Musicality, technical precision, but above all naturalness and passion characterize the work of the Franco-Spanish conductor Adolf Gassol, from a family of musicians, grew up in a fully musical environment, and is currently artistic director and violinist of the Barcelona Baroque Orchestra and musical director of the NovAria Filharmonia Orchestra with which he has successfully premiered different operas at the Palau de la Música Catalana such as La Travita by Verdi, La Bohème by Puccini, Carmen by Bizet and Mozart’s Magic Flute

A musician with extensive musical training, piano, violin and viola, Adolf Gassol began his studies at the Choir of the Cathedral of Barcelona.

His formative trajectory has taken him to the Municipal Superior Conservatory of Music of Barcelona, ​​

to the Superior Conservatory of the Lyceum, UNIR (University of La Rioja “master in orchestra conducting”), to ESMUC, to Trössingen (Germany) and to the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional Perpignan, where he perfected his study of early music with maestro Christian Rouquié (baroque violinist) and Carole Parer (harpsichordist).

His violin teachers include names such as Joan Pàmies, Agustín León Ara and the renowned Cuban violinist Evelio Tieles. He also studies harmony, counterpoint, fugue, instrumentation and choir and orchestra conducting under the mastery of illustrious figures such as Xavier Boliart, Albert Argudo, Manuel Cabero, Pierre Cao, Manuel Valdivieso, Francesc Llongueres, Arturo Tamayo, Pascual Osa etc.

He has been invited to conduct ensembles such as the Moldavian Chamber Orchestra, the Beat Symphony Orchestra, the Girona Chamber Orchestra, the Camerata Nova Orchestra, the Catalan Chamber Orchestra, the Classical Chamber Orchestra and different choral formations.

He has also directed and formed part of formations with traditional roots such as the Cobla-Orquestra Maravella, or the Cobla Amoga, of which he has been its musical director since 2008.

As a performer, he has made recordings for film and television and has been a member and collaborator of various musical groups in the country, performing alongside prestigious soloists such as the violinist Gilles Colliard and the cellist Christophe Coin.

Founding member of the Barcelona Manfred Quartet with whom he carries out an intense activity, performing concerts throughout the territory.With the Barcelona Baroque Orchestra he regularly conducts a very wide repertoire ranging from Monteverdi to C. Ph. E. Bach, Suites and great Masses.

In the field of contemporary music, he has conducted premieres by composers such as Bernat Gilibert, (Pulsum) or Ferran Cruixent, (Android)

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