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Lorenzo Meseguer

Cello

Professor in cello performance at the Conservatorio Superior de Música de Castilla y León, he combines teaching with his concert career as a member of the “Balthasar Neumann Ensemble” of Freiburg and the “City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra” until 2020.

He began his musical studies at the conservatory of Murcia continuing in the Real Conservatory Superior of Music of Madrid where he graduated with Honors in the class of Iagoba Fanlo. 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 for the 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 in festivals throughout 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.

Founding member of Seikilos Quartet, he has been awarded with the “Ensemble Emergent Festclásica 2021” prize.

He has performed with differents orchestras in North America, Europe, China and Sourth America, and also with the Spanish Youth Orchestra of Spain (JONDE), Schleswig-Holstein (SHMF), Sandor Vegh Kammerorchester Salzburg. He has been member of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and actually he plays in the historical Balthasar Neumann Ensemble.

His interest in teaching 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.

 

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