“He has everything: splendid technique, profound musicality and an overwhelming charisma!”
Christoph Eschenbach, conductor
Prizewinner at the XV International Tchaikovsky Competition and SONY Classics exclusive artist, Pablo Ferrández announces himself as a musician of stature. A captivating performer, “Ferrández has the lot: technique, mettle, spirit, authority as a soloist, expressivity and charm” (El Pais).
Recent highlights include the debuts at the Hollywood Bowl with Los Angeles Philharmonic under G.Dudamel, with Bayersichen Rundfunk Symphony Orchestra under D. Gatti, with Bamberg Symphony under C. Eschenbach, performances of Brahms Double Concerto and Beethoven Triple Concerto with Anne-Sophie Mutter, and appearances with the London Philharmonic, Israel Philharmonic, Rotterdam Philharmonic, Vienna Symphony, and Orchestre National de France, among others.
The 20/21 season will bring the debuts with Filarmonica dela Scala under R. Chailly, Mahler Chamber Orchestra under D. Gatti, Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, BBC Scottish Symphony, RTE National Symphony Orchestra, Festival Strings Luzern, Orchestra de la Svizzera Italiana, and returns with the Dusseldorf Symphony at the Elbphilharmonie, Orchestra Sinfonica Nationale RAI, St. Petersburg Philharmonic, Spanish National Orchestra, RTVE Orchestra, Orquesta Sinfónica de les Illes Balears and the Basque National Orchestra. He will also be Artist-in-residence at the Tenerife Symphony Orchestra.
As a recitalist and chamber musician, he frequently collaborates with such artists as Vadim Repin, Martha Argerich, Gidon Kremer, Yuja Wang, Nikolay Lugansky, Maxim Rysanov, Beatrice Rana, Denis Kozhukhin, Ray Chen, Alice Sara Ott, Elena Bashkirova, Luis del Valle and Sara Ferrández.
Born in Madrid in 1991, in a family of musicians, Pablo Ferrández joined the prestigious Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía when he was 13 to study with Natalia Shakhovskaya. After that he completed his studies at the Kronberg Academy with Frans Helmerson and became scholar of the Anne-Sophie Mutter Foundation.
Mr. Ferrández plays the Stradivarius “Lord Aylesford” (1696) thanks to the Nippon Music Foundation.