Hora del Certamen

Hace exactamente dos años, daba las últimas pinceladas a un encargo muy emocionante: mi suite para banda Versos al Alba. Un encargo de la Diputación de Valencia, para ser obra obligada en la Cuarta Sección del Certamen de la Diputación en 2020. Había que darse prisa:...

Fanfare time

This last month of October was a very intense and musical month for me: lots of rehearsals and (finally!) lots of concerts. It could not end but with music. Also in October, but 2020, I was appointed as a conductor of the Koninklijke Fanfare De Lauwerkrans uit...

Better later than never

[First of all, I want to apologize that it took me so long to write this post, but the week after this concert was no holiday for me. But, as they say, better later than never…] Last Saturday October 23rd was my first concert as a conductor of the Königlicher...

Nieuwe stap in Ohé en Laak

Last Sunday, 17 October, I was presented as the new conductor of Harmonie Sint Caecilia Ohé en Laak and, despite so many feelings, I can only say a few words: words of thanks, and words of joy. It was a special experience for us all. First of all, for the musicians,...

Don’t Stop Me Now!

25-member Jack Million Orchestra 5-member Queenie band 1 soprano 12 people backstage 2 hour show 23 Queen songs 5 concerts More than 7500 people watching After 20 months away from stage, I could never dream of a better “comeback”.  Last week I had to honor...

Qute time with Q

Last September 2nd I conducted for the last time the Studentorkest QHarmony Nijmegen (The Netherlands). It is a bitter-sweet feeling, since I was appointed as interim-conductor just before the lockdown started. We missed a lot of time together (rehearsals, concerts...