Pablo Balaguer Ortiz

Pablo Balaguer Ortiz

Born in Alfarp, Spain, in 1995. From 2020 to 2023, he studied at the Reina Sofía School of Music’s Fundación Damm Oboe Chair with professor Hansjörg Schellenberger. Her Majesty Queen Sofía handed him the Diploma to the most outstanding student of his chair in the 2022-2023 academic year.

He began his music studies at the SPM La Lira de Alfarp Music School with professor Rodrigo García. He continued the professional degree at the Perfecto García Chornet Conservatory in Carlet with Alejandro Espí, where he obtained the end-of-degree prize. In 2018 he studied the higher degree at the Conservatory of Music in Valencia with Vicente Llimerà, graduating with Honours in his modality, as well as with the extraordinary prize of end-of-degree.

He has attended classes by Juan Carlos Báguena, Francisco Salanova, Salvador Barberà, Cristina Gómez Godoy, Jesús Fuster, Daniel Fuster, Stefan Schilli, Heinz Holliger, and Pirmin Grehl (chamber music).

He collaborated with the Local Band of Valencia in 2016 and 2017, as well as with the RTVE Orchestra in 2018 and 2019. He is also a member of the Youth Orchestra of the Community of Madrid.

As a student of the School, he performed with the Freixenet Symphony Orchestra, conducted by David Afkham; the Sinfonietta under the baton of Baldur Brönnimann; the Fundación EDP Camarata, conducted by Christoph Poppen, and the Baroque Ensemble of the School, conducted by Paul Goodwin. In 2021 he participated in the 30th anniversary tour of the School with the Freixenet Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Andrés Orozco-Estrada, with whom he performed at Madrid's Teatro Real, at Bratislava's Reduta Hall, at Budapest's Liszt Ferenc Academy and at Vienna's Musikverein. He has been part of the Telemann Ensemble and of the EY Ricercata Quintet.