Patronage

Javier Herguera Torres

Biography

Laureate in National and International Interpretation Competitions, Javier Herguera's performances are spread throughout the main halls of Europe and the United States, both as a soloist, with an orchestra and as a member of chamber groups in halls such as the National Music Auditorium in Madrid, the Palau de la Música in Valencia or the Dag Hammaskjold Auditorium of the United Nations in New York. He has performed under the direction of prestigious orchestra conductors, such as Jesús Amigo, Luis Serrano Alarcón, Vicente Palop, Juan José Aguado, Miguel Ángel Pastor, Miguel Sánchez Ruzafa, Javier Campos and Ángel Lasheras, among others.

His interest in all musical currents has led him to perform a wide repertoire which includes monographic recitals dedicated to the work of Mozart, Beethoven, Liszt and Chopin, to tango recitals by the Argentine composer Astor Piazzolla.

Javier Herguera dedicates special attention to contemporary music and the work of current composers, having premiered on June 2, 2016 in Berlin “Ewig op.58” by the award-winning composer Alejandro Román.

Hugely involved in music education in Spain, he has been a full-time piano teacher by competitive exam since 1999 and since then has carried out important pedagogical work, also being regularly invited to give courses and seminars throughout the country.

Member of the European Piano Teachers Association-Spain, Javier Herguera has been a regular collaborator of the television program “Clásicos y Reverentes” on TVE, a professor of piano repertoire at the Alfonso X University and artistic director of the National Music Course “Ciudad de Parla”. . He is currently artistic director of the “Piu Mosso” Foundation.

He studied at the Royal Conservatory of Music of Madrid, where he obtained advanced degrees in Piano, Chamber Music and Improvisation under the tutelage of maestro Fernando Puchol. After graduation, she studied for several years with professors Galina Egyazarova and Ferenc Rados. With a scholarship from various public entities, among which the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Community Board of Castilla la Mancha stand out, he took postgraduate courses at the Ecole Normale in Paris and at the Ferenc Liszt Academy in Budapest, receiving advice from Ramzi Yassa. and Rita Wagner. He has also received master classes from great pianists, including Joaquin Achucarro, Brigitte Engerer, Dimitri Bashkirov and Alicia de Larrocha.

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