Born in Barcelona in 1947, Josep Colom studied the piano and the composition in Barcelona and in Paris. He obtains numerous rewards among which the First prize in the International Competition of Santander Paloma O’ Shea (1978) and the first prize in the international competitions of Jaen and Epinal.
Since his debut at the Théâtre des Champs Elysées in Paris in 1979, he regularly travels the world to give recitals and concerts with orchestra, chamber music in collaboration with various ensembles and interprets.
Highly appreciated as a professor of piano and chamber music, he teaches at the University of Alcala de Henares, the Liceu Conservatory in Barcelona and, since 2011, at the Musikeon School (Valencia).
He has made numerous recordings including the full Blasco of Nebra Sonates (Ethnos), which earned him the Ministry of Culture Award.
He has been a jury member of the prestigious competition such as Paloma O’Shea Santander and Chopin in Warsaw. In 1998, the Spanish Ministry of Culture awarded him the National Prize for Music.
“…Josep Colom gave the audience a recital full of technical virtuosity and expressive richness in an atmosphere of warm harmonies. The delicate lyricism of the pianist captivated an audience surprised by the musician’s magnetism…” Audioclásica