Roberto González-Monjas will make his debut, and Belgian conducting debut, with the Belgian National Orchestra in five concerts between 25 – 27 September. He will conduct Robert Schumann’s Concerto for Cello and Orchestra in A minor, Op. 129, with soloist Victor Julien-Laferrière, Ravel’s Pavane pour une infante défunte and Haydn’s Symphony No. 103 in E-flat Major “Drum Roll”. The concerts on the 25th (19:00 and 21:15) and 27th (14:00 and 16:15) will take place at BOZAR; the 20:00 concert on the 26th will be performed at Cultuurcentrum Hasselt.
Roberto continues his September with Musikkollegium Winterthur, where he will lead the orchestra in his first concert with them since being announced as their next Chief Conductor (from 2021/22) on 30 September. The programme features Othmar Schoeck’s “Sommernacht” op. 58, Robert Schumann’s Concerto for Cello and Orchestra in a minor, op. 129, with soloist Maximilian Hornung, and Dvořák’s Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70.
Highly sought-after as a conductor and violinist, Roberto González-Monjas is rapidly making a mark on the international scene. A natural musical leader with strong vision and clarity, Roberto possess a unique mixture of remarkable personal charisma, an abundance of energy, enthusiasm and fierce intelligence. Roberto is Chief Conductor and Artistic Advisor of Dalasinfoniettan and as a conductor enjoys fruitful collaboration with Mozarteumorchester Salzburg, Camerata Salzburg, Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine and Malaysian Philharmonic among many others. Significant debuts of the current season include collaborations with Lahti Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre national d’Île de France and Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia.
For more information and tickets to the Belgian National Orchestra concerts, please visit nationalorchestra.be.
For more information and tickets to the Musikkollegium Winterthur on 30 September, please visit musikkollegium.ch.