For the new season, Ramón Ortega Quero will be professor at the facutly for oboe at the Colburn School Los Angeles. Since 1950, the renown school for music and drama graduated numerous successful musicians and dancers.
In addition, Ramón Ortega Quero will be principal oboe of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra for the new season 2018/2019. It will be a very special season because of the 100th anniversary of the orchestra. Conducted by Gustavo Dudamel, a lot of unforgettable concert experiences are exptected.
The wind quintet variation5 has released a new CD. For their album, the five musicians recorded music by Malcolm Arnold, Jean Françaix, Paul Hindemith and Carl Nielsen. You can find excerpts and ordering information here.
In the quintet variation5, Ramón Ortega Quero performs with Sebastian Manz (clarinet), Magali Mosnier (flute), David Alonso (horn) and Marc Trénel (bassoon). During next spring, there will also be a concert tour of the quintet – further information here.
In April, Ramón Ortega Quero will perform in China: Following a performance of the Bohuslav Martinů oboe concerto with the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra in Taipei on April 21st, he will play Richard Strauss’ Oboe Concerto with the Hong Kong Sinfonietta under the baton of Christoph Poppen in Hong Kong on April 29th.