HARP - Cristina Montes :: Faculty :: esim

Winner of the 1st Prize unanimously at the Torneo Internazionale di Music in Rome, and 1st Prize at the 32nd Concorso Internazionale di Arpa

Valentino Bucchi Award. Cristina Montes establishes herself as one of the most important international harpists of their generation. Winner also from the Arpa plus, Juventudes Musicales, Concurso International Harpist Ludovico, International Nippon Harp Contest, and Concours International Lily Laskine in Paris.

He has offered recitals with great success throughout Europe, the USA, Japan and South America; and concerts for Harp and orchestra with the Orchestral Ensemble of Paris, Simón Bolívar Orchestra of Venezuela, Philharmonic Orchestra of Málaga, the Valencian Community Orchestra of the Palau de les Arts, Orchestra of Santiago de Chile, or the Orchester December Theater für Niedersachsen Hannover, among others. Her recitals and concerts with orchestra have taken her to venues such as the Philharmonie Berlin, Tonhalle Zürich, Royal Albert Hall London, Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris, or Carnegie Hall in New York.

They highlight their participation in the Rio de Janeiro International Festival, or its most recent concert in the Royal Palace with the Kings of Spain in the act of commemoration of the 60th anniversary of Spain at the UN, and broadcast on direct internationally.

He has been Solo Harpist of the Valencia Orchestra. Currently, it is Harp Soloist of the Valencian Community Orchestra of the Palau de les Arts

Reina Sofia of Valencia, directed by L. Maazel, Z. Mehta, G. Prêtre, V. Gergiev and R. Chailly. In addition, he has been a solo harpist with the Münchner Philharmoniker and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, together with P. Boulez, Sir Colin Davis or B. Haitink.

Since 2013, she is also a Harp Professor at the Conservatory. Superior of Music Joaquín Rodrigo of Valencia. Likewise, perform frequently International Masterclasses at Berklee College of Music, Birmingham Conservatoire, or Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln. Between

His most important works include the CD Obras para harp, with 11 Spanish female composer premieres.