Gustavo Sánchez, Director Gustavo Sánchez, was born in Pilar de la Horadada (Alicante – Spain). After his studies in Flute with Juan Francisco Cayuelas at the Conservatorio Superior de Murcia, between 1991 and 1996 he studied orchestral conducting at the Vienna Conservatory under Professors Reinhard Schwarz and Georg Mark, graduating with honors.
Since 1997 he has conducted several orchestras, notably the Symphony Orchestra of Murcia, Wiener Akademische Philharmonie and Moscow Symphony Orchestra. He is the director and founder of the Camerata Antonio Soler, resident orchestra of the International Conducting Masterclass “El Escorial” by the eminent Finnish Professor Jorma Panula.
With the Camerata he has recently recorded his fourth CD with unknown works by Gaetano Brunetti and Luigi Boccherini. The first CD (Brunetti. Sinfonías), released in December 2014, was included in the TOP 10 RECENT RELEASES by Allegro Classical in October 2015, with such groups and orchestras like The Sixteen and the BBC Symphony Orchestra.
He has been head of the Escolanía del Monasterio del Escorial from 2002 to 2016, with which he has conducted numerous performances in and outside Spain (Germany, Italy, USA, Panama…), both in concert and on radio and television, and has recorded a total of seven albums. Gustavo Sánchez is extremely active in the field of music research and has published numerous articles and books.
In 2009 he obtained his doctorate with European mention (cum laude) at the Universidad Autonóma de Madrid, with the thesis The music in the Escorial monastery during the period of the Hieronymite Order: Children of the Seminary (1567-1837) under the direction of Dr. Begoña Lolo. Recently it received the Prize for outstanding PhD Thesis.
Since 2008 he has been an Associate Professor in the Department of Music at the the Universidad Autonóma de Madrid, where he teaches and participates in several research projects.
President Executive of the Asociacion Luigi Boccherini since 2018.ALB is in Madrid Spain Lucca Italy,with members representations,London UK,Miami USA,etc,