Andrés Salado Egea (Madrid, 1983) graduated in percussion from the Royal Conservatory in Madrid and studied to be a conductor under Miguel Romea, Peter Rundell, Jorma Panula, Sandro Gorli, Peter Gülke, Peter Eötvös and A. Ros Marbà. He has conducted the Divertimento Ensemble, the Orquestra Sinfónica do Porto, the youth orchestras of Extremadura, Madrid and Galicia, the Orquesta Sinfónica de Navarra, the Salzburg Chamber Soloists and the Lucerne Festival Academy Orchestra, together with Peter Eötvös.
Andrés Salado has performed in some of the world’s great auditoriums, including the Auditorio Nacional de Música in Madrid, the Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City, the Teatro Dal Verme in Milan and the KKL Luzern in Switzerland. Some of his recent engagements include the Orquesta Ciudad de Granada, the Tenerife, Bilbao, Seville and RTVE symphony orchestras, the Oviedo Filarmonía, the Mexican and Colombian national symphony orchestras, the Comunidad de Madrid and Nacional de España orchestras, the symphony orchestras of the Basque Country, Galicia and Madrid, and the Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya. In addition, he is artistic director and chief conductor of the Orquesta Opus 23 and the Orquesta Joven de Extremadura, and professor in the Alfonso X el Sabio University’s Department of Music. Salado Egea has also been resident conductor of the Vienna State Orchestra.