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Enrique Bagaria

Enrique Bagaria

The admiration of the specialized critics and the esteem of the public reaffirm Enrique Bagaría as one of the outstanding names of the current piano scene. He began his musical studies with professors Rosa Masferrer and Luiz de Moura Castro. He obtained the Advanced Degree in Piano at the Municipal Conservatory of Barcelona. He continues his training at the École Normale de Musique Alfred Cortot in Paris with the teacher Aquilles Delle Vigne. He studied postgraduate studies at the Superior Conservatory of Liceu in Barcelona with Stanislav Pochekin. He continued with Dimitri Bashkirov, Galina Eguiazarova and Claudio Martínez Mehner at the Reina Sofia High School in Madrid and with Vadim Suchanov at the Richard Strauss Konservatorium in Munich. Parallel to his training, he received master classes from such teachers as Alicia de Larrocha, Elisso Virssaladze, Josep Maria Colom, Andrzej Jasinski, Ralph Gothoni, Vitaly Margulis, Andrew Watts and Boris Petrushansky, among others.

Throughout his career he has received numerous awards in piano competitions, both national and international. However, it is worth mentioning the first prize in the 52 edition of the international contest "Maria Canals" (Barcelona 2006) and its participation in the XV Santander International Competition "Paloma O'Shea" (2005). Both represented an important turn in his career. Since then its progression has been constant and enjoys a recognized national and international projection.

His presence is usual in the main venues and festivals such as the Palau de la Música and L'Auditori de Barcelona, ​​Auditorio Nacional and Teatro de la Zarzuela in Madrid, Auditorium of Zaragoza, C.C. Miguel Delibes de Valladolid, Teatro de la Maestranza, Granada Music and Dance Festival, Ibercamera Season, Santander International Festival, Musika-Music Bilbao, Concert Society of Alicante among others. In the international arena, his performances stand out in venues such as the Philharmonia in St. Petersburg, the National Philharmonic in Kiev, the Teatre dal Verme in Milan, Alfred Cortot in Paris, the Academy in Spain in Rome, the Luis Ángel Arango concert hall in Bogotá, Oriental Art Shanghai Center, National Center for the Performing Arts of Beijing and in cities such as New York, Chicago, Brussels and Munich.

He has collaborated with prestigious international orchestras such as the Mariinsky Theater Symphony Orchestra of St. Petersburg, the Wiener KammerOrchester, the Salzburger Kammerphilarmonie, the Filharmónica de Bogotá (OFB) and with the majority of orchestras in Spain; Symphony Orchestra of Barcelona and National of Catalonia (OBC), Symphony of Galicia (OSG), Symphony of Castilla y León OSCyL), Orchestra of Valencia ...

He has collaborated with directors such as Valeri Gergiev, Vasily Petrenko, Yoon Kuk Lee, Francisco Rettig, Pedro Halffter, Eduardo Portal, Salvador Brotons, Manuel Galduf.

As a chamber musician he has collaborated with names like the] W [Ensemble], formed by musicians from the Lucerna Festival Orchestra, Elias String Quartet, Quiroga Quartet, Stefano Canuti, Lucas Macias, Guilhaume Santana, Vicent Alberola, José Vicente Castelló, Josep Fuster, Ona Cardona, Ashan Pillai, Alejandro Bustamante, Josep Colomé, Erez Ofer, Alexandre da Costa, Latica Honda-Rosenberg, David Apellániz and Pau Codina. Since 2016 he has been a member of the Cervelló trio together with Josep Fuster and Ashan Pillai.

He has recorded the integral music for piano by Jordi Cervelló with the Columna Música label. In January 2016, his latest album "Enrique Bagaría plays Haydn" was published. It contains a selection of Sonatas by the Viennese composer and has received very good reviews from the specialized press. This CD, edited by the label Eudora Records, has been nominated for the ICMA 2017 awards: the most important international awards in the field of recorded classical music. He has also recorded the present year, with the same label, the integral of the Brahms quartets with piano along with the musicians that make up the "Brahms Project": Josep Colomé, Joaquín Riquelme and David Apellániz.

He has participated as a jury in different national and international competitions: Flechilla-Zuloaga, Musical Youth of Spain, First Palau or in the 61 Maria Canals International Music Competition, held in Barcelona during the month of March 2015.

In the field of teaching, he has been a professor at the Conservatorio Superior de Música de Aragón. Currently, he is a professor at the Superior Conservatory of Music of the Liceu of Barcelona, ​​where he is a professor of piano, Chamber Music and Master's and also acts as a repertorist at Esmuc de Barcelona.

International Piano Competition "City of Vigo"

The Galician Classical Music Association (AMCG) organizes the I International Piano Competition "City of Vigo".

Take place in:

Rúa de Manuel Olivié, 23, 36203 Vigo, Pontevedra

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