Pablo de Naverán, cello

General information


Distinguished by the international press for his outstanding musicianship and communication skills, Pablo de Naverán has captivated both the public and critics since very young, in venues like the Teatro Colón (Buenos Aires), Tokyo and Osaka Symphony Hall, Victoria Hall (Genève), Tonhalle (Zürich), Philharmonie (Berlin), Teatro Arriaga (Bilbao), or Mozarteum (Salzburg).

At the age of 11 he began studying cello with Mihai Besedovschi, being selected at 17 in the prestigious ‘International Menuhin Music Academy’ in Gstaad, where he studied with Lord Yehudi Menuhin, Alberto Lysy and Radu Aldulescu, an experience which profoundly influenced his career. He joined later the class of Philippe Muller at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique in Paris, where he completed his academic degree and obtained the highest distinction. He was awarded numerous prizes in national and international competitions such as the ‘International Cello Competition Gaspar Cassadó’, National Spanish Chamber Music Competition for Young Musicians, First Prize at the Conservatoire National de Paris, or the interpretation Award of the College of Spain in Paris.

In his particular interest in chamber music he has been invited to perform at prestigious festivals such as the Cello-Fest (Belgrade), Festival de Radio-France (Montpellier), Menuhin Festival (Gstaad), Salzburg Festival, Midis-Minimes (Brussels), Prussia Cove (England), Festival do Estoril (Portugal), Festival of Torroella (Spain), Festival Lysy (Argentina), Incontri Musicali (Siena), Festival Ibérico (Spain), Festival di Pompei (Italy) or Schubert Festival (Austria).

Being 27 he was appointed Professor of Cello and Chamber Music at the International Menuhin Academy in Switzerland, activity he combines today with the professorship at the Conservatory of Music of Badajoz. He is regularly invited to give masterclasses in Switzerland, Spain, Serbia, France, Argentina, and Portugal.

His eclectic discography, recorded for labels like Dinemec Classics (Switzerland), Hilargi (Spain), Several Records (Spain) or Stil (France) has been received with enthusiasm by the press media and the public. Pablo de Naverán plays on a cello Carlo Antonio Testore, 1723.