Philippe Vallet



Born in Clermont-Ferrand in 1957, he has lived in Barcelona since 1979. He is principal oboe of the Teatre Lliure Chamber Orchestra, who have recorded 11 CDs for the Harmonia Mundi label. He has played with the leading ensembles in Catalonia, from Baroque Orchestras to Contemporary Music ensembles.

As a composer he has been awarded the Liceu de Barcelona Opera House Price with his Opera Eco , performed there in the 2000-2001 season. He also led the Neruda Project, premièred in the Barcelona Auditori in 2003. He has also written arrangements for several songwriters and for recordings of music for children. He is currently teaching Oboe and Chamber Music at the Badalona Conservatorium .