Josep Vicent has been awarded numerous prizes and he is International ambassador of the “Culture for Peace Foundation” directed by Federico Mayor Zaragoza.
He was assistant conductor of Alberto Zedda and Daniel Barenboim. After working at the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra (1998-2004), he has conducted the London Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre de Chambre de Paris, Liverpool Philharmonic, Sinfónica de Baleares, Rotterdam Philharmonic, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Orquesta Nacional de España, Orquesta Sinfónica de Radiotelevisión Española, Opera Theatre Royal de la Monnaie, Kiev Symphony or the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig among others.
As musical director of “La Fura dels Baus” (2014-17) he has worked next to Guy Caron (Cirque du Soleil) and the Víctor Ullate Ballet. His version of Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring has been awarded “Best Classical Album 2009”.
As principal conductor of The World Orchestra he has led 18 international tours throughout 4 continents with the European Union Culture programe since 2004.
Upcoming highlights include concerts leading the Belgian National Orchestra, Slovenian Philharmonic, Fura dels Baus, Orquesta Sinfónica de Barcelona y Nacional de Cataluña, Orquesta de Valencia an the Zuid Nederland Philharmonie.
He will also record with the London Symphony Orchestra in the Abbey Road studios.