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Jose Franch-Ballester is a Spanish clarinetist born in 1980 in Moncofa, Spain. He is currently 43 years old. He is a graduate of the Royal Conservatory of Music in Madrid and the Juilliard School in New York. He has performed with many of the world's leading orchestras, including the London Symphony Orchestra, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and the New York Philharmonic. He has also performed as a soloist with the Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid, the Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia, and the Orquesta Sinfónica de Barcelona. He has won numerous awards, including the Premio Nacional de Música in Spain, the Premio Nacional de Clarinete in Spain, and the Premio Nacional de Clarinete in the United States. Jose Franch-Ballester's net worth is estimated to be around $1 million. He has earned his wealth through his successful career as a clarinetist. He has also released several albums, including his debut album, "The Clarinetist," which was released in 2011.

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Mr. Franch-Ballester's recordings include a Deutsche Grammophon CD of Bartók's Contrasts with members of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. In 2010 he was awarded the Midem Prize for “Outstanding Young Artist,” which aims to introduce currently unsigned recording stars of the future to the classical recording industry. “Jose Franch-Ballester & Friends,” a CD of chamber music released by iTinerant Classics in 2011, includes the premiere recording of Oscar Navarro's Creation and works by Brahms, Stravinsky, and Paul Schoenfield. Mr. Franch-Ballester can also be heard on “Piazzolla Masterworks,” a CD recorded with cellist Young Song and pianist Pablo Zinger that contains works by Astor Piazzolla.


In 2008, Mr. Franch-Ballester received an Avery Fisher Career Grant, and he won both the Young Concert Artists and Astral Artists auditions. Mr. Franch-Ballester is artistic director of miXt, an ensemble of award-winning soloists from the Young Concert Artists roster that he founded in the 2012-13 season. Performing in a variety of configurations, miXt made its New York and Washington debuts in YCA's series at Merkin Hall and the Kennedy Center. His instrumental collaborators have also included the American, St. Lawrence, Jupiter, and Modigliani string quartets.[1]


As a concerto soloist Mr. Franch-Ballester made his New York debut in 2006 with the Orchestra of St. Luke's at Lincoln Center. He has also performed with the BBC Concert Orchestra, Louisville Orchestra, Princeton Symphony Orchestra, Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra, Wisconsin Philharmonic, Louisiana Philharmonic, Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra, Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, and various orchestras in his native Spain. Mr. Franch-Ballester made his New York recital debut at the 92nd Street Y, and has appeared in recital at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, Iowa State University, the Buffalo Chamber Music Society, and the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts. He plays regularly with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Camerata Pacifica, and at such U.S. festivals as the Saratoga Chamber Music Festival, Music@Menlo, Mainly Mozart, Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival, Music from Angel Fire, Chamber Music Northwest, and Skaneateles Festival. Abroad, he has appeared at the Usedomer Musikfestival in Germany, the Verbier Festival in Switzerland, the Cartagena Festival Internacional de Música in Colombia, the Kon-Tiki Festival in Norway, and the Young Concert Artists Festival in Tokyo.


Born in Moncofa into a family of clarinetists and Zarzuela singers, Jose Franch-Ballester began clarinet lessons at the age of nine with Venancio Rius, and graduated from the Joaquin Rodrigo Music Conservatory in Valencia. In 2005 he earned a bachelor's degree from the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, where he studied with Donald Montanaro. Mr. Franch-Ballester's mentors also include Ricardo Morales, principal clarinet in the Philadelphia Orchestra.


Jose Franch-Ballester (born José Franch Ballester in 1980, Moncofa, Valencia) is a Spanish clarinetist.