Born in Villarejo de Salvanés (Madrid), Mariano Domingo studied clarinet, music pedagogy and choir and orchestra conducting at the Real Conservatorio Superior de Música (Madrid). During this time, he conducted the musical band of Villarejo de Salvanés. At the end of his studies, he was awarded a two-year internship as conducting assistant with the Orquesta Escuela at the Teatro Real, in Madrid. He also worked as orchestra conductor at the Conservatorio “Montserrat Caballé” and as conductor of the band “Joaquín Turina.”
Always willing to expand his knowledge and gain new artistic experiences, he continued his studies at the university of Music and Dramatic Arts Mozarteum Salzburg (Austria). For five years, he continued his musical studies in orchestra conducting under Dennis Russell Davies and Jorge Rotter, in choir and opera conducting under Karl Kamper and in wind orchestra conducting under Edgar Seipenbusch and Albert Schwarzmann. He completed all of his Master of Fine Arts degrees with distinction. In 2010, Mariano Domingo received the Bernhard-Paumgartner medal from the Internationale Stiftung Mozarteum.
Mariano Domingo is a committed and diligent musician who has participated in master courses with internationally renowned conductors such as Antoni Ros Marbá, Andrés Zarzo, Salvador Mas, Rainer Steubing-Negenborn, Johann Diujh and Manuel Hernández Silva. From 2010 to 2013 he served as music director of the “Oper im Berg Festival” in Salzburg. In 2013 and 2014 he conducted the world premiere of the musical “Luther! Rebell wider Willen,” composed by E. Radke, at the Landesteather Eisenach, in Germany.
“Mariano Domingo is a remarkably talented musician who works with admirable perseverance. He performs with intelligence, empathy and a great sense of imagination.”
Head of the Choral conducting class at Universität Mozarteum
Rehearsal in Eisenach
Over the past 20 years, Mariano Domingo has established a solid reputation as a conductor. His pedagogical training benefits his work with choirs and orchestras and enables him to create close connections with musicians. He has conducted many orchestras including the Sinfonieorchester of the university Mozarteum Salzburg, the Austrian Ensemble for Contemporary Music, the Fundación SaxEnsemble for Contemporary Music, the Joven Orquesta de la Comunidad de Madrid and the Orquesta Arriaga.
Mariano Domingo is currently honing his artistic skills in Berlin where he conducts several orchestras including the Berlin-Brandenburgische Sinfonieorchester and the Friedenauer Kammerensemble. In August 2016, he conducted the Syrian Expat Philharmonic Orchestra during the open-air concert of the Berliner Philharmoniker at the Kulturforum, in Berlin.
More recently, he has worked with the Sinfonie Orchester Schöneberg and the Berliner Sibelius Orchester as guest conductor. In May 2016 and February 2017, he performed with these orchestras in the Berlin Philharmonie. Mariano Domingo also conducts Orquesta Ritornello, an orchestra of young, talented musicians that he formed in 2012.