Ensemble Tramuntana - Hits '70 pop and rock
26 August 2022 - 20:00
Barry Sargent and Marga Gual (violins)
Enric Pastor (viola)
Sureymis Tapanes (cello)
Pablo Moreno (double bass)
Jaume Ginard (percussion)
Ensemble Tramuntana presents new hits from the 70's of rock and pop!
Born in Cincinnati (USA), the city where he began his musical studies with Sigmund Effron. At the age of 15 he performed as a soloist with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and the following year with the Columbus Symphony. Follow your studies with Andor Toth in Oberlin Conservatory where the degree ends with "High Honors". Later he moved his residence to Paris to expand his violinistic knowledge under the direction of Gerard Poulet. In this same city, he came into contact with the cellist Christophe Coin, who invited him to play with the Ensemble Mosaïque, encouraging him to investigate and perform with historical instruments. Study the baroque violin with Monica Huggett.
Since then he has been concertmaster of prestigious baroque ensembles; in France with Les Arts Florissants, Les Talents Liriques, Seminario Musicale, in the Netherlands with the Bach Vereinigen, in Italy with Promo Musica, in Germany with the Kölner Academie and concertmaster-director of the Concerto Köln. He has also collaborated with Frans Brüggen, Ton Koopman, Jordi Savall, Christopher Hogwood and Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
In Spain, where you reside currently, he has been first violin of Al Ayre Español, concertmaster guest of the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona, the Bilbao Symphony Orchestra, the Extremadura Orchestra, the Euskadi Syphonic Orchestra, the Navarra Symphony Orchestra, the Philharmonic Orchestra of Gran Canaria. His work as a director has been extensive in Spain. He has been the founder and director of three orchestras: the Orquesta Barroca de Sevilla, the Camerata Sa Nostra and the Orquesta Barroca de Mallorca. He has conducted the Philharmonic Orchestra de Gran Canaria, the Orquestra de Granollers, the Illa de Menorca Orchestra, the Granada City Orchestra, the Orquestra de Cambra Terrassa 48, the Jove de Catalunya and the Young Baroque of Andalusia. He is currently the director of l'Ensemble Tramuntana.
He studies at the Conservatorio Superior of the Balearic Islands in Palma de Mallorca. He continues training in Barcelona and Trossingen (Germany), where he obtains a Master in Ancient Music with Anton Steck. At the same time, he takes different violin courses (modern and baroque) and chamber music around Spain and Europe. He has collaborated with symphonic and chamber orchestras such as la OSB (Orq. Simf. de les Illes Balears), Orquestra de Cambra del Maresme, Orquestra de Cambra de Granollers and la OSV (Orch. Simf. del Vallès), among others. He has collaborated with different ancient music ensembles such as Les Ambassadeurs (France); Ensemble Mvsiche Varie, Il Bacio d'amor, Young European Baroque Orchestra (Germany); Spira Mirabilis (Italy), Geldart Ensemble, Albion Baroque Orchestra (London); Al Ayre Español, Studium Aureum (Spain). She was a member of EUBO 2010 (European Union Baroque Orchestra) and was invited to la EUBO 2014 (performing com as soloist). He is a member of the Teatre Instrumental, the Acadèmia de les Llums, the Ensemble Barroc de Mallorca and the Orquestra de Cambra Illa de Menorca, as well as the Ensemble Tramuntana.
He has edited sonatas for violin and bc por per Mvsiche Varie. He has made updates also with electric violin. Margalida Gual has participated in recordings for labels such as EMI Virgin, Estonian Record Productions and Columna Música.
She is currently a violin and music and movement teacher at the Municipal School of Music and Dance in Ciutadella, a task that she combines with collaborations with different groups and ensembles from all over Europe.
Classically trained violinist. In the year 2000 he began in the Jazz studio with guitarist Martin Negro and in World Music, from then on he joined different groups of various styles. Groups such as: Jaume Compte and nafas ensemble (World Music) with which he has recorded the albums "Ale" "Tariq" and "Voda"; Martin Negro y Palma ensemble (tango-jazz) with which he has recorded the album "Fiebre Mallorquina"; Pilgrims Bluegrass band with which he has recorded the album "Pilgrims bluegrass"; Ice ax swing (Jazz Manouche). He is a violin teacher at the Professional Conservatory of Music y Danza de Mallorca.
Sureymis Mercedes Tapanes Santana
At the age of 8, he began his studies as a cellist at the "Alfonso Pérez Isaac" School of Art in the Province of Matanzas, Cuba, with the teacher Felipa Moncada and Ileana Moliner, since its inception he has participated in several provincial and national competitions, ranking among the first prizes. In 1998 he graduated from the National School of Art with the teacher Wladimir Drobache; During that period he became part of the Havana Youth Symphony Orchestra and also collaborated with other chamber groups such as the "Camerata Romeu", "Amadeo Roldán", "Manuel Samuel", among others....
In 2000 he was part of the old music group "Ars Longa" from Havana playing the viola da gamba and the violone with which he participated in numerous national concerts and tours of several countries such as Germany, Spain, Portugal and France, where he shared stages. with prestigious musicians such as Joseph Cabrè, Gabriel Garrido, Shalev AD-El, Fiume Terakao, Walter Reiter. He graduated from the ISA in 2003 and participated in the Sarrebourg Festival of the Chemins du Baroque (France) and in the Gesualdo Da Venosa Festival (Italy) under the direction of the late master Claudio Abbado and Claudio Dall'Albero. He has made musical recordings such as "Cantus in Honore Beate Virginis Mariae" - Stefano Chambers, "Gaspar Fernàndez", "Passio Domini Nostri Jesu Christi" - Esteban Salas with etichetta K617 (France). In 2005, after passing through Valencia, he teaches at several music academies and continues to work as an instrumentalist in various Ensembles.
In 2010 he settled in Italy and began working with the Popular School of Music of Torino, a member of the Sistema Italiano di Cori e Orchester giovanili e infantili founded by Claudio Abbado, which was inspired by the great project of the Venezuelan Maestro José Antonio Abreu. and perfecting musical didactic teaching in training courses taught by teachers of excellence such as Susan Siman, among others.
In 2013, he was admitted to the First Level Master in "Operatore musicale per orchestre infantili e giovanili" of the Italian System at the University of Florence and at the Fiesole School of Music, earning said scholarship and graduating with the maximum of points in March 2015. He perfected his baroque cello studies with maestro Gaetano Nasillo at the Novara Conservatory "Guido Cantelli".
He continues to play in various groups and orchestras “'Orchestra Barocca di Biella”, “Duo Contrasto”, “L'orchestra sinfonica d'Asti”, “Quartetto Venus” and “i Cameristi del Verbano” made up of its vast majority of musicians from the 'Orchestra Sinfonica della Rai as Alessandro Mancuso, Fabio Storino, Rodolfo Girelli, Silvio Albesiano, Antonello Molteni).
He began music studies specializing in double bass in 1998, at the Professional Conservatory of Music in Cartagena, with Professor Hugo Valero Muñoz, finishing in 2007, at the age of 19. From 2002 to 2007, he was a regular member of the Murici Region Youth Orchestra, receiving classes from teachers such as: Miguel Franco, Rustem Gabdullin, Nazaret Kiourchian, Frano Kakarigi, Tashkent Tashev, among others; and participating in all the activities and concerts carried out by it in different locations in Spain and Europe; and in the USA as a collaborator with this orchestra in 2009, with concerts at Lincoln Center (New York), and McCormick Place (Chicago). He has participated in different gatherings and festivals of music and young orchestras, such as the Young Press of Lucena (Córdoba) directed by James Ross in 2003; and the International Festival of Youth Orchestras (FIOJ), in Murcia.
In 2007 he began his studies at the Queen Sofía Superior Music Listening Chair of Double Bass, with professors Duncan Mctier and Antonio García Araque. In this institution he received double bass master classes from professors Slawomir Grenda and Janne Saksala. He has also received chamber music master classes given by teachers: we say Poppen, Radovan Vlatkovic, Hansjörg Schellenberger, Stefan Schilli, Klaus Thuneman and Natalia Gutman. Member of the Sony Chamber Orchestra, and the Freixenet Symphony Orchestra from 2007 to 2009, he has worked with conductors such as: Stefan Lano, Antoni Ros Marbá, Zubin Mehta, Zoltán Kocsis, Vladimir Ashkenazy and Péter Csaba; performing concerts in different auditoriums and theaters in Spain and France, and participating in the Santander Music and Academy Encounter in 2008 and 2009. Since 2009 he continues his music studies at the Murcia Superior Conservatory of Music and later finishing the Superior Conservatory of Music and Dance of the Balearic Islands, until 2015 with Professor Francesc Aguiló.
He has collaborated professionally with the Symphony Orchestra of the Region of Murcia, the Symphony Orchestra of the Balearic Islands, the Illa de Menorca Chamber Orchestra, the Mallorca Chamber Orchestra and, from its formation to this date, with the Tramuntana Ensemble, a group conducted by the violinist Barry Sargent.
He has been part of various musical bands such as the Big Jazz Band of Palma, jazztà (album recorded at the "VIII Festival de Palma"), Son Amar Orchestra, Ossifar (albums "Da-li cebes", "Ossifar en directe" i "A pixar ia jeure") and Cologne Syndicate where they have performed in England, Italy and Russia),
He has recorded CDs with Mallorcan artists Llorenç Santamaria and Tomeu Penya (Disco, "Amb una aclucada d'ull").