This weekend, Roberto González-Monjas makes his debut with Orchestre de Chambre de Paris in two concerts on the 1st and 2nd July. Roberto will conduct the orchestra in an exhilarating programme of Mozart, featuring Sonata da Chiesa K. 278 and K.279, Chaconne and Pas Seul from the ballet Idomeneo, and Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major, which he will play-direct. More information and tickets are available here.
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, he possesses a unique mixture of remarkable personal charisma, an abundance of energy, enthusiasm and fierce intelligence. Most recently Roberto was appointed Chief Conductor of Mozarteumorchester Salzburg where his tenure will begin in September 2024. He is also Designate Music Director of the Galicia Symphony Orchestra in Spain (from the 2023/24 season). This appointment recognises Roberto’s long-standing relationship with Spain’s foremost orchestra and strengthens their collaboration, as well as his strong commitment to their educational programmes. Roberto is Chief Conductor and Artistic Advisor of Dalasinfoniettan in Sweden (since 2019/20); Chief Conductor of Musikkollegium Winterthur in Switzerland (since 2021/22); Principal Guest Conductor of the Belgian National Orchestra (since 2022/23); and Artistic Director of Iberacademy in Colombia.
Recent guest conducting and play-direct debuts which led to immediate re-invitations and significant future debuts include collaborations with Mozarteumorchester Salzburg and Camerata Salzburg, Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine, Orchestre National d’Île-de-France, Luxembourg Philharmonic, Lahti Symphony, Verbier Festival Junior Orchestra, Hong Kong Philharmonic, Baltimore Symphony, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Oslo Philharmonic, Orchestre Nationale Capitole Toulouse and Music in PyeongChang, among many others.
Photo credit: Marco Borggreve