Principal Timpanist and Chief of the Percussion section 
of the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional of Mexico

Julian Romero Pacheco
Principal Timpanist and Chief of the Percussion section of the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional of Mexico


JULIAN ROMERO PACHECO
Principal Timpanist and Chief of the Percussion section of the Orquesta Sinfónica

Nacional of Mexico Maestro Romero studied percussion with professors such as Marco Antonio Sorcia, Javier Sanchéz Cárdenas, Armando Zerquera and Gabriela Jimenez at the Conservatorio Nacional de Música and the Escuela de Perfeccionamiento Vida y Movimiento at the Cultural Centre Ollin Yoliztli in Mexico.

He has been a member of the percussion section of the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional of Mexico since 1992; in 2002 he won the national contest to occupy the position as Principal Timpanist and Chief of the Percussion section, of the aforementioned Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional, the most representative orchestra in Mexico. With this orchestra he has toured national and internationally, performing in some of the most important venues such as Carnegie Hall in New York, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Center “Carnegie Hall” New York, Concertgebouw (Ámsterdam-Holanda), Konzerthaus (Berlín-Germany) Gewandhaus (Leipzig -Germany, Palais des Beaux Arts (Brussels-Belgium). Theatre Le Chatelet (Paris-France)

He also has collaborated and shared the stage in International and National Percussion Festivals with some of the most important soloists and composer in the world like Nebojsa Jovan Zivkovic, Takayoshi Yoshioka, Duncan Patton, Robert van Sice, Jonathan Haas.

As a soloist Maestro Romero performs regularly with some of the most acclaimed orchestra like the Lousiana Philharmonic Orchestra in New Orleans. In México with Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional, Orquesta Sinfónica de Xalapa, Orquesta de Cámara de Bellas Artes, Orquesta Sinfónica Carlos Chávez, the Orquesta Filarmónica de Jalisco and of course the with important conductors such as Carlos Miguel Prieto, Enrique Diemecke, Shinik Ham.

In 2016 he performed as an international soloist with the Lousiana Philharmonic conducted by Carlos Miguel Prieto performing the “Concert for Marimba and Orchestra” by Guatemalan composer Jorge Sarmientos. In 2011 Romero Pacheco shared the stage with Jonathan Haas, performing Philip Glass´s Concerto Fantasy for Two Timpanists and Orchestra In 2008 he performed as a soloist with the most important soloists “Robert Van Sice with the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional, conducted by Maestro Shinik Ham performing the Concert for two Marimbas and Orchestra “Grace Concerto” by Americam composer Martin Bresnick

In 2005 he performed as a soloist with the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional, conducted by Maestro Jesus Medina, performing the “Concert for Marimba and Orchestra” by Japanese composer Takayoshi Yoshioka. In 2004 as part of the “XXVI International Forum of New Music Manuel Enriquez” and again with the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional he performed the world premiere of the work by composer Andrew R. Glover, “Cretan Dragonfly” for vibraphone, flute and orchestra. In 2003 he performed the “Concert for Marimba and Orchestra” by Paul Creston with the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional. In 2002 he toured with the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional across the U.S.A.

In 2001 he received his degree as a Soloist in Percussions, granted by the Conservatorio Nacional de Música of Mexico.

Mr. Romero is also a professor of Percussion at the Conservatorio Nacional de Música of Mexico, and is currently part of the faculty at the Escuela de perfeccionamiento Vida y Movimiento at the Cultural Centre Ollin Yoliztli.

 

 

 

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