Josep Pons
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1957
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Josep Pons

Josep Pons Biography (Wikipedia)

Josep Pons (born Josep Pons i Viladomat; 1957) is a Spanish conductor.

Pons was born in Puig-reig, Berguedà. He received his musical training at L'Escolania de Montserrat and continued his musical studies in Barcelona with such teachers as Josep Soler i Sardà (composition) and Antoni Ros-Marbà (conducting).

In 1985, Pons founded the Orquestra de Cambra Teatre Lliure (Chamber Orchestra of the Teatre Lliure). He directed the Coral Càrmina from 1988 to 1990. He was the musical director for the 1992 Summer Olympics. Pons was the first artistic director of the Jove Orquestra Simfònica de Catalunya, later the Jove Orquestra Nacional de Catalunya, from 1993 to 2001. He was principal conductor of the City of Granada Orchestra (Orquesta Ciudad de Granada) from 1994 to 2004. In 2003, he became artistic director and principal conductor of the Spanish National Orchestra. In October 2010, the Gran Teatre del Liceu announced the appointment of Pons as its next music director, as of September 2012, for an initial contract of 6 years. In November 2017, the Liceu announced the extension of Pons' contract through the 2021-2022 season.

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BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 2017-18 Season: Josep Pons conducts two terrific and colourful Spanish scores
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Barbican, London
2018-01-19T20:31:47
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19
Jan
2018
BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 2017-18 Season: Josep Pons conducts two terrific and colourful Spanish scores

BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 2017-18 Season: Josep Pons conducts two terrific and colourful Spanish scores

Barbican, London
BBC SO 2014-15 Season: Brett Dean: The Annunciation
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/eqz5d4
Barbican, London
2014-11-19T20:31:47
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19
Nov
2014
BBC SO 2014-15 Season: Brett Dean: The Annunciation

BBC SO 2014-15 Season: Brett Dean: The Annunciation

19:30
Barbican, London
BBC Orchestras and Singers at the Proms: Prom 15: Mozart, Ravel & Jonathan Dove
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/efx5d4
Royal Albert Hall
2014-07-28T20:31:47
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28
Jul
2014
BBC Orchestras and Singers at the Proms: Prom 15: Mozart, Ravel & Jonathan Dove

BBC Orchestras and Singers at the Proms: Prom 15: Mozart, Ravel & Jonathan Dove

19:30
Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2014: Prom 15: Mozart, Ravel & Jonathan Dove
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/ecrgwh
Royal Albert Hall
2014-07-28T20:31:47
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28
Jul
2014
Proms 2014: Prom 15: Mozart, Ravel & Jonathan Dove

Proms 2014: Prom 15: Mozart, Ravel & Jonathan Dove

Royal Albert Hall
BBC SO 2013-14 Season: Ravel's Shéhérazade
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/efz5d4
Barbican, London
2013-12-04T20:31:47
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4
Dec
2013
BBC SO 2013-14 Season: Ravel's Shéhérazade

BBC SO 2013-14 Season: Ravel's Shéhérazade

19:30
Barbican, London

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