Eduardo Marturet, appearing in TRUMPET VIRTUOSO ARTURO SANDOVAL, enjoys an active career on three continents. Currently the Music Director and Conductor of The Miami Symphony Orchestra, he is a frequent guest conductor in Europe and remains deeply involved in the musical life of his native Venezuela. In 2006, Marturet received a Latin Grammy nomination for “Encantamento” in the category of Best Classical Album conducting the Berliner Symphoniker. Marturet currently stars in the international ‘Walk with Giants’ ad campaign for Johnnie Walker.
Born in Caracas, Marturet studied in Cambridge, England where he became firmly rooted in the European tradition, obtaining a degree in Piano, Percussion, Conducting, and Composition. In 1979, he returned to Venezuela as Associate Conductor of the Orquesta Filarmónica de Caracas and later as Artistic Director to the Orquesta Sinfónica Venezuela, where he served until 1995. He maintains close contact with the Venezuelan National Youth Orchestra movement, giving advice and support in aid of poor children.
In 1984, Marturet became the first Music Director of the Teresa Carreño Theatre in Caracas. Three years later, he resigned from the Theatre to dedicate himself entirely to an international career, conducting in more than 15 countries. In 2001, he led the Berliner Symphoniker on a 12-concert tour of major South American cities which was broadcast as a documentary through the region by DirecTV. He made his Asian debut with the Seoul Philharmonic in 2003, also opening the Chorin Summer Festival in Berlin and making his debut with the Buenos Aires Philharmonic in Argentina and the Florida Philharmonic in Miami the same year.
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