Conductor and Artistic Director of Vinterfest 2020
Highly sought-after as a conductor and violinist, Roberto González-Monjas is rapidly making a mark on the international scene. A natural musical leader with strong vision and clarity, Roberto possess a unique mixture of remarkable personal charisma, an abundance of energy, enthusiasm and fierce intelligence. Roberto is currently designate Chief Conductor and Artistic Advisor of Dalasinfoniettan where his tenure commences in the 19/20 season. Roberto is also designate Artist in residence with Orquesta Sinfonica de Castilla y Leon in his hometown Valladolid commencing in the 19/20 season. In this capacity, Roberto will conduct the orchestra both in their subscription series in Valladolid and in concerts across the Castilla y León region. Furthermore, Roberto will perform as a soloist, lead chamber music projects and take part in educational activities.
Significant future guest conducting debuts include collaborations with Mozarteumorchester Salzburg, Camerata Salzburg, Lahti Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre National de Belgique, Orchestre national d’Île de France, Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia and RTVE Symphony Orchestra among many others. Recent debuts which led to immediate re-invitations include collaborations with Malaysian Philharmonic, Ulster Orchestra, Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine and Orquesta Joven de la Sinfónica de Galicia.
Passionate about chamber music collaborations, Roberto is a regular guest at Verbier and Lockenhaus Festivals. He frequently collaborates with singers and instrumentalists including Ian Bostridge, Yuja Wang, Janine Jansen, Alexander Lonquich, Lisa Batiashvili, Fazil Say, Reinhard Goebel, Thomas Quasthoff, András Schiff and Kit Armstrong.
Vinterfest, Musik i Dalarna, Nybrogatan 12, S-791 71 Falun, Sweden
Project Manager Annika Nordkvist