Andrés Salado Biografía

story of andrés salado

Andrés Salado is one of the most outstanding Spanish conductors of his generation.

Born in Madrid in 1983, he began his musical training studying piano, violin and baroque flute, finally opting to specialize in percussion, whose degree he obtained at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Madrid. Later, attracted by the orchestral sound that he heard in his numerous interventions either as a collaborator or as a regular member of orchestras such as the Joven Orquesta de la Comunidad de Madrid, Joven Orquesta Nacional de España or the Orquesta de la Comunidad de Madrid, among others, he began his studies in orchestral conducting. He has trained with maestros Miguel Romea, Peter Rundell, Jorma Panula, Sandro Gorli, Peter Gülke, Peter Eötvös and Antoni Ros Marbà.

He has conducted many of the main Spanish orchestras, such as the National Orchestra of Spain, the RTVE Symphony Orchestra, the Barcelona and National Symphony Orchestra of Catalonia, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of Galicia, the Oviedo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Royal Symphony Orchestra of Seville, and the Madrid Symphony Orchestras. , Bilbao, Tenerife, Navarra, Euskadi, Extremadura, Balearic Islands, Valencia.

Also the young orchestras of: Galicia, Seville, Community of Madrid, JONDE and the Young Orchestra of Extremadura of which he is Principal and Artistic Director. At the international level, he has conducted important groups: National Symphony Orchestra of Mexico, Yucatan Symphony Orchestra, Oporto Symphony Orchestra “Casa da Musica”, Divertimento Ensemble, Salzburg Chamber Soloist at the Mozarteum Sommerakademie and the Lucerne Festival Academy Orchestra at the Festival de Lucerne, among others. His foray into the world of opera is equally brilliant, directing Il barbiere di Siviglia by G. Rossini, Il segreto di Susanna by E. Wolf-Ferrari, The Telephone by G.C. Menotti and Macbeth by G. Verdi.

He has performed in prestigious auditoriums and theaters: Auditorio Nacional de Música (Madrid), L'Auditori (Barcelona), Palacio de Bellas Artes (Mexico City), Teatre Principal (Palma de Mallorca), Teatro Dal Verme (Milan) or the KKL Luzern (Switzerland), among many others. Recent and upcoming engagements include: Norma (Teatre Principal de Palma), El Martirio de San Sebastián with La Fura dels Baus (Teatro Calderón, Valladolid), Cap Roig Festival with Ainhoa ​​Arteta, concerts with the National Orchestra of Spain, Orquestra Simfònica del Vallès, the symphony orchestras of Galicia, Castilla y León, Seville, the Balearic Islands, the Region of Murcia and Extremadura, the Mexico City Philharmonic, among others; He reappears at the head of the National Symphony Orchestra (Mexico) and makes his debut with the Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi at the MITO Festival (Italy), the Philharmonic Orchestra of the State of Querétaro (Mexico) and the Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana at the Palau de les Arts. Winner of the 2016 Princess of Girona Award for Arts and Letters, Andrés Salado has been named Principal and Artistic Director of the Extremadura Orchestra starting with the 2021/2022 season.