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21 September 2010

Pablo González makes his debut as principal conductor of the OBC (Barcelona Symphony and Catalonia National Orchestra) on September 24th at the opening concert of the 2010-11 Season

Starting with this 2010-11 season, Pablo González is the principal conductor of the Barcelona Symphony and Catalonia National Orchestra. He will start next weekend, on September 24th, 25th and 26th, by opening the season with the Orchestra.

The programme he will be performing is as follows:

Debussy: Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune
Ramón Humet: Música del no-ésser. 3rd and 4th movement (piece commissioned by the Author Foundation and the OBC)
Shostakovich: Symphony no. 7

Pablo González, a young director with acknowledged talent and an international renown, has been assistant conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra, the National Youth Orchestra of Spain (JONDE), the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and the Bournemouth Sinfonietta. Born in Oviedo in 1975, González studied at London’s Guildhall School of Music and Drama. In the year 2000, he won the Donatella Flick Conducting Competition award and, from then on, he has been consolidating his career. In 2006, he won the Cadaquès International Conducting Award. In recent seasons, he has conducted the London Symphony Orchestra, the National Toulouse Capitole Orchestra, the Warsaw Symphony Orchestra and the Lausanne Chamber Orchestra, among many other international orchestras.

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