Conductor and soloist

Isabel Rubio, conductor
Isabel Rubio, conductor

© Photo: Anita Torres

Associate Conductor of the Vigo 430 Orchestra and Granada Youth Symphony Orchestra.

Recently, he was finalist in the competition for assistant conductor of the Berliner Philharmoniker and Kirill Petrenko.

Winner of the 1st Orchestral Conducting Competition in Aspe, winner of the 1st Villena International Conducting Competition and winner of the 1st Meetings on Orchestral Conducting in Bilbao.

She has been selected to participate in conducting competitions in France, Portugal, Germany, The Netherlands and Italy, where she was semifinalist in the “Guido Cantelli” International Competition.

Previously, she was assistant conductor of the Valencia Orchestra and assistant to Lucas Macías at the Spanish National Youth Orchestra (JONDE). She has been assistant director in different ópera productions such as Gato Montés at the Campoamor Theater in Oviedo.

He has conducted the Gran Canaria Philharmonic orchestra, Valencia Orchestra, Murcia Symphony orchestra, Oviedo Filarmonía orchestra, Illa de Menorca chamber orchestra, Valencian Federal orchestra, Castellón Youth orchestra, Orfeó Valencià, Sine Tempore Chamber orchestra and the professional wind orchestras of Madrid, Bilbao, Alicante, Pontevedra, Santiago de Compostela and Vitoria.

She worked as Chief conductor of the San Pedro del Pinatar and Santomera wind orquestras in Murcia, and the Lalín wind orchestra in Pontevedra.

He was percussionist of the Brussels Philharmonic Orchestra, the Chapelle Musicale de Tournai in Belgium, and the Murcia Symphony Orchestra.

He conducts at festivals such as the Pärnu Music Festival in Estonia, Cuenca International Music Festival, Lugo Organ Festival, Composition Meetings of the Valencia Orchestra, Ourearte Music Fest in Portugal, International Contest of Violin “CullerArts” and at the Malaga International Film Music Festival.

Elena Rey, violin
Elena Rey, violin

© Foto: Silvia Poch

Award-winning in various competitions, she pursues a career as a soloist and chamber musician that links her to a wide range of artists.

She currently collaborates as a guest concertmaster in orchestras such as the Symphony Orchestra of the Principality of Asturias, Tenerife Symphony Orchestra, Spanish National Orchestra, Extremadura Orchestra, Gran Canaria Philharmonic Orchestra, Bilbao Symphony Orchestra, Seville, Granada City Orchestra and Antwerp Symphony Orchestra. She has worked as a concertmaster / conductor with groups such as the Camerata de la Schubertiada and the Camerata Penedès.

She has performed in major European venues such as the Palau de la Música in Barcelona, ​​the Auditori de Barcelona, ​​the Auditori Nacional in Madrid, the Fundação Gulbenkian in Lisbon, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Philharmonie in Berlin, the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg and Royal Albert Hall in London.

Elena has been a member of the Dalia Quartet, Trio Lorca and the Cadaqués Orchestra, and is a member of the Da Camera Orchestra (led by Alexander Janiczek, Peter Hanson and Antje Weithaas, among others) and BCN216. He regularly plays with the Funktion Ensemble, Crossing Lines and BandArt, a group led by violinist Gordan Nikolitch.

In the field of teaching, she is regularly invited as a teacher in young orchestras such as the Jove Orquestra de les Comarques Gironines, Jove Orquestra Nacional de Catalunya, Joven Orquesta de la Comunidad de Madrid and the Joven Orquesta Nacional de España. During the 2019/2020 academic year she has been a violin teacher at the Conservatori Superior de Música del Liceu in Barcelona.

Her interest in other musical genres led her to collaborate with artists such as Sílvia Pérez Cruz and Alfonso de Vilallonga on projects that encompass various styles from flamenco to jazz performing in Europe, South America and Asia in such iconic places as Tokyo BlueNote.

Born in Barcelona in 1986, she has been a student of Gonçal Comellas, Kai Gleusteen and members of the Quartet Casals at the Conservatori Superior del Liceu and the Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya. She later studied with Yuri Volguin and Zakhar Bron at the Queen Sofia School of Music, where she was awarded the "Most Excellent Student" prize at the Zakhar Bron Violin Chair, the String Quartet Chair and the piano group chair. He has attended masterclasses by Igor Ozim, Ana Chumachenco, Jean Jacques Kantorow, Ferenc Rados, Antje Weithaas, Menahem Pressler, Eberhard Feltz and Günter Pichler, among others.

Stefan-Peter Greiner plays the violin.