Lucía Marín

Lucía Marín

The newspaper El País named Lucía Marín as one of Spain's rising stars in orchestra conducting.

She has a broad symphonic and lyrical repertoire and has conducted orchestras in Spain, Italy, Portugal, Austria, Romania, China and the USA, including the Cordoba Orchestra, the Galicia Symphony Orchestra, UKSO Symphony Orchestras and ISU Symphony Orchestra. She has won prizes from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of Saint Isabel of Hungary in Seville and at the 11th International Orchestra Conducting Contest "Mestre Ferríz".

She holds the "Andaluces del Futuro" Prize and the "Jaén Joven" Arts Prize from the Andalusian Youth Institute. Lucía also has a master's degree in orchestra conducting from Illinois State University and a doctorate in the same subject from the University of Kentucky.

She was the principal conductor of the University of Kentucky Philharmonia and the assistant conductor of the University of Kentucky Symphony Orchestra and Opera Theatre from 2012 to 2015 where she conducted The Marriage of Figaro, Don Giovanni, La Bohème, Suor Angelica, Les Misérables, Sweeney Todd, The Phantom of the Opera, Ainadamar, and The Nutcracker with the Moscow Ballet.

She is currently artistic director of the Taller Lírico Opera Loving which recently gave their first public performance with the opera Suor Angelica by Puccini.