Jaime Martin Biography (Wikipedia)
Jaime Martín (born 1 September 1965) is a Spanish orchestral conductor. He is the Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the Gävle Symphony Orchestra and the Chief Conductor of the Orquesta de Cadaqués. Before his conducting career he was a flautist, and performed with the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the London Philharmonic Orchestra.
He was born in Santander, Spain, and studied in Spain and the Netherlands. From 1992 he has lived in London.
As a flautist he worked with conductors such as Claudio Abbado, Lorin Maazel, Zubin Mehta and Sir Neville Marriner. As soloist he has played with numerous orchestras, such as the Galicia and Tenerife Symphony Orchestras, Gran Canaria Philharmonic, Cadaqués Orchestra, the Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, the London Mozart Players, the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, the Virtuosi of Moscow and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. In 1991 he made his debut as soloist at the Carnegie Hall (New York) with the Flute Concerto by Nielsen. He has recorded chamber music with the Gaudier Ensemble, the Brindisi String Quartet, Pinchas Zukermman and others. He is a founder member of the Cadaqués Orchestra. In 1998 he became a flute teacher at the Royal College of Music, London.
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