Bruno Ferrandis
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Bruno Ferrandis

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Territories : General Management

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Upcoming concerts

07/04/2018 - SANTA ROSA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA / Green Music Center

Wagner : Prelude und Liebestad from Tristan and Isolde
Adams : The Dharma at Big Sur for Electric Violin
Prokofiev : Alexander Nevsky for Mezzo-soprano and Chorus

08/04/2018 - SANTA ROSA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA / Green Music Center

Wagner : Prelude und Liebestad from Tristan and Isolde
Adams : The Dharma at Big Sur for Electric Violin
Prokofiev : Alexander Nevsky for Mezzo-soprano and Chorus

09/04/2018 - SANTA ROSA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA / Green Music Center

Wagner : Prelude und Liebestad from Tristan and Isolde
Adams : The Dharma at Big Sur for Electric Violin
Prokofiev : Alexander Nevsky for Mezzo-soprano and Chorus

05/05/2018 - SANTA ROSA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA / Green Music Center

Michal Rataj : Temporis for Cymbalom and Orchestra
Mahler : Symphony No 9

06/05/2018 - SANTA ROSA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA / Green Music Center

Michal Rataj : Temporis for Cymbalom and Orchestra
Mahler : Symphony No 9

07/05/2018 - SANTA ROSA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA / Green Music Center

Michal Rataj : Temporis for Cymbalom and Orchestra
Mahler : Symphony No 9

24/06/2018 - OSTRAVA - NODO NEW OPERA DAYS OSTRAVA

Création de l'Opéra d'Alois Hába - Přijď království tvé

25/06/2018 - OSTRAVA - NODO NEW OPERA DAYS OSTRAVA

Création de l'Opéra d'Alois Hába - Přijď království tvé

15/11/2018 - Deutsches Hygienemuseum Dresden

Ensemble Courage

04/05/2019 - SANTA ROSA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA USA Green Music Center

Stravinsky, Chostakovitch, Tchaikovsky

04/05/2019 - SANTA ROSA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA USA Green Music Center

Stravinsky, Chostakovitch, Tchaikovsky

05/05/2019 - SANTA ROSA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA USA Green Music Center

Stravinsky, Chostakovitch, Tchaikovsky

Biography of conductor Bruno Ferrandis

Bruno Ferrandis began his tenure as music director and conductor of the Santa Rosa Symphony in Fall 2006.

He has conducted all over the world, and his breadth of musical experience includes not only symphony and opera, but also ballet, musical theater and cinema-accompanying music.

A graduate of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, he received a master’s degree in conducting from the JuilliardSchool. He was conductor of the Juilliard Pre-College Orchestra and the JuilliardOperaCenter. He also co-founded the New Music ensemble “Music Mobile” in New York City, and has recorded three compact discs with the Radio France Orchestra.

Conducting credits include modern and classical ballet companies in France, Italy and New York City. In Asia, he conducted the Hong Kong Philharmonic and the Hong Kong Sinfonietta, The Seoul Philharmonic, and worked with the Tokyo New National Theater.

In Israel, he conducted the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra; in Eastern Europe, the Polish Radio Orchestra, the Prague State Theater Orchestra, the Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra; in Great Britain, the BBC Northern Orchestra; in Germany and Austria: the Lübeck Hanseatic Orchestra, the Mainz Bach Chor, the Wien Klang Forum; in Italy, the Orchestra Regio di Torino, the Opera of Genoa Orchestra, the Friuli-Venezia-Giulia Orchestra; in Spain, the Pamplona Sarasate Orchestra, the Madrid Radio-Television Orchestra, the Seville Symphony Orchestra, the Valencia Orchestra.

In France, he has conducted in all the major cities including Bordeaux and the Monte Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra.

In 1997 he received a “Critic’s Grand Prize” for his conducting of Wozzeck by Manfred Gurlitt.

Bruno Ferrandis conducted major opera works at the Canadian Opera Company (Toronto) and served as Music Director of the Banff Art Center (Alberta) from 1991 to 2000. And he conducted numerous concerts with the Aspen Festivals Orchestras until 1994.

Bruno Ferrandis was called twice by the San Francisco Conservatory, where he conducted Orpheus and Rake’s Progress.

Recently, he was also guest conductor for the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, led the Charlotte Symphony (North Carolina) for the National Flute Association, as well as the Bogota Symphony Orchestra.

In Europe, Bruno Ferrandis collaborated twice with the Dublin Opera (Faust and Dead Man Walking), the Opéra Comique in Paris and the Opéra de Lausanne (Le téléphone and Amelia al Ballo), Opéra de Nice, Bordeaux, Nantes, Tours, Rouen etc...

Ferrandis has also collaborated with a wide variety of entertainment artists such as the actors and movie directors John Neville, Atom Egoyan, Colm Feore, Robert Lepage, François Girard, Stephen Wadsworth and choreographer Martha Clark.

And he has worked closely with the following living composers: in America with Jacob Druckman (created a workshop of his opera Medea), William Schuman, David Diamond, George Tsontakis, Edward Campion and Ezequiel Vinao; in Canada with Randolph Peters and Harry Sommers (their operas); in France and Europe with Martin Matalon (the music for Fritz Lang’s movie Metropolis), Mauricio Kagel and his lively music theater (Warsaw Autumn Festival), Ahmed Essyad, Claude Ballif, Yves Prin, Pascal Dusapin, and celebrated composers Pierre Boulez and Luciano Berio.

The Santa Rosa Symphony Orchestra has been awarded first prize in their size category by LAO for their Programming of Contemporary Music this season 2012/13