The finest international clasical music artists
THE SOLOISTS OF LONDON
The Soloists of London is one of Great Britain’s finest ensembles. Eleven hand-picked string players from some of the world’s most famous orchestras: The London Philharmonic Orchestra, The Academy of St Martins-in-the-Fields and The English Chamber Orchestra.
Passionate about Chamber Music, these flexible musicians have performed works from the sixteenth century to the present day, working together in perfect harmony, whilst standing to perform freely without the presence of a conductor. Between them collaborating with artists as diverse as Madonna, Pavarotti, Sting, José Carreras, Barbara Hendrix, Diana Ross and Sir Paul McCartney of ‘The Beatles’, to concerts performed in front of the late Pope John Paul II, the Queen Sofia of Spain and Queen Elizabeth II and recordings from Oscar-winning soundtracks ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and ‘Harry Potter’ to music for television and radio in many countries. www.thesoloistsoflondon.com
One of the most extraordinary figures in the current European music circuit, soprano Pilar Jurado is also a composer and an orchestral conductor, becoming the first woman to have an opera premiered at the Teatro Real, with unprecedented media coverage both in Spain and around the globe. Her incredibly versatile repertoire goes from the Renaissance – she has worked alongside musicians such as Jordi Savall and Cristophe Coin – to contemporary music, having been sought after by highly acclaimed Spanish composers and having recorded works by international composers such as Pierre Boulez, Luciano Berio, Franco Donatoni, Brian Ferneyhough, Gérard Grisey, James Macmillan, Unsuk Chin, Marlos Nobre, Morton Feldman and Jean-Claude Risset among others. As a soloist with orchestras including London Symphony Orchestra or Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della Rai, under much-praised conductors as E. García-Asensio, J. Levine, G. Noseda, etc. www.pilarjurado.info
Highly recognised as a truly exciting and versatile violinist, Leticia Muñoz Moreno has been praised for “her real stage presence, her energy, authority, exquisite sensitivity, virtuoso technique and impeccable precision…” Leticia has been awarded prizes at major national and international competitions, acknowledged by world-wide admired musicians such as C. Eschenbach or M. Rostropovich. Has performed with the most important orchestras, such as St. Petersburg Philharmonic or Simón Bolívar Orchestra, under conductors of the calibre of Y. Termikanov, J. López Cobos, M. Vengerov or P. Halffter, in famous venues, such as Carnegie Hall and Wigmore Hall. Recently appointed ECHO Rising Star, which include concerts at Barbican Hall (London), Concertgebouw (Amsterdam), Musikverein (Vienna) and Théâtre des Champs-Elysées (Paris) www.leticiamoreno.com
ORQUESTA JOVEN DEL BICENTENARIO
The OJB was created under the auspices of the Consortium for the Commemoration of the Bicentennial of the Constitution of 1812 and the artistic direction of Matthew Coman in 2009 as an excellent orchestra of the province of Cadiz and Andalucia to promote the guaranteed quality BICENTENNIAL OF THE CONSTITUTION OF CADIZ. It is composed of young musicians (between 13 and 21 years approximately) selected for their musical talent from all schools and conservatories in the province and Andalucia. Under the tutelage of "The Soloists of London" andvisiting professors of international renown, these young people are trained in musical excellence and oriented orchestral performance an unforgettable experience for them by the received artistic training.