Saturday 2nd March:
J. Williams: Star Wars Suite / La Lista de Schindler, “Theme” / E.T., “Flying Theme” / Jurassic Park, “Theme” / Star Wars, “Rey’s Theme”, Episodio VII / Star Wars, “Duel of the Fates”, Episodio I
SUnday 3rd March:
S. Barber: Adagio del cuarteto de cuerdas, opus 11
A. Copland: Quiet City
A. Piazzolla: Aconcagua
Orquestra Simfònica Camera Musicae
Iñaki Alberdi, accordionist (only sunday)
Tomàs Grau, director
The Orquestra Simfònica Camera Musicae participates for the first time with two concerts at the Festival Musika:Música 2019 in Bilbao, which this year is dedicated to the London-New York music hub, where it will share the stage with historical groupings such as the BBC Philharmonic and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.
On this occasion the OCM will act in Bilbao under the leadership of its Managing Director Tomàs Grau, who will conduct the two programs scheduled for March 2 and 3.
The first of the two concerts at the Festival Musika:Música, all of them at the Palacio Euskalduna, will be on Saturday, March 2, at 9:45 p.m., and includes a program based on the American composer of soundtracks John Williams, where they will play pieces of the films Star Wars, The Schindler List, E.T. and Jurassic Park.
The participation of the OCM at the festival organized by the Bilbao 700 Foundation is closed on Sunday, March 3 at 2015 hours with the Adagio for Strings by Samuel Barber and the Quiet City by Aaron Compland. To end the concert, accordionist Iñaki Alberdi will join the orchestra to play the wonderful Aconcagua of the Argentinian composer Astor Piazzolla.
Also worth mentioning is the encounter with artists that the festival proposes, in this edition the Orquestra Simfònica Camera Musicae will become one of the orchestras that will present their project.
With the collaboration of the Institut Ramon Llull.
Biography Iñaki Alberdi
Accordionist Iñaki Alberdi studied under Carlos Iturralde, and completed his training under Friedrich Lips and Matti Rantanen at the International Centre for Accordion Studies, the Gnessin Institute in Moscow, and the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki. He was awarded first prizes at the Coupe Mondiale (Colmar, 1994), the International Accordionist and Bayanist Competition (Moscow, 1995) and the Music Competition for Youth (Valladolid, 1996).
Alberdi has collaborated closely with different current composers, and premiered work by Sofia Gubaidulina, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Luis de Pablo, Joan Guinjoan, Gabriel Erkoreka, Ramon Lazkano, Jesús Torres, Agustín Charles and José María Sánchez-Verdú.
He was recently nominated for the Gramophon Editor’s Choice Award for his monographic record on Sofia Gubaidulina. The accordionist has recorded for Stradivarius, Kairos, Verso, Et’Cetera, and the National Spanish Orchestra label. He has performed in numerous concert halls and appeared at a wide variety of festivals, including the Teatro La Fenice, the Arsenal Concert Hall (Metz), the Auditorio Nacional (Madrid), the San Sebastián Music Fortnight, the Royal Academy of Music, the St. Petersburg Hermitage, the Hamburger Ostertöne, the Palacio Euskalduna, the Stuttgart Staatsoper, the Granada Music and Dance Festival, the Venice Biennial, the Kursaal in San Sebastián, the Mostly Modern Series in Dublin and the St. Petersburg Philharmonia.
Iñaki Alberdi is a frequent guest performer with ensembles such as the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, the Tampere Chamber, the National Spanish Orchestra, the City of Granada Orchestra, the Spanish Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra, the Galicia Philharmonic, the Orchestra of the Region of Madrid, the Bilbao Symphony Orchestra, the Andorra National Chamber Orchestra, the Magnitogorsk Symphony Orchestra, the Málaga Philharmonic Orchestra, the Euskadi Symphony Orchestra, and the Russian Ministry of Culture Orchestra. Among other conductors, he has performed under Juanjo Mena, Josep Pons, Pablo González, Vasily Petrenko, Adrian Leaper, Pedro Halffter, Alexei Artemiev, Yoav Talmi, Mélanie Thiébaut, Nacho de Paz and José Ramón Encinar.