Jorge Nava Biography
The approval of specialized critics and the audience’s response confirm Jorge Nava as one of the most promising Spanish pianists.
Born in Santander, started his musical education with Irina Efanova at the National Conservatory of Music in Bolivia. He received his bachelor degree at the Liceu Conservatory studying with Stanislav Pochekin. Currently he is studying a Master of Performance at the Royal College of Music under the tutelage of Dmitri Alexeev as a RCM Award Holder supported by a Kenneth and Violet Scott Award.
He also received financial support from the Botin Foundation, Asociacion de Interpretes y Ejecutantes, Liceu Conservatory and the Royal College of Music.
He participated in Master classes with great pianist including, Boris Berman, Nino Kereselidze, Mikhail Voskresensky, Lang Lang, Natalia Trull, Michel Beroff, Jacques Rouvier, Joaquin Soriano among others.
Jorge has been awarded numerous prizes internationally, including Intercentros Melomano Competition, Marisa Montiel Piano Competition, Infanta Cristina Piano Competition, Jeunesses Musicals Piano Competition, Ibiza International Piano Competition, Manhattan International Competition, Maria Canals Competition among others.
As a soloist he has worked with orchestras such as Bolivian National Symphonic Orchestra, Liceu Conservatory Orchestra, RTVE Symphonic Orchestra, Murcia Symphonic Orchestra, Madrid Philharmonia, and Medellin Philharmonic.
He appeared in concert in major venues as Palau de la Musica Catalana, Auditorio Nacional de Musica, Teatros del Canal, Teatros del Canala, Palacio de Festivales, Amaryllis Fleming Hall, and in countries as Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Germany, Spain, France, Holland, England and Italy.
He has participated in festivals such as International Santander Festival, Segovia Festival, Spanish Music Cadiz Festival, Otoño Musical Soriano, Ubeda Festival, Medellin International Music Festival, Felix Mendelssohn Festival, Festival des Lumieres among others.
As a chamber musician he is a founding member of the Anfaegtelse Quintet and the Bruckner Trio. He shared stage with great musicians as Alexander Rudin, Asia J. Anton de Vez, Aliya Vodovozova, Zilvinas Brakauhas among others.
His performances as soloist have been broadcast across Spain by RNE, Catalunya Musica, TVE and TV3.