Spanish Young Music Talents: Miquel Muñiz in Washington, DC.
The Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain invites Spanish violinist Miquel Muñiz who will perform works by Bacewicz, Bach, Paganini and Ortega.
Spanish Young Music Talents (SYMT) is the new program of the Cultural Office of the Embassy of Spain in Washington, DC. SYMT has been envisioned to enhance and support Spanish young musicians’ careers, in collaboration with U.S. music schools and universities at a higher level (bachelor and graduate students orchestras), offering them an experience abroad. SYMT aims to offer young musicians not only a concert or recital in the U.S., but a complete experience with complementary activities such as masterclasses, talks, conferences, etc. to broaden their opportunities and contacts. All visiting musicians are winners of the Juventudes Musicales de España national award and under 30 years old.
Violin solo recital
- Grazyna Bacewicz: Polish Caprice
- Johann Sebastian Bach: Partita for solo violin n.1
- I. Allemanda – Double
- II. Corrente – Double Presto
- III. Sarabande – Double
- IV. Tempo di Borea – Double
- Niccolò Paganini: Caprice n.21, Amoroso – Presto
- Eduardo Ortega: Sonata for solo violin n.1 “La Pequeña”
- I. The awakening
- II. February
- III. La Pequeña
- IV. The root
- V. Lovers
- VI. The party
About Miquel Muñiz
Born in Riudarenes (Girona) in 2001, Miquel Muñiz lived his childhood in Calonge. He began to study piano with his mother Monti Galdon and violin at the Adrià Sardó music school with Sergi Alpiste, Mercè Paradeda and Sara Pérez. Later he received classes from Corrado Bolsi and Alba Roca, complementing his training by studying oboe with Montserrat López and tenora with Josep Gispert.
At the age of 16 he began his Bachelor at the Liceu Conservatory of Barcelona with a grant from the Ferrer-Salat Foundation, where he will finish his master’s degree with Corrado Bolsi. He is also a regular student of Pavel Vernikov and Svetlana Makarova at the Haute École de Musique de Lausanne and at the Tibor Varga Academy in Sion (Switzerland).
He has participated in several festivals in Germany, Andorra, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, and Turkey. Awarded in more than 20 national and international competitions, he holds first prizes from the XCVI Permanent Contest of Musical Youth of Spain (Madrid, 2020), in the VI Odin International Music Competition (2021), in the Forum Musikae Contest Valencia (2020), in the IV Barcelona Violin Contest (2019), in the I Álvaro Pareja Contest (Iniesta, 2018), in the XVII and XVIII Sant Anastasi Instrumental Contest (Lleida 2017 and 2018) and in the XVIII City of Xàtiva Young Performers Contest (2018).