Noè Rodrigo Gisbert is a very versatile artist and, besides his career as a soloist, he collaborates with orchestras and ensembles around the world. His activities have brought him to perform all over Europe and the United States.
He was born in Altea (Spain), where he started his musical education and completed his Percussion Master’s degree in Amsterdam.
He was awarded with the first prize in the Jeunesses Musicales of Spain Music Competition, the special price given by the European Music Competitions for Youth, and the Willem Vos Award in the TROMP Competition. He has offered recitals in halls such as the Palau de la Música Catalana, Muziekgebouw aan’t IJ, Muziekgebouw Eindhoven and festivals: Storioni Festival, Festival Internacional de Granada, Festival Internacional de Santander, among others; and participated in concert series like AiEnRUTa-Clásicos, Fundación Juan March and Jeunesses Musicales.
As an orchestral percussionist, he is member of the Lucerne Festival Alumni Orchestra and collaborates with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Nederlands Philharmonisch Orkest, Nederlands Kamerorkest, Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia and Bilbao Orkestra Sinfonikoa.
During his studies he was a member of some of the best youth orchestras of Europe, such as EUYO (European Union Youth Orchestra), Lucerne Festival Academy Orchestra, JONDE (Spanish National Youth Orchestra), NJO (Netherlands Youth Orchestra), among others; and SOAP (Symphony Orchestra Academy of the Pacific) in America (Canada).
Noè is founder member of Mbira-duo and #percu(fu)sión and collaborates with the Asko|Schönberg ensemble, Nieuw Amsterdams Peil, Slagwerk Den Haag, Insomnio Ensemble, Nieuw Ensemble, the New European Ensemble and Warwick Blair Ensemble.
His widely and different interests have brought him to perform with music theater companies such as Silbersee or the Lucerne Festival Young Performance. He has premiered percussion solos by Arnold Marinissen, Tomasz Arnold and Josh Henderson and worked with composers Steve Reich, James Wood, Wolfgang Rhim or Matthias Pintscher, a.o.
Among his upcoming engagements, we can highlight his appearances as a soloist with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra performing Messiaen’s Des Canyons aux ètoiles conducted by Matthias Pintscher, as well as with the Wind Orchestra of Barcelona and recitals in Spanish concert halls. Besides this, he will be member of the jury of the Eurovision Young Musicians Competition 2018, held in Edinburgh upcoming August.