Martín-Jaime

Born in Malaga, he trained as a pianist, violinist, conductor and composer in Malaga, Barcelona and Munich.

A highly successful composer, he premieres 'Shadow', Op.16 in Enschede (Holland) with the Twents Kamer Orkest, under the direction of Lex Oosthoek.

In 1997 he won the 'Reina Sofía' International Composition Prize in Spain with his work 'Klavierkonzert', Op.17. It was premiered in Madrid by the Spanish Radio and Television Orchestra (OSRTVE), under the direction of Manuel Galduf, and María Luisa Cantos performing the very difficult solo piano part. Queen Sofia of Spain presented him with the renowned award in person. Martín-Jaime has also been awarded other awards such as the Award for Musical Work from the Provincial Council of Málaga.

His works, mostly orchestral, have been performed all over the world in cities such as Madrid, Málaga, Santander, Barcelona, ​​Girona, Cádiz, Seville (Spain), Paris (France), Vienna (Austria), Munich (Germany), Zürich, Baden (Switzerland), Ljubliana (Slovenia), Enschede (Netherlands), London (United Kingdom), Budapest (Hungary), Moscow (Russia), etc.

He has collaborated with different orchestras such as the Malaga Symphony Orchestra, the Malaga Philharmonic Orchestra, the City of Malaga Chamber Orchestra, the Orchestra of the Superior Conservatory of Music of Malaga, the Promúsica Orchestra, the City of Melilla Orchestra, the Andalusian Contemporary Ensemble, the National Orchestra of Andalusia, the de Atarfe, Gran Teatre del Liceu Orchestra of Barcelona, ​​Ensemble ACC, Spanish Radio and Television Orchestra (ORSTVE), Royal Seville Symphony Orchestra (ROSS), Eduard Toldrá Orchestra, Hugarian Virtuosi, Twents Kamer Orkest, Tchaikosky Orchestra (Moscow) , etc.

As a conductor, Martín-Jaime founded the Málaga Classical Orchestra, was chief conductor of the Camerata de Opera and has recently founded and directs the Early Music Ensemble.

Martín-Jaime is a composer, conductor, plays the piano, cembalo, organ, violin, is an air transport pilot with nearly 2000 flight hours and a flight instructor.

He has written several articles and books on air navigation, meteorology, fencing, musical theory and practice, and philosophy. His latest book, "Introduction to the Phenomenology of Music," has been No. 1 on Amazon's music book bestseller list for two weeks. Martin-Jaime is a professor of orchestra conducting at the Conservatorio Superior de Música de Málaga (Spain), and is currently working on the composition of two large-format operas, 'Medea' based on his own libretto, and 'Eva' based on the impressive libretto by Guillermo Amaya.

On July 14, 2023, his work Flamenco Suite will premiere at the Mariinsky Theater in Saint Petersburg, under the direction of Mtro. Rahbari. Martin-Jaime thus becomes the first living Spanish composer to have its premiere at the Mariinsky Theatre.