My Background

Pablo Urbina is a Spanish conductor graduate from the Royal College of Music London, 2018 nominee for the Nestlé & Salzburg Young Conductors Award and semifinalist of the 2017 Maestro Solti International Conducting Competition.
Having recently made his debut with the Spanish National Radio Orchestra, since 2019 he is the Principal Conductor of Orchestra Vitae London.Pablo has conducted other orchestras including the City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong, Malaga Philharmonic Orchestra, Tunisian National Symphony, Orquestra Classica de Madeira (Portugal), National Youth Orchestra of Portugal, and the Royal College of Music Student ́s Film Orchestra among others.
From 2013 to 2020 Pablo was the Music Director of the London City Orchestra, in 2019 he was Associate Conductor at the Al Bustan Festival in Lebanon and from 2017 to 2019 he served as Associate Conductor of the Lerici Music Festival in Italy.
In his goal to use classical music as a vehicle for social change, he is an Ambassador of the UK charity The Amber Trust, helping blind and partially sighted children to pursue their passion for music. In 2018 Urbina assisted Maestro Mielgo in a concert at the United Nations in Geneva with Leo Nucci and the Balearic Symphony Orchestra, and 2019 saw his debut at the Queen Elizabeth Hall of London. 
Pablo is very committed to music education and outreach, developing extensive research on the future of classical music through children as well as music and mindfulness. In the academic field, he enjoys specialising in music theory, conducting, music analysis and musicianship. 
He has worked in outreach projects with organisations including the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, RCM Sparks, Wigmore Hall Foundation, BBC Proms and the Tri-Borough Music Hub. He completed his undergraduate as scholar at the Thornton School of Music (Los Angeles, USA), where he graduated summa cum laude and was awarded the USC Order of Troy and Vince DeRosa Outstanding Hornist awards.
In 2014 Pablo finished a Master of Music at the Royal College of Music London as a Jane Barker and Michael Quinn Scholar.

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