Miguel Borrego y Carlos Apellániz

10 MAY - 19:00 h.


Where and when

Würth Museum, 19:00 h

Picasso Jubilee Program

Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)
- Sinfonia
- Danses Suises
- Scherzo
- Pas de Deux

Arthur Honegger (1892-1955)
Sonata for solo violin H-143
- Allegro
- Largo
- Allegretto grazioso
- Presto

Erik Satie (1866-1925)
6 Gnossiennes for solo piano

Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
Sonata for violin and piano in memory of García Lorca
- Allegro con Fuoco
- Intermezzo
- Presto Trágico

Miguel Borrego, violin

Carlos Apellániz, piano

Miguel Borrego

Born in Madrid in 1971, he began studying violin when he was six years old at the Real Conservatorio de Música de Madrid under the guidance of Wladimiro Martín, always achieving the highest grades, as well as received the End of Degree Honor Prize in 1988.
With a scholarship from Juventudes Musicales and the Banco de España, he moved to London to study at the Guildhall School of Music with Yfrah Neaman and to Toronto with David Zafer. José Luis García Asensio also had a decisive influence on his later musical development. When he was fourteen years old, he was selected to represent Spain in the concert of Young Soloists of the European Union, performing at the Teatro Real with the RTVE Orchestra, under the direction of Maestro Enrique García Asensio. In 1988, he won the First Prize at the Bach Competition in Madrid, and in 1993 the First Prize at the Sarasate Competition in the same city. He has been a professor at different Conservatories in Madrid for three years (1993-1996).

He has performed in the main venues and festivals in Spain: Auditorio Nacional de Madrid, Auditorio de Zaragoza, Teatro Monumental de Madrid, Teatro Principal de Mallorca, Fundación Juan March, Real Academia de Bellas Artes of San Fernando, Menéndez Pelayo International University (Palacio de la Magdalena), etc. He has performed as a soloist with the RTVE Orchestra, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of Santiago, the Spanish Chamber Orchestra, the Andrés Segovia Chamber Orchestra, the Summer College Orchestra of Colorado Springs, the University of Toronto Orchestra, etc. He has also collaborated with Grupo Enigma, Cámara XXI and TAIMAGranada. He works as a teacher in the Motril Music Course, and is a guest teacher of the JONDE (Spanish National Youth Orchestra) and the Youth Orchestra of the Community of Madrid. He is also regularly invited to give master classes at the La Coruña Conservatory.

He currently balances his artistic career and his pedagogical activity with the duties of concertmaster of the RTVE Orchestra.

He plays a Carlo Tononi violin (Bologna, 1710).

Carlos Apellániz

Born in Irun, he began his musical studies with the pianist Françoise Doué. He furthered his musical training at the Conservatoire Nationale Superieur de Musique et Danse de Paris with Jacques Rouvier and Pascal Devoyon, and at the Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía with Dimitri Bashkirov and Galina Eguizarova. He has been a prize winner in over twenty piano competitions and has performed recitals at the Salle Gaveau in Paris, Salle Cortot in Paris, Salzburg Festival (Wiener Saal), Auditorio Nacional de Madrid, Palacio de Festivales de Santander, Auditori de Barcelona, Auditorio de Zaragoza, Teatro Victoria Eugenia in San Sebastián (Quincena Musical), Palau de la Música de Valencia, Palau de les Arts in Valencia, Fundación Botín and Fundación Juan March, among other venues. He has performed as a soloist with Bayonne National Orchestra, Andrés Segovia Chamber Orchestra, Pablo Sarasate Orchestra in Pamplona, the Marseille Chamber Orchestral, Grup Instrumental de Valencia, Plural Ensemble, Valencia Orchestra and Mexico City Symphonic Orchestra, and is a founding member of the B3: Brouwer Trio.


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