Hailed by the critics as knowingly dynamic, vigorous and spontaneous, on graduating in 1995, Gloria Isabel Ramos Triano won 2 prizes in conducting competitions: the Bensançon International Award for Opera Conducting, and the Orchestra’s Prize in the International Conducting Competition Dinu Niculescu in Rumania.
Ramos Triano made her debut in Spain with the Orquesta Sinfónica de Tenerife and the Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia in 1996, after which she was invited to conduct other Spanish orchestras.
In June 1998 Ramos Triano won First Prize in The National Competition for Young Conductors sponsored by the Orquesta Ciudad de Granada, in Spain. A month later in July 1998, Ramos Triano won First Prize in the International Conducting Competition in Cadaqués, Spain, presided by the renowned Russian Conductor Gennady Rozhdesvensky.
Chief Conductor and Music Director at the Orquesta de Córdoba (Spain) from 2001 to 2004, Ramos Triano is the first woman in Spain holding this position at an official orchestra. During those years, season-ticket holders increased from 241 to 519, filling the house to its 900 seats in most concerts. Audience and critics agree in saying that the Orchestra has improved enormously under Ramos Triano’s baton. The programmes she has offered have been praised by specialized critiques as being innovative and coherent.
Gloria Isabel Ramos Triano has conducted, amongst others, the English Chamber Orchestra, Wiener Kammerorchester, the St. Petersburg Symphonic Orchestra, the Ermitage Orchestra of St. Petersburg, the Luzern Symphony Orchestra, Zürcher Kammerorchester, Gulbenkian Orchestra in Lisbon, MDR Sinfonie Orchester, Orquesta da camara da Firenze, Filarmónica de la Ciudad de México, Musikkollegium Winterthur, Orquesta Nacional de España, Orquesta de la RTVE, Real Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla, Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid, Orquesta Ciudad de Málaga, Orquesta Sinfónica de Extremadura, Orquesta Sinfónica del Principado de Asturias, Orquesta Sinfónica de Tenerife, Orquesta Filarmónica de las Palmas, Orquesta de Cadaqués, Orquesta Sinfónica del Valles, etc.
As an opera conductor, Ramos Triano has conducted new productions like Rossini´s Barbero de Sevilla in 2000, In Festival de Perelada, La Traviata in Gran Teatro de Córdoba, or Bizet’s Carmen in Tirana with Alfredo Troisi, or Henze’s “Elegy for young lovers” in Bilbao, with Pier Luigi Pizzi as stage director.
In 2001 Ramos Triano received the prize El Ojo Crítico for classical music from Radio Nacional de España. In 2003 she was named Personality of the Year in Córdoba, Spain. In 2002, ‘03 and ‘04 Ramos Triano was chosen as conductor of the traditional Almudena Concerts in Madrid, Spain. Ramos Triano has been named Woman of the Year 2005 at her home country, by Orfeón La Paz de La Laguna.
In the season 05-06, besides her concerts in Spain and in Mexico, she made her Debut in Germany with concerts in Schleswig-Holstein and in the Radio Symphony Orchestra Leipzig, with great success.
Since 2007, Ramos Triano conducted, amongst others, the Spanish National Orchestra, the Albanian National Opera Orchestra, the Orquesta de la Comunidad de Madrid, or the Spanish Radio- Television Orchestra. With this last one, she conducted the first creation of her own composition “Abrazo del Agua” for Soprano and Orchestra, in December 07. In March 08 she conducted the first creation of her composition “Las Flores del Mal”. Also collaborations with the Bilbao Symphony Orchestra, Filarmónidca de la Ciudad de México, Musikkollegium Winterthur or Thüringen Philharmonie were in her schedule.
Future engagements include concerts with the London Symphony Orchestra.