Francisco Javier Burgos Piquer

Francisco Javier Burgos Piquer

Born in Valencia, Spain, in 2004. Since 2022, he studies at the Reina Sofia School of Music’s Telefónica Violin Chair with professor Christoph Poppen. He has been granted a scholarship by Fundación Albéniz.

He studied violin since the age of five with José Miguel Rodrigo and later, with Victoria Lorente at the Professional Conservatory of Valencia (Extraordinary Prize in his specialty, academic year 2020-2021) and with Gjorgi Dimcevski. He has also attended masterclasses by Mihaela Martin as well as Josep Puchades, Heinz Holliger, and Krzysztof Chorzelski (chamber music).

He is principal violin at the University of Valencia Philharmonic Orchestra and a member of the Fundación Barmboim-Said’s Orchestral Studies Academy in Seville, Spain, where he studies with Miguel Colom.

He has been awarded first prizes in competitions such as Fes Art Soloists Competition and the Valencia International Music Festival, where he was also granted the Special Prize.

He has performed at Valencia’s Palau de la Música, the Palau de les Arts, Mozart Hall in Zaragoza’s Auditorium and Seville’s Teatro de la Maestranza, in addition to participating at international festivals such as the international music festivals in Burgos and Valencia, Forum Musikae, Kronberg Akademie and Academia de Cagliari.

He has performed as soloist with the Orchestra of the Valencia Conservatory and with the Valencia International Music Festival Orchestra, as a result of the award in 2019. He has also performed with the Ateneo del Puerto Symphony Orchestra.

As a student of the School, he has been a member of the Freixenet Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Andrés Orozco-Estrada and Juanjo Mena, and the Fundación EDP Camerata, conducted by Christoph Poppen. He is currently a member of the Ramales Quartet.

He plays a 2020 Svetozar Bogdanoski violin.