meet the conductor
PABLO IS . . .
a young Spanish conductor, graduate from the Royal College of Music London, who at 33 years of age has already conducted in Europe, America, Africa and Asia. Nominated in 2018 for the Nestlé & Salzburg Young Conductor Award, Urbina has worked with orchestras like the Spanish National Radio Orchestra, Hong Kong City Chamber Orchestra and Malaga Philharmonic, conductors like Bernard Haitink, Leonard Slatkin and Lionel Bringuier, and is mentored by conductors such as John Wilson and Michael Seal. Currently the Principal Conductor of London based Orchestra Vitae he just finished a two year tenure as assistant conductor to Pablo Mielgo (also his mentor) at the Balearic Symphony Orchestra (Spain), where he continues to regularly work as guest conductor. He is equally passionate in the symphonic and operatic genres, but at his core, he is a strong advocate for Spanish repertoire and for music education and outreach.
PABLO WITH . . .
ON PABLO . . .
“Having Maestro Pablo Urbina with us as guest conductor is not easy to describe with words; you need to be with him, work with him, you need to feel his way of feeling music to understand the great human being that he is! Amazing conductor, amazing person, we want to work over and over again with him. He is the future!”
“Musicality is obviously in his veins… a young conductor to look out for!”
“Pablo Urbina drew out of the ensemble a fine performance, highlighting the sheer emotion of Kamen´s melodically and harmonically gifted compositions. Maestro Urbina’s conducting exhibited its own emotion; he really ‘gets’ film music – the music of drama and passion”
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