Juan Carlos Chornet
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Juan Carlos ChornetJuan Carlos Chornet began an intense music career in 1990 that has spanned stages across Europe. As principal flutist of the Orquesta Ciudad de Granada and as a soloist, he has worked under the baton of some of the most famous directors of today, including Christopher Hogwood, Frans Brüggen, George Benjamin, Josep Pons, Fabio Biondi, Rinaldo Alessandrini, and Lorin Maazel. Juan Carlos Chornet has worked with various orchestras in Spain such as the Orquesta de Valencia, Orquesta Sinfónica de Barcelona y Nacional de Cataluña, Orquesta Filarmónica de Gran Canaria, Real Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla, and the Orquesta de cámara Teatre Lliure.

Founding member of the Ensemble NeoArs Sonora, of the group Mintaka 07 (flute and percussion), Trio Silenus, Ensemble Nayb, and foundingmember of Grupo Taima, he has given world premiers of works by José García Román, Luís de Pablo, S. Holt, and national premiers of works by G. Crumb, M. Gould, S. Holt, T. Keuris, G. Kroll, Krystrof Penderecki, and I. Yun among others. Apart from working with the above-mentioned groups, he has also collaborated with the Trio Arbós, el Grupo NeoPercusión, and the Proyecto Guerrero.

As a member of the Academia Galante, Baroque Orchestra of Granada, and in duo with harpsichordist Darío Moreno, Mr. Chornet performs early music on original instruments.
Juan Carlos Chornet can be heard with increasing frequency in solo recitals thanks to his vast range and control of flute repertory. His last recording as a solo player, with Sello Verso, was made with the Orquesta Ciudad de Granada, directed by José Luis Temes, performing works by Ángel Arteaga. His next recording will showcase works by José Manuel López López, produced by the label Kairos and funded by the Proyecto Guerrero.

Juan Carlos Chornet gives masterclasses and courses at some of the most prestigious youth orchestras and conservatories around Spain. His formal education was completed in the Conservatorios Superiores de Música of Valencia, Madrid and the Conservatoire of Héctor Berlióz in Paris.