Carlos Fortea Balaguer
Born in Benaguasil, Valencia, 1982. He began his musical studies with Vicente Sanchis and Luís Calaforra in C.I.C.U.M. Of Benaguasil.
He continued his training with Vicente Llimerá at the Joaquín Rodrigo Conservatory in Valencia and finished his career at the Superior Conservatory of Castellón with the highest marks and honorable mention at the end of his studies.
In the academic year 2002-2003, he joined the Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofia, with the oboe Professor Hansjörg Schellenberg. Enjoying the Colebega tuition scholarship and residence scholarship of the Albéniz Foundation.
As student of the school was member of the Freixenet Chamber Orchestra directed by A. Ros Marbá, J. Luís García Asensio, H. Schellenberger. He has also participated in masterclasses of Ingo Goritzki, Gordon Hunt, Dominic Wollenweber, Alex Klein, Lothar Koch, Antonio Faus and Emmanuel Abbul.
He has collaborated with the National Orchestra of Spain, Orchestra of Cordoba, Orchestra of Extremadura, Grup Instrumental of Valencia.
He has also collaborated with conductors such as Antoni Ros Marbá, Enrique García Asensio, Jesús López Cobos y Victor Pablo Pérez.
He is a member of the "Luis Vives" wind quintet finalist of the 2011 "Henri Tomasi" International Competition in Marselle.
Since the year 2006, he is soloist and English horn of the Balearic Symphony Orchestra Ciutat de Palma.