The Spanish Symphony Orchestra of Barcelona appoints an associate conductor


Austrian-Spanish conductor Teresa Riveiro Böhm will join the orchestra in its 2022/23 concert season

As the new associate chef, Teresa Rivero Bohm will assist the Barcelona Symphony Orchestra‘s (OBC) Resident Conductor Ludovic Morlotand will attend the ensemble’s many rehearsals, concerts and recording sessions.

Böhm recently conducted OBC for the first time in a concert celebrating Barcelona’s annual La Mercè festival – with a program including Dvořák Opening of the CarnivalBeethoven’s Symphony No. 7 and that of Joan Lamote de Grignon Scherzo based on a popular tune.

His new position at the OBC also coincides with his appointment as Deputy Chief of National Opera of Wales. The previous years, Bohm was Leverhulme Conducting Fellow of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Tanglewood Executive Fellow, and recipient of the Neeme-Järvi Prize. She is also the winner of the first prize in the Vienna competition Dichler Wettbewerb Competition and recipient of the first orchestral prize of the Savaria Symphony Orchestra.

His engagements for the 2021/22 season include conducting the Südwestdeutsche Philharmonie Konstanz, the Robert Schumann Philharmonie, the Kremerata Baltica at the Kronberg Academy Festival, the Stavanger Symphony Orchestra, the Orchester National de Metz, the ‘Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra, the Opera National Orchestra of Montpellier and the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.

“It is a great pleasure for me, and a great responsibility, to have been appointed associate conductor of the Barcelona Symphony Orchestra,” said Böhm.. “I am very grateful for this magnificent opportunity given to me by the Barcelona Symphony Orchestra and resident conductor Ludovic Morlot!”

Graduated from the Vienna University of Music and Performing Arts (MDW) and Cologne Hochschule für Musik und Tanz studying with Johannes Wildner, Alexander Rumpf and Stephan E. Wehr, she received her first violin lessons at the age of five and studied at the Central School of Music of the Tchaikovsky Conservatory.

She is currently completing a master’s degree specializing in orchestral conducting at Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK) edited by Johannes Schlaefli.


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