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García Navarro, Spanish conductor. Winner 1st prize conducting competition, Bensançon, France, 1967.

Background

Navarro, García was born on April 30, 1941 in Chiva, Valencia, Spain.

Education

Studied oboe, composition, piano, Valencia Conservatory, Spain. Studied oboe, composition, piano, Conservatory of Madrid. Studied conducting with Franco Ferrara, Hans Swarowsky, Karl Oesterreicher and Reinhold Schmid, Vienna.

Studied composition with Alfred Uhl, Vienna.

Career

Music director Valencia Symphony Orchestra, 1970-1974, SãO Carlos Theater, Lisbon, Portugal, 1980-1982. Principal guest conductor Radio Symphony Orchestra, Stuttgart, 1984-1987. Music director State Opera, 1987-1991.

Principal guest conductor Vienna State Opera, Austria, 1987-1991. Music director Barcelona Symphony Orchestra, Spain, since 1991. Principal guest conductor Tokyo Phil.

Orchestra, Japan; permanent guest ocndr. Berlin German Opera, Germany. Guest conductor orchestras St. Louis, Chicago, 1980.