The RTVE Symphony Orchestra at the Paloma O'Shea Piano Competition and at the Santander Festival |  All the music

The RTVE Symphony Orchestra at the Paloma O’Shea Piano Competition and at the Santander Festival | All the music

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Under the direction of Pablo Gonzalez

Maestro Pablo González conducts the RTVE Symphony Orchestra in the 71st edition of the Santander International Festival with the Concerto for cello and orchestra by Dvorak and Asier Polo as soloist and the Pictures for an exhibition by Mussorgsky. He will also conduct this orchestra in the finals of the 20th Paloma O’Shea International Piano Competition on August 3 and 4, which can be seen on La 2 and followed by Radio Clásica.

Founded in 1952 by Argent Ataulf Y Jose Manuel Riancho and become one of the festivals of reference in the summer programming of our country, the Santander International Festival celebrate their 71 years in this edition.

The RTVE Symphony Orchestra at the Paloma OShea Piano Competition and at the Santander Festival |  All the music
The RTVE Symphony Orchestra at the Paloma OShea Piano Competition and at the Santander Festival |  All the music

The RTVE Symphony Orchestra participate one more year in the final of the Paloma O’Shea International Piano Competition the days August 3 and 4 and at the festival itself with a concert on August 5 led by teacher Paul Gonzalez.

In the first part, we will enjoy the Concerto for cello and orchestra in B minor, Op.104 of Dvorak with Asier Polo on the cello, and in the second part, you will be able to listen to the work for piano Pictures at an exhibition of M. Mussorgsky/M. Ravel. Composed in 1874 and orchestrated by Maurice Ravel in the summer of 1922 for Serge Koussevitsky, who conducted the Paris premiere in October of the same year.

RTVE spreads, supports and promotes young talent and culture. The Paloma O’Shea Piano Competitionconsidered one of the most prestigious in the world in its speciality, is open to highly talented young pianists and aims to make them known and help them in their artistic careers.

The winner of the 2022 edition of the Paloma O’Shea Santander International Piano Competitionwill be the soloist at the OCRTVE A/15 season concert on March 16 and 17, 2023.

About Pablo Gonzalez

The RTVE Symphony Orchestra at the Paloma OShea Piano Competition and at the Santander Festival |  All the music
Master Pablo Gonzalez

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Recognized as one of the most versatile and passionate conductors of his generation, Pablo González was born in Oviedo and studied at London’s Guildhall School of Music. He won the First Prize in the Cadaqués International Conducting Competition and in the ‘Donatella Flick’.

He has been Principal Conductor of the Barcelona and National Symphony Orchestra of Catalonia (OBC) and, previously, Principal Guest Conductor of the City of Granada Orchestra. He is currently the Principal Conductor of the RTVE Symphony Orchestra as well as artistic advisor to the RTVE Symphony Orchestra and Choir.

Pablo González has conducted important ensembles including: Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, BBC National Orchrestra of Wales, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Warsaw Philharmonic, Orchester Philharmonique de Liége, NHK Orchestra (Japan), Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional (Mexico), Kyoto Symphony Orchestra, as well as the main Spanish orchestras.

As an opera director, he has directed Don Giovanni and L’elisir d’amore in two successful Glyndebourne Tours, Carmen (San Sebastián Musical Fortnight), Una voce in off, La voix humaine, Die Zauberflöte, Daphne and Rienzi (version concert) at the Gran Teatre del Liceu (Barcelona) and Madama Butterfly (Oviedo Opera).

About Asier Polo

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Considered by specialized critics as one of the most outstanding cellists of his generation, Asier Polo has collaborated as a soloist with some of the most important orchestras on the international scene: Philharmonia Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionalle della RAI , Dresdner Philharmonie, Orchester de Paris, BBC Philharmonic, Bergen Filharmoniske Orkester, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Berliner Symphoniker, National Orchestra of Mexico, São Paulo Symphony Orchestra, Louisiana Philharmonic, Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, National Orchestra of Spain or the Basel Symphony Orchestra, accompanied under the direction of important batons, such as John Axelrod, Pinchas Steinberg, Christian Badea, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Claus Peter Flor, Carlos Miguel Prieto, Günther Herbig, Juanjo Mena, Antoni Wit or Anne Manson.

He has been invited to important musical events, such as the festivals of Schleswig-Holstein, Nantes, Ohrid, Biennale di Venezia, Rome, Lisbon, Gstaad Menuhin Festival, Morelia, Granada or San Sebastián.

He has shared the stage with artists such as Silvia Marcovici, Nicolás Chumachenco, Sol Gabetta, Maxim Rysanov, Isabelle van Keulen, Josep Colom, Eldar Nebolsin, Gérard Caussé, Janácek Quartet, Casals Quartet or the great tenor Alfredo Kraus, who invited him to the last years of his career to collaborate as a soloist in his recitals, performing at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Covent Garden, Royal Opera House, Zürich Tonhalle, Vienna Musikverein, in addition to a successful tour of the most outstanding concert halls in Japan .

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