Josep Pons

Biography

Born: 1957; Puig-Reig  
Josep Pons studied music at l'Escolania de Montserrat and orchestral conducting and composition with A. Ro Marbá and Josep Soler. He eventually became the director of the Orquesta da Camara Teatro Lliure (Chamber Music Orchestra of the Lliure Theater), the Jove Orquesta Simfònica (Jove Symphony Orchestra) of Catalunya, and the Orquesta Ciudad de Granada (City Orchestra of Granada). Pons is interested in interpreting a wide range of music and his Read more repertoire consists of classical works played on the original instruments up to concerts of contemporary music given in Barcelona. He and the Chamber Orchestra of the Lliure Theater have recorded compositions by Federico Mompou, Manuel de Falla, Roberto Gerhard, and the opera Pepita Jiménez by Isaac Albéniz, all of which have received international recognition. He and the Philharmonie de Lorraine have recorded three discs of the works of Luis de Pablo. At the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona, Pons was named musical director for the Olympic ceremonies. His spent winter 2002 on a touring schedule that was typical for him and included performances of Gounod's Roméo et Juliette in Nice, Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5 and Arriaga's Symphony in D minor in Germany, Mozart's Concerto for flute No. 2 with Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4 and Symphony No. 4 in Lucena and Granada, Mozart's Jupiter Symphony and Haydn's Concerto for violoncello in Granada and Madrid, Dvorák's Symphony "From the New World" and Ginastera's Concerto for harp in Granada, and Handel's oratorio The Messiah in Granada, Barcelona, and Palma. Read less

Biography

Born: 1957; Puig-Reig  
Josep Pons studied music at l'Escolania de Montserrat and orchestral conducting and composition with A. Ro Marbá and Josep Soler. He eventually became the director of the Orquesta da Camara Teatro Lliure (Chamber Music Orchestra of the Lliure Theater), the Jove Orquesta Simfònica (Jove Symphony Orchestra) of Catalunya, and the Orquesta Ciudad de Granada (City Orchestra of Granada). Pons is interested in interpreting a wide range of music and his Read more
WORKS ALBUMS
TITLE/COMPOSER
LABEL
I. Allegro marcato
II. Moderato
III. Presto
I. Allegretto
II. Moderato
III. Vivace
I. En el Generalife. Allegretto tranquillo e misterioso
II. Danza lejana. Allegretto giusto
III. En los jardines de la sierra de Cordoba. Vivo
I. Allegro con spirito
II. Adagio
III. Allegro gentile
I. Villano
II. Ricercare
III. Españoleta
IV. Fanfare de la Caballería de Nápoles
V. Danza de la Hachas
VI. Canario
I. Preludio
II. Berceuse de otoño
III. Berceuse de invierno
IV. Introduccíon a berceuse de primavera
V. Berceuse de primavera
VI. Berceuse de verano
VII. Postludio
I. Pastoral
II. Minué
III. Jiga
Suburbis: El carrer, el guitarrista i el vell cavall
Suburbis: Gitanes I
Suburbis: Gitanes II
Suburbis: La cegueta
Suburbis: L'home de l'aristó
Scènes d'enfants: Cris dans la rue
Scènes d'enfants: Jeu
Scènes d'enfants: Jeunes filles au jardin
Scènes d'enfants: Jeux sur la plage
I. Preludio
II. "Popule meus"
III. "Hágios o Theós / Sanctus Deus"
IV. "Quia eduxite per desertum"
V. "Sanctus Deus" - "Quid ultra debui facere tibi"
VI. "Ego propter te flagellavi Aegyptum"
VII. "Ego te potavi aqua saultis de petra"
VIII. Antífona. "Crucem tuam adoramus"
Combat del somni: Damunt de tu, només les flors
Combat del somni: Aquesta nit un mateix vent
Combat del somni: Jo et pressentia com la mar
I. Sinfonia (ouverture)
II. Serenata
III. Scherzino - Allegro - Andantino
IV. Tarantella
V. Toccata
VI. Gavotta con due Variazioni
VII. Vivo
VIII. Minuetto
IX. Finale
I. Andante
II. Napolitana
III. Española
Suite No. 2 pour petit orchestre: IV. Balalaïka
Suite No. 2 pour petit orchestre: I. Marche
Suite No. 2 pour petit orchestre: II. Valse
Suite No. 2 pour petit orchestre: III. Polka
Suite No. 2 pour petit orchestre: IV. Galop
I. Tempo giusto
II. Allegretto
III. Con moto
Acto I, Cuadro I, Escena I. Voces en la fragua: "¡Ah! ¡Ande la tarea!"
Acto I, Cuadro I, Escena II. Salud: "¡Abuela, no viene!"
Acto I, Cuadro I, Escena III. Voces en la fragua: "¡Ah! ¡Ande la tarea!"
Acto I, Cuadro I, Escena IV. La Abulea: "¡Salud!"
Acto I, Cuadro I, Escena V. Salud: "¡Paco! ¡Paco!"
Acto I, Cuadro I, Escena VI. Salud: "¡Paco!"
Acto I, Cuadro II. Intermedio
Acto II, Cuadro I, Escena I. Invitados: "¡Olé!"
Acto II, Cuadro I, Escena I. Danza
Acto II, Cuadro I, Escena II. Salud: "¡Allí está!"
Acto II, Cuadro I, Escena III. El Tío Sarvaor: "¿No ate dije?"
Acto II, Cuadro II, Escena I, II & ultima. Danza - Invitados: "¡Ah! ¡Olé!"


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