Rafael Sánchez-Araña Joins GoDirect

By Francisco Salazar

Conductor Rafael Sánchez-Araña has joined GoDirect for general management.

The conductor is currently the Music Director of the Orquesta Sinfónica de Las Palmas and the Temporada de Zarzuela de Canarias.

Throughout his career, he has been assistant conductor to such renown maestros as Karel Mark Chichon, Daniel Oren, Victor Pablo Pérez, and Alessandro D´Agostini. He has also worked at the Opéra National de Bourdeaux, Lithuanian National Opera, Ópera de Tenerife, Ópera de Las Palmas, and Opera de Paris.

He has also conducted the Sinfónica de Tenerife, la Filarmónica de Gran Canaria, la Sinfónica de Las Palmas, la Orquesta Ciudad de Granada, Orquesta Sinfónica de Bilbao, Gaetano Donizetti Orchestra, and Orquesta Academia Sinfónica de Udine, among others.

Future projects include the zarzuelas “La del manojo de rosas” and “El barbero de Sevilla” at the 31st Temporada de Zarzuela de Canarias.