brilliant technique and outstanding musicality. May they continue to give their audiences
much pleasure for many seasons to come.”
The ensemble members perform with familiar elegance and ease of style.
The rapid tonguing and wonderful lyricism combined with the incredible group musical sensitivity and responsiveness make for a gloriously brilliant performance…”
Michael Tunnell, ITG–Journal
In 1989 five Spanish musicians created Spanish Brass—an innovative project that quickly gained world renown for its performances, educational activities and creative collaborations. After they won the First Prize in the 1996 Narbonne (France) International Brass Quintet Competition, the most prestigious event of its kind in the world, trumpeter Bernard Soustrot said, “Of all the First Prize winners of the Narbonne Competition, the Spanish Brass is the best since the competition was founded in 1986.”
In 2017 the group received the I Bankia Music Talent Award in Spain, for the most influential musical artists.
Spanish Brass has given hundreds of concerts across the globe, in such prestigious events and venues as the Great American Brass Band Festival, New York Brass Conference, Juilliard School of Music, Ithaca College, Festival de Musique de Radio-France, Granada International Festival, Lucerne Festival, Cheju Summer Festival (Korea), Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival (Germany), National Auditorium (Madrid), Palau de la Música (Barcelona), Kalavrita Festival (Greece), International Horn Society, Merano Brass Festival and Trento Philharmonic (Italy), Barcelona Auditorium, Festival de Inverno de Brasília, and countless others.
Spanish Brass runs two major brass festivals in Spain, the SBALZ Festival in Alzira (www.sbalz.com) and the Spanish BrasSurround (www.brassurround.com). They are sponsored by Buffet Group and play with B&S trumpets, Hans Hoyer horn, Courtois trombone and Melton tuba. Spanish Brass is sponsored also by the Institut Valencià de Cultura and by the Ministerio de Cultura-INAEM.
Artist URL: Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019
Time of Concert: 7:30 pm .... Doors Open at 7pm
Venue: Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East
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Carlos Benetó, Trumpet
Juanjo Serna, Trumpet
Manolo Pérez, Horn
Indalecio Bonet, Trombone
Sergio Finca, Tuba