Guillermo Salas-Suárez

Costa Rican Baroque violinist Guillermo Salas-Suárez made his directorial and guest concertmaster debut with the Indianapolis Baroque Orcehstra in September 2021. Currently finishing his doctoral degree in Historical Performance at Case Western Reserve Univeristy, under Dr. Julie Andrijeski, Guillermo has performed with the Atlanta and Austin Baroque Orchestras, Bourbon Baroque, and directs the Baroque ensemble from CityMusic Cleveland Chamber Orchestra. He has collaborated and trained with Malcolm Bilson, Paolo Pandolfo, Jaap ten Linden, Barthold Kuijken, Bruce Dickey, and the late Jeanne Lamon at the early music festivals in Boston, Bloomington, Amherst, Bach Baldwin Wallace (US), Tafelmusik (Canada), Urbino (Italy), Daroca (Spain), Saintes (France), and the Stuttgart Bachwoche (Germany).

Guillermo has also shared the stage with conductors and soloists Manfred Honeck, Robert Spano, Yefim Bronfman, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Midori, Lang Lang, and Renée Fleming, in venues such as the Aspen Music Festival, the Sala São Paulo (Brazil), and the National Theatres of Costa Rica, Panama, Nicaragua, and Honduras. As guest speaker, Guillermo has been invited to present his research on the music from 18th-century Spain and Mexico at Boston, Indiana, Oregon Universities, and Universidad National (Costa Rica).

As an artistic consultant, he has enjoyed curating Latin American and Spanish programs for several groups.

Guillermo Salas-Suárez

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