"Carlos is a leader on and off the podium. Not only does he program and conduct multiple orchestras, but creatively, he pushes the performance envelope with a vision of how to cultivate the next generation of classical music lovers.”
- Leanne Wright, VP Communications, The New Classical FM/ZoomerMedia Limited
"I am pleased to announce our new Music Director, Carlos Bastidas! We're confident that you will be impressed by the knowledge, experience, and talent Carlos will be bringing to the orchestra."
- Alice Pearen, Violinist
“The ensemble of 13 string players sounded fresh and energetic, and they responded to music director Carlos Bastidas with an admirable flexibility, and this in spite of the fact that for the past two months, rehearsal has not been possible during the lockdown.”
- Earl McCluskie, Music and video producer