-Estrada's CD releases with the Frankfurt Radio Symphony, Stravinsky's »Firebird« and »The Rite of Spring« as well as »Ein Heldenleben«, »Macbeth«, »Eine Alpensinfonie« and the opera »Salome« as part of their joint Richard Strauss cycle and a CD with overtures and preludes by Richard Wagner received international attention.
Born in Medellín, Andrés Orozco-Estrada began his musical studies on the violin and had his first conducting lessons at the age of 15. In 1997 he moved to Vienna, where he joined the conducting class of Uroš Lajovic, a pupil of the legendary Hans Swarowsky, at the renowned Vienna Music Academy.