Hailed as one of the most versatile and passionate conductors of his generation, Pablo González is an inspirational musician to orchestras and audiences throughout the world, “attentive to every silence and every cue for the entire symphony orchestra, weaving and managing this tonal revolution” (Opera World).
Pablo first captured international attention with his victories at the Donatella Flick and Cadaqués International Conducting competitions. Between 2010 - 2015, he was Music Director of the Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona I Nacional de Catalunya. He has previously held the positions of Principal Guest Conductor of the Orchestra of the City of Granada.
Pablo’s forthcoming guest conducting highlights include appearances with The Hallé, Konzerthausorchester Berlin, Gürzenich-Orchester Köln, Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern, Helsinki Philharmonic, Lahti Symphony, Residentie Orkest, Orchestre National de Lille, Slovak Philharmonic, Poznań Philharmonic, Bilbao Symphony and Galicia Symphony orchestras, and Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana.
Additional highlights of recent seasons include leading the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Warsaw Philharmonic and Orchestre Philharmonique de Liége; Spanish National, Radio and Television and Kyoto symphony orchestras.
Pablo has successfully collaborated with soloists including Maxim Vengerov, Nikolai Lugansky, Javier Perianes, Renaud Capuçon, Gautier Capuçon, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Isabelle Faust, Frank Peter Zimmermann, Arcadi Volodos, Viktoria Mullova, Johannes Moser, Truls Mork and Viviane Hagner.
His recent opera highlights include conducting Don Giovanni and L’elisir d’amore for two successful Glyndebourne tours; Carmen in San Sebastian; a double-bill of Poulenc’s La Voix Humaine and Montsalvatge’s Una Voce in Off, as well as Die Zauberflöte, Strauss’ Daphne and Wagner’s Rienzi (in concert) at Teatro del Liceu in Barcelona, and Don Giovanni and Madama Butterfly for Opera de Oviedo.
Pablo is very active in the recording studio and recently released for Naxos 3 volumes of orchestral works by Enrique Granados with the Barcelona Symphony Orchestra. Their next album featuring Bizet’s Carmen and L'Arlesienne suites will be released in autumn 2017. Further releases include Prokofiev’s The Prodigal Son with SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden und Freiburg. Pablo enjoys a regular collaboration with Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern; their Schumann CD with Lena Neudauer was awarded the prestigious International Classical Music Award.
Born in Oviedo, Pablo studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. He currently lives in Oviedo.