Lucas Aleman


Dallas Symphony Orchestra League Chair

A native of Spain, Lucas Aleman has performed across the United States and Europe to critical claim. Often praised for his luscious sound and charisma with the audience, Aleman has a true understanding of the different period composers, and has enjoyed a versatile career playing solo and chamber music.

As a soloist, Aleman has appeared with the Castilla y Leon Symphony Orchestra, the Real Filharmonia de Galicia, the Orquesta Sinfonica de Las Palmas and the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra working with conductors such as Helmuth Rilling, Leopold Hager, Neal Gittleman and Christoph Poppen.

In 1998, Aleman was appointed to the position of Concertmaster of the Real Filharmonia de Galicia at the age of 22, making him, at the time, the youngest Concertmaster in Spain. He left his post in 2000 and became the Concertmaster of the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra. Since 2006, he has been a member of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s first violin section.

Aleman is a passionate and experienced chamber musician, collaborating with such esteemed musicians that have included the members of the Concertgebouw and the Rotterdam Orchestra. He has appeared in numerous festivals in Europe and North America, including the Gergiev Festival in Rotterdam and Musica por Doquier in New York City.

Aleman holds degrees from the Hogeschool van Kunsten Utrecht. His principal teachers and mentors were Alexander Kerr, Keiko Wataya, Thomas Zehetmair, and Ruggiero Ricci.