Javier Perianes

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The acclaim accorded to the pianist Javier Perianes by audiences and critics alike confirms his status as one of Spain’s most exciting young artists. Hugely popular with Spanish audiences, he has a growing international reputation.

A familiar and sought-after participant at many renowned festivals within Spain, Javier Perianes has performed in distinguished concert series throughout the world, having made notable appearances in New York’s Carnegie Hall, Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Royal Festival, Barbican and Wigmore Halls in London, Suntory Hall in Tokyo, New World Center in Miami and the Théâtre des Champs Elysées in Paris. He has worked with leading conductors including Maazel, Tilson Thomas, Barenboim, Mehta, Frühbeck de Burgos, Mena and Temirkanov.

Recent and forthcoming highlights include appearances with Yomiuri Nippon, Saint Petersburg Philharmonic, New World Symphony, Orchestre National de France, London Philharmonic, Queensland Symphony, Malmö Symphony, Malaysian Philharmonic, Gulbenkian Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic, as well as recitals in Tokyo, Madrid, Barcelona, Saint Petersburg, Miami and Seoul.

Javier Perianes records exclusively for harmonia mundi. His previous releases for the label include Schubert, Blasco de Nebra, Mompou, Manuel de Falla – Latin Grammy Nomination – (including a live recording of Nights in the Gardens of Spain with the BBC Symphony Orchestra under Josep Pons) and Beethoven. Javier’s next CD, …les sons et les parfums, focuses on the piano music of Chopin and Debussy will be released in November 2013.

In 2012 Perianes received the ʻNational Music Prizeʼ awarded by the Ministry of Culture of Spain.