JUAN PÉREZ FLORISTÁN
Winner of the First and the Audience Prizes at the Paloma O’Shea Santander International Piano Competition and the First Prize of the Steinway Competition in Berlin (2015), as well as the Honorific Prize Juventudes Musicales in Madrid, Juan Pérez-Floristán is establishing a stellar career among the new generation of European musicians. He has debuted in Madrid, Paris, Berlin, Hamburg, Warsaw, Moscow, St Petersburg and Malmö, and played with orchestras such as the St Petersburg Philharmonic, Malmö Symphony, Radio Televisión Española, Seville Royal Symphony, and the Gran Canaria Philharmonic, Malaga and Cordoba Symphonies under the batons of maestros Pablo González, Marc Soustrot, Adrian Leaper, Christian Arming, Pedro Halffter, and Salvador Brotons, among others. Juan Pérez-Floristán is also a committed chamber musician performing with his ensemble, the VibrArt Trio, in addition to participating in prestigious chamber music festivals. He studied for ten years with his mother, María Floristán, and then with Galina Eguiazarova for four years while at the Reina Sofía School of Music in Madrid. Thanks to the support of Elisabeth Leonskaja, Floristán was invited to the festival Ruhr Klavier in Germany, where he performed as a Stipendiat in 2012. He has also been greatly supported by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, key for his career and development. Juan Pérez-Floristán currently studies in Berlin with Eldar Nebolsin.