Principal Guest Conductor
Born in 1976 in Spain, Martínez Alpuente is specialist in spanish opera and symphonic music of composers of his country, has a strong commitment to the recovery of the spanish music of the mid nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, without neglecting the universal repertoire, for which he is also prepared . One of his most ambitious projects in this regard is the "Chavarri Project" through which he is recovering, editing and interpreting all the orchestral repertoire the spanish composer of Eduardo Lopez-Chavarri (1871-1970), through study and research of all his manuscripts.
Disciple and assistant of American conductor George Pehlivanian , perfectly combines artistic skills with a decisive push creative that has led him to found the Spanish Opera Festival of Valencia and the International Academy of Music City of the same city.
During 2011 and 2013 he collaborated with the National Youth Orchestra of Spain as an assistant conductor.
He has been invited to conduct such important orchestras as Spain National Youth Orchestra, St. Petersburg Staate Symphony Orchestra (Russia), Orquesta Filarmónica de Valencia (Spain), Orchestra de la Magna Grecia de Taranto (Italy), Ensemble Valencia Contemporánea (Spain), Orchestra of the National Opera & Ballet of Armenia, Festival of Sofia Orchestra (Bulgary), Ukraine Radio National Symphony, Orchestra dell Teatro Olimpico di Vicenza (Italy), Orquesta Provincial de Bahía Blanca (Argentina), Orquesta Filarmónica de la Universidad de Valencia (Spain), L’ensemble Orchestral de Valencia (Spain), Orquesta de Valencia (Spain), Orquesta Manuel de Falla (Cádiz), Orquesta Sinfónica de Xalapa (México), Mexico National Symphony Orchestra, México National Youth Orchestra, Bucharest Symphony Orchestra (Romania), etc..
In the field of the Opera he has conducted La Traviata, Rigoletto, Bastian and Bastiana, and several concerts with fragments of Otello, Rigoletto, Pagliacci, Cavalleria Rusticana, Carmen and La Boheme, and respect to Spanish Opera his repertoire includes the most important works.
In 2006 he made his international debut with the Armenian National Opera conducting La Traviata with an unanimous critic and public success. His concerts has been broadcasted by Spanish Radio-Television (RTVE) and Valencian Radio Television (RTVV).
Martínez Alpuente was born in Valencia in 1976 into a family of several artistic generations. At age 7, he was enrolled in Conservatoire of Valencia and continued later in conducting studies at the University of Valencia with Cristobal Soler, Arts Academy di Roma with Bruno Aprea, Accademia Chigiana di Siena with Gianluiggi Gelemetti, in Rusia with Vladimir Ponkin and with his principal mentor, George Pehlivanian around the world.