Pablo Mielgo

conductor - Chief Conductor of the Orquestra Simfònica de les Illes Balears

Pablo Mielgo, a conductor from Madrid, is a true world citizen with an entrepreneurial spirit and the missionto make music accessible to everyone: the agile chief of the Orquestra Simfònica de les Illes Balears (OSIB)and the Symphony of the Americas (SOTA) was immediately engaged by orchestras around the world afterhis studies at the Royal Conservatory of his hometown, the Reina Sofia School and the London GuildhallSchool of Music. Moreover, he created a network of numerous musical friendships between Berlin and Qatar,Lucerne and Los Angeles, with renowned musicians, who are now enriching the OSIB and SOTA concertprograms.Pablo Mielgo has assisted conductors such as James Conlon, Jesus Lopez Cobos, Daniel Barenboim andClaudio Abbado. He regularly conducts on the great stages of Europe such as the Wiener Musikverein, theUSA such as Carnegie Hall New York, Latin America and the Middle East. In close artistic collaboration, theMadrilenian works with orchestras such as the Simon Bolívar Symphony, the Arena di Verona and the QatarPhilharmonic as well as with artists such as Juan Diego Florez, the Labeque sisters, Pierre-Laurent Aimard,Emmanuel Pahud, Midori, Khatia Buniatishvili, Julian Rachlin or Radovan Vlatkovic.Since 2005 he has been the musical and artistic director of the SaludArte Foundation, which aims to bringabout social change through music. Pablo Mielgo launched several musical events with great internationalacclaim including the Festival España-Venezuela, the International Music Festival of Madrid “Madrid mesuena”, the tour of the Ibero-American Youth Orchestra through Spain and the USA, IberOpera as well as“Live, connecting the world through music”.He collaborated with institutions such as the Teatro Real Madrid, the Miami New World Symphony, ElSistema in Venezuela and the Florida Grand Opera, National Ballet and orchestra of China among others.Pablo Mielgo is especially dedicated to the promotion of young talents. Since 2011 the coartistic director ofthe Medellin Philharmonic Academy strives to give young musicians access to musical education regardlessof parental income. Furthermore, the conductor has founded three youth orchestras since 2003: thePresjovem Youth Orchestra bringing together the best young Spanish musicians, the Iberoamerican YouthOrchestra and the Harmonia Symphony Orchestra. In cooperation with Sir Colin Davis.As chief conductor of the OSIB since 2014, and of the SOTA since 2020, he has promoted both orchestra’sdevelopment in several aspects successfully on the basis of his international experience: Pablo Mielgo hasimproved the quality of the orchestra and its programs, increased ticket sales and developed his network withguest performances, youth programs and first-rate artists.