Thursday, September 23

ADDA Simfònica to record three albums with Warner Classics

A recent concert by ADDA Simfònica

A recent concert by ADDA Simfònica

The ADDA Symphony Orchestra has sealed an agreement with the record company Warner Classics to materialize the first of the three albums that is planned to be made in the years 2021, 2022 and 2023. Next January the recording of the songs selected for the new album will take place, in commemoration of the composer’s centenary Saint-Saëns, under the direction of Josep Vicent, principal conductor of the ADDA orchestra, and together with the international soloist Damián Martínez.

Josep Vicent has recognized that “working with one of the most important record companies in the sector and in collaboration with the cellist Damián Martínez is the consecration of ADDA Simfònica as an orchestra. It’s a prize and a wake-up call to the important moment we are living ”.

The stamp Warner Classics works exclusively with acclaimed artists such as Herbert von Karajan, Yehudi Menuhin, Zubin Mehta, Daniel Barenboim, Maria Callas, Martha Algerich, among others, and has consolidated an incomparable catalog of recordings by the most renowned musicians and orchestras in the world.

The repertoire of the first album will include the pieces Macabre Dance Op. 40, Andromaque Ascanio, R. 293: Final The goddesses, bacchantes, naiads and dríades, Cello Concerto, No. 1 in A minor, Spartacus Overture Romance and fa Op.36, The Swan from The Carnival of the Animals Y Macabre Dance Op. 40.

The vice president and deputy for Culture, Julia Parra, has highlighted that “this agreement is vital to give a definitive boost to the internationalization process of ADDA Simfònica and, without a doubt, it is a consequence of the work carried out and the international recognition gained after several record releases in which its excellence has been demonstrated. musical developed in a short period of time ”.

Damien Martinez

Internationally acclaimed for his exquisite musicality and sensitivity, Damián Martínez stands out for his originality and charisma. Exclusive artist of Warner Classics, his album Rsouthern apsodia has been chosen among the best albums of the year and was awarded the Gold Melomaniac. He stood out at an early age for the recommendation of Mstislav Rostropovich To the queen Doña Sofía and has been recognized by critics for his “Expressive sensitivity” and his “Exquisite sound”. In addition, it has been awarded in international competitions in France, Spain and Portugal. The composer Salvador Brotons he wrote the Sonata para Cello Solo that premiered in Lisbon and the teacher Thomas Marco He has dedicated the sonata for cello and piano to him Sibyls in front of the mirror, which premiered with great success in Madrid. He plays a cello built by David Tecchler in Rome (1730) and a Jean Baptiste Vuillaume built in Paris in 1863.

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