Judges 2023



DANIEL MALLAMPALLI currently serves as Senior Programming Manager for the Los Angeles Philharmonic. He is responsible for programming and administration of the LA Phil’s Hollywood Bowl classical series as well as casting for vocal/operatic projects across all venues and management of the Dudamel Fellowship program.

Mallampalli’s work involves managing and producing complex artistic projects,
operas, and initiatives from inception to performance. He serves as part of the LA
Phil’s programming team to design, coordinate and support cross-genre
programming for festivals and projects.

Since joining the Philharmonic in 2019, he has provided key artistic support in
overseeing the LA Phil’s operatic productions, including fully staged performances of Fidelio (directed by Alberto Arvelo), Die Walküre (directed by Yuval Sharon), and
Tristan und Isolde (directed by Peter Sellars). During the 2019-2020 season,
Mallampalli joined the orchestra abroad on international tours to Edinburgh, Mexico City, London, Boston, and New York. Mallampalli’s duties include creating concert programs, engaging guest conductors and soloists, and coordinating vocal casting.

He is responsible for administering the LA Phil’s annual Dudamel Fellowship, which provides assistantship opportunities for the next generation of great conductors.

Prior to joining the Los Angeles Philharmonic in March 2019, Mallampalli held artistic assistantships with the Boston Symphony Orchestra at Tanglewood, the
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra May Festival, and the Vienna State Opera. He
earned a Bachelors degree in piano from Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
and a Masters degree in orchestral conducting from the University of Cincinnati
College-Conservatory of Music.