Enrique García Asensio


  • Ibero-American Music

  • Pasodoble Masters

  • Concert with Teresa Berganza

  • Tribute to Francisco Asenjo Barbieri

A universal Valencian, Maestro García Asensio has conducted orchestras in Canada, United States, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, Dominican Republic, Brazil, Japan, Iceland, Bulgaria, Romania, Greece, Israel, Russia, South Africa, Northern Ireland, Switzerland, England, Portugal, Italy, France, Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg, Austria, Holland, Turkey, Czech Republic, Denmark and Slovakia.

Enrique García Asensio combines conducting with giving lectures and orchestra conducting master classes.

Maestro García Asensio is a member of the Saint Charles Royal Academy of Fine Arts of Valencia, Knight of the Order of the Holy Grail and Knight of the Royal Order of Santa María del Puig.

At present and since its creation, he is a member of the Valencian Council of Culture of the Valencian Autonomous Government.

He won the Chigiana Music Academy Prize, the Siena Rotary Club Prize for the "Best Student of the Year" of the Chigiana Academy (1963). First Prize and Gold Medal in the International Conducting Competition "Dimitri Mitropoulos" of New York (1967). Prize for the "Best Conductor" of the Madrid Opera season, at Zarzuela Theatre (1967). "1991 Discography Interpretation" Prize, Spanish Ministry of Culture. National Music Prize 1992, "Cultura Viva" Association. "ROTARY FLAME 1997", Arts and Literature section, Rotary Club of Valencia. "Amics de L'Amistat" Prize, L'Amistat Musical Association, Quart de Poblet. “VALENCIANS IN THE 21ST CENTURY”, newspaper “Las Provincias”, Valencia. “Quixote of Music 2006”, 2nd International Music Festival of Campo de Criptana. Newspaper "EXPANSIÓN" Prize. Diploma of Honour and Medal of the Jubilee Year, "George Enescu" University of Arts of Iasi (Romania). “Valencians in the World” Prize, 3rd edition, "EL MUNDO" newspaper. Gold Medal of the Royal Conservatory of Music of Madrid. "UTERPE" Prize, Músicos Unidos SIGLO XXI Association. "MOZART JUBILEE THIRD MILLENNIUM PRIZE FOR ARTISTIC MERIT", for his professional prestige and renowned artistic undertakings in the interests of culture, Management Committee of the Mozarteum of Santa Fe (Argentina).

Photo gallery

  • With Celibidache at the Royal Theatre

    With Celibidache at the Royal Theatre

  • The Maestro García Asensio in Action

    The Maestro García Asensio in Action

  • Enrique García Asensio Today

    Enrique García Asensio Today

  • With Leonard Bernstein

    With Leonard Bernstein