Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36

On Sunday, February 2 at 6:00 p.m. at the Auditori of Barcelona, ​​Carlos Checa with  the Jove Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona will performance a premiere of the young composer Pau Riedweg,  “LLàgrimas de tardor”, Aires Gitanos, by Pablo Sarasate, who will play José David Fuenmayor as a solo violin, and Symphony No. 4 in F minor by Piotr Ílitx Chaikovski.

This concert is offered by the JOSB as program No. 3 of its fifth season of concerts, and on the occasion of a solidarity cause carried out by the Pere Closa Foundation. The proceeds from the sale of tickets for this concert will go to an educational project for the children of this Foundation.

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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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Íñigo Pirfano conduct’s the JOSB

Íñigo Pirfano conduct’s the JOSB

Program 4 – 15th of March – Auditori Eduard Toldrà

BERLIOZ : Marxa Hungaresa

DEBUSSY: Prélude a l’après-midi d’un faune

BEETHOVEN: Symphony núm 5 in C minor Op.67


Íñigo Pirfano (Bilbao 1973), belongs to that generation of conductors who combines the energy of the youth with the maturity of years of experience.

He completed his M.A. in Philosophy at Universidad Complutense in Madrid. Then he studied Orchestral, Choral and Opera Conducting in Austria and Germany with Karl Kamper, Karl-Heinz Bloemeke, Sir Colin Davis and Kurt Masur.

He was the founder of the ‘Madrid Academic Orchestra’ and its principal conductor for 15 years. For his work leading this orchestra, in 2012 he was awarded with the ‘Young Leadership Award’ by the ‘Rafael del Pino Foundation’ (Spain).

He developes an intense activity as a Guest Conductor in both Europe and Latin America in orchestras and choirs such as Hamburger Symphoniker, Szczecin Philharmonic, Bratislava Symphony Orchestra, Euskadi Symphony Orchestra, Bilbao Symphony Orchestra, Orfeón Donostiarra, Castilla y León Symphony Orchestra, Navarra Symphony Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra of Colombia, National Symphony Orchestra of Peru, Guayaquil Symphony Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra of Panama, etc. He has worked with singers such as Ainhoa Arteta, Aquiles Machado, Aris Argiris, María José Montiel, etc. In 2002 he made his operistic debut with a production of Manuel de Falla’s ‘Master Peter’s Puppet Show’, unanimously praised by critics and public alike.

Parallel to his career as an orchestra conductor, in recent years he has emerged as a sought-after essayist and speaker. He has published three books: ‘Ebrietas. El Poder de la Belleza’ [Ebrietas: The Power of Beauty] (2012), ‘Inteligencia Musical’ [Musical Intelligence] (2013) and ‘Música para leer’ [Music for Readers] (2014), with a prologue by Plácido Domingo. He is a regular speaker at some of the most important forums of Spain and Latin America, as Fundación Telefónica, Banco Santander, IESE Business School, la Caixa, International Centre for Leadership Development, Zurich Group, Davivienda, Janssen Cilag or Fundación Rafael del Pino.

Francesc Prat conducts the JOSB

Francesc Prat conducts the JOSB

We invite you to the closing concert of the IV Season of the Barcelona Youth Symphony Orchestra, on June 16 , at 7 pm , conducted by  Francesc  Prat .

The concert is free and the program includes masterpieces of music such as the Mendelssohn Opening “The Hebrides”, the  symphony No. 10, or the Symphony  no. 4 by Franz Schubert.

Francesc Prat regularly collaborates with the Basel Symphony Orchestra, the RTV Symphony in Slovenia and the BCN216 as well as being the principal music director of the Chamber Orchestra of Menorca Island and the Ö! Ensemble für Neue Musik. He also works with Basel Sinfonietta, the Nederlands Kamerorkest, the Madrid Symphony Orchestra, the Essener Philarmoniker, the National Classical Orchestra of Andorra (ONCA), the Royal Philharmonia of Galicia, or with ensembles like the Phoenix Basel Ensemble or the Collegium  Vocale Gent.

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Carlos Checa conducts on May the Jove Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona.

The programe includes the symphony No. 38 “Prague” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and “El Amor Brujo” by Manuel de Falla, which will complate with the young solo singer Laura Marchal.

Two concerts will be performed; the first  on sunday  12 of may , to the Center Civic “La Sedeta”, and the second the day 13, at 20h to the Auditori de Barcelona, this concert is to the benefit of the Foundation “Mans a les Mans”, foundation that raises against the infantile poverty to the city of Barcelona. Tikets on


Dos Santos with the JOSB, concert Maestro Abreu’s memory.

Dos Santos with the JOSB, concert Maestro Abreu’s memory.

Venezuelan conductor Joshua Dos Santos returns to Barcelona to conduct the Jove Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona on Sunday, March 24, and thus offer a concert to Maestro Abreu’s memory, just on the date that marks the first anniversary of the death of which was Prince of Asturias Award for the Arts in 2008 for being the founder of “El Sistema”, the musical movement that revolutionized the country for more than 40 years and that has influenced the whole world thanks to the spirit of building bridges and unite cultures through music.

It is an honor for JOSB to once again receive the prestigious baton of the famous Venezuelan conductor, which will be the third time he will lead the orchestra as guest conductor. On this occasion, the Second Symphony in C minor by Tchaikovsky and the Danzón nº 2 by Arturo will be performed. Márquez.

The concert is offered by JOSB free of charge thanks to all the sponsors and collaborators, and will be held at the Auditori Eduard Toldrà of the CMMB at 6:30 p.m.

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Wagner and Bruckner

Wagner and Bruckner

Carlos Checa conducts the Jove Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona at the Auditori on February 3, at 6:00 p.m, to offer a solidary concert for the “Caravana Musical por la Paz” with works by Wagner and Bruckner.

Wagner: Siegfried’s funeral march

Bruckner: Adagio- Symphony No. 7 in E major

Wagner: Rienzi

In this concert the artist Cèlia Vila also participates in the beginning.

Tickets from € 10 on the Auditori website: /


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.


Charlotte Coulaud, piano
Virginia Martinez , guess conductor

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