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“Blanco did honor to the reputation that was preceding her with a magic concert. Through her
art, we were living one of those rare moments in which a very special chemistry is created
between the space, the listeners and the interpreter” JM Banyoles


“Full of solemnity and force, Blanco melts in one with her instrument“

Drehpunktkultur, Salzburg, Austria

Beatriz Blanco

Awarded in competitions including the Antonio Janigro in Zagreb (Croatia, 2016) Kiefel Hablitzel Foundation 2015 in Bern, the “Primer Palau” Palau in Barcelona, the Jeunesses Musicales, the Rahn Musikpreis in Switzerland and the Liezen International Cello Competition, Austria, Beatriz also earned the Würdigungspreis of the Austrian Government 2013 and the “Young Artist Award” from the Foundation Bernhard Greenhause, California (USA).

Her solo career includes performances with the Symphonieorchester Basel, Musikkollegium Winterthur, Argovia Philarmonic, Radio and Television Spanish Orchestra (ORTVE), Málaga Philarmonic Orchestra, Castilla y León Symphonic Orchestra (OSCyL), Orchestra Sinfónica del Vallés (OSV). She has performed in major European concert halls including the Theatre des Champs Elysees (Paris) , Victoria Hall (Geneva), Stadt Casino (Basel), Solitär (Salzburg), Tonhalle (Zürich), Lingotto (Torino), Auditorio Nacional in Madrid, Palau de la Música and L'Auditori in Barcelona, and Palau de las Arts in Valencia.

In 2015 were released her two first albums. “A mon Ami” includes the whole production from F.Chopin for cello and piano and two pieces from Franchomme which are recorded for the first time in a Cd. “Baroque Portrait” includes the I and V Suite from J.S.Bach and two Sonatas from J.Barrière.


Combining her concert activity with teaching, she recently joined the Cello Faculty at the Real Conservatorio Superior de Música in Madrid and Vorarlberger Landeskonservatorium in Feldkirch, Austria, being invited regularly to give masterclasses all over Europe.

 

Beatriz studied with Asier Polo in Spain, Ivan Monighetti in Basel, Clemens Hagen at the Mozarteum Salzburg and with Thomas Grossenbacher at the Zürcher Hochschule der Kunste. Thanks to the help of the August Pickhardt Stiftung, Beatriz plays a C.Pierray cello, (Paris, 1720).

www.beatrizblanco.net 

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