Celia Alcedo [soprano]

David Ballesteros [violin]
Cristo Barrios [clarinet]
Sviatoslav Belonogov [viola d'amore]
Cecilia Bercovich [violin | viola]

Gustavo Díaz-Jerez [piano | composer]

Borja Quintas [conductor | piano]

 
 
 
Celia Alcedo
Celia Alcedo
soprano
[Santurce, 19xx]

Born in Santurce (Biscay -Spain-), Celia boasts a career of great prestige, especially significant in the world of the Baroque and contemporary music, where it has reaped great success through the critics and the public.Throughout here career she has performed numerous oratorios, operas and zarzuelas in both national and international cultural spaces, at the Philharmonic Society of Bilbao, the Auditori in Barcelona, the Teatro Real, different theatres of the Canal and Auditorio Nacional de Madrid, the Roman Theatre of Mérida, the Almagro Theatre Festival, the Konzerhaus Berlin, international festivals of Granada, San Sebastián and Santander, the Ludwigsburger Schlossfestspiele of Germany, the Festival of music of Abu-Gosh (Israel) and the MitoSettembre music in Milan and Turin festivals, among others.

- Mutability [03/03/12]
- Concerts
- Discography
- Videos

 
 
David Ballesteros
David Ballesteros
violin
[Tenerife, 19xx]
David Ballesteros is co-leader of the Chamber Orchestra bandArt, violinist of the Symphony Orchestra of London, soloist and concertino guest orchestras in United Kingdom and Spain.
He is Professor of violin, Chamber music, orchestral repertoire and social integration projects and cooperates, with the system and the Simón Bolívar Orchestra of Venezuela, the Guildhall School in London, the New World Symphony Orchestra in the US, several young orchestras in Spain, the Pablo Casals Festival and the Eastern Music Festival in the USA, among others.
As a soloist he has performed under the baton of conductors such as Lawrence Foster or Josep Pons.
He has recently premiered the concert for Violin by José Brito with the Sinfonietta de Paris in France, China and Korea.

- Ugadi [13/04/12]
- Concerts
- Discography
- Videos

 
 
Cristo Barrios
Cristo Barrios
clarinet
[Tenerife, 19xx]

Spanish clarinettist Cristo Barrios is recognized as one of the most exciting clarinettists of his generation. Future highlights include master classes at the Amsterdam Conservatory, the Sibelius Academy of Music in Helsinki, the University of Zürich, the Strassbourg Conservatory and the Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest. He will also première the Clarinet Concerto No. 2 by Nino Díaz at the Festival Internacional de Música de Canarias with the Mariinski Symphony Orchestra conducted by Valery Gergiev. Furthermore, he will do recitals in Spain, Portugal and Denmark.
Recent engagements have included a recital at the London Cadogan Hall (‘…this was a fascinating night…’ – Clarinet and Saxophone magazine), his debut at the Fundación Juan March (live for the Spanish National Radio), a recital at the Konzerthaus Wien, a recital and master class at the Amsterdam Concertgebouw and Conservatory, recitals at the Spanish National Auditorium in Madrid and at the Berlin Konzerthaus, concerts in Cyprus with the Elias String Quartet and a recital and master class at the Zürich University of Arts.
Barrios also performed with the Endellion and Arditti String Quartets, after his debut performance at the Wigmore Hall, his exciting tour with the Brodsky String Quartet and a brilliant debut recital at the Carnegie Hall. He has also performed at festivals such as Torroella de Montgrí and Sant Pere de Rodes in Spain, Langvad Music Days in Denmark and Llangollen International Music Festival in Wells (with a special broadcast for the S4Channel), among others.
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- www.cristo-barrios.com
- Artists International
- Alphard [02/03/12]
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"His tone is not just beautiful but finely graded over the widest dynamic and expressive range." GRAMOPHONE MAGAZINE

‘Cristo Barrios is a sensitive player who knows how to make new audiences for his instrument’. INTERNATIONAL RECORD REVIEW

‘Barrios, a former student of Richard Stolzman, bears much of his teacher’s passionate musicianship’. AMERICAN RECORD GUIDE

‘Cristo Barrios interpretation demands close listening. Great playing!’ CLASSICAL FM MAGAZINE

 
 
Sviatoslav Belonogov
Sviatoslav Belonogov
viola d'amore
[Russia, 1965]

Principal Viola at the Tenerife Symphony Orchestra (OST) since 1997, Sviatoslav has also incorporated the viola d'amore into his musical resources. A graduate at the Russian Music Academy under the tutelage of Professor V. Trushin, he was awarded a Master of Fine Arts Degree in 1992. During his training he was principal viola at the Young Symphony Orchestra of Socialists Countries, under the baton of Á. Medveczky and J. Belohlavek, and member of the International Quartet (1983-1987).
In 1998 he was awarded First Prize at the USSR National Viola Competition in Lvov, and at the Dmitri Shostakovich String Quartet Competition in St Petersburg (1993). He was soloist of the State Symphony Orchestra of Moscow, under by V. Sinaysky and V. Ponkin (1989-1990), member of the National Orchestra of Russia, under by M. Pletnev (1990-1994), and also soloist at the chamber orchestra camera Moscow Virtuosi, conducted by V. Spivakov (1994-1997).

- Nasciturus [04/03/12]
- Wikipedia
- Discography
- Videos

 
 
Cecilia Bercovich
Cecilia Bercovich
violin | viola
[Madrid, 1986]

Born in Madrid in 1986 and began studying violin at the age of 3 years with her father, Victor Bercovich, who instructed her throughout her career. She made his debut at the age of 8 with a recital in the monastery of El Escorial, within the framework of the summer courses at the Complutense University. He Receive lectures from Isaac Stern, Itzhak Perlman, Daniel Benjamini, Dorothy DeLay and Naoko Tanaka, among others.
She complemented her studies of violin with the viola, viola d'amore, piano, direction and composition. She received the Superior title of music in the specialties of violin and Viola, both with honours in Musikene (Centro Superior of Music of the Basque Country), studying with K. Wataya and N. Tchitch respectively.
She is also "Fellowship of the Royal Schools of Music" of the United Kingdom.

- CD_1 [02/03/12]
- Knoth
- Discography
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Gustavo Díaz-Jerez
Gustavo Díaz-Jerez
piano | composer
[Tenerife, 1970]

Considered one of the most brilliant Spanish pianists of his generation, has been awarded prizes at numerous international competitions (Santander Paloma O'Shea, Maria Canals, Palm Beach -USA-, Pilar Bayona, Jaén Award, Viña del Mar -Chile-, among others). He has also been honoured with awards as significant as the "Mont Blanc" culture in the Canary Islands in 1991, "Casino of Tenerife" in 1990 and "Harold Bauer Award" of the Manhattan School of Music in New York.
More recently, he has been named academic member of the San Miguel Arcángel Royal Canary Academy of Fine Arts.

- CD_1 [02/03/12]
- Agenda
- Leonardo Music Journal 21: 13–14
- Fractal Music Press
- Discography

 
 
Borja Quintas
Borja Quintas
director | piano
[Madrid, 1980]

Symphony Orchestra and Choir WYD First Conductor and Russkaya Opera Theatre Director, in Moscow. He is a guest artist of Melomics Records since 2012, premiering with the recording of Transits (Iamus) at the head of the London Symphony Orchestra. Born in Madrid, Borja graduated in Orchestra and Opera direction at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory with Professor Vladimir Ponkin. As a pianist he studied at the Royal Conservatory of music of Madrid with Professor Joaquín Soriano and at the Moscow Conservatory with Professor Viktor Merzhanov.

- Transits [13/04/12]

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