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José Luis Estellés & Álvaro Prieto


Clarinetist JOSÉ LUIS ESTELLÉS and

bassoonist ÁLVARO PRIETO in a program for quintets and sextets. 

Concerts at "Espacio Turina"
13.02.2017, 20:30h
Calle Laraña, 4, Seville

P. Hindemith: Kleine Kammermusik, op. 24, nº 2

1. Lustig. Mäßig schnell Viertel

2. Walzer. Durchweg sehr leise

3. Ruhig und einfach

4. Schnelle Viertel

5. Sehr lebhaft

W.A. Mozart: Quintet for piano and winds, E-Flat Major, KV. 452

1. Largo - Allegro moderato 

2. Larghetto 

3. Allegretto 


S. Barber: Summer Music, op 31

1. Slow and indolent

2. Faster

3. Lively, still faster

4. With motion, as before

5. Joyous and flowing

6. Tempo 1

L. Thuille: Sextet for piano and winds op. 6, B-Flat Major

1. Allegro moderato 

2. Larghetto 

3. Gavotte - Andante 

4. Finale - Vivace 

José Luis Estellés, clarinet*
Álvaro Prieto, bassoon*
Iria Castro Real, flute****
Alberto Rodríguez Vázquez, oboe****
Héctor Martínez García , horn****
Rosalía Gómez Lashera, piano****

* Artists from Festival Turina

** Scholarship winners Festival Turina (2007-2015)

*** Young musicians 5º Festival Turina

**** Young musicians from Spain (announced end of october 2016) 


Clarinetist  JOSÉ LUIS ESTELLÉS was part of Festival Turina in 2011 (3rd) and 2015 (5th). 

José Luis Estellés is a remarkably versatile musician who enjoys a lively concert career that embraces his activity as clarinettist and orchestral conductor on a rare equal strength. Celebrated for his repertoire breadth as well as his profound and captivating interpretations, he has regularly appeared in performances together with many of today’s internationally renowned instrumentalists and singers, at important festivals and concert halls throughout Europe, the USA and Japan.

In recent times, this rich variety of musical collaborations has included concerts with the Orpheus, Casals, Enesco, Artis Wien, Delian, Modigliani, Arriaga, Yokohama, Kelemen and Diotima string quartets, and pianists such as Colom, Martínez-Mehner, Nebolsin, Sigfridsson, Díaz-Jerez, Zabaleta, Gililov and Donohoe. As a guest concerto soloist, he has appeared with conductors such as Encinar, Pons, Colomer, Foss, González, Griffiths, Kantorow, Mena, Martínez, Kalmar, Tabachnik, Tchitchinadze and Davin amongst others, and with symphony orchestras as wide ranging as Asturias, Bilbao, Extremadura, Valencia, Granada, Salzburg, Sinfonia Varsovia, Comunidad de Madrid, JONDE, the Soloists of London, I Solisti di Perugia, etc.

Radio and TV stations like EBU, TVE, RNE Radio Clasica, France Musiques, RAI2, RF, ADR, SWR and DR have broadcast his concerts and has CD recordings for Turtle Records, Emergo Classics, Audiovisuals de Sarriá, Anacrusi, Naxos, Verso, Musikene, Komponisten Polyphonie and Kairos labels.

José-Luis has also become a prominent performer in new music. He has devoted much thought, time and energy in premiering contemporary solo and chamber repertoire, both as a soloist and in forming the ensembles Grupo Manon and TAiMAgranada. He has given first performances of clarinet concertos by López López, Zavala, Soutullo and works by Aracil, Camarero, Dorfman, García Román, Lara, de Pablo, del Puerto, Rueda, Sánchez Verdú, Sanz-Burguete, Sotelo, Soutullo, Torres, Turina, etc.

He has held the position of principal clarinettist of the Orquesta Ciudad de Granada since 1991, collaborating with other major orchestras in Spain, England, Belgium and Germany.

Due to his keen interest in teaching, he has given frequent master classes in England, France, Switzerland, Holland, Slovakia, Portugal, Germany and Finland. José Luis Estellés is currently clarinet professor at Musikene -Centro Superior de Música del País Vasco-, where he was the Artistic Director for a time. He is also a regular guest teacher both at Sibelius Academy (Finland) and Rotterdams Conservatorium (Holland). He has been a jury member for, amongst others, the prestigious ARD Musikwettwerb (Munich, 2003) and Aeolus Internationaler Bläserwettbewer (Düsseldorf, 2009) competitions. In 2007 he was Artistic Director of Cameralia - Festival y Academia Internacional de Música de Cámara de Galicia.

As an orchestral conductor, José Luis Estellés started conducting chamber ensembles and performing scores by the forefront contemporary composers and later expanded the range of his repertoire from symphonic to opera. He has has appeared in Spain, England, Belgium, France, Bulgary and Mexico. He has conducted TAiMAgranada, Joven Orquesta de Andalucía, Academia de la Música Contemporánea de la JONDE, Orquesta de Extremadura, Jove Orquestra Nacional de Catalunya, Orquesta Filarmónica de Málaga, Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra, Joven Orquesta Nacional de España, The Soloists of London, Orquesta Barcelona 216, Orquesta Ciudad de Granada, I Solisti di Perugia, Orquesta Sinfónica de Navarra and the London Sinfonietta, performing also sometimes as director-soloist. He has collaborated with soloists such as Ute Lemper, Ana Ma Sánchez, Manuel Lanza, Simón Orfila, Tenebrae Vocal Soloists, Mary Carewe, Elizabeth Atherton and José Ferrero, and conducted the premieres of works by Ramón Lazkano, Alfons Conde, Juan Cruz Guevara, Jorge Fernández Guerra, José García Román, Tomás Garrido, Simon Holt, Hideki Kozakura, Francisco Lara, Nuria Núñez Hierro, Luis de Pablo, Pablo Sorozábal and Mercedes Zavala. José-Luis has recently conducted the first ever live performance of a symphonic work completely generated by a computer (Iamus Computer). He has recorded four CDs with the orchestras from Musikene (Symphony Orquesta, Sinfonietta and Wind Ensemble), including world premiere recordings of works by Guridi, de Pablo, Lazkano, Edler and Bordes. He was also music director for the world premiere recording of the long neglected opera by Pablo Sorozabal “Juan Jose”.

El fagotista ÁLVARO PRIETO PÉREZ formó parte del 4º Festival Turina en 2013. 

Nace en Salamanca, ciudad donde estudia en el Conservatorio Superior de Música con el catedrático David Tomás, obteniendo el Premio Extraordinario de Fin de Carrera. 


Posteriormente continúa sus estudios en la Musik-Akademie de Basilea con el maestro Sergio Azzolini (solista internacional) donde obtiene el Solisten Diplom y en el Richard-Strauss Konservatorium de Munich con el maestro Marco Postinghel (solista de la Bayerischer Rundfunk). 


Paralelamente realiza cursos de perfeccionamiento con los profesores Klaus Thunemann, Gustavo Núñez, Dag Jensen, Brian Pollard, Alberto Grazzi, Stefan Schweigert, Garreth Newman, el quinteto de la Filarmónica de Berlín, Enrique Abargues, Francisco Alonso y Vicente Merenciano entre otros. 


Ha pertenecido a diversas Orquestas Jóvenes, entre ellas la Joven Orquesta Nacional de España ( J.O.N.D.E.), la Joven Orquesta de la Comunidad Europea (E.U.Y.O), la Orquesta de la Musik-Akademie de Basilea, la Schleswig-Holstein Festival Orchestra  etc... 


Ha colaborado con diversas orquestas profesionales tales como la Sinfónica de    Cadaqués, la Kammerorchester Basel, Mahler Chamber Orchester,  Bandart , Teatro Reggio de Turín y las principales orquesta españolas actuando en salas como la Philarmonie de Berlín, Musikverein, Concertgebow, Royal Albert Hall, Auditorio Nacional, Palau de la música etc.. con directores como Bernard Haitink, Sir Colin Davis, Daniel Harding, Sir Neville Marriner, Vladimir Ashkenazy etc. Actualmente es fagot solista de la Real Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla. 


En el campo de la música de cámara ha pertenecido a ensembles como el Cuarteto de Viento "Ánemos", el "Trio Basiliensis", el ensemble "Madrid-Berlin", el quinteto de viento “Ethos” ganadores del primer premio en el concurso de Sitges y el certamen “ Pedro Bote”.

Ha colaborado con diversos grupos como el  “Moonwinds”, ensembles de la Escuela Reina Sofía, solistas de Sevilla etc..


Como solista ha interpretado obras tales como el Concierto de Mozart, la "Ciranda das sete notas" de Villa-lobos, Concierto en mi menor de Vivaldi, Dúo Concertino de Strauss, el "Concierto para instrumentos de viento y orquesta" de P. Hindemith, la Sinfonía Concertante de Haydn etc…


En el ámbito docente ha sido profesor de Fagot en el Conservatorio Profesional de Zamora, Conservatorio Superior de Sevilla y actualmente es profesor  del Conservatorio Superior de Música del Pais Vasco M.U.S.I.K.E.N.E

Ha impartido diversos cursos en centros y orquestas jóvenes como el Conservatorio Superior de Tenerife, de Granada, Jaén ,en San Juan de Alicante, Guillena , Utrera, Orquesta Ciudad de Soria, Orquesta del Aljarafe etc.

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