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Berlioz’s monumental ‘Requiem’ with the Orchestre de Paris; debut and opening of the Berlioz year

Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the death of Hector Berlioz, Pablo Heras-Casado leads the Orchestre de Paris in Berlioz’s colossal Requiem on February 20 & 21.

Russian Masterworks with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

This month, Pablo Heras-Casado returns to Chicago to conduct the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in an all-Russian program. On February 14, 16 & 17, Heras-Casado leads the CSO in Tchaikovsky's First Symphony (Winter Dreams), then Macedonian pianist Simon Trpčeski brings his “electrifying virtuosity” (The London Times) to Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No. 3. Highly...

Pablo Heras-Casado conducts Spanish premiere of Bruckner’s ‘Linz Symphony’ with the Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid

Following his successful debut conducting Wagner’s Das Rheingold at the Teatro Real de Madrid, Pablo Heras-Casado conducts Bruckner’s First and Second Symphony in concert with the Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid, on February 6. This performance marks the Spanish premiere of the new critical edition of Bruckner’s 'Linz version’, or Linzer Fassung, of his...

Highlights of 2018

In 2018, Pablo Heras-Casado continued his excellent rapport with leading orchestras throughout the world. Along with multiple debuts, his first book, A prueba de orquesta, and more, he was honored by the French government with the title Chevalier de l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters). Awarded...

‘Das Rheingold’ at Teatro Real de Madrid

Pablo Heras-Casado leads his first-ever complete Ring Cycle at the Teatro Real de Madrid, where he is Principal Guest Conductor. Heras-Casado will conduct Wagner’s colossal tetralogy over the course of four consecutive seasons, beginning in 2019 with Robert Carsen’s renowned production of Das Rheingold.

“Somos Ayuda” Awards recognize the work of its ambassador Pablo Heras-Casado

Last night the foundation Ayuda En Acción held their first edition of the #SomosAyuda award ceremony in Madrid. With this new awards ceremony, the foundation aims to recognize the work that people and institutions do to improve the lives of the most vulnerable people. The #SomosAyuda Awards was "born with...

Pablo-Heras Casado distinguished as “Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres”

Pablo-Heras Casado has been awarded the title Chevalier de l'ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters) of the French government, awarded by the ambassador of France in Spain, Yves Saint-Geours, in a ceremony that took place in his official residence in Madrid on December 3 ....

Concerts with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

In his final engagement of 2018, Pablo Heras-Casado travels to the Middle East for concerts with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra and award-winning pianist, Syzmon Nehring. Heras-Casado leads the IPO in two programs over 11 days in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, and Haifa. Beginning on November 3-13, the first program includes Chopin’s Piano...

Debut with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

During his time in the United States, Pablo Heras-Casado travels to the East coast for his anticipated debut with the Pittsburgh Symphony. With concerts on October 26 and 28, the ensemble, along with German cellist Maximilian Hornung, brings compelling artistry to an all-Russian program. Heras-Casado conducts a program consisting of Rimsky-Korsakov’s Capriccio...

A Spanish-themed program with Javier Perianes and the San Francisco Symphony

Pablo Heras-Casado returns to Davies Symphony Hall to conduct the San Francisco Symphony in a program featuring Spanish-inspired works by French composers. Accomplished pianist and fellow Spaniard, Javier Perianes, will share the stage with the ensemble with concerts on October 18, 19 & 20. The program for the concert series...

Concerts with Isabelle Faust and the Freiburger Barockorchester

This month, Pablo Heras-Casado reunites with violinist Isabelle Faust and the Freiburger Barockorchester for performances in Belgium, Germany, and the Netherlands. With a history of great performances together, Ms. Faust and the ensemble are featured on two of Pablo's highly acclaimed albums from the 'Die neue Romantik' series. Their first performance...

Pablo Heras-Casado’s first book, “A prueba de orquesta”, available now

Pablo Heras-Casado’s first book, A prueba de orquesta, transports us to the world of classical music by the hand of the most international Spanish maestro. Heras-Casado approaches classical music without restraints or prejudices, because you don’t need to have musical knowledge to understand it; music is what it conveys to us, what it makes us feel.

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Pablo Heras-Casado is the Principal Guest Conductor of Teatro Real, Madrid, Director of the Granada Festival, Conductor Laureate of the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, artist of harmonia mundi & Deutsche Grammophon, also records for Decca Classics and Sony Classical, and is Global Ambassador of Ayuda en Acción.

      

Photos: Fernando Sancho