MARIA JOSÉ RIELO
MARIA JOSÉ RIELO, BaSSOON
(Lalín, Pontevedra, Spain, 1988)
She started her studies in the Professional Conservatory of Music of Lalin and completed her Bachelor’s degree at the Liceu Music University in Barcelona with Guillermo Salcedo and Juan Pedro Fuentes. She is currently studying for a Master's degree at the University of Music and Theater in Munich with Dag Jensen, the renowned teacher.
She was a member of numerous youth orchestras as Orquesta Jóven de la Sinfónica de Galicia (OJSG), Jove Orquestra de Catalunya (JONC) , Nationaal Jeugd Orkest (NJO), Joven Orquesta Nacional de España(JONDE) , Schleswig Holstein Musik Academy Orchestral Festival and Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester. She was an academist of the “Bamberger Symphoniker - Bayerische Staatsphilharmonie" and she played with
orchestras such as Münchener Kammerorchester, Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden and with the Orchestra Mozart where she played under the direction of conductors such as Claudio Abbado, Herbert Blomstedt, Paavo Järvi, Christoph Eschenbach, Manfred Honeck or Jonathan Nott. A scholarship holder of Pedro Pons Fundation and Alexander Humboldt Fundation, she won the first prize in the "Premis extraordinaris Liceu 2010”, she was semifinalist at the Aeolus International Competition and she was recently awarded the third prize
in the prestigious ARD International Music Competition 2013 in Munich. As a chamber musician she has collaborated with famous musicians such as François Leleux, Dag Jensen or Andrea Lieberknecht in the Odeon Ensemble and she is invited as a guest in the Festival Villa Musica Rheinlan-Pfalz. María José combines her studies with her orchestral activity, soloist concerts and chamber music. This year she played as a soloist with orchestras in Germany (Bad Reichenhall Philharmonie, Orchester der Schäftlarner Konzerte) and in Spain (Orquesta Sinfónica de RTVE) and she gave recitals in Schwetzinger SWR Festspiele, Mozartfest Würzburg, Festival Junge Künstler - Stars von Morgen Illertissen and for the Bavarian Radio (BR).