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Josep Vicent

Since 2015, Josep Vicent is Artistic and Music Director at the ADDA Auditorium in Spain. On 14th December 2018 the hall’s ADDA Symphony Orchestra gave its debut performance opening its regular concert series. A very successful first season that included Haydn’s Creation with “La Fura dels Baus”, Shostakovich’s Leningrad Symphony, the Michael Nyman 75th Anniversary concert, recordings of Beethoven, Prokofiev, Barber, Falla’s El Amor Brujo, Zarzuela, educational and community programs among others.

Since 2005, he has been Artistic Director of the Jeunesses Musicales World Orchestra and he was also Principal Conductor of the Symphonic Orchestra of the Balearic Islands (OSIB) and the Xenakis Festival.

In the 2020/21 season, he will combine his position as Principal Conductor of ADDA Symphony Orchestra with concerts as guest conductor of the Rouen Normandie Opera Orchestra and the Spanish National Orchestra. Moreover, we will see him conducting diferent programs with ADDA Simfónica in Alicante with such soloists as Ginesa Ortega (cantaora), Iván Martín (piano), Damián Martínez (violonchelo) and Ángeles Blancas (soprano). In August the orchestra of Alicante will participate with the guitarist Pablo Sainz Villegas in the Pollença Internacional Festival. 

Last season he conducted, among others, the Lille National Orchestra, the Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi and the WDR Funkhausorchester at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam.

His exciting career as a conductor has brought him regular cooperation with some of the most prestigious ensembles around the world: Rotterdam Philharmonic, Paris Chamber Orchestra, Belgian National Orchestra, Residentie Orkest The Hague, Spanish National Orchestra, Kiev Symphony Orchestra, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, La Monnaie Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Liverpool Philharmonic, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, South Netherlands Philharmonic, Barcelona Symphony Orchestra (OBC), Valencia Symphony, Slovenian Philharmonic, Symphonic Orchestra of Chile, New World Symphony, among others.