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Biography

Cor Jove del Orfeó Català

Part of the Escola Coral of the Orfeó Català, it is made up of singers aged from sixteen to twenty-five. It was founded in 1986 and conducted by Conxita Garcia for the first sixteen years, while Esteve Nabona is now the conductor and Josep Buforn the pianist.

It has worked with the OBC, Orquestra Simfònica del Vallès, The Sexteen Orchestra, Ensemble Pygmalion, Orquestra Barroca Catalana and Orquestra de Cambra Terrassa 48, among others. It has also worked with prestigious conductors including Harry Christophers and Raphaël Pichon. It has performed around the Catalan-speaking lands, as well as in Spain, Poland, Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic and Holland.

In 2010 it recorded the CD Aigües de primavera and in 2013 the CD Requiems de Mozart i de Fauré for Columna Musica. During the 2014-15 season the Cor Jove performed on the soundtrack of The Lord of the Rings by Howard Shore together with the Cor Infantil of the Orfeó Català and the Cor Jove dels Països Catalans, in the Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona Nacional de Catalunya season.

The Escola Coral of the Orfeó Català is sponsored by the Fundación Banco Santander.