The acclaim accorded to the pianist Javier Perianes by audiences and critics alike confirms his status as one of Spain’s most exciting new artists. Hugely popular with Spanish audiences, he has a growing international reputation.
He is a familiar and sought-after participant at many renowned festivals within Spain, including Santander, Granada, Perelada and San Sebastián. He has performed in distinguished concert series throughout the world, having made notable appearances in New York’s Carnegie Hall, Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Wigmore Hall, London, the Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Moscow, the Shanghai Conservatory, Madrid’s Auditorio Nacional, recitals at the Ravinia and Gilmore International Festivals in Chicago, Le festival de La Roque-d'Anthéron, France and the Konzerthaus, Berlin.
Javier Perianes has worked with leading conductors including Lorin Maazel, Daniel Barenboim, Zubin Mehta, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Jesús López Cobos, Antoni Wit, Daniel Harding and Vassily Petrenko. Recent and forthcoming highlights include appearances with the Israel Philharmonic under Zubin Mehta, including a performance at the Lucerne Festival, the New World Symphony conducted by Michael Tilson-Thomas, the London Philharmonic and Sao Paulo Symphony with Eduardo Portal, Tokyo Symphony Orchestra with Hiroshi Kodama, Warsaw Philharmonic conducted by Claus Peter Flor as well as recitals in Tokyo, Madrid’s Scherzo series, the Zurich Tonhalle and at the Moscow December Nights Festival.
Perianes has received critical acclaim for his recordings on Harmonia Mundi of Schubert’s Impromptus and Klavierstücke, Manuel Blasco de Nebra’s keyboard sonatas and Mompou’s Música Callada. In September 2011 he will release on this label a disc devoted to the music for piano by Manuel de Falla, including a live recording of Nights in the Gardens of Spain with the BBC Symphony Orchestra under Josep Pons.