General Music Director of the Opera and Staatskapelle Halle-Saale (Germany), and now in his sixth season as Music Director of the Colorado Springs Philharmonic (USA), Josep Caballé Domenech enjoys combining his conducting career with a great symphonic and operatic repertoire.
Caballé Domenech has worked with an impressive list of orchestras such as the Royal Philharmonic London, with whom he recorded “Respighi’s Roman Trilogy” for Onyx Classics, Tonhalle Orchester Zurich, WDR Cologne, Swedish Radio, Czech Philharmonic, Munich Radio Orchestra, RSO Wien, New Japan Philharmonic, Baltimore, Houston and Fort Worth Symphony Orchestras, among others. Additionally, he usually conducts summer festivals like Aspen Music Festival, Texas Music Festival in the USA, Londrina Festival in Brasil and Moritzburg Festival in Germany.
Recognized also for his work with operatic repertoire, Caballé-Domenech made his debut at the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona and lead the company also in guest productions at the Savonlinna Festival and La Fenice Venice. Caballé Domenech has conducted new productions at the Dresden Semperoper, Theater an der Wien (with P. Domingo), Vienna’s Volksoper, Hamburg Staatsoper, Essen Aalto Theater, Capitol du Toulouse, Theatre Royal du Versailles/Paris, ABAO in Bilbao and has conducted at the Staatsoper Berlin and State Opera Stuttgart. Recent highlights include Wagner’s Ring in Halle, Strauss’ Salome at the teatro Mayor in Bogotá, Donizetti’s Roberto Devereux at ABAO in Bilbao, Puccini’s Fanciulla del West at the Staatsoper Hamburg, and a South American Tour with the Staatskapelle Halle.
Caballé-Domenech’s 2016/17 Season includes Wagner’s Der Fliehende Holländer, Puccini’s Tosca and Bartok’s Bluebards Castle in Halle, Barcelona Symphony Orchestra, Bogota Filarmonic Orchestra, Bogotá Festival with Staatskapelle Halle, Chile National orchestra among several symphonic debuts in China, Taipei and Germany. In February a concert with Yo Yo Ma will mark the 90th Anniversary Gala of the Colorado Springs Phiharmonic Orchestra.
Born in Barcelona into a family of musicians, Josep Caballé-Domenech studied piano, percussion, singing and violin. He took conducting lessons with David Zinman, Jorma Panula, Sergiu Comissiona and at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna. Caballé Domenech was awarded the Aspen Prize from the American Academy of Conducting at Aspen and selected as “Protégé” in the inaugural cycle of the Sir Colin Davis Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative 2002-03.
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