Roberto Fores Veses, 3rd Prize of 2007 Competition

Photo: Stéphane Moccozet

Born in Valencia, Roberto Forés Veses studied orchestral conducting at the Accademia Musicale Pescarese and at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, where he received his Master Degree under the guidance of Leif Segerstam.
In 2006, he won the Orvieto Conducting Competition with a special price from the Jury. In 2007, he was also a prizewinner at the Evgeny Svetlanov Conducting Competition in Luxembourg. This new success brought him engagements at the Bolshoi Theatre, Teatro Regio de Torino, Opéra de Nice, Orchestre National de Montpellier, Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi, the Hague Residentie Symphonic Orchestra and New Russian State Symphony Orchestra.
A versatile conductor, he is equally at ease with the symphonic and operatic repertoires. In 2008 he made his debut at the Teatro Regio de Torino conducting Salome and Elisir d’amore, and at the Bolshoi with Macbeth. In the following years, he conducted in several French operas : Il Viaggio a Reims and Don Pasquale, Cenerentola in Avignon and Vichy, Lakmé and Elisir d’amore at Opéra de Rouen and Die Zauberflöte at Vichy’s Opera house. He also conducted productions of Amahl and the Night Visitors, Cosi fan tutte and La Finta Giardiniera at the Svenska Teatern of Helsinki, and La Bohème at the Orvieto Opera Festival.
Roberto Forés Veses conducted many orchestras such as : Orchestre National de Lyon, Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg, Praga Philharmonia, Spanish Radio Orchestra, St Petersbourg Symphony Orchestra, Moscow City Symphony – Russian Philharmonic, Hong Kong Sinfonietta, Orchestre de l’Opéra de Rouen, Orchestre de l’Opéra de St-Etienne, Orchestre de Picardie, Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto, Orquesta de Valencia, Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia, Asturias Symphony Orchestra, Orquesta Sinfónica de Extremadura, Orquesta Filarmónica de Málaga, Orquesta de Córdoba, Navarra Symphony Orchestra, Sinfonia Finlandia, Mikkeli Orchestra and Sibelius Academy Symphonic Orchestra, Orchestre de Chambre de Paris and State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia.
His engagements included : recordings and tours in Spain an Japan with the Orchestre d’Auvergne, performances with State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia, Hong Kong Sinfonietta, Orchestre d’Avignon, l’Orchestre de l’Opéra de Rouen and also in the Murten Festival. In the coming season he will conduct Don Pasquale à l’Opéra de Vichy and Avignon.
Roberto Forés Veses is the chief conductor and artistic director of the Orchestre d’Auvergne since 2012.

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