ADDA

ARTISTIC DIRECTION

ARTISTIC DIRECTION

Since 2015 Josep Vicent is Artistic and Musical Director of the ADDA Auditorium in Spain.

Principal Conductor of the ADDA Symphony Orchestra since 2018 and Jeunesses Musicales World Orchestra since 2005, he was also Chief Conductor of the Orquestra Simfònica de les Illes Balears and Artistic Director of the Xenakis Festival of Holland.

In the 2020/21 season he will conduct the Lille National Orchestra, the Sofia Philharmonic, the Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi, Sichuan Symphony Orchestra of China, the Opera National de Rouen-France, as well as the WDR Funkhausorchester at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Orchestra of Valencia, and the Orchestra of Castile and Leon in Spain. He continues as Principal Conductor of THE ADDA Simfònica and other future engagements will take him on tour with the Belgian National Orchestra and the NK Orchestra of Israel or the Zuidnederlands Philharmonische.

His exciting career as a conductor includes regular collaborations with some of the most prestigious ensembles in Spain and around the world: Rotterdams Philharmonisch, Orchestre de Chambre de Paris, Residentie Orkest The Hague, National Orchestra of Spain, Kiev Symphony Orchestra, Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Orchestre du Théatre Royal de la Monnaie, London Symphony Orchestra, Liverpool Philharmonic, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya, Slovenian Philharmonic, Chilean Symphony Orchestra, New World Symphony Miami…

Josep Vicent has directed operatic productions at the Teatro Real in Madrid, the Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona, the Leipzig Opera and the Teatro de la Maestranza in Seville. He also works as Music Director with “La Fura dels Baus” since 2014.

His recognized career in contemporary music has led him to premiere with great success hundreds of newly created works. He was Artistic Director of the Amsterdam Percussion Group and regularly conducts specialized trainings.

Former assistant to the maestro Alberto Zedda, Vicent was awarded the First Prize for Interpretation of Jeunesses Musicales, The City of Valencia Arts Award 2013 and the Oscar Esplá City of Alicante Award. In addition, he has been appointed International Ambassador of the “Culture of Peace” Foundation, chaired by Mr. Federico Mayor Zaragoza, as a result of his active solidarity agenda with intercultural projects for the new generations.