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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.
07 Jul 2015
Javier Perianes returns to St Petersburg to perform Ravel Concerto in G major with the St Petersburg Philharmonic and...
29 Jun 2015
Javier Perianes will make his debut at the Grafenegg Festival with the Tonkunstler...
05 May 2015
This week, Javier Perianes will make his Finnish debut performing Ravel’s Concerto in G major with the ...
13 Apr 2015
Javier will return to London this week to perform Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4 with the ...
25 Feb 2015
Perianes ends February and begins March at the Teldex Studio in Berlin where, together with the Quiroga String Quartet, he will record a...
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.
Audiophile Audition - 4 STARS - May 2015
Classical Source - Mar 2015
Seen and Heard International - Mar 2015
Julián Carrillo, EL PAÍS - Mar 2015
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.
Javier Perianes has performed in concert series throughout the world, having made appearances in New York’s Carnegie, Hall, Washington’s Kennedy Center, the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, the Barbican, Royal Festival and Wigmore halls in London, Suntory Hall in Tokyo, New World Center in Miami and the Théâtre des Champs Elysées in Paris. He was Artist in Residence at the Granada Festival in 2012 and was in residence at the Teatro de la Maestranza and Seville Orchestra during the 2012/13 season. He has worked with leading conductors including Lorin Maazel, Michael Tilson Thomas, Daniel Barenboim, Zubin Mehta, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos and Yuri Temirkanov.
Concerto highlights this season include debut appearances with Orchestre de Paris, Orchestre, National de Lyon, Washington National Symphony, San Francisco Symphony, Gävle and BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestras, as well as the Copenhagen and Tampere Philharmonic Orchestras. He will make return appearances with the Saint Petersburg Philharmonic, BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic and the Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra. In season 2015/16 he will appear with among others London Philharmonic, Tonkunstler Orchester, Orchestre de Chambre de Paris, Orchestra of St Luke’s, Chicago, Boston, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestras and the Netherlands Radio Phiharmonic. Recent and upcoming recitals include performances in Madrid, Barcelona, Leipzig, Saint Petersburg, Paris, Miami, Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Marseille and Hong Kong.
Javier Perianes records exclusively for harmonia mundi. His most latest CD Songs without Words, a selection of piano works by Mendelssohn, has received unanimous critical praise. Next month, harmonia mundi will release Javier Perianes’ recording of Grieg’s Piano Concerto recorded live in concert with BBC Symphony Orchestra and Sakari Oramo last October paired with a selection of Lyric Pieces. His previous releases for the label include Schubert’s Impromptus and Klavierstücke, Manuel Blasco de Nebra’s keyboard sonatas, Mompou’s Música Callada, …les sons et les parfums focussing on works by Chopin and Debussy and Moto perpetuo, a selection of Beethoven sonatas. His recording of Falla’s Nights in the Gardens of Spain and selected solo works received a Latin Grammy Nomination.
In 2012 Javier received the ‘National Music Prize’ awarded by the Ministry of Culture of Spain.
Celebrated Spanish pianist Javier Perianes joins forces with the BBC Symphony Orchestra under Sakari Oramo for a performance of one of Grieg's most popular works. Composed when he was just 24, Grieg's Piano Concerto combines elements of the Romantic style with motifs typically found in Norwegian folk music. Grieg felt more comfortable writing in miniature forms and in 35 years, produced no fewer than 66 Lyric Pieces - every one a gem. The Piano Concerto is paired here with selections from that collection, including the popular March of the Trolls, the poetic Homesickness and his final lyric piece, Remembrances.
Released May 2016
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
Released on harmonia mundi, January 2008
Released on harmonia mundi, November 2006