About Juanjo Mena
One of Spain’s most distinguished international conductors. Juanjo Mena is Principal Conductor of the Cincinnati May Festival and Associate Conductor of the Spanish National Orchestra. He has been Chief Conductor of the BBC Philharmonic, Artistic Director of the Bilbao Symphony Orchestra, Chief Guest Conductor of the Orchestra del Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa and Principal Guest Conductor of the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra. He has worked with many prestigious orchestras such as the Berlin Philharmonic, London Philharmonic, Oslo Philharmonic, Rotterdam Philharmonic, Danish National Symphony Orchestra, the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, the NHK Tokyo, the Orchestre National de France, Orchestra Filarmonica della Scala, Milan, Bavarian Radio Orchestra, Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, the Tonhalle Orchester Zürich and the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig.