Pablo Mielgo, a conductor from Madrid, with an entrepreneurial spirit and the mission to make music accessible to everyone: the chief of the Orquestra Simfònica de les Illes Balears (OSIB) was immediately engaged by orchestras around the world after his studies at the Reina Sofia School of Music in Madrid such as the Royal Conservatory of his hometown and the London Guildhall School of Music.
Pablo Mielgo has assisted conductors such as James Conlon, Jesús López Cobos, Daniel Barenboim and Claudio Abbado. In close artistic collaboration, he works with orchestras such as the Simon Bolívar Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra dell’Arena di Verona and the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra as well as with artists such as Juan Diego Floréz, the Labèque sisters, Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Julian Rachlin and Radovan Vlatkovic. In May 2017, he worked with the Orchesterzentrum NRW at the Konzerthaus Dortmund.
Since 2005 he has been the musical and artistic director of the SaludArte Foundation, which aims to bring about social change through music. Pablo Mielgo launched several musical events with great international acclaim including the Festival España-Venezuela, the International Music Festival of Madrid “Madrid me suena”, the tour of the Ibero-American Youth Orchestra through Spain and the USA, Iberopera as well as “Live, connecting the world through music”. He collaborated with institutions such as the Teatro Real Madrid, the Miami New World Symphony, El Sistema in Venezuela and the Florida Grand Opera, as well as with renowned artists, Plácido Domingo, Gustavo Dudamel, José Antonio Abreu, and Michael Tilson Thomas among others.
Pablo Mielgo is especially dedicated to the promotion of young talents. Since 2011, the co-artistic director of the Medellín Philharmonic Academy strives to give young musicians access to musical education regardless of parental income. Furthermore, the conductor has founded three youth orchestras since 2003: the Presjovem Youth Orchestra bringing together the best young Spanish musicians, the Iberoamerican Youth Orchestra and the Harmonia Symphony Orchestra. In cooperation with the late Sir Colin Davis, he founded the BandArt Orchestra.
Pablo Mielgo is represented worldwide by Tanja Dorn at Dorn Music.
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