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Javier Perianes has worked with leading conductors including Lorin Maazel, Daniel Barenboim, Jesús López Cobos, Antoni Wit, Daniel Harding and Vassily Petrenko. Recent and forthcoming highlights include appearances with Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra, Saint Petersburg Philharmonic, the New World Symphony, Orchestre National de France, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Malmö Symphony Orchestra, Malaysian Philharmonic, Gulbenkian Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra as well as recitals in Tokyo, Madrid, Barcelona, Saint Petersburg and Miami.
05 Jan 2015
Javier Perianes' recording of selections from Mendelssohn's Songs Without Words named Norman Lebrecht's Album of the Week on Sinfini Music.
Here's what he had to say about the recording:...
07 Oct 2014
Perianes begins an intense month of October with the Orquesta Sinfónica del Principado de Asturias. Together, they...
18 Mar 2014
Javier Perianes begins the spring season by travelling to Kuala Lumpur. He will appear in two concerts that will mark his debut with the...
12 Oct 2013
Javier Perianes releases new CD Le sons et le parfums… Debussy meets Chopin on Harmonia Mundi.
01 Mar 2013
11 Jan 2013
Javier Perianes kicks off the year with a busy January. He starts the year performing Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 1 with Orquesta Nacional de España, under the baton of Rafael Frübeck de Burgos,...
14 Dec 2012
On 18 December, Javier Perianes returns to Paris to make his debut at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées. In a Night-themed programme...
28 Nov 2012
International Classical Artists congratulates Javier Perianes, who has been honoured with the Premio Nacional de Música (National Music Prize) for 2012.
The Spanish Ministry of Culture...
09 Nov 2012
Performing in the Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini’s season-opening concert under Principal Guest Conductor Kazushi Ono, Javier...
Herald Scotland - Dec 2014
The Guardian - Dec 2014
The Scotsman - Dec 2014
Seen & Heard International - Dec 2014
Bach Track - Dec 2014
The Times - Oct 2014
The Telegraph - Oct 2014
Artburst Miami - Nov 2013
Palm Beach ArtsPaper - Nov 2013
BBC Music Magazine - Dec 2012
Roman Kühne, Neue Luzerner Zeitung - Sep 2011
El Mundo - Sep 2011
Sunday Telegraph (Schubert: Impromptus, Allegretto Harmonia Mundi HMI 987080) - Feb 2008
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, he was the Artist in Residence at the Granada Festival in 2012 and was in-residence at Teatro de la Maestranza and Seville Orchestra during season 2012/13. He 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.
Javier Perianes has worked with leading conductors including Lorin Maazel, Michael Tilson Thomas, Daniel Barenboim, Zubin Mehta, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Jesús López Cobos, Antoni Wit, Daniel Harding, Juanjo Mena, Josep Pons, Yuri Temirkanov, Hugh Wolff and Vassily Petrenko. Concerto highlights of the 2014/15 season include debut appearances with Orchestre de Paris, Orchestre National de Lyon, Washington Symphony, San Francisco Symphony, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Copenhagen Philharmonic, Tampere Philharmonic and Gävle Symphony Orchestra. He will make return apearances with the Saint Petersburg Philharmonic, BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic and the Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra. Recent and upcoming recitals include performances in Madrid, Barcelona, at the Ravinia Festival, Leipzig, Saint Petersburg, Paris, Miami, Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Marseille and Hong Kong.
Javier Perianes records exclusively for harmonia mundi. His previous releases for the label include Schubert’s Impromptus and Klavierstücke, Manuel Blasco de Nebra’s keyboard sonatas, Mompou’s Música Callada, the piano music of Manuel de Falla (including a live recording of Nights in the Gardens of Spain with the BBC Symphony Orchestra under Josep Pons), which received a Latin Grammy Nomination and Moto perpetuo – a CD featuring Beethoven Sonatas Nos 12, 17, 22 and 27. Javier’s latest CD, …les sons et les parfums, focuses on the piano music of Chopin and Debussy was released in November 2013. His next release for harmonia mundi will feature a selection of solo piano works by Mendelssohn will be available in Autumn 2014.
In 2012 Perianes received the "National Music Prize" awarded by the Ministry of Culture of Spain.
Felix Mendelssohn lived with a classical spirit in an era that sought to be romantic. Compared to the extravagances and pyrotechnics of the great romantic virtuosos, Mendelssohn seems to champion an intimate, domestic, inward style of pianism, a stranger to all excess.
The programme of Perianes’s new album illustrates four essential qualities of the music of Felix Mendelssohn. Music stripped of all superfluity, including the literary aspect (Songs without Words); a gift for creating magical atmospheres (Rondo Capriccioso); unconditional admiration for classical order; finally, a genuine veneration for Bach (Prelude and fugue op.35). The whole radiant universe of Mendelssohn is encapsulated here.
Released in November 2014
Released October 2013 on Harmonia Mundi.
Javier Perianes in search of perpetual time
Javier Perianes dives into perpetiuty with his new CD, a cherry-picked selection of Beethoven piano works that includes Sonatas opp. 26, 31, 54 and 90. If the device known as moto perpetuo has travelled all through the history of music, from Franco-Flemish polyphony down to the American minimalists, it is probably because it encourages us to question our relationship with the infinite. More than a century before the constructivist movement, when he explored this eminently mechanistic form, Beethoven already took that process of questioning to the brink of existential vertigo! His works form the basis of the enthralling programme presented here by the acclaimed Spanish pianist.
Released September 2012 on Harmonia Mundi.
Released on harmonia mundi, September 2011
Sonatas (6) for Keyboard, Op 1
Pastorela for Keyboard no 2
Pastorela for Keyboard no 6 in E minor
Released on harmonia mundi, April 2010