Miguel Sepúlveda

1998, Portugal

Current occupation

Freelancer Conductor


Royal Northern College of Music Masters in Orchestral Conducting
Mark Heron & Clark Rundell 2021 – 2023
Lisbon Superior School of Music Master in Orchestral Conducting
Jean-Marc Burfin 2020 – 2021
National Orchestra Academy Bachelor in Orchestral Conducting
Jean-Marc Burfin 2017 – 2020
Metropolitan Professional School of Music Instrumentalist (Piano)
Rosa Maria Barrantes 2013 – 2016

Professional experience

Gulbenkian Orchestra (Tchaikovsky and Schumann)
GuestConductor 2024
Casa da Música Orchestra (New Years Concert)
GuestConductor 2024
Northern Orchestra (Beethoven, Azevedo and David)
GuestConductor 2023
Gulbenkian Orchestra (Mozart and Lalo)
GuestConductor 2023
OCCO Orchestra (Stravinsky, Boieldieu and Schubert)
GuestConductor 2023
Operafest (Suor Angelica + Rigor Mortis World Premiere)
GuestConductor 2023
Gulbenkian Orchestra and Matthias Kirschnereit (All Beethoven Program)
GuestConductor 2023
BBC Sctottish Symphony Orchestra (Brahms, Tchaikovsky and Weir)
AcademyYoung Conductors Showcase 2023
BBC Philharmonic (Stravinsky)
GuestConductor 2023
Opera | Mansfield Park
GuestConductor 2023
BBC Philharmonic (New Works World Premiere)
GuestConductor 2023
Beiras Philharmonic Orchestra (New Year’s Concerts)
GuestConductor 2023
South Classical Orchestra (Weiner and Wagner)
GuestConductor 2022
Young Musicians Award Winner Concert (Stravinsky, Schumann and Wagner)
GuestConductor 2022
South Classical Orchestra (Mozart and Weiner)
GuestConductor 2022
New Sinfonia (Britten)
GuestConductor 2022
Cheetham’s Music School Orchestra
GuestConductor 2021
Salford Symphony Orchestra
GuestConductor 2021
Liverpool Mozart Orchestra
GuestConductor 2021
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
TemporaryAssistant Conductor to Domingo Hindoyan 2021
Psappha Ensemble
TemporaryAssistant Conductor to Jamie Phillips 2021
Schostakovich Ensemble
Member10 year anniversary concert of the Schostakovich Ensemble playing and rehearsing alongside Filipe Pinto-Ribeiro, Rosa Maria Barr 2016
South Classical Orchestra
Regular guest7 Concert cycle through the South of Portugal with Orquestra Clássica do Sul. 2022
Lisbon Metropolitan Orchestra

GuestAssistant Conductor to Pedro Amaral (Mahler Symphony n.4) 2020

Awards & recognitions

Portugal Young Musician’s Award
1st prize 2022
OCCO International Conducting Competition
2nd prize 2021

Other achievements

Page-turner to chamber music concerts in the Gulbenkian Foundation for Esteemed Musicians such as Martha Argerich, Evgeny Kissin 2014 – 2020
Solo performance
Händel’s Messiah with the Gulbenkian Choir and the Gulbenkian Foundation Orchestra 2015
Member of Organization of “Classical Summer” Festival in CCB, Portugal. 2015 – 2016
Full-week Masterclass and assistant conductor for Pedro Neves 2019
Full-week Masterclass and assistant conductor for Pedro Neves with the Academic Metropolitan Orchestra. 2018
Full-week Masterclass and assistant conductor for Enrico Onofri with the Academic Metropolitan Orchestra 2017
Recording and subsequent concert of Schostakovich’s Sonata for Piano and Cello in D minor with cellist Ana Mikus 2017


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