Born in Aspe (Spain), Daniel Abad Casanova is considered one of the most promising Spanish conductors of his generation. Is currently the Music Director of Comunidad Valenciana Chamber Orchestra, the one that has carried out numerous concerts with great success of critique and publicly. Daniel Abad Casanova has an in-depth academic education: studied Piano at the Conservatoire of Music of Alicante and Orchestra Conducting and Choir Conducting at the Conservatoire of Music of Valencia with Maestros Manuel Galduf and Eduardo Cifre, and further expanded studies with Neil Thomson and John Farrer in the Royal School of Music (London ) and with Jorma Panula in Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt (Weimar). Also attends Conducting Workshops with Maestro Jesús López Cobos in Alcalá de Henares University and with Maestro Yaron Traub in Valencia University. The range of his repertoire includes all kinds of works and styles, from early music through to cutting edge contemporary scores. Amongst the conducted orchestras are Albacete Symphony Orchestra, Youth Baroque Orchestra of Comunidad Valenciana, The New Professionals Orquestra (London), Jena Philarmoniker (Germany), Filarmónica “Oltenia” Craiova (Romania), Miguel Hernández University Symphony Orchestra, Ciutat d’Elx Symphonic Orchestra, Symphonic Orchestra of Teatro Chapí, City of Llíria Orchestra, etc…
Likewise he has conducted Federacion de Sociedades Musicales de la C. Valenciana Symphonic Band and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Symphonic Band. In 2010 he is selected to take part in the X International Conducting Competition from the Cadaqués Orchestra. During the 2013/14 season conducts The Soldier's Tale (I.STRAVINSKY) in different stages with soloists of City of Llíria Orchestra and choreographed by Toni Aparisi. He has worked with prestigious musicians such as Manuel Ausensi, Antonio Gandía, Simón Orfila, Sandra Pastrana, Aurelio Gabaldón, Alicia García, Carmen Romeu, María Macià, Monserrat Martí, etc… As an operatic and zarzuela conductor, Daniel Abad Casanova has conducted performances like Julio Caesare, Carmen, L’elisir d’amore, Cavalleria Rusticana, La Traviata, La Revoltosa, La Boda de Luis Alonso, etc.
|Julio César Opera, Haendel, Final|
|O mio babbino caro, Gianni Schicchi Opera, G. Puccini|
|Mass of the Children, J. Ruttert|
|Gloria en Re M, A.Vivaldi|