Jaime Martín

music director designate

Jaime Martín has risen quickly to international acclaim as a conductor following his prominent career as a flautist.  Recently announced as Music Director Designate of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, he begins his tenure in September 2019.  In 2013, he became Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of Gävle Symphony Orchestra. He is also Chief Conductor of Orquestra de Cadaqués and Artistic Director of the Santander International Festival.

Upcoming debuts include subscription performances with the London Symphony Orchestra, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, Colorado Symphony, Sydney Symphony, Melbourne Symphony and Gulbenkian orchestras.  In recent seasons he has also worked with the London Philharmonic, Frankfurt Radio Symphony, Barcelona Symphony, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, New Zealand Symphony and Philharmonia orchestras as well as the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Academy of St Martin in the Fields and the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France.

Jaime’s recordings include highly acclaimed recordings of the Brahms Serenades with the Gävle Symphony Orchestra for Ondine as well as Songs of Destiny, a recording of Brahms choral works with the Eric Ericson choir.  He has also recorded extensively with the Orquestra de Cadaqués, including Schubert’s Symphony No. 9 and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 3.  In 2015 he recorded James Horner’s last symphonic work; “Collage” for four horns and orchestra with the London Philharmonic Orchestra.

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S E S S I O N spiva

Produced in collaboration with Four Larks, SESSION featured the world premiere of The Body Overcome by Derrick Spiva Jr, hindustani vocalist Saili Oak, a US premiere by composer Juan Pablo Contreras and works by Conor Brown, Salina Fisher and Reena Esmail.

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