Giancarlo Guerrero is the five -time GRAMMY® award winning Music Director of the Nashville Symphony Orchestra, a post he has held since 2009 and has committed to through the 2024-25 season. Starting in the 2017-18 season, Guerrero will also take on the role of Music Director of the Wrocław Philharmonic at the National Forum of Music in Poland.
A natural and instinctive musician, Guerrero “brings to the podium not only vitality and insight but also an appealing physical dynamism” writes the Plain Dealer.
A passionate proponent of new music, Guerrero has championed the works of several of America's most respected composers through commissions, recordings, and world premieres. Guerrero’s advocacy has helped make Nashville a destination for contemporary music.
Guerrero has presented eight world premieres with the Nashville Symphony including the 2016 performance and recent GRAMMY® winning recording of Michael Daugherty’s cello concerto Tales of Hemingway.