The Spanish pianist Belén Navarro, laureate in competitions such as Cox, Xàtiva or the Alicante Concert Society, debuts as a soloist with the Alicante Symphony Orchestra after unanimously obtaining the Higher Degree Final Honor Award.
Belén Navarro has acted as a soloist and in chamber music groups in Spain, Portugal, France, Belgium, Holland, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, England, Russia and the United States. Her professional commitments have taken her on stages such as the Palau de la Música in Valencia, Sala Magdalena de Monza, Italy, Marrucino Theater in Chieti, Italy and Great Organ Hall in Krasnogorsk, Moscow. She has also been invited to perform at the Mediterranean Festival, directed by Zubin Mehta, at the Palau de les Arts in Valencia, Vila-seca International Piano Festival, Montjoie Musicale Festival in Monschau, Germany, Semaine Internationale de Piano et Musique de Chambre de Blonay, Switzerland and Washington International Piano Festival, Washington DC, USA.
Chamber music has been a fundamental pillar in her training and professional activity, having been a student of Daniel Dechenne, pianist of the Guarneri Trio, and forming different chamber music groups on a regular basis. Especially relevant her collaboration with the pianist Juan Lago since 1997, covering the repertoire with four hands and two pianos.
She has collaborated on numerous occasions with the Valencia Orchestra with directors such as Yaron Traub, Walter Weller, Michel Plasson, Josep Pons, etc.
As a pedagogue, she has trained several of the most important young musicians in Spain and has offered master classes in Spain and Italy. Her students have been awarded in various national competitions.
Since 2007 she has been part of the Organizing Committee of the International Piano Competition of Campillos of which she is her artistic advisor, and is a collaborator of the piano department of Valencia International Performance Academy and Festival (VIPA).
Belén Navarro graduated from the Higher Conservatory of Music of Alicante and Sweelinck Conservatorium from Amsterdam with the highest qualifications, and carried out Postgraduate studies at L’Escola de Música de Barcelona, Liceo de Barcelona and Universidad de Alcalá de Henares. She obtained the Master’s Degree in Musical Interpretation and Research at the Valencian International University and carried out her PhD studies in Music at the University of Aveiro (Portugal).
Since 2000 she has been a professor of piano and chamber music at the José Iturbi Conservatory in Valencia and has served as Coordinator of Professional Teaching since 2018.