Roberto González | Violin
A few words about Roberto González
Born in 1988, Spanish violinist Roberto González is a passionate concertmaster: he is the leader of the Winterthur Musikkollegium and the Barcelona Symphony Orchestra; besides, he guest leads the the Bayerische Kammerphilharmonie, Galician Symphony Orchestra and other international ensembles. Since 2011 he also serves as concertmaster of the Verbier Festival Orchestras.
Alongside his orchestral commitments, he maintains a busy season with solo and chamber music concerts, as well as teaching activities.
His interest in the social side of music has developed into an intense collaboration with the Medellín Philharmonic Orchestra and Academy in Colombia. Robertos work includes individual teaching, orchestral training, workshops and performances.
Roberto studied at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg and at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London, with Igor Ozim and David Takeno. He has been deeply influenced by musical contact with John Corigliano, Ana Chumachenco, Lera Auerbach, Nikolaj Znaider, Reinhard Goebel, Charles Dutoit, Leonidas Kavakos, Zakhar Bron, Franz Welser-Möst, Christian Tetzlaff, Lukas Hagen, Rainer Schmidt and Ferenc Rados.
He plays a violin built in 2011 by Stephan von Baehr.