PORTUGUESE SYMPHONIC BAND
Music & Festivals | Song
Santa Comba Dao CC
Audit. yes CSCD House
AMAD – Music and Arts Association of Dão
Vincent DAVID is one of the most recognized saxophonist-composer in the world as he develops the musical abilities of his instrument. Having won three international awards during his studies, he is an accomplished and complete musician. It is the source of many creations such as Dialogue de l’ombre double by Pierre Boulez , Troisième round by Bruno Mantovani and Trame XIII by Martin Matalon.
As solist, he has performed with Philharmonique Orchestra of Radio France, National Orchestra of Toulouse’s Capitole, National Orchestra of Strasbourg, Orchestra of Suisse Romande, Ensemble Inter Contemporain, Tapiola Sinfonietta of Helsinki , Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonique Orchestra of Stuttgart, MAV Orchestra of Budapest, Navy Band Orchestra of Washington, Camerata Aberta of Sao Paulo, Musica Assoluta of Hannover. Scottish Chamber Orchestra, TM+, Court-Circuit…
He collaborated with many composers Luciano Berio, Pierre Boulez, Peter Eötvös, Gerard Grisey, Philippe Hurel, Michael Jarrell, Mauro Lanza, Philippe Leroux, Bruno Mantovani, Martin Matalon, Yann Maresz, Marc Monnet, Mathias Pintscher, Yann Robin, Alberto Posadas, Bernhard Lang – I’m Not Afraid (Official Music Video)
He works since 1998 with concerts Intercontemporain Ensemble under the direction of conductors such as Pierre Boulez, Jonathan Nott, David Robertson, Peter Eötvös, Suzanna Mälkki, Peter Rundel. Pierre-André Valade, Pascal Rophé, Mathias Pintscher, Bruno Mantovani and he is also directed in the Philharmonic Orchestra of Radio France by Myung-Whun Chung, Vladimir Spivakov and the Orchestra of the Paris Opera by Jeffrey Tate.
Composer and conductor, he has composed for his instrument, solo pieces such as « Sillage » for soprano sax, « Pulse » and « Éclats d’échos » for alto saxophone, « Mirages » for soprano saxophone and piano », « Nuée Ardente » for alto sax and piano commissioned by the International Adolphe Sax competition in Dinant, « l’éveil de la toupie » and concertos « Reflets » for alto sax and orchestra, « Arches » for soprano sax and orchestre, « Rhizome » for alto sax and strings. He has also wrote Jazz duets and quartets.
He is also active in improvised music (jazz, contemporary) through encounters with musicians such as Pierrick Pedron, Christophe Monniot, Jean-Charles Richard, sometimes giving rise to recordings (Vivaldi Universal and Crossover). He is the founder of the « Fireworks » Quartet with Jean-Charles Richard, Stéphane Guillaume et Baptiste Herbin and record his music.
His discography consists of: « Troisième Round » by Bruno Mantovani soloist with the ensemble TM +, « Boulez / Berio », « Crossover » and « French Style », and « Fireworks » but it also has two instructional CDrom Musiki ‘t.
He is also director of collection with Editions Billaudot.
Vincent David made numerous master classes throughout the world. He is a recognized teacher and attaches importance to the transmission of his experience and his passion for music. Generous musician he is very attached to the opening and promotes artistic curiosity in his class. Since Septembre 2019 he is teaching at the Conservaroire Royal of Bruxelles.
José R. PASCUAL-VILAPLANA
He was born on April 30, 1971 in Muro (Alicante) where he began his musical studies with the euphonium and piano at the Unión Musical de Muro, his teachers being Salvador Martínez and Mª Angeles Palacios. He later continued his professional studies at the Municipal Conservatory of Alcoi and at the Superior Conservatory of Valencia. He is a Band Conducting student of the Dutch master Jan COBER («Brabants Conservatorium» in Tilburg) and the North American director Eugene CORPORON (University of North Texas). He studied Orchestra Conducting in Vienna with teachers Karl ÖSTERREICHER, Yuji YUHASA and Hans Graf. He has expanded his knowledge of conducting in various courses with professors such as James Croft, José Collado, Gerardo Pérez Busquier, Norman Milanés or George Pehlivanian. He studies Harmony and Composition with Rafael Alcaraz and Javier Darias.
He has attended Musical Pedagogy Courses with teachers Diego Ramón Lluch, Ana Lucía Frega and Maravillas Díaz at the Escola Comarcal de Música de la Vall d’Albaida.
He has worked as director of various bands in Alicante (Castell de Castells y Muro) and Valencia (UM de Yátova), highlighting his activity in the Traditional Music group “La Xafigà” (1988-1996), the Banda de la Associació Bocairent Musical Union (1994-1998), in the Band of the Artistic-Musical Group “El Trabajo” of Xixona (1995-2002), in the Band of the Muro Musical Union Society (2002-2007) and in the Band of the “La Nova” Musical Society of Xàtiva (2007-2009). From 2001 to 2014 he was principal conductor of the Albacete Symphony Orchestra. He has been guest conductor of the National Band of Cuba, Bands of the Tilburg Conservatory, Municipal Bands of Alicante, Barcelona, Bilbao, Castellón, A Coruña, Madrid, Palma de Mallorca, Pontevedra, Sta. Cruz de Tenerife, Santander, Santiago de Compostela, and Vitoria, Municipal Band of Matanzas (Cuba), Municipal Band of Buenos Aires (Argentina), Band of the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters of the University of Buenos Aires, Symphony Band of Montevideo, National Youth Band of Colombia, Band of the Royal Dutch Navy of Rotterdam, Band of the Superior Conservatory of Maastricht, Band of the Superior Conservatory of the Canary Islands, Band and Orchestra of the CS of the Principality of Asturias, Band of MUSIKENE, Band of the Superior Conservatory of Jaén, Symphonic Band of Sta. Maria da Feira (Portugal), Banda Sinfónica de Bairrada (Portugal), Banda Sinfónica Portuguesa de Oporto, Jungend Blassorchester de Baviera, AULOS Wind Band de Suiza, Civica Filarmonica di Lugano, Banda de las Fuerzas Armadas de Slovenia, Banda Sfónica del Festival Turina of Seville, Band of the Professional Conservatory of Albacete, Band of the Conservatory of Tortosa, Band of the Conservatory of Torrelavega, Band of the Conservatory of Calahorra, Band of the Conservatory of Pontevedra, Band and Orchestra of the Conservatory of Almansa, Band of the Federation of Musical Societies of the Valencian Federation (titled season 2002), Band of the Murcian Federation of Bands, Band of the Navarra Bands Federation, Band of the Diputación de Tarragona, Symphony Orchestra of Matanzas, Symphony Orchestra of Bucharest (Romania), Chamber Orchestra «Manuel de Falla» of Cádiz, Choir of the University of Cádiz, Symphony Orchestra of Albacete, Symphony Orchestra of Castellón, Symphony Orchestra of Murcia, UCAM Symphony Orchestra of Murcia, Vallés Symphony Orchestra, Castilla y León Symphony Orchestra, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Philharmonic Orchestra, Bilbao BOS Symphony Orchestra, Tarragona CAMERA MUSICAE Orchestra (principal guest conductor 2010-2013), Orfeón Donostiarra, Sociedad Choral de Bilbao, Coro Discantus de Murcia, … as well as various band groups from the Valencian Community, Galicia, Canarias, Castilla La Mancha, Murcia, Catalonia,…
He has collaborated as a conductor with soloists of the stature of Sergei Nakariakov, Jorgen van Rijen, Ben van Dijk, Spanish Brass, Ximo Vicedo, Lito Fontana, Luis González, Pacho Flores, Manuel Blanco, Rubén Simeó, Albert Guinovart, Pedro Valero, Yulia Nefiodova. , Pablo Suárez, Asier Polo, Josep Trescolí, Luisa Pereira, Ashan Pillai, Joana Guillen, Claudi Arimany, José Franch-Ballester, Nuno Pinto, Albert Guinovart, Vicente Alberola, Juan Ferrer, Conrado Moya… He has also worked on lyrical productions with singers such as Elisabete Matos, Ana Mª Sánchez, Estrella Morente, Amparo Navarro, María Ribera, Estefanía Perdomo, Cristina Sánchez, Ruth Rosique, Carmen Solís, Olatz Saitua, Ulrike Haller, Marta Ubieta, Miren Urbieta, Marifé Nogales, Miren de Miguel, Andeka Gorrotxategui, Andrés del Pino, Alberto Arrabal, Javier Agulló, Fernando Latorre, Jospe Doménech, Toni Marsol, Mikeldi Atxalandabaso, Beñat Egiarte and Elisabete Matos.
He is a composer of various works for band and instrumental ensemble, with some of his works appearing in Editorial Piles, Editorial Tot per l’Aire, Ediciones GTE, Editorial Omnes Bands de Valencia and his own publishing house Pascual-Vilaplana Music. He regularly participates as a jury in different composition contests for Banda (Altea, Bocairent, Benidorm, Callosa, Calpe, Elda, Pego, Dènia, Algemessí, Sant Vicent del Raspeig…). He has been appointed International Jury of the Swiss National Band Contest held in the city of Montreux in 2001, of the Pordenone Conducting Contest (Italy, 2006), of the Swiss Italian Band Contest in Lugano (2009), of the Contest International Conducting Competition of the WMC of Kerkrade (2010), of the Conducting Competition of Tuscany (Italy, 2010), of the National Contest of Bands of Colombia in the city of Paipa, (2010), of the International Contest “Flicorno d’Oro” of Riva del Garda (Italy, 2014), as well as jury of the Provincial Band Contests of Alicante (2001) and Castellón (2002) and of the Contest of Bands of La Senia (2006). He has written commissioned works for groups such as Spanish Brass Luur Metalls, 2i2 Quartet, Ximo Vicedo, Luis González, Juan C. Matamoros, Francisco González Azorín, Juanjo Munera, David Abellán and Juan Manuel Gómez. In 2006 he premiered his musical Balansiyyà with lyrics by Carlos Veiga, performing in Valencia, Torrevieja, Madrid and Rabat (Morocco).
He has been a resident composer for several festivals such as Elda Band Competition (1999), Cocentaina “Fira Tots Sants” Choral Competition (2013), SBALZ (Alzira, 2015), Tubala Brass Week (Tafalla, 2018) or International Band Competition from Altea (2018).
He is the director of more than thirty CD’s for record labels such as RTVE, Floc, Audioart, Molenaar, De Haske or L’Auditori Digital.
Since January 2015, he has been the titular and artistic director of the Bilbao Municipal Music Band. He shares ownership with the Municipal Band of Barcelona since 2018. He is also the founding director of the Philharmonia Wind Orchestra and principal principal guest conductor of the Portuguese Symphony Orchestra of Oporto. He has been artistic director and teacher of the Musical Improvement Courses at the Istituto Musicale Guido Alberto Fano in Spilimbergo (Italy) from 2007 to 2018. Since 1995 he has been a teacher at the Escola Comarcal de Música de la Vall d’Albaida, from 1999 to 2004 in the Academia “Allegro” in Valencia and from 2002 to 2007 in the ECM of the County. He has taught several conducting courses in Germany, Holland, Switzerland (Conservatorio de Fribourg), Italy, France, Portugal, Argentina and Colombia. He is a member of the SGAE, a founding member of the Association of Composers ACMMIC (Association of Music Composers of Moors and Christians) and of COSICOVA (Association of Valencian Symphony Composers).
In 1991 he was awarded the «Batuta del Mtro. Guillermo Tomás» of the Cuban National Band in Havana. In 1997 he won the First Prize “Bauta de Oro” of the “8th. International Conductor’s Competition» of the WMC of Kerkrade (Holland). In April 2000 he obtains the First Prize “Baton of Honour” from the “1st. European Conductors’ Competition »organized by the EBBA (European Brass Band Association) and held at the Symphony Hall in the English city of Birmingham, for which he was named «European Conductor Champion 2000». In October of the same year, he was the only Spaniard selected to conduct opera at the «VI Concorso per a Giovanni Directore d’Orchestra de la Comunità Europea» organized by the Franco Capuana Foundation in Rome, the Chigiana Academy in Siena and the Teatro Lirico Sperimentale in Spoleto (Italy). In 2004 he received the Euterpe Award from the Federation of Musical Societies of the Valencian Community in two categories: Band Direction and Music Composition for the Festival. In 2010 he received the “Ignacio Morales Nieva” National Music Award from the Castile “La Mancha” Music Festival. In 2012 he received the Award for the Best Musical Show of Castilla La Mancha together with the Albacete Symphony Orchestra. In 2020 he receives the MAITENA Award from the Bilbao Choral Society for his musical career.
Program / Poster
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Soloist: Vincent David – Saxophone
Sinfonia n.º 3 “Urban Landscapes”
GENERAL TICKET: €5.00
12 nov 2022 18:00