Juanjo Mena
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1965-09-21
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Juanjo Mena

Juanjo Mena Biography (Wikipedia)

Juanjo Mena (also known as Juan José Mena; born 21 September 1965, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Basque Country, Spain) is a Spanish conductor. His brother Carlos is a countertenor and his sister Elena is a research chemist.

Mena began his music studies at the Vitoria-Gasteiz Conservatory. He later attended the Madrid Royal Conservatory, where his teachers included Carmelo Bernaola (composition and orchestration) and Enrique García Asensio (conducting). He also studied conducting with Sergiu Celibidache in Munich on a Guridi-Bernaola scholarship. In 1997, the Basque Government selected Mena to form the Youth Orchestra of Euskal Herria. He subsequently became associate conductor of the Euskadi Symphony Orchestra.

From 1999 to 2008, Mena was artistic director and principal conductor of the Bilbao Symphony Orchestra. With the Bilbao orchestra, he conducted commercial recordings for Naxos Records of music by Jesús Guridi and Andrés Isasi. His guest-conducting debut in North America was with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in 2004. Mena served as principal guest conductor of the Teatro Carlo Felice, Genoa from 2007 to 2010. He was principal guest conductor of the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra from 2007 to 2013.

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Juanjo Mena Tracks

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Gabriel Pierné
Scherzo-Caprice in D major, Op 25
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Scherzo-Caprice in D major, Op 25
Antonín Dvořák
Slavonic Dance no 10 in E minor Op 72 no 2
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Slavonic Dance no 10 in E minor Op 72 no 2
Isaac Albéniz
Suite from The Magic Opal (Overture)
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Suite from The Magic Opal (Overture)
Olivier Messiaen
Joie du sang des étoiles (Turangalîla-Symphonie)
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Joie du sang des étoiles (Turangalîla-Symphonie)
Manuel de Falla
La Vida Breve (End of Act 1)
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La Vida Breve (End of Act 1)
Xavier Montsalvatge
Partita for Orchestra
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Partita for Orchestra
Edward Elgar
Cockaigne Overture, op. 40
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Cockaigne Overture, op. 40
Edward Elgar
Sevilliana Op.7
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Sevilliana Op.7
Edward Elgar
Variations on an original theme ('Enigma'), Op 36
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Variations on an original theme ('Enigma'), Op 36
Carl Maria von Weber
Bassoon Concerto in F major, Op 75 (3rd mvt)
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Bassoon Concerto in F major, Op 75 (3rd mvt)
Alberto Ginastera
Panambi - ballet Op.1
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Panambi - ballet Op.1
Benjamin Britten
4 Sea interludes Op.33a
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4 Sea interludes Op.33a
Edward Elgar
In the south (Alassio) - overture Op.50
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In the south (Alassio) - overture Op.50
BBC Philharmonic
Scapino (Overture)
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Scapino (Overture)
Juan Crisóstomo de Arriaga, Bergen filharmoniske orkester & Juanjo Mena
Los Esclavos Felices - overture
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Los Esclavos Felices - overture
Olivier Messiaen
Turangalila (Finale)
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Turangalila (Finale)
Antonín Dvořák
Slavonic Dance No 12 in D flat major Op 72 No 4
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Slavonic Dance No 12 in D flat major Op 72 No 4
Maurice Ravel
Alborada del gracioso [The Jester's Aubade] 'Miroirs' (1905)
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Alborada del gracioso [The Jester's Aubade] 'Miroirs' (1905)
Claude Debussy
Rondes de Printemps, 'Images
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Rondes de Printemps, 'Images
Juan Crisistomo de Arriaga, BBC Philharmonic & Juanjo Mena
Overture, Op.20
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Overture, Op.20

Overture, Op.20

Composer
Juan Crisistomo de Arriaga
Conductor
Manuel de Falla
The Miller's Dance (Farruca) from The Three-Cornered Hat
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The Miller's Dance (Farruca) from The Three-Cornered Hat
Gabriel Pierné
March of the Little Lead Soldiers
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March of the Little Lead Soldiers
Juan Crisistomo de Arriaga, BBC Philharmonic & Juanjo Mena
Symphony in D: 4th movement (Allegro con moto)
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Symphony in D: 4th movement (Allegro con moto)

Symphony in D: 4th movement (Allegro con moto)

Composer
Juan Crisistomo de Arriaga
Conductor
Juan Crisistomo de Arriaga, BBC Philharmonic & Juanjo Mena
Overture in D major, Op.20
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Overture in D major, Op.20

Overture in D major, Op.20

Composer
Juan Crisistomo de Arriaga
Conductor
Isaac Albéniz
Suite espanola no. 1, orch. Fruhbeck de Burgos; Sevilla (Sevillanas)
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Suite espanola no. 1, orch. Fruhbeck de Burgos; Sevilla (Sevillanas)
Alberto Ginastera
Panambi - Ballet Op.1
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Panambi - Ballet Op.1

Panambi - Ballet Op.1

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Choir
Ladies Of Manchester Chamber Choir
Gabriel Pierné
Piano Concerto in C minor, Op 12 (3rd mvt)
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Piano Concerto in C minor, Op 12 (3rd mvt)
Maurice Ravel
Rapsodie espagnole
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Rapsodie espagnole
Juan Crisóstomo de Arriaga
Overture to Los Esclavos Felices
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Overture to Los Esclavos Felices
Edward Elgar
Enigma Variations Op 36 (Finale)
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Enigma Variations Op 36 (Finale)
Juan Crisóstomo de Arriaga
Los Esclavos felices
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Los Esclavos felices
Gabriel Pierné
Piano Concerto in C minor, Op 12 (2nd mvt)
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Piano Concerto in C minor, Op 12 (2nd mvt)
Richard Wagner
Der Fliegende Hollander ('The Flying Dutchman') - overture
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Der Fliegende Hollander ('The Flying Dutchman') - overture
David Matthews
A Vision of the Sea
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A Vision of the Sea
Gabriel Pierné
Piano Concerto in C minor, Op.12 (3rd mvt)
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Piano Concerto in C minor, Op.12 (3rd mvt)
Carl Maria von Weber
Overture, Euryanthe
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Overture, Euryanthe
Juan Crisóstomo de Arriaga
Overture in D major, Op 20
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Overture in D major, Op 20
Olivier Messiaen
Turangalila-symphonie; mvt.6; Jardin du sommeil d'amour
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Turangalila-symphonie; mvt.6; Jardin du sommeil d'amour
Johannes Brahms
Symphony No.3 in F major (Op.90)
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Symphony No.3 in F major (Op.90)
David Horne
Daedalus in flight for orchestra
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Daedalus in flight for orchestra
Grieg Academy Choir, Juan Crisóstomo de Arriaga, Bergen Filharmoniske Kor, Bergen filharmoniske orkester & Juanjo Mena
Stabat Mater
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Stabat Mater

Stabat Mater

Composer
Juan Crisostomo Arriaga
Choir
Grieg Academy Choir
Bergen Filharmoniske Kor
Conductor
Olivier Messiaen
Turangalîla Symphony
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Turangalîla Symphony
John Foulds
Three Mantras
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Three Mantras
Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No.7 in A major (Op.92)
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Symphony No.7 in A major (Op.92)
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Playlists featuring Juanjo Mena


Past BBC Events

Elgar & Walton
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Palacio Euskalduna, Bilbao
2019-03-03T21:33:44
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Mar
2019
Elgar & Walton

Elgar & Walton

Palacio Euskalduna, Bilbao
Walton, Elgar, Britten & Vaughan Williams
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Palacio Euskalduna, Bilbao
2019-03-02T21:33:44
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Mar
2019
Walton, Elgar, Britten & Vaughan Williams

Walton, Elgar, Britten & Vaughan Williams

Palacio Euskalduna, Bilbao
Proms 2018: Prom 34: Barber, Britten & Copland
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Royal Albert Hall
2018-08-08T21:33:44
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Aug
2018
Proms 2018: Prom 34: Barber, Britten & Copland

Proms 2018: Prom 34: Barber, Britten & Copland

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2018: Prom 4: Shostakovich’s ‘Leningrad’ Symphony
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Royal Albert Hall
2018-07-16T21:33:44
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Jul
2018
Proms 2018: Prom 4: Shostakovich’s ‘Leningrad’ Symphony

Proms 2018: Prom 4: Shostakovich’s ‘Leningrad’ Symphony

Royal Albert Hall
BBC Philharmonic 2017-18 Season: Albéniz/Falla
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The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
2018-06-09T21:33:44
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Jun
2018
BBC Philharmonic 2017-18 Season: Albéniz/Falla

BBC Philharmonic 2017-18 Season: Albéniz/Falla

19:30
The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

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