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Name: Francisco Jose Martin-Jaime
Skills: Composer, Conductor, Teacher
Phone: +34607857795
Address: Paco Miranda 15, 2C, Malaga 29013, Spain
Links: Website     E-mail
Born in Malaga (Spain) in 1970, studies piano, violin, composition and conducting in Malaga, Barcelona and Munich. Schoolar of Octav Calleya, Antoni Ros-Marba, Salvador Mas and Albert Argudo, has enhanced his skills as conductor with Hermann Michael and Helmut Rilling, and also received advice from Jesus Lopez-Cobos and Miguel A. Gomez-Martinez.

In 1997 is awarded with the Intl. Composition Prize Reina Sofia of Spain, given by the Ferrer-Salat Foundation and delivered by the Queen Sofia of Spain to the composer for his "Erstes Klavierkonzert" (first piano concerto). In 1997 is also awarded with the Prize for the Best Musical Labour of the City Council of Malaga.

His compositions have been performed in several countries with many different soloists and orchestras. His Klavierkonzert was premiered in Madrid by the Orquesta de Radio y Television Espaņola with M. L. Cantos (piano) and M. Galduf (conductor). M. L. Cantos premieres his second piano concerto ("Zweites Klavierkonzert"), commisioned by the Stiftung Musica Espaņola-Schweitz and first performed in Baden (Switzerland). Jesus Lopez-Cobos premieres Martin-Jaime's tone poem "Astarte" in 1999 at the Intl. Music Festival of Granada. Later "Astarte" has been included in the repertoire of the Orquesta Filarmonica de Malaga, which first performed and also recorded it. The OFM has first performed many symphonic compositions of Martin-Jaime, as "Mars", "Don Quijote" (both commisioned by the Andalusian Government), "Palas Atenea" (commisioned by A. Rahbari), etc. Martin-Jaime compositions have been played around the world, in the Netherlands ("Shadow"), Germany (different compositions), Italy, Switzerland, Hungary, Croacy, Serbia, Romania, Japan, Israel, USA, etc. On March'09, Fedoseyev will conduct Tchaikovsky Symphonic Orchestra and M. L. Cantos with Martin-Jaime's Erstes Klavierkonzert in Moscow.

As conductor, Martin-Jaime was the youngest conductor licensiated at his time, with maximum honour, in Conservatorium of Barcelona. He has had the honour to conduct may important orchestras, as O. Eduard Toldra (Barcelona), Orquesta del Liceo (Barcelona), Orquesta del Conservatorio de Musica de Barcelona, Orquesta Filarmonica de Malaga, Orquesta de Camara Ciudad de Malaga, etc. In 2003 Martin-Jaime gets the Camerata de Opera de Malaga as titular conductor. Also founds the Orquesta Clasica de Malaga in the same year. Is principal invited conductor of the Teatro Lirico Andaluz and, since 2004 is Professor of orchestral conducting at the Conservatorio Superior de Musica de Malaga, where is also the titular conductor of the Symphonic Orchestra of the Conservatorium.



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