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Spanish Brass

Date of Performance

07. 17(Wed) / 14:00 ~ 14:55

Conductor

To be updated.

Band SNS
Introduction

With a thirty-four year trajectory in the world of chamber music, Spanish Brass is one of the most dynamic and highly regarded groups on the international musical stage. 

In 1996 the ensemble won First Prize in the Sixth International “Ville de Narbonne” Brass Quintet Competition  (France), considered the most prestigious for this formation. In 2017 Spanish Brass received First Prize in the Bankia Awards for Musical Talent of the Comunitat de Valencia, and in 2019 theyreceived the Espai Ter de Música Award. They have also been awarded with four Carles Santos Awards for their CD XXX and Mira si hem corregut terres… (2019), Les Aventures de Monsieur Jules (2020) and Spanish Brass (a) LIVE (2021).  

In 2020 they received the Spanish National Music Award.

 

They have participated in some of the most important festivals in the world. They performed at the gala for the Prince of Asturias Awards in 1995, and have recorded music for the play La Fundación by Buero Vallejo, at the Centro Dramático Nacional, as well as the score for the film Descongélate by Félix Sabroso, produced by El Deseo.

 

They have released thirty-two recordings, including two DVD-CDs and three double CDs, showing their many facets: Luur-Metalls Spanish Brass Quintet (1996), No Comment (1998), La Escalera de Jacob (2000), Spanish Brass Luur Metalls & Friends (2001), Delicatessen (2002), Caminos de España (2003), Absolute with Christian Lindberg and Ole E. Antonsen (2004), Gaudí’um (2005), Metàl.lics (2006), Retaule de Nadal with Orfeó Valencià Navarro Reverter (2006), SBALZ Brass Ensemble (2007), Brass and Wines with Steven Mead (2008), Brassiana with Lluís Vidal Trio (2008), The Best of Spanish Brass (2009), SBLM (2009), Tell me a Brass Story with Banda Municipal de Música de Bilbao (2012), viBRASSions (2012), Metalls d’Estil with Pep “Botifarra” (2013), 25 (2014), SuBLiMe Christmas (2014), Brass Brass Brass (2016), de Vents i Terra with Banda Municipal de Barcelona (2017), Puro de Oliva with Chano Domínguez and Bandolero (2018), XXX (2018), Mira si hem corregut terres… with Carles Dénia (2019), Les Aventures de Monsieur Jules with Albert Guinovart (2019), Spanish Brass (a) LIVE (2020), Music for Brass Quintet by Gregory Fritze (2021), Music for Brass Quintet by Andrés Valero-Castells (2022), Vine, vine Spanish Brass (2022), Resurrección (2022) and 35 (2023).

 

Alongside their activities as performers, Spanish Brass organizes two festivals, international in scope, devoted to brass instruments: the Festival Spanish Brass Alzira (www.sbalz.com) and the Bras surround (www.brassurround.com), where every year some of the most prestigious international brass soloists, groups and teachers gather.

 

Spanish Brass plays Shires trumpets and trombone, Paxman French horn, Melton tuba and Romera Brass mutes and mouthpieces. They use the new BlackBinder application. Spanish Brass uses BAGS instrument cases and are the owners of the BAGS company.

In addition, they receive support from the Institut Valencià de Cultura and the Ministerio de Cultura-INAEM.

MEMBERS:

Carlos Benetó Grau.- Trumpet

Juanjo Serna Salvador.- Trumpet

Manuel Pérez Ortega.- Horn

Indalecio Bonet Manrique.- Trombone

Sergio Finca Quirós.- Tuba

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