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Joana Carneiro has attracted considerable attention as one of the most outstanding young conductors working today. She currently serves as Assistant Conductor with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, working closely with Esa-Pekka Salonen. Also in 2005/2006, Ms. Carneiro took up a position as Principal Guest Conductor of the Metropolitan Orchestra of Lisbon, and in 2006/2007 she was named official guest conductor of the Gulbenkian Orchestra, working with the orchestra at least four weeks every year. As a finalist of the prestigious 2002 Maazel-Vilar Conductor’s Competition at Carnegie Hall, Ms. Carneiro was recognized by the jury for demonstrating a level of potential that holds great promise for her future career. Since then, her profile has grown quickly both in the US and Europe, and recent engagements include performances with the Gulbenkian Orchestra, her debut with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl, the New World Symphony, the Algarve Symphony, the Mancini Institute Orchestra, the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony and the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra. She also served as assistant conductor to Esa-Pekka Salonen at the Paris Opera’s premiere of Adriana Mater by Kaija Saariaho She has also conducted the Frankfurt Radio Symphony, Toledo Symphony Orchestra (Ohio); the Macau Chamber Orchestra and Beijing Orchestra at the International Musica Festival of Macau (China); the Portuguese National Symphony Orchestra, and the Beiras Philharmonic Orchestra. In the 2007-08 season, Ms. Carneiro continues her work with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and makes her debut with the Chicago Opera Theater as Assistant Conductor for their production of A Flowering Tree in May 2008. In March 2004, Ms. Carneiro was decorated by the President of the Portuguese Republic, Mr. Jorge Sampaio, with the Commendation of the Order of the Infante Dom Henrique.