Cellist and soloist. Professor at the University School of the Conservatory of Lugano, Switzerland. As a soloist he has worked with several of the best orchestras in the world. He received the 2019 National Music Prize awarded by the Ministry of Culture of Spain.
Musical advisor to the Pau Casals Foundation and artistic director of the Pau Casals International Music Festival. He has been director of Radio Classique in Paris (1991-2005) and Musiq’3 RTBF in Brussels (2006-2012).
President of the European Parliament from 1989 to 1992. He is currently president of the Yehudi Menuhin Foundation Spain.
Music teacher and artivist. Co-director of EducArtS, El Teler de la Música and Xamfrà, music and stage center for social inclusion, winner of a Gold Medal 2022 from the Spanish Academy of Performing Arts.
For over 20 years Jonathan Brown has been the violist of the Cuarteto Casals, with whom he has performed throughout Europe, Asia and America. He has taught viola and chamber music at the Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya (ESMUC) and the Reina Sofía School of Music.
She has been General Director of the Bogotá Philharmonic Orchestra and Director of Cultural Affairs of the Colombian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, among other positions. Member of the Executive Council of the International Music Council (IMC), she is Executive President of the Fundación Nacional Batuta.
Cellist and soloist. As a soloist she has performed with more than 50 orchestras around the world. Professor at the Conservatoire Royal de Bruxelles and member of the artistic committee of the Queen Elisabeth Competition.
Classical music editor at the European Broadcasting Union in Geneva. Previously, she worked at Catalunya Música as a producer of concert recordings and in charge of international relations. She has collaborated regularly with the Neu Records label.
Director of the Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya (ESMUC). She has committed her professional career to the democratization of access to artistic practice from different managerial responsibilities in the field of music schools.
Degree in piano accompaniment from the University of Southern California. Advanced studies with Monique Déschaussées. Suzuki piano teacher and teacher trainer for the European Suzuki Association, with whom she has conducted courses in several countries.