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Bio

Born in Barcelona, he starts his musical studies in the Music Conservatory of his city, with piano and viola as main instruments. He graduates at the Höchschule für Musik of Würzburg as oboist and he obtains a scholarship from the Bavarian State to graduate in Musicology and Philosophy at the University of Munich with the thesis "Organisation of the vertical functions in the instrumentation of the symphonic work by Beethoven".

 

He studies orchestra conducting mainly with Sergiu Celibidache, participating in several masterclasses and conducting courses in the University of Mainz, in Munich with the Münchner Philarmoniker and in other courses in Trier, London, Stuttgart and Paris.

 

He has been principal conductor of the National Orchestra of Greece and of the "Orquestra Simfònica del Vallès". As guest conductor he regularly conducts in Germany, Spain, France, USA, Russia, Romania, Greece and South America orchestras as the Symphony Orchestra of Barcelona and National of Catalunya, the National Orchestra of Argentina, the Orchestra of the Radio and Television of Greece, the Minsk Philarmonic, the Orchestra Simón Bolívar of Caracas, the Symphony Orchestra of "El Gran Teatre del Liceu" of Barcelona, the Symphony Orchestra of Castilla y León, the Symphony Orchestra of València, the Yakima Symphony Orchestra and the Botosamie Philarmonie, "Ciudad de Granada" Orchestra, the "Bahía Blanca" Symphony and Camera Musicae among others.

 

Furthermore, he has worked together with eminent arists as Pierre Amoyal, Lluís Claret, Joaquín Achúcarro, Elizabeth Sombart, Christian Ostertag, Alxander Panizza, Núria Rial and Mireia Pintó. His repertoire stretches from Barroque period till several world premières, particularly from spanish (Baucells, Urgarte, Brotons) and argentinian composers (Di Cicco, Maglia, Casanova).

 

At the same time he is involved in many pedagogical projects, specially in Switzerland (Fondation Résonnance), Spain, Italy, Argentina (Argentine Cultural Foundation) and Germany. He has been as well jury member of several international competitions (Mitroupoulos, Tàrrega, La Sènia). In 2003 he becomes professor of orchestra conducting at the ESMUC ("Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya") and in 2010, guest teacher of the Grieg-Akademie in Bergen (Norway).

 

He is currently conductor of the Symphony Orchestra of "Segle XXI" and of the Bruckner Akademie Orchester. With this last orchestra he is performing the complete symphonic work of this composer.

 

In 2013 was appointed as principal guest conductor of the Orchestre Philharmonique du Lebanon (LPO). Recently he conducted the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Caracas and other orchestras of the "Sistema" of Venezeluan Youth Orchestras. In 2014 was appointed as principal guest conductor of the Orquestra Camera Musicae (OCM) in Catalonia. 

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