Spanish tour Azahar Ensemble

The following days 2, 3 Y 7 of March, the wind quintet Azahar Ensemble, which since its founding in 2010 It has become one of the largest international chamber music formations projection, will perform at the Teatro Liceo de Salamanca, the Philharmonic Society of Valencia, and the Days of Contemporary Music of Segovia. in program, works of Anton Reicha, Maurice Ravel, György Kurtág, Elliott Carter and Joaquin Turina (Azahar Ensemble in accordance to his grandson and composer José Luis Turina, included in his album "Turina x Turina"). further, in the community of the Church of St. Nicholas in Segovia, organized in co-production with the National Center National Broadcasting (CNDM), they will interpret the work Sapur dream, palentino of the composer Santiago Lanchares, commissioned by the CNDM.

Renowned for its "timbral richness, transparency and dazzling precision ", en palabras del periódico suizo Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Azahar wind quintet Ensemble has performed in prestigious concert halls such as the Musikverein in Vienna, la Philharmonie of Berlín, el Prinzregententheater de Munich, el Mozarteum de Salzburgo o el Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, among others. His upcoming international commitments include the cities of Frankfurt, Hamburg (elbphilharmonie), Nancy, Ludwigshafen, Bolzano, Bern o Rotterdam, among other.

True to its commitment to contemporary music, Azahar Ensemble plays frequently large repertoire of the XX and XXI century, and he has premiered Bride of the Wind of José Luis Turina and a Tapestry, l’Unicorn Joan Magrané, works composed expressly for the whole. And soon, premiere in Tbilisi (Georgia) a new work by composer Gija Kancheli, composite wind quintet solo, string orchestra, percussion and piano.

Azahar Ensemble, what in 2014 won the 63rd ARD International Competition in Munich, It is formed by Frederic Sanchez Muñoz (flute), Maria Alba Carmona Tobella (oboe), Antonio Lagares Abeal (horn), José María García Zamora (fagot) Ramos and Miguel Salvado (clarinet), five young Spaniards who have extensive international curriculum as famous musicians internationally renowned orchestras. Next season 2020/2021, Azahar Ensemble will celebrate its tenth anniversary.

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