Javier Perianes


The international career of Javier Perianes has led him to perform with the world’s foremost orchestras and conductors, such as Daniel Barenboim, Gustavo Dudamel, Klaus Mäkelä, Sakari Oramo, Gianandrea Noseda, Gustavo Gimeno, Santtu-Matias Rouvali, Simone Young, Juanjo Mena, François-Xavier Roth, and festivals such as the BBC Proms, Lucerne, Ravello, Stresa, San Sebastian, Santander, Granada, and Ravinia. He was named Artist of the Year at the International Classical Music Awards in 2019; in June 2021 he was awarded the Granada Festival Medal of Honour, where he was also Artist in Residence.

21/22 season debuts include the Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg, Aurora Orchestra, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre de Chambre de Paris, and Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra. He premieres Jimmy López’s new piano concerto with the LPO (Klaus Mäkelä), gives his first recital at the Boulez Saal in Berlin, and returns to San Francisco Symphony and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra (Gustavo Gimeno). Play-direct appearances include Real Filarmonía de Galicia, Asturias Symphony Orchestra, and Orquesta Ciudad de Granada.

Career highlights include Wiener Philhamoniker, Leipzig Gewandhausorchester, San Francisco, Washington’s National, Yomiuri Nippon and Danish National Symphony orchestras, Oslo, London, New York, and Los Angeles Philharmonic orchestras, Orchestre de Paris, Cleveland, Royal Concertgebouw, Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal and Philharmonia orchestras, Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Budapest Festival Orchestra and Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin.

Recording exclusively for harmonia mundi, the 20/21 season saw the release of Jeux de Miroirs (Ravel’s Concerto in G recorded with Orchestre de Paris/Josep Pons) and Cantilena, an album celebrating music from Spanish and Latin America (Tabea Zimmermann). Other recent albums pay tribute to Claude Debussy with a recording of the first book of his Préludes and Estampes, and Les Trois Sonates – The Late Works which won a Gramophone Award in 2019. In July 2021 Perianes released his latest album featuring Chopin’s Sonatas Nos. 2 and 3 interspersed with the three Mazurkas from Op. 63.