Grenadian Director Pablo Heras-Casado (Granada, 1977) will debut 30 from January 2016 with the Vienna Philharmonic within the programming of the Week Mozart in Salzburg (Mozartwoche). It will be presented with a repertoire dedicated to Mendelssohn – Bartholdy as the first Spanish who faces the orchestra in history, after what Placido Domingo directed it in a concert for Europe in the gardens Schönbrunn ten years ago. Heras-Casado is a regular guest of the festival held in the cradle of the Austrian genius, where previously (today 26) He also directed the Camerata Salzburg.
Before his debut with the Philharmonic, Andalusian musician performed by the Vienna Symphony on New Year's Concert with the Ninth Beethoven, where he was presented the day 30 Y 31 December and January first in the Austrian capital. while, just appeared on the harmonia mundi label his latest album with the Third and Fourth Symphonies of Mendelssohn.
Considered the conductor of the year 2014, by Musical America, Pablo Heras-Casado, enjoy an unusual and varied career ranging from the great symphonic music to operatic repertoire, alternating interpretations historically well-founded and scores of art. He was appointed Principal Conductor of the Orchestra of St. Luke's in New York in the season 2012/13, and Principal Guest Conductor of Teatro Real Madrid in 2014.
Heras-Casado is a regular guest of symphony orchestras of Chicago and San Francisco, the Los Angeles Philharmonic,the Staatskapelle Berlin, Munich Philharmonic Orchestra, the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Mariinsky Orchestra and the Metropolitan Opera.
In 2015/16 he returned to the Philharmonia Orchestra, the London Symphony Orchestra, of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia and the Rotterdam Philharmonic. He made his debut with the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Israel Philharmonic and the Vienna Symphony Orchestra; He continued to work with the Ensemble Intercontemporain in Paris, the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra and the Balthasar Neumann Chor & Ensemble. It appears regularly at the Salzburg Mozarteum, where he is invited every year for Mozartwoche.
His projects for this season include opera Rigoletto at the Metropolitan Opera in New York (October November 2015) plus I due Foscari at the Teatro Real in July 2016.
In previous seasons he has conducted the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, la Concertgebouw Amsterdam, the Tonhalle-Orchester Zurich, New York Philharmonic, the Boston Symphony, the Cleveland Orchestra and the Mahler Chamber. It has also been present in the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, the Salzburg Festival and the Aix-en-Provence, also returned regularly Lucerne.
Heras-Casado recorded with harmonia mundi, así como con German Grammophon's Archiv Produktion, seal of which is Ambassador Archiv. He has received numerous awards for his albums, ECHO awards including three Klassic, un Price German Record Critics, dos Diapason d’Or y un Grammy Latino.
His recent releases include concerts with harmonia mundi Violin and Piano Schumann, with Isabelle Faust Y Alexander Melnikov. According to The New York Times it is one of the best recordings of the year while Forbes magazine placed it in their top 10. He also published symphonies of Schubert us. 3 Y 4 with the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra and Symphony No. 2 Mendelssohn with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. He has recorded a disc for Archiv with work Jacob, Hieronymus Y Michael Praetorius, and an album to commemorate the legendary castrato singer and teacher Farinelli. He has also appeared at the launch of the baritone arias Verdi for Sony with Placido Domingo and a DVD German Grammophon Elixir of Love Donizetti de la Festspielhaus Baden-Baden.
Has Pablo Heras-Casado Medal of Honor of the Foundation Rodriguez Acosta. In February 2012 he received the Gold Medal of Merit of the City of Granada, your natal city, which is also an Honorary Ambassador and this November was named favorite son by the Province of Granada. June 2014 He joined the Spanish charity ActionAid to support the cause of the eradication of poverty and injustice in the world.