Roc Fargas i Castells

1996, Spain

Current occupation



Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt WeimarKonzertexamen Orchestral Conducting
Nicolás Pasquet, Ekhart Wycik, Jürgen Puschbeck 2021
Royal Academy of MusicMA Orchestral Conducting
Sian Edwards 2019 – 2021
Royal Academy of Music MA Historical Performance Viola
Margaret Faultless, Jane Rogers, Rachel Podger 2017 – 2019
Cambridge University BA Music
Dr Alan Howard 2014 – 2017
Wells Cathedral School Sixth Form
Matthew Souter 2012 – 2014

Professional experience

Hradec Králové Philharmonic
Regular guest 2021
Jenaer Philharmonie, Anhaltische Philharmonie Dessau, Thüringer Philharmonie, Staatskapelle Weimar
Regular guest 2021
Ceuta International Symphony Orchestra
Guest 2023
Regular guestRegular Assistant Conductor 2022
Orchestra Vigo 430
Regular guest 2021
Neemrana Music Foundation Orchestra and Choir
GuestMusical Director/Conductor of José Serrano: El Trust de los Tenorios at Royal Opera House Mumbai 2020
Anstieg Symphony Orchestra
PermanentI founded this orchestra in Cambridge in 2016. Since then I have been Music Director and Administrator of the Orchestra 2016 – 2021

Awards & recognitions

2nd Hong Kong International Conducting Competition
Other Semifinalist 2023
Conducting Forum of the German Music Council
Other Scolarship Holder 2023
BritishSpanish Society and Fundación Banco Sabadell Scholarship Award
1st prize 2018
Mica Comberti Bach Prize
2nd prize 2018
Enlightenment Scholarship at the Royal Academy of Music
1st prize 2017
Williamson prize of solo performance at Selwyn College Cambridge
1st prize 2016
Most Outstanding musician at Wells Cathedral School
1st prize 2014

Other achievements

Jens Georg Bachmann and Erzgebirgische Philharmonie Aue 2023
Nicolás Pasquet, Allegra International Summer Academy 2019
Jac van Steen, Cardiff Sinfonietta 2018
Johannes Schlaefli, Allegra International Summer Academy 2016


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