Javier Perianes

Pianist, conductor, artistic director of Paris Play-Direct Academy 2023

Javier Perianes’ international career has taken him to the most prestigious concert halls, with the world’s leading orchestras, working with such famous conductors as Daniel Barenboim, Charles Dutoit, Zubin Mehta, Gustavo Dudamel, Klaus Mäkelä, Gianandrea Noseda, Gustavo Gimeno, Santtu-Matias Rouvali, Vladimir Jurowski, and François-Xavier Roth. He collaborates regularly with violist Tabea Zimmermann and the Quiroga Quartet, and has performed at festivals such as the BBC Proms, Lucerne, Salzburg Whitsun, La Roque d’Anthéron, Grafenegg, Prague Spring, Ravello, Stresa, San Sebastian, Santander, Granada, Vail, Blossom and Ravinia.

In the course of his career he has performed with the Wiener Philhamoniker, the Leipzig Gewandhausorchester, the Chicago, Boston, San Francisco, Washington National, Yomiuri Nippon and Danish National Symphony Orchestras, the Oslo, London, New York, Los Angeles and Czech Philharmonic Orchestras, and the Czech National Orchestra, New York, Los Angeles and Czech Philharmonic Orchestras, the Orchestras of Paris, Cleveland, Montreal Symphony and Philharmonia Orchestras, the Swedish and Norwegian Radio Orchestras, the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, the Budapest Festival Orchestra and the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin. He was awarded the National Music Prize in 2012 by the Spanish Ministry of Culture and was named Artist of the Year at the International Classical Music Awards (ICMA) in 2019.