About this Artist
Award-winning Spanish composer JUAN J. COLOMER has collaborated with such artists as James Levine, Plácido Domingo, Christian Lindberg, Mikhail Pletnev, and José Carreras. His works have been performed by the San Francisco Symphony, Vienna Symphony, Orchestre de Paris, Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra, Russian National Orchestra, National Orchestra of Spain, Arena de Verona Orchestra and Choir, the Budapest National Orchestra, Seoul Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra de la Comunidad Valenciana (Les Arts), and many others throughout the world.
In 2008, the CD Spanish Passion by Plácido Domingo, featuring orchestrations by Colomer, won a Latin Grammy for Best Classical Album. His ballet Sorolla, commissioned by the National Ballet of Spain, premiered on June 12, 2013 in Madrid (Naves del Matadero) and toured numerous cities including Miami, Barcelona (Liceo), and Madrid’s Teatro Real.
His second opera, El Pintor (The Painter) based on Picasso, with libretto by Albert Boadella, was co-commissioned by Teatro Real (Madrid) as part of the 200th-anniversary celebration and premiered on February 8, 2018.