Oriol Roch was presented as the new General Manager of the Basque National Orchestra
5 august 2014
These are the three maxims on which Oriol Roch has based his official presentation as the new General Manager of the Basque National Orchestra, at the Orchestra's Miramón venue. Joxean Muñoz, the Basque Government Deputy Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports, was entrusted with the presentation. The new General Manager was firstly presented before the Orchestra, from whom he received a very warm welcome, and then he gave a press conference before an extensive array of representatives from the media, among which the new appointment has created much expectation.
The Orchestra will give around a hundred concerts in the coming Season
18 June 2014
The start of the new 2014/2015 Season pivots around three essential activities: the presence of Jun Märkl as Musical Advisor; participation in the important European contemporary music festival at La Biennale di Venezia and the celebration of a season entitled "Reencounters", marked by the return of relevant artists, composers and events in musical history. In addition to the season concerts in Vitoria, Bilbao, San Sebastián and Pamplona is an important catalogue of activities and concerts in different formats, for different publics and always of the very highest standard, an offer that continues today to reach 150,000 spectators.
For the 2014/2015 Season
5 june 2014
The Basque National Orchestra will have Jun Märkl as its Music Advisor for the 2014/2015 Season. The German orchestra conductor will hold great prominence in the coming concert season and will carry out the functions of a principal conductor. Märkl has been working on the musical axes for development in the coming months and now turns to preparation of the concerts. The new Music Advisor has conducted the Basque Orchestra on four occasions, time to get to know one another well, to have gained understanding of one another, and also to have shared the singular project constituted by the Basque National Orchestra.