JOSB 8th Season 22/23

Carlos Checa presents the 8th JOSB Season 22/23 at the Palau de la Música Catalana together with the journalist Soraya Rodríguez, director of Rne4.



Last August, Carlos Checa conducted the Camerata Internacional de Barcelona as part of the 16th edition of FIMUC, the Festival Internacional de Música Serranía de Cuenca, which is held every year in Beteta.

Programme: Seranatas for strings by Elgar and Tchaikovsky and a selection from the Spanish Suite by Albéniz.


March 27

Pictures of an Exhibition.

On March 27 at the Teatro la Alianza in Barcelona, Carlos conducts the JOSB with works by Moussorgsky, Borodin and a premiere by the young composer Luís Mir.


20th Anniversary

This coming March 2022 will mark the 20th anniversary of Carlos Checa’s professional debut.

His debut, at the age of 25, was on March 22nd 2002 in Antequera (Málaga), conducting the Solemn Mass of Santa Cecília by Ch.Gounod with the Orquesta Sinfónica Provincial de Málaga, together with the Coral Santa María de la Victoria and the Coral Ciudad de Antequera and the soloists Sofía Plata, (Soprano), Francisco Heredia, (Tenor) and David Mancebón (Baritone).

Since 2002 Carlos has developed his artistic career conducting concerts on a regular basis and has collaborated to date with the following orchestras:

2002 Orquesta Sinfónica Provincial de Málaga 2002.
2003 Orquesta de Extremadura, Sinfónica de Ciudad Real, Orquesta de Córdoba.
2004 Orquesta de Extremadura.
2005 City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong. (2005-2022) Artistic Director of the FIMUC festival.
2006 Joven Orquesta nacional de España.
2007 Orquesta de Extremadura, Orquesta Sinfónica de Radio y Televisión Española, Orquesta Sinfónica de Baleares,
2008 Orquesta Sinfónica de Tenerife, Orquesta de Extremadura, Orquesta Nacional de Costa Rica.
2009 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (London)
2010 Filhamonia Pomorska (Poland), Wroclaw Philharmonic (Poland), Orquesta Sinfónica de Xalapa (Mexico), Orquesta Sinfónica de Murcia (Spain).
2011 Orquesta Cuenca Ciudad de Música, Orquesta Clásica Santa Cecilia.
2012 Orquesta Nacional del Perú, Orquesta Sinfónica de Baleares, Orquesta Cuenca Ciudad de Música,
Orquesta Nacional de Costa Rica, Orquesta Sinfónica Uncuyo (Argentina), Orquesta Clásica Santa Cecilia.
2013 Orquetsa Nacional de Peru, Cuenca Ciudad de Música, Orquesta.
2014 Orquesta Nacional de Honduras, Orquesta Cuenca Ciudad de Música, Orquesta Sinfónica Francisco de Miranda (Venezuela).

2015 Music and Artistic Director of the Jove Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona-JOSB.
2016 Real Philharmonia deGalicia. Music Director of the Orquesta Sinfónica Universal Musical (Madrid).

Currently, in 2022, Carlos Checa is celebrating his seventh year as the principal conductor and artistic director of the Barcelona Youth Symphony Orchestra-JOSB , he has completed 15 editions last August as musical director of the FIMUC Festival, and since 2016 he has been the conductor of the Orchestra he founded for the Universal Music company with which he has worked intensively on numerous tours between 2016 and 2019 in Spain, Perú and Chile.

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November 2021

In November 2021, Carlos Checa will conduct music by Tchaikovsky with the JOSB at Olesa de Montserrat and at El Palau de la Música Catalana.


TOUR October

Carlos Checa conduct’s the JOSB tour around Salamanca and Ávila and performing in the Congress Palaces of these incredible cities between October 8 and 12. The JOSB will also hold a concert in the Church of Fuenterroble de Salvatierra.





Concert Opening Season

The Palau de la Música Catalana hosts the opening concert of VII Season of the JOSB, conducted by Carlos Checa with works such as Suite No. 1 Peer Gynt, by E.Grieg and the Symphony No. 9 “From the New World” by A.Dvorak.


Charity concert to AFAB.


R.Glière & J.Williams


Enterview in Catalunya Música.


Symphony no. 4 P.I. Tchaikovsky

Concert at the Auditori of Barcelona next Sunday, February 2 with the Jove Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona. The program includes “Aires Gitanos” by Pablo Sarasate with the Soloist David Fuenmayor, a premiere of Pau Riedweg which is entitled Llàgrimes de tardor and the famous Symphony no. 4 by P.I. Tchaikovsky.

The Concert is included in the framework of the V-Season of concerts of the JOSB and will be held for the benefit of the Pere Closa Foundation, a foundation that works for the Roma people living in Catalonia.

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Melómano Interview



Carlos Checa, director of the FIMUC Festival, in the presentation on August 8, the 14th edition of the Festival Internacional de Música Serranía de Cuenca.

Listen with this link the complete interview with Carlos Checa in the Artesfera program, in the National Radio of Spain:

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