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Lorenzo Meseguer

Cello

Lorenzo Meseguer  is awarded "Promusic of the Year" 2015 by the Promusica Association of Murcia.

He began his musical studies in the conservatory of Murcia continuing in the Real Conservatory Superior of Music of Madrid where he graduated with Honors. Later, he moved to Salzburg with a scholarship from the BBVA Foundation, where he completed his Master's degree at the Universität Mozarteum among the most outstanding students under the tutelage of prestigious cellist Enrico Bronzi. In 2015 he finishes his postgraduate studies with Honor at the Royal Academy of Music of London.

Lorenzo has been honored in numerous national and international competitions, including "Liezen International Wettbewerb" (Austria), first prize at the XXVII International Music Festival in Portogruaro (Venice), the first prize in the "Ciutat de Xátiva" contest, first prize and special award of the foundation Don Juan de Borbón in the V National Contest of Cello Florián de Ocampo, II National Contest Illa de Menorca Fidah, Manresa National Chamber Music Contest, National Chamber Cello Contest, V National Music Center Intercentros Contest , among others.

 He did his debut as soloist with only 12 years. He recorded fort he National Radio of Spain works of J. Haydn, C.P.E. Bach, C. Saint-Saëns, E. Elgar, E.Lalo. In season 2011/12 he played the cello concerto n.1 of D. Shostakovich with  the Symphony Orchestra of the Region of Murcia, and more recently, the concert for cello of Dvorak.

His interest in chamber music has led him to study with Rainer Schmid (Hagen Quartet), Wolfgang Redik (Vienna piano Trio), Emerson Quartet, Brentano Quartet, Minetti Quartet, Trio di Parma, and McGill University of Montreal (Canada). He has performed with musicians such as Guy Braunstein, Kolja Blacher, Gordan Nikolich, Wolfgang Redik, Nicholas Altstaed, Arabella Steinbacher, Elisabeth Scholl, Scharoun Ensemble of the Berlin Philharmonic, and has performed at festivals throughout much of Europe and North America, including the Festival of Santa Cecilia (Portogruaro, Venice), Bayreuth (Nüremberg), Rutesheim (Stuttgart), Segovia Summer Festival (Spain), Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival (Hamburg), Zermmat Festival 2013 and 2014, Toronto Summer Festival 2014 (Canada), Rheingau Festival 2015, Fundación Juan March 2016.

He has performed with orchestras in North America, Europe, China and South America and has been a member of orchestras such as OJRM, JONDE, Schleswig-Holstein Orchestra (SHMF), Gustav Mahler Jugend Orchester (GMJO), Sandor Vegh Kammerorchester Salzburg, and of which he has been cello soloist. He is a founding member of Camerata de Murcia.

 He has been a member of the historicist group "Balthasar Neumann Ensemble" of Freiburg (Germany), conducted by Thomas Hengelbrock.

He currently is member of the Castilla y León Symphony Orchestra and the Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. He has performed wich conductors such as Semyon Bichkov, Leopold Hager, P. Zuckerman, Gordan Nikolich, Christoph Eschenbach, Mirga Grazinyte-tyla, Neeme Järvi, C. Hogwood, Ivan Fischer, Vasily Petrenko, Lutz Koler, Jesus López Cobos, Pablo Heras-Casado, Mario Venzago ...

He emphasizes his interest in teaching, which has led him to be invited as a teacher of the National Youth Orchestra of Costa Rica, the Luigi Boccherini Festival and recently to the Mozartian Liceo of Havana (Cuba). He has recorded his first album "Perspectiven" (Salzburg, 2013) with solo works by Reger, Ysaÿe and Ligeti.

 Lorenzo plays an instrument Richard Duke, London 1770.

Contact Information

Erica del Hospicio 1, 9°B  – 30530 Cieza (Murcia) España

Artistic Director: Caridad Galindo

(+32) (0) 497 270 907 – (+34) 663 631 625

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