AFS2024 Speakers

Jorge Losana

Director of the ECOS International Festival of Sierra Espuña

Speaker - EFA meets festivals from the region and Spain on Tuesday, 25 April | 17.00-18.30

Jorge Losana was born in Murcia in 1986. He is a singer, conductor, music comunicator and cultural entrepreneur. In 2016 he founded the vocal group Cantoría, specialized in Iberian Renaissance music. They have offered concerts in many European countries and have recently presented their first album "Ensaladas de Mateo Flecha El Viejo", recorded at the Ambronay Cultural Center (France), which has won the prestigious "Diapason Découverte" award and the "Preis del Schallplattenkritik".

Jorge Losana is also director of the ECOS International Festival of Sierra Espuña, which brings together every summer the best of young international early music talent in the Region of Murcia, as well as the Baroque Orchestra and the Historical Music Workshop of the University of Murcia.

After a few years as a visitor at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Mannheim, he studied a Higher Degree in Choir Conducting at the Murcia Conservatory of Music, Music Education at the University of Murcia and a Higher Degree in Classical and Contemporary Singing at the Escuela Superior de Música de Catalunya, in Barcelona, where he has also specialized in Historical Singing by studying the Master's Degree in Interpretation of Ancient Music. He concluded his studies with the Master of Advanced Vocal Ensemble Studies at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, in Basel (Switzerland).

He regularly collaborates with national and international media and actively participates in national and international discussion forums about music, youth and the sustainable development goals.

He has conducted choirs such as the Schola Cantorum Alfonso X “El Sabio”, the Cathedral of Murcia Escolanía, University of Murcia Choir or the Cororao vocal group, among others, and has produced international recordings for labels such as Deutsche Gramophon, Carus Verlag, Ambronay Productions or Rondeau Production.

Jorge Losana