Virginia Martínez and  Charlotte Coulaud  with the  JOSB

Virginia Martínez and Charlotte Coulaud with the JOSB

On November 26, the JOSB returns to the Paraninfo of the University of Barcelona conducted by Virginia Martinez and the young pianist Charlotte Couloud a program where the protagonist will be Beethoven.

With Beethoven’s famous seventh symphony and Concerto No. 4 for piano and orchestra, Virginia Martínez, one of the most recognized orchestra conductors of her generation, debuts with JOSB with the young pianist who won the International Piano Awards BPA 2017, the French pianist Charlotte Couloud.

Virginia Martínez

It has been since 2012 the music and artistic director of the Murcia Symphony Orchestra. He has conducted with great success the Pablo Sarasate Orquestas, the Valencia Orchestra, the Vallés Symphony Orchestra, the Orquesta Ibérica, the Orquesta Barcelona 216, the Orquesta Ciudad de Barcelona and the National de Catalunya, the Symphony of the Principality of Asturias, the Orchestra of Granada, the Orchestra of Córdoba, the Wiener Kammerorchester and the National Orchestra of Santo Domingo, where he collaborates with Philippe Entremont, has also been the Music director of the Youth Orchestra of the Region of Murcia.

JOVE ORQUESTRA SIMFÒNICA DE BARCELONA

Charlotte Coulaud, piano
Virginia Martinez , guess conductor

November 26th – 8pm
Paraninfo of the University of the UB
( Free entrance )

Succesfull TOUR  2018

Succesfull TOUR 2018

The Jove Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona with Carlos Checa starts the IV Season with the first concert tour.

The JOSB has been invited and will hold its first Tour on 12, 13, 14 and 21 October. The first concert is on lands of Salamanca, it will be on the 12th at 7:00 p.m. at the Santa María La Blanca Church in Fuenterroble de Salvatierra, on the 13th, thanks to the invitation of the Regional Ministry of Tourism of Extremadura, will offer a concert in Plasencia, in the new Palacio de Congresos. On the 14th the orchestra inaugurates the concert season of the Musical Association of Reus at the Teatre Fortuny, and the last concert, on Sunday, October 21, JOSB returns to the Palau de la Música Catalana, offering a solidary concert for the benefit of the AFAB (Alzheimer’s Association of Barcelona).

Program:

Puigsoliu,Joaquim Serra/Brotons

Suite nº2 Carmen,George Bizet

Symphony n°.5 en E minor, Op. 64 Piotr Ilich Tchaikovsky

iglesia Fuenterroble
Esglèsia Fuenterroble de Salvatierra (Salamanca) 19h
Palacio de Congresos Plasencia
13 d’Octubre , Palacio de Congresos Plasencia . 20h
Teatre Fortuny Reus
14 d’Octubre.Teatre Fortuny Reus 19h
JOSB17-2774-PALAU-MUSICA (recortada) (2)
21 d’Octubre,Palau de la Música Catalana . 18h

PREMSA

www.docenotas.com/143520/gira-conciertos-la-jove-orquestra-simfonica-barcelona/

salamancartvaldia.es/not/191774/joven-orquesta-sinfonica-barcelona-ofrece-emocionante-concierto/

www.lavanguardia.com/local/extremadura/20180930/452100839917/la-joven-orquesta-sinfonica-de-barcelona-ofrecera-un-concierto-el-13-de-octubre-en-plasencia-caceres.html/

www.salamanca24horas.com/texto-diario/mostrar/1201631/fuenterroble-salvatierra-alberga-concierto-joven-orquesta-sinfonica-barcelona/

https://www.hoy.es/plasencia/joven-orquesta-sinfonica-20181008001418-ntvo.html/

Michael Thomas conduct’s the JOSB

Michael Thomas conduct’s the JOSB

Michael Thomas conduct’s the JOSB to concloud the III Season, with works by Mozart,  Schubert and Smetana and the participation of the soloist of bassoon Pablo Villa( musician of the JOSB)

Program:

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Concert for bassoon and orchestra

Unfinished Symphony F. Schubert.

“The Moldava” Smetana

Auditorium Eduard Toldrà 19h
CMMB
c/Bruc 112, Barcelona

Free Concert

AUDITIONS JUNE 2018

AUDITIONS JUNE 2018

IV SEASON 2018-2019

Auditions for the fourth season 18/19, with at least six different symphonic programs, as well as concerts in the Auditorium of Barcelona, ​​Palau de la Música Catalana among others, and also  the first Tour of the JOSB next October.

Eligibility

  • 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

Applications

Applicants must complete and submit the application formonline including:

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

Auditions

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.

Admissions

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.(July-January)

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.

DATES

JUNE 2018, days 15th, 16th and 17th.

FORMULARI D’INSCRIPCIÓ ONLINE AQUÍ.

May 2018

May 2018

Continue the III Season of the Barcelona Youth Symphony Orchestra -JOSB with two concerts coducted by Carlos Checa and the Soloist Jesús Victorio ,trombone.

Program

Overture Rosamunda, Op. 26 of Franz Schubert,
Concert for trombone and orchestra , op.4 of Ferdinand David
“Nutcracker” Suite Op 71to of P.Tchaikovsky.

Dates

Sunday 6th of May , at 18.30 p.m Centre Civic “La Sedeta”.
Monday 7th, at 20 p.m to the Paranimf of the University of Barcelona.

Íñigo Pírfano conduct’s the  JOSB

Íñigo Pírfano conduct’s the JOSB

Íñigo Pírfano conduct’s a wonderfull Beethoven program that includes the Egmont Overture and the Symphony No. 6 in F major, op. 68, “Pastoral”.

The concert is at the  Paraninfo of the University of Barcelona, on Monday, March 19 at 8:00 p.m. (free entrance).

We wait for you!

Eroica

Eroica

The Funeral March in memory of Rikard Nordraak of E. Grieg and the Symphony No. 3 Op.35 by  L.V. Beethoven known as the “Eroica” are the masterpieces of the upcoming challenge of the Jove Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona, which will feature in this program with the musical direction of the conductor Carlos Checa and will offer two free concerts on February 4th  and 5th thanks to the support of the Barcelona City Council, La Sedeta, Mercedes Autobeltrán, Clinica Sanza, Gratacós, and Barcelona Ciudad de Música.

Concerts:

February 4th  concert at the La Sedeta, at 12.30 pm, and Monday 5th, at 8 pm, at the Paranimfo of the University of Barcelona.

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Brahms &Mendelssohn

Brahms &Mendelssohn

El Mestre Salvador Brotons, director titular de la Vancouver Symphony Orchestra i la Banda Municipal de Barcelona, torna a  dirigir la Jove Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona amb un programa molt atractiu, on es podrà escoltar l’obertura del Festival Acadèmic de J.Brahms i la Quinta Simfonia ” Reforma” de F.Mendelssohn.

El concert és el pròxim diumenge  3 de desembre a l’AET ( Auditori Eduard Toldrà ) del CMMB a  les 19h. C/ Bruc 112, de Barcelona.

El concert  és gratuït, amb entrada lliure fins a completar aforament.

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From the New World Symphony

From the New World Symphony

The first program of the III Season of the Barcelona Youth Symphony Orchestra conducted by Carlos Checa,  will include works such us “Empúries”  Sardana by E.Toldrà, a selection of the Suite “The Lake of the Swans” by P. Tchaikovsky and the  9th Symphony “Of the New World” by A. Dvořák.

CONCERTS:
The Concerts will be on Sunday, October 1 at 6:30 p.m. at the La Sedeta Civic Center, on Monday 2, at 8:00 p.m. at the UB Paranimf  and on Thursday, October 5 at 9:00 p.m. at the Palau de la Música Catalana, at an extraordinary concert organized by the AFAB  that also supposes the debut of the JOSB in this emblematic concert hall.Tickets from 5€  that can be acquired in the box office of the Palau or by means of this link http://www.palaumusica.cat/ca/concert-solidari-for-l-alzheimer_525085.

We hope to see you soon!