Oriol Romaní

Barcelona ( 1959 )
Born in Barcelona in 1959, his first contact with music was within his own family. He studied clarinet and interpretation with Juli Panyella, Thea King, Anton Weimberg, Tony Pay, Igor Markevitch and Giörgy Sebök. He was founder and co-soloist of the Joven Orquesta Nacional de España (Spanish National Youth Orchestra) and member of the Orquestra de Cambra del Teatre Lliure and Barcelona 216 orchestras.
He has performed all over Spain and in the main European countries with pianists Mary Ruiz-Casaux, Julius Drake and Joan Rubinat, violoncellists Suzana Stefanovic and Radu Aldulescu, sopranos Montserrat Alavedra and Juliane Banse, string quartets Casals, Basel’s Euler and Barcelona’s Homs; also as a soloist, accompanied by different national and foreign orchestras. Joaquim Homs, Xavier Montsalvatge and István Vántus have dedicated works to him for his solo clarinet recitals, amongst which we must highlight Meditations, The musical world of Joan Miró and Your voice, my friend- music by Joaquim Homs inspired by the works of Tagore and Valéry. He has recorded the entire clarinet work by Joaquim Homs (Columna, 2000).
He has participated in many smaller-scale performance