JUAN LLINARES es Catedrático de Violín del Real Conservatorio Superior de Música de Madrid. Estudió en los Conservatorios de Sevilla y Barcelona con los maestros Oliveras y Turull, respectivamente. Becado por la fundación Agustín Pedro y Pons de Barcelona y por la Diputación Provincial de Valencia, se perfeccionó en el Conservatorio Superior de Música de Ginebra (Suiza) con el Maestro Corrado Romano, discípulo directo de Carl Flesch. Es asimismo Licenciado en Filología por la Universidad de Barcelona. Entre las distinciones que ha recibido figuran el Premio de Honor del Conservatorio Superior de Barcelona, Premio de Virtuosismo del Conservatorio Superior de Ginebra, Primer Premio en el II concurso “Yamaha en España” y Primer Premio en el XVIII Concurso de Violín “Isidro Gyenes” de Madrid. Ha sido igualmente premiado en el XXVI Concurso Internacional “María Canals” de Barcelona, recibiendo además en dicho concurso el Premio Virtelia otorgado al español mejor clasificado. Ha realizado una amplia labor concertística en España y Europa. Como solista ha actuado con diversas orquestas españolas y ha sido invitado en reiteradas ocasiones como concertino-solista de la Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid. Ha impartido clases en los Conservatorios Superiores de Barcelona y Valencia.

 

 

Juan Llinares studied in both Sevilla’s and Barcelona’s Conservatories. Afterwards, he improved his studies at the Superior Conservatory of Music in Geneva (Switzerland), with Maestro Corrado Romano, who was himself Carl Flesch’s pupil. Juan Llinares also graduated in Philology at Barcelona’s University.
Among the distinctions he has received, we can list the Superior Conservatory of Barcelona’s Honor Prize, the Virtuous Award from the Superior Conservatory of Geneva, the First Prize in Yamaha en España’s Second Contest, and the First Prize at the XVIII Violin National Contest “Isidro Gyenes” (Madrid). He has also been awarded at the XXVI International Contest “María Canals” (Barcelona), and, besides, he did receive in that same contest the Virtelia Prize, which is given to the best classified Spaniard.
Juan Llinares has developed a wide work as a soloist both in Spain and Europe, specially cultivating Chamber Music with prestigious musicians such as Josep Colom, Gonçal Comellas, Marçal Cervera, Antoni Besses, Giovanni Auletta; and as a member of the “Klavier Quartett de Barcelona”, the “Cuarteto Hemera de Madrid”. He was a founding member of Manuel Canales’ Quartet, where he developed an important task on recovering Spanish Music from the XVIII and XIX Centuries, spreading this music all along Europe. As a soloist he has played with several Spanish orchestras, and he has been repeatedly invited as a concertino-solista from the Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid, and also, from the Orquesta Filarmónica de Santiago de Compostela. He has also recorded contents for RNE, TV3, France Inter, and for Danish Radio.
As a teacher, he has organized several Advanced Classes in Valencia, Málaga, Madrid, Asturias, Barcelona and Sibelius’ Academy in Helsinki. He has taught  in both Barcelona’s and Valencia’s Superior Conservatories. At the present time, he is Violin Professor at Real Conservatorio Superior de Música de Madrid.