"Estellés conducted really successfully in every way. He showed his elegance, mastery of euphonic space, an anticipated upbeat pulse, the expression in his left hand, attention to detail at the entrances and a natural rhythm with the baton..." [EL MUNDO]
"His sound, his technical easiness, his sense of tempo and his way of understanding melody are a pure wonder." [ABC]
José Luis Estellés performs six pieces for solo clarinet written by female composers.
Celebrating the 20th anniversary of contemporary music at the Centro Guerrero in Granada
The concert title – Between Elektra and Salome – is inspired by two Jordi Teixidor paintings, in exhibited in this special venue.
The Ensems Festival “Hibridations” is officially announced for September, after the lock down cancellation.
José Luis Estellés to première three works with the JORVAL
The workshop and concert scheduled for May 9-10, has been postponed to 18-19 in September. The three pieces in the program were selected out of an international call for young composers.
2020, the year of COVID-19
After some very difficult times all around the world, live music arises again at the festivals and venues that have had the means and gathered the courage to allow people’s healing through the ‘art of sounds’ enjoyment. This is the repertoire that José Luis Estellés performs during months of June, July and August.
I Clarinet Competition “Orihuela online”
Online contest for young clarinet players, organized by the A.C.A.M.D.O. association. José Luis Estellés is president of the competition jury, together with clarinetists José Franch Ballester, Nuno Pinto and Rafael Albert. Read More
José Luis Estellés will be the clarinet professor at the new Forum Musikae – ESMAR in Madrid
A brand new music school based in Madrid, starting from 2020/21 academic course. Forum Musikae offers different academic programs for you to tailor your musical education according to your needs. Bachelor studies, Pre-college studies (u-18), and a High Specialization Permanent Program. Read More
Label Ibs classical to release latest José Luis Estellés’s recording, Fin du Temps
Toru Takemitsu & Olivier Messiaen
José Luis Estellés has recorded the 20th century’s masterpiece for this instrumental combination, the “Quartet for the End of Time” by Olivier Messiaen, in musical partnership with Aitzol Iturriagagoitia (violin), David Apellániz (cello) and Alberto Rosado (piano). Together with the Quatuor, this CD includes iconic Quatrain II by Toru Takemitsu.
José Luis Estellés in Forum Musikae, Valencia
Summer Internacional Academy, 21st – 26th of July, 2020
Forum Musikae is a project of high commitment to the academic value of music and dance. The vocation of a faculty team at the service of the highest level of education constitutes the fundamental key to this initiative. Forum Musikae’s commitment is to obtain the best technical, interpretative and personal outcome of students participating in this meeting.
José Luis Estellés in AIMS – Academia Internacional de Música de Solsona
The Wind Academy, 7th – 14th of August, 2020
AIMS stands for Academia Internacional de Música de Solsona. Creating great music starts by nurturing young musicians, so the AIMS Academy invites and brings talented young music students together from around the world, and provides private and group mentoring with highly renowned music professors from well-known institutions.
Pirineos Classic is a summer music course with a music festival held in Canfranc, a wonderful spot right in the aragonese pyrenees border with France. Wonderful musicians, with great pedagogical skills, make possible that young music students find inspirational lessons in a friendly environment.
José Luis has been a Musikene professor since its creation in 2001. You can study with him both Bachelor in Musical Performance and Master in Musical Performance (Clarinet). José Luis is also a professor of Chamber Music and Ensemble in Master studies, conducting the Musikene Master Ensemble.