Nicolás Agulló is recognized for his double culture, European and Latin American. He is one of the few conductors of the new generation who defends with the same demand and knowledge the great symphonic repertoire, contemporary music and the musical traditions of the American continent.
He is the musical director of the production "María de Buenos Aires" by Piazzolla at the Rhine National Opera in 2019, a notable success for the European audiovisual network ARTE, who chose it as the second title of its Opera Season in Art Concert.
Regarding his participation in the Rennes Opera with the Orchestre National de Bretagne in 2019-2020, the press expressed how "the musicians follow with evident joy the subtle direction of Nicolás Agulló, full of contrasts and colours" (Forum Opera) or also "the musicians, completely in tune / attentive and under the spell of the Franco-Argentine director, fully integrate the specific rhythms and stylistic effects of this music that operates through sound alchemy" (Olyrix).
fully integrate the rhythms and stylistic effects specific to this music operating through sound alchemy" (Olyrix).
Guest Conductor of the Lille National Orchestra at the Nouveau Siècle, he also conducted the Ensemble Intercontemporain in Paris, the Lucerne Festival Academy Orchestra, Savaria Szimfonikus Zenekar in Hungary, Freiburg Kammerphilharmonie in Germany.
It is worth noting his numerous performances at the Philharmonie de Paris from 2017 to the present. Also in different European halls and national opera houses in France: Opera de Strasbourg, Bordeaux, Reims, Colmar, the National Theaters of Mulhouse, Tarbes or the Cité de la Musique of Marseille. Operas from Winterthur, Freiburg or the KKL in Lucerne - Switzerland, multimedia concerts at the ZKM in Germany.
Graduated in Orchestral Conducting from the Argentine Catholic University, he obtained the Orchestral Conducting Prize at the Reims Regional Conservatory in the class of Rut Schereiner and perfected his studies with Zsolt Nagy, professor at the Paris Conservatory. Between 2013 and 2014 he worked with Peter Eötvös at the Bartók Festival, in Royaumont and at IRCAM. He was selected from more than 300 international candidates by the prestigious Lucerne Festival Academy for two consecutive years where he was able to benefit from the teachings of Matthias Pintscher, Susanna Mälkki and Alan Gilbert, director of the New York Philharmonic.
Thanks to his accumulated experiences and his university training, he won the competition for the position of chief conductor of the Chœur et Orchestre de Sorbonne Université (COSU) for a term between 2020 and 2025. Since 2017 he has also been musical director of the Chœur et Orchester des Grandes Écoles (COGE) in Paris.
In the field of musicology, his studies on the evolution of Argentine music in the 20th century were published by EDUCA - Buenos Aires, special mention at the 2009 Konex Classical Music Awards and presented at the Buenos Aires International Book Fair in 2010.