Christian Vásquez conduct’s the JOSB

Christian Vásquez conduct’s the JOSB

Christian Vásquez will conduct  the JOSB in the program núm.3 of the VI Season. The internationally renowned Venezuelan maestro will conduct the Symphony No. 3. “Heroica” by Ludwig Van Beethoven on February 7, 2021 at the Barcelona Auditorium, offering a solidarity concert in favor of UNICEF.

Brahms & Falla

Brahms & Falla

The  VI Season will start on October 2020  with two concerts conducted by Carlos Checa and two masterpieces; the Symphony No. 3 in F major Op. 90 by Johanes Brahms and Suite No. 2 of “The Three-Cornered Hat” by Manuel de Falla.

Sunday  11 Oct, Centre Cívic La Sedeta, 18.30h
Monday 12th Oct , Sta. María de Gràcia  Church 19h

We wait for you !



VI SEASON 2020-2021

Violi, Viola, Doble bass, Basson, Horn, Trombone

Auditions  Season 20/21, with at least six different symphonic programs, as well as concerts in the Auditorium of Barcelona, ​​Palau de la Música Catalana among others.


  • Students of all nationalities can apply to take part in the JOSB.
  • Students must be aged from 16.
  • Students must study  upper intermediate or advanced level  of  instrument


Applicants must complete and submit the application formonline including:

  • Personal details
  • Brief CV specifying level and qualifications*
  • Excerpt to be interpreted when auditioning


Auditions will be held  in La Sedeta, C/ Sicília 321, Barcelona   view mapa

After submitting the online application form, applicants will be sent an email with their scheduled audition date and time. On audition day they must present:

  • Copy of Census certificate and certificate of residence or DNI.
  • Copy of audition excerpt of your own choosing

Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of level, musicianship, tone quality, intonation, rhythmic accuracy and expressiveness, according to applicants’ age. Auditions will consist of two parts. In the first part applicants will be asked to interpret their chosen audition excerpt (concert, sonata, etc.) and it will last a maximum of 10 minutes.In the second part applicants will be asked to sight read.Those participants  to perform their audition without piano accompaniment.


Within a week after auditions are finished, applicants will be notified of their application results via email. Successful applicants (including those aged 26) will be granted a two-year position in the JOSB.

Membership requires a six-monthly fee of 250 € every year.(October-April)

The Trombone, the Tuba and the Percussion have a reduced half-yearly rate in JOSB).

Unsuccessful candidates may be contacted for future openings and they will be included in the instrumental bag of the Orchestra.


14th Setembre 2019


Martí Miranda, soloist

Martí Miranda, soloist

Musician of the JOSB since 2016, Martí Miranda will be soloist at the second program of the Season.

Martí Miranda Castells will play the concert for Horn and orchestra by  Reinhold Glière with the JOSB conducted  by  Carlos Checa.


Martí is born at Barcelona the year 1998. At the 10 years commences with the horn studies  at the school of his neighbourhood accredited by the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music of the United Kingdom. With 14 years commences at getting classes of the teacher David Bonet that it will be who prepare it for the accès at the Conservatory of the Liceu of Barcelona where will study with the teacher Francisco Rodríguez with who gruadarà this year 2020. Martí is musician  of Barcelona Youth  Symphony Orchestra since November of 2016 and at the last four seasons at the JOSB has taken part in more of 20 different symphonic programs. Also at the last years like pupil at the Conservatory of the Liceu, Martí has the opportunity to take part in divereses masterclasses with important names of the panorama trompístic how Stefan Dohr, Alessio Allegrini or David Cooper. It collaborates regularly with the Orquesta Filarmónica del Mediterraneo, the Orquesta de Cambra de l’Empordà,  and the Orquestra Simfònica de Sant Cugat  among of others. At the 2019 got the second prize at the Mediterraneo Horn Meeting Competition at Minori, Italy.


Reinhold  Glière @ John Williams

Reinhold Glière @ John Williams

Program núm 2

Reinhold Glière: Concerto for Horn and Orchestra
John Williams: Superman, E.t , Shindler’s list or Star Wars.

This concert, which will play the young musicien Martí Miranda, is offered by the JOSB on the occasion of a charitable cause carried out by the “Mans a les Mans” Foundation that fights against child poverty in the city of Barcelona where they have been accompanying for more fifteen years to children and young people of the city.

UNICEF Charity Concert

UNICEF Charity Concert

The barcelona Youth Symphony Orchestra under the batton of maestro Josep Caballé Domenech and the tenor Josep Bros will offer a Charity concert to UNICEF

It crowds us of emotion make possible at our fifth season this as special concert with emblematic works of the repertory by Verdi, Donizetti, Puccini, Sorozabal and many others.

We expect you the Monday 2 of December at the 20h , want to crowd with you all the Palau!

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V Season -TOUR 2019

V Season -TOUR 2019

The JOSB with more than sixty musicians and conducted by Carlos Checa, starts in October its V Season and will perform a tour with concerts in Huesca (Barbastro) and Andorra (National Auditorium) and a concert at the Palau de la Música Catalana .



Finland, Op.26, Symphonic Poem, Jean Sibelius
Camperola, Sardana for orchestra, Eduard Toldrà
Symphony No. 8 in Sol major opus 88. Antonín Dvořák


October 6 Civic Center “La Sedeta” (Barcelona)
October 11 Palacio de Congresos de Barbastro (Huesca)
October 12, National Auditorium of Andorra
October 20, Palau de la Música Catalana (Barcelona) (Benefit Concert for the AFAB)

We wait for you!

Josep Caballé Domenech, guess conductor

Josep Caballé Domenech, guess conductor

Josep Caballé Domenech has recently been appointed Principal Conductor of the Moritzburg Festival (Germany) and he is also in his eighth season as Music Director of the Colorado Springs Philharmonic (USA). Besides, former General Music Director of the Staatskapelle Halle (Germany) from 2013 to 2018, Music Director of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Bogotá (Colombia) during 2018 as well as principal guest conductor of the Norköping Symphony (Sweden) from 2005 to 2007. Caballé Domenech enjoys combining his conducting career with a great symphonic and operatic repertoire.

Caballé-Domenech has worked with prominent orchestras such as the Royal Philharmonic, with which he recorded Respighi’s “Roman Trilogy” on Onyx Classics, BBC Philharmonic, Tonhalle Orchester Zurich, Hr-Sinfonieorchester, Bayerischen Rundfunk, Bamberg Symphony, WDR Sinfonieorchester, DSO Berlin, Dresden Festspielorchester, Czech Philharmonic, RSO Wien, Tonkünstler Symphony, Belgian National Symphony, Antwerp Symphony, LaVerdi Milano, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, Swedish Radio Symphony, Orchestre National du Capitol de Toulouse, Spanish National Symphony, Barcelona Symphony, New Japan Philharmonic, and the symphony orchestras of Baltimore, Houston, San Antonio and Fort Worth, among others. He is also frequently invited to international summer festivals such as Aspen, Texas, Chautauqua, Moritzburg and Granada.

Recognized for his work with operatic repertoire, Caballé-Domenech made his debut at the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona and has conducted the company at the Savonlinna Festival and La Fenice in Venice. Caballé-Domenech has led new productions at the Staatsoper Berlin, Hamburg Staatsoper, State Opera Stuttgart, Dresden Semperoper, Theater an der Wien (with Plácido Domingo), Vienna’s Volksoper, Komische Oper, Essen Aalto Theater, Capitol du Toulouse, Theatre Royal du Versailles, San Carlo di Napoli, ABAO, Sao Carlos in Lisbon and Beijing National Opera.

Recent and future highlights include Wagner’s Ring, The Flying Dutchman, Aida, Tosca, Adriana Lecouvreur and Sweeney Todd at the Halle Opera; Fanciulla del West, Pagliacci and Cavalleria Rusticana at the Hamburg Staatsoper; Salomé, Rosenkavalier and Wozzeck at Teatro Mayor in Bogotá; debuts at Teatro de la Zarzuela in Madrid, at the Teatro Real in a concert with Bryn Terfel; appearances with Nuremberg Philharmonic, Dortmund Philharmonic, Tucson Symphony, Camera Musicae at the Palau de la Música in Barcelona, a collaboration with Lang Lang and the Orquesta del Palau de les Arts in Valencia, and a concert with Yo-Yo Ma in the 90th Anniversary Gala of the Colorado Springs Philharmonic Orchestra.

Born in Barcelona into a family of musicians, Josep Caballé-Domenech studied piano, percussion, singing and violin. He took conducting lessons with David Zinman and Jorma Panula at the Aspen Music Festival, Sergiu Comissiona, and at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna. He was awarded the Aspen Prize from the American Academy of Conducting at Aspen and selected as “Protégé” in the inaugural cycle of the Sir Colin Davis Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative 2002-03.

Beethoven 9th

Beethoven 9th

Program .6

Symphony in D minor  Op.125  L.V. Beethoven

Cor de la Facultat de Farmàcia de la UB, conductor: Ahmet Süleyman Bilgin

Cor de la Universitat Rovira i Virgili de Tarragona, conductor: Montserrat Ríos

Cor de la UAB, conductor: Poire Vallvé 
Maria Pujades, soprano 
Tànit Bono, mezzosoprano
Christian Camino, tenor
Xavier Casademont, baix-baríton
Tomàs Grau, guest conductor

Church: Santa Maria de Gracia c/Gràcia, 5 08012 Barcelona

19h Free Concert

 6, 33, 34, H8, 22, 24, N4, V17

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