Pablo González

Pablo González

Pablo González is considered one of the most versatile and passionate conductors of his generation and is an inspiring musician for orchestras and audiences around the world. He “pays attention to every silence and every hint for the entire symphony orchestra and interweaves and manages this tonal revolution” (Opera World).


Since the 19/20 season, Pablo González has been chief conductor of the Spanish Radio and TV Symphony Orchestra (RTVE) and artistic advisor to the orchestra and the choir.
In Germany, Pablo has a special relationship with the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern, with whom he has already carried out many successful symphony and recording projects. The joint Schumann CD with Lena Neudauer received the prestigious International Classical Music Award.


Pablo is in high demand in his Spanish homeland and has fruitful relationships with the Galicia Symphony Orchestra, the City of Granada Orchestra and the Castilla y León Symphony Orchestra. Outside Spain, the highlights of the last seasons in the 2019/20 season include a debut with the Orchester Philharmonique de Strasbourg, the Orchester National d'Ile de France, the Stavanger Symphony and the Slovak Philharmonic. He also returned to the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern, the Galicia Symphony Orchestra, the Bilbao Symphony Orchestra and the Helsinki Philharmonic and accompanied the Real Filharmonia de Galicia on a tour to Salzburg and Bregenz.


Outstanding opera highlights of recent times are conducting Don Giovanni's L’elisir d’amore for two successful Glyndebourne tours and Carmen in San Sebastian. On September 16, Pablo released 3 CDs with the Barcelona Symphony Orchestra for Naxos with orchestral works by Enrique Granados. In autumn 2017 the suites Carmen and L’Arlesienne by Bizet were released, which Pablo also recorded with the Barcelona Symphony Orchestra. Further publications are Prokofiev's The Prodigal Son with the SWR Symphony Orchestra Baden-Baden and Freiburg. Pablo often works with many respected soloists, including Maxim Vengerov, Nikolai Lugansky, Javier Perianes, Khatia Buniatishvili, Beatrice Rana, Renaud Capuçon, Gautier Capuçon, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Isabelle Faust, Frank Peter Zimmermann, Arcadi Volodos, Viktoria Mullova, Johannes Moser, Truls Mørk and Viviane Hagner.


Pablo was born in Oviedo and studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. He celebrated successes in the international conducting competitions Donatella Flick and Cadaqués. Pablo was previously Music Director of the Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona I Nacional de Catalunya, Principal Guest Conductor of the Orchestra of the City of Granada and Assistant to the Conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra.