Currently, Pablo Mielgo is Music Director of the Madrid Music Festival (Madrid me suena) Associate Music Director of the Medellin Philharmonic Academy and Music Director of the SaludArte Foundation. During the last seasons, Pablo Mielgo has been assitant to James Conlon at the Los Angeles Opera and at the Ravinia Festival.
Mielgo has founded and directed music institutions in the Iberoamerican region. He created el Festival de las Artes España - Venezuela (Caracas 2008), a symphonic and lyric event organized with the Venezuelan Orchestral Sistema, SaludArte Foundation and the Spanish National Orchestra. He also founded and directed the BandArt Orchestra (Madrid 2002), presided over by Sir Colin Davis, recruiting musicians from principal european orchestras. This project involved creating an Academy for young european musicians (Segovia Festival, 2007) with the support of the soprano Barbara Hendricks. For eight years (beginning in 2001) he directed the Proyecto Presjovem, developing its Spanish National Academy, International Music Festival, and he founded the Presjovem Youth Orchestra (2003), recruiting the best young musicians from Spain.
In 2010 Mielgo founded Iberopera, an Iberoamerican music program. As the Music Director of Iberopera, Mielgo has found, directed and conducted the Madrid Music Festival (Madrid me suena), the Festival de las Artes España - Venezuela, and he will open the Florida Grand Opera 11-12 season. In December 2009, Iberopera had its debut in Caracas, where Mielgo conducted Luisa Fernanda in a Teatro Real production by the Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra.
In his commitment to community outreach of the arts, he has directed the SaludArte Foundation (a non profit institution based in Miami, Madrid and Caracas) since 2005. This institution is developing community, education, and artistic programs with the Venezuelan Orchestral Sistema, the New World Symphony Orchestra, the Teatro Real and the Spanish National Youth Orchestra, among others.
Mielgo has performed in Europe, USA, Middle East and LatinAmerica. One of his highlights was his debut at the Carnegie Hall conducting the Iberoamerican Youth Orchestra. He has made several recordings for Spanish Television and the Venezuelan Orchestral Sistema with the Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra.
In his career to date, Pablo Mielgo has had the opportunity to learn from many great conductors. These have included Jesus Lopez Cobos (Teatro Real de Madrid 2010), Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos (Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra, Caracas 2009), Daniel Barenboim (Staatsöper, Berlin 2004), Claudio Abbado (Lucerne Festival, 2005) and Sir Colin Davis (London, 1999).
During season 2012 - 2013, Pablo Mielgo will record a DVD with all the 9 Beethoven Symphonies in different locations in Spain.
Born in Madrid (Spain) in 1976, Mielgo was educated at the Real Conservatorio de Música in Madrid, the Guildhall School of Music and the Escuela Reina Sofia in Madrid. He has recieved awards from the European Community and the Spanish Ministry of Culture.