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Pablo Ferrández

About this Artist

Prizewinner at the XV International Tchaikovsky Competition and Sony Classical exclusive artist, Pablo Ferrández announces himself as a musician of stature. A captivating performer, “Ferrández has the lot: technique, mettle, spirit, authority as a soloist, expressivity and charm” (El Pais).  

In March 2021, he released his debut album Reflections (Sony Classical), work that reflects his musical roots and the unexpected similarities between the Russian and Spanish musical traditions at the beginning of the 20th century. It has been highly acclaimed by critics and earned him the Opus Klassik Award 2021 in the “Young Artist of the Year” category. 

Recent highlights include debuts at the Hollywood Bowl with the Los Angeles Philharmonic under Gustavo Dudamel, with Bayerischen Rundfunk Symphony under Daniele Gatti, performances of Brahms’ Double Concerto and Beethoven’s Triple Concerto alongside Anne-Sophie Mutter, and appearances with the London Philharmonic, Israel Philharmonic, Rotterdam Philharmonic, Vienna Symphony, and Orchestre National de France, among others.  

The 2021/22 season features debuts with the Santa Cecilia Orchestra, Czech Philharmonic, Seoul Philharmonic, Royal Philharmonic, and return engagements with Basel Symphony, RTE National Orchestra, Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini, Borusan Philharmonic, and Spanish National Orchestra, among others. He also appears with the Russian National Youth Symphony Orchestra, performing Beethoven’s Triple Concerto alongside Anne-Sophie Mutter and Daniil Trifonov, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Moscow Philharmonic Society, as well as at Carnegie Hall, performing chamber music with Anne-Sophie Mutter. Pablo Ferrández goes on tour with the Academy of St Martin in the Fields in Germany and Netherlands and with the Barcelona Symphony in Scandinavia. He is also named Artist in Residence of the Valencia Orchestra.  

As a recitalist and chamber musician, Pablo frequently collaborates with such artists as Anne-Sophie Mutter, Vadim Repin, Martha Argerich, Denis Kozhukhin, Gidon Kremer, Yuja Wang, Nikolay Lugansky, Beatrice Rana, Maxim Rysanov, Ray Chen, Alice Sara Ott, Elena Bashkirova, Luis del Valle, and Sara Ferrández. 

Born in Madrid in 1991 to a family of musicians, Pablo Ferrández joined the prestigious Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía when he was 13 to study with Natalia Shakhovskaya. He completed his studies at the Kronberg Academy with Frans Helmerson and became a scholar of the Anne-Sophie Mutter Foundation. 

Ferrández plays the Stradivarius “Lord Aylesford” (1696) thanks to the Nippon Music Foundation.