Spanish-born Jesús Lopez Cobos’s illustrious career has taken him to centers of music around the world. Mr. López-Cobos recently completed a seven year tenure as Music Director of the Teatro Real in Madrid. He maintains the title of Conductor Emeritus of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, having served as the orchestra’s Music Director from 1986-2001. Mr. López-Cobos previously served as General Music Director of the Deutsche Oper Berlin and Music Director of Switzerland’s famed Lausanne Chamber Orchestra.
— 14 February 2016
Jesús and the Orquesta Sinfónica de Puerto Rico present a concert in celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the Casals Festival, March 12 in Puerto Rico. Following this engagement, he then travels to Minneapolis March 18-19, leading the renowned Minnesota Orchestra in his debut with the ensemble, on Schumann's Overture to Manfred, de Falla's Suites No. 1 and 2 from The Three Cornered Hat, Ravel's Rapsodie espagnole, and acclaimed pianist Andreas Haefliger is featured on Schumann's Piano Concerto.
— 1 February 2016
Jesús López-Cobos leads the Haydn Orchestra of Bolzano and Trento in two performances this season, featuring Mozart’s Overture to Idomeneo and the aria “Vorrei spiegarvi, oh Dio!” with soprano Anu Komsi, Britten’s Les illuminations, and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3 (“Eroica”). Concerts take place on February 23 at the Bolzano Auditorium, and on February 24 in Trento at the Auditorium.
— 20 October 2015
Following several appearances throughout Europe, Jesús López Cobos travels to North America in early 2016 to lead some of the continent's most acclaimed orchestras. He returns to the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra from January 22-24, with a programme featuring Brahms' Piano Concerto No. 1 with pianist Garrick Ohlsson, Dvořák's Eighth Symphony, and the West Coast premiere of Halffter's Tiento del primer tono y batalla imperial.