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Born in Faura (Valencia, Spain) in 1984, conductor Robert Ferrer was entitled degrees in Conducting and Tuba by Conservatorio Superior de Música "Joaquín Rodrigo" in Valencia. He has attended courses and masterclasses in Conducting with Manuel Galduf, later also with Sylvain Cambreling in Mainz and Luxembourg, with Zsolt Nagy in Brno and with Yaron Traub, Enrique García Asensio and Cristóbal Soler in Valencia. 

In 2008-2009 he was a fellow of IVM, which was awarded a scholarship to continue studies in Conducting with Czech conductor Jiří Bělohlávek in Madrid, Paris and London. In 2010-2011 he was a fellow of Caja Madrid Foundation to study a postgraduate degree in Conducting at HAMU in Prague, with teachers Tomáš Koutník and Lubomír Mátl. In 2020 he completed his Ph.D. in Musicology at the Masaryk University in Brno. From the 2017-2018 academic year Robert Ferrer is professor at the International University of Valencia. 

He has led groups as principal or guest conductor such as Orchestra Mare Nostrum of Valencia, Youth Symphony Orchestra of FSMCV, Symphony Orchestra of Conservatorio Superior de Música "Joaquín Rodrigo" in Valencia, Youth Orchestra of the Region of Valencia (JOGV), Czech Philharmonic Choir of Brno, Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra of Olomouc, Ensemble Opera Diversa of Brno, Prague Philharmonia (PKF), Czech Virtuosi, Armenian National Philharmonic Orchestra, Malta Philharmonic Orchestra... performing in festivals as the International Contemporary Music Festival "Ensems" in Valencia, Cycle "Las Artes en Paralelo" from Palau de la Música in Valencia, Ibérica -Festival de cultura iberoamericana in Brno, Festival International de Musique Universitaire in Belfort, Biennale de la Méditerranée in Thessaloniki, Cicle de concerts somelgrup... and in concert halls as prestigious as the Municipal Centre for Musical Activities in Thessaloniki, Mediterranean Conference Center in Valletta (Malta), Aram Khachaturian Concert Hall in Yerevan, Besední dům, Concert Hall JAMU and Mozart's Hall of Reduta Theater in Brno, Martinů's Hall of HAMU and Rudolfinum in Prague, Centre Chorégraphique National in Belfort, Kees van Baarenzaal of the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague, Teatros del Canal in Madrid, Palau de les Arts and Palau de la Música in Valencia, Auditori de Castelló... In 2006 he founded the Ensemble Col legno, and as its artistic director and chief conductor he has conducted various premieres of new works and other performances in Valencia and abroad. As conductor of this group, Robert Ferrer has recorded several CD, among which the music for interdisciplinary show Lluís Guarner: per què cantar a la terra i al mar? (2013), the CD Homenaje a la M.I. Academia de la Música Valenciana (2014) and the last one including ensemble and chamber works by Leonardo Balada for Naxos (2018).


Between 2014 and 2020 he was a member of the Czech Philharmonic Choir of Brno. During season 2017-2018 he collaborated as assistant conductor in the Brno National Theater for the productions of Michal Nejtek's Pravidla slušného chování v moderní společnosti (Rules for Good Manners in the Modern World, 2018) and Jiří Teml's Kocour v botách (Puss in Boots, 2018). He collaborated as Czech language coach in Palau de les Arts of Valencia for the productions of Leoš Janáček's Jenůfa (2022-2023) and Antonín Dvořák's Rusalka (2023-2024)  

He is a member of various associations and organizations such as the M. I. Academy of Valencian Music (Académico Numerario), Joan Garcés Queralt Music Foundation, Spanish Society of Musicology (SEdeM), Valencian Association of Musicology (AVAMUS) and Society of Analysis and Music Theory (SATMUS), among others. 

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