Pablo Urbina (b.1988, Vitoria- Gasteiz, Spain), is a young Spanish conductor graduate from the Royal College of Music London, semifinalist of the 2017 Maestro Solti International Conducting Competition and a 2018 Nominee for the Nestlé & Salzburg Young Conductors Award. After 7 years as Music Director of the London City Orchestra, he was recently appointed Principal Conductor of London based Orchestra Vitae and Assistant Conductor of the Balearic Symphony Orchestra in Spain. In 2019 he was associate conductor at the Al Bustan Festival in Lebanon, and remains as Associate Conductor of the festival Suoni dal Golfo in Italy.
Pablo has worked with orchestras that include the Balearic Symphony Orchestra, Navarra Symphony Orchestra, City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong, The Hallé Orchestra (assistant conductor), Tunisian National Symphony, Malaga Philharmonic Orchestra, Orquestra Classica de Madeira (Portugal), National Youth Orchestra of Portugal, Malaga Symphony Orchestra, Savaria Symphony Orchestra, Grand Philharmonic Orchestra London, Navarra Chamber Opera and the Royal College of Music Student´s Film Orchestra (which he co-founded). He has assisted conductors such as Leonard Slatkin, Bernard Haitink, Jonathan Cohen, John Wilson, Pablo Mielgo and Gianluca Marcianò, and has also worked with other acclaimed musicians such as Leo Nucci, Jorma Panula, Vladimir Jurowski, Cecilia Bartoli, Juan Diego Flórez, John Williams and Randy Newman. 2019 saw Urbina´s debut at the Queen Elizabeth Hall of London. Upcoming engagements include a new opera production with Chamber Opera of Navarra and Navarra Symphony Orchestra for 2020.