Jorge Grundman


Jorge Grundman began his studies in music theory, piano and choir at Real Conservatorio Superior de Música of Madrid with Carmen Ledesma and Joaquín Soriano. Among many other degrees, he has a PhD in Arts and a master’s degree in Musical Creation and Interpretation. He has attended master classes with Jesús López Cobos and José Luis Temes and conducting curses with Maestro Navarro Lara.

As a musicologist, Grundman has carried out the diffusion of contemporary music and has premiered in Spain works by Vladimir Martynov, Michael Hurd, Gerald Finzi, Kurt Atterberg, Georgs Pelecis, Marjan Mozetich or Giovanni Sollima, among others. He is co-founder of the Non Profit Music Chamber Orchestra, together with the violinist Ara Malikian. He has collaborated in world premiere recordings of works by Ernesto and Rodolfo Halffter and Julián Bautista with the Orquesta de Extremadura and his conductor Jesús Amigo and has many own recordings in labels as Virgin, Warner Music, BMG, RCA or Non Profit Music.

Among the performers of his pieces there are prestigious soloists such as Brodsky Quartet, Ara Malikian, Daniel del Pino, Susana Cordón, Jiří Bárta, Trío Arbós, Sidney Contemporary Orchestra, Orquesta de Cámara de España or Non Profit Music Chamber Orchestra. His pieces have been premiered in music halls such as Auditorio Nacional de Música of Madrid, Teatro Nacional of Brasilia, Trinity Cathedral of California, West Valley College Theater or Iglesia La Dolorosa of Quito.

Presently, he has been designated by the heirs of writer Miguel Delibes and the Spanish literary agency Carmen Balcells to compose the opera to the masterwork of Spanish literature Cinco horas con Mario.