A true citizen of the world.
Pablo Mielgo’s talent and entrepreneurial spirit has led him to take on the mission of making music accessible to everyone. A network of friendships he has forged around the world, between Berlin and Qatar, Lucerne and Los Angeles, now allow him to enrich the concert programs of the Balearic Islands Symphony Orchestra.
Pablo Mielgo is considered one of the most prominent Spanish musicians of his generation. In our days, he is Music Director and Co.artistic director of the Baleares Symphony Orchestra “Ciudad de Palma”, Co-Artistic/Music Music Director of the Medellin Philharmonic Academy, Principal Guest conductor of the Baluarte´s Opera Season in Pamplona and Artistic/Music Director of the SaludArte Foundation.
In 2014 he will launch a new opera and orchestral program with the international Peruian Tenor Juan Diego Flórez that will be presented in December in Geneva.
Pablo Mielgo has conducted principal orchestras and Theaters of Latin America, USA, Europe and the Middle East. He has recorded for the Spanish television and the Venezuelan Orchestral “Sistema”.
He has founded since 2003 the following musical projects; BandArt Orchestra (chaired by Sir Colin Davis), Spain-Venezuela Festival (in collaboration with Venezuelan Orchestral Sistema), “Madrid me Suena” Music Festival, Iberopera (Lyric Ibero-american program). For seven years, he was music and artistic director of the Presjovem Festival and Academy for music, where he founded the Presjovem Spanish National Orchestra with the most talented young Spanish musicians.
Mielgo is the Artistic and Music director of the SaludArte Foundation, based in Miami and Madrid, where he has led projects in collaboration with the Teatro Real in Madrid, New World Symphony Orchestra in Miami, Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela or the Florida Grand Opera. As well he had worked with recognized artists such as Michael Tilson Thomas, Frühbeck de Burgos, José Antonio Abreu, Gustavo Dudamel and Placido Domingo.
Mielgo has been assistant conductor of James Conlon (Los Angeles Opera), Jesus Lopez Cobos (Teatro Real de Madrid), as well as collaborating with Daniel Barenboim (Staatsoper Berlin) and Claudio Abbado (Lucerne Festival).
Mielgo was born in Madrid in 1976. He studied in Madrid (Reina Sofia School of music and the Royal Music Conservatory) and London (Guildhall School of Music and Drama). Pablo Mielgo is married with the Austrian-German violinist Nina Heidenreich.