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Album-Release:
2022

HRA-Release:
02.12.2022

Label: IBS Classical

Genre: Classical

Subgenre: Chamber Music

Artist: Anna Urpina, Eva del Campo, Alberto Rosado

Composer: Heinrich Ignaz Biber (1644-1704), Anton Webern (1883-1945), Dario Castello (1600-1658), Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713), Jose Luis Turina (1952), Josep Maria Guix (1967), Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767), Arvo Pärt (1935)

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  • Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber (1644 - 1704): Rosary Sonata No. 1 in D Minor, C. 90 "The Annunciation":
  • 1Biber: Rosary Sonata No. 1 in D Minor, C. 90 "The Annunciation"05:54
  • Anton Webern (1883 - 1945): 4 Pieces for Violin & Piano, Op. 7:
  • 2Webern: 4 Pieces for Violin & Piano, Op. 7: No. 1, Sehr langsam01:12
  • 3Webern: 4 Pieces for Violin & Piano, Op. 7: No. 2, Rasch01:21
  • 4Webern: 4 Pieces for Violin & Piano, Op. 7: No. 3, Sehr langsam01:11
  • 5Webern: 4 Pieces for Violin & Piano, Op. 7: No. 4, Bewegt01:04
  • Dario Castello (1602 - 1631): Sonata seconda à sopran solo:
  • 6Castello: Sonata seconda à sopran solo05:26
  • José Luis Turina (b. 1952): Movimiento for Violin & Piano:
  • 7Turina: Movimiento for Violin & Piano08:14
  • Arcangelo Corelli (1653 - 1713): Violin Sonata in D Minor, Op. 5 No. 12 "La folia":
  • 8Corelli: Violin Sonata in D Minor, Op. 5 No. 12 "La folia"10:35
  • Josep Maria Guix (b. 1967): Esbós sobre una glossa antiga:
  • 9Guix: Esbós sobre una glossa antiga04:08
  • Georg Philipp Telemann (1681 - 1767): Fantasia No. 9 in B Minor, TWV 40:22:
  • 10Telemann: Fantasia No. 9 in B Minor, TWV 40:22: I. Siciliana01:50
  • 11Telemann: Fantasia No. 9 in B Minor, TWV 40:22: II. Vivace03:27
  • 12Telemann: Fantasia No. 9 in B Minor, TWV 40:22: III. Allegro01:31
  • Arvo Pärt (b. 1935): Spiegel im Spiegel for Violin & Piano:
  • 13Pärt: Spiegel im Spiegel for Violin & Piano07:10
  • Total Runtime53:03

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This album allows us to appreciate the versatility of the young artist Anna Urpina, whose goal was to approach each score from a historically informed perspective. The compositions from the 17th and 18th centuries (Castello, Biber, Corelli and Telemann) are recorded with baroque violin (with gut strings) and bow alongside the harpsichord. In addition, the tuning is half a tone lower (415 Hz) than is common in today's repertoire (442 Hz). Techniques of the period were also employed, as well as Baroque flexibility in ornamentation and improvisation. The use of a single keyboard instrument to enliven the basso continuo allows for a more direct comparison between the works of the two historical periods, as 20th and 21st century scores (Webern, Pärt, José Luis Turina, and Guix) are performed with modern violin and piano. In order to highlight as much as possible the contrasts and constants that link the eight compositions, the pieces have not been arranged chronologically, but rather one from each era, creating a stimulating hybrid narrative.

An original proposal that highlights the refined tonal and artistic potential of the "four-chord lyre," as Biber used to call the violin.

Anna Urpina, violin
Eva del Campo, harpsichord
Alberto Rosado, piano



Anna Urpina
A rising star in the European Early Music scene, violinist Anna Urpina is rapidly garnering praise from international media for her personal and insightful performances of repertoire ranging from the 17th to the 21st century.

A performer of both historical and modern instruments, Urpina is soloist of the Ambronay European Baroque Academy tour, has also appeared in several International Festivals in England, Norway, Poland and Spain, like Aspen Music Festival, Verbier Festival, FeMap, FeMAS, Noches en los Jardines del Real Alcázar Sevilla, Brigthon Early Music Festival, Utrecht Early Music Festival, Torroella de Montgrí Festival, Salzburger Festspiele, performing as soloist and in important ensembles such as orchestra The Age of Enlightenment, EUBO,Ensemble Artaserse of Phillipe Jaroussky, Freiburger Barockorcheter, Member of Les Musiciens du Prince under Cecila Bartoli, Artist of discographic label IBS Classical, and Artist in Residence of Clàssica Jove 21-22.

Born in Vic (Barcelona), she pursues her studies in Madrid, University of Madison-Wisconsin (US) under prestigious Vartan Manoogian, Royal Conservatory of Brussels under Shirly Laub and Hochschule für Musik of Leipzig under Mariana Sirbu. She has received lessons from Paul Kantor, Eva Graubin, Mimi Zweig, Pinchas Zukerman, Gerard Claret, Natalie Boyarsky, Alexander Kerr, Masao Kawasaki, Serguei Fatkoulin, Latica Honda-Rosenberg, Stephan Picard. A direct disciple of Maestro Enrico Onofri in Italy, completes her Early Music studies in France, ESMUC, and Amsterdam Conservatory under supervision Vera Beths, Anne Bylsma, Emilio Moreno,François Fernandez and Manfredo Kramer. ​

She has been concertino and soloist of JONC, JONDE and member of Gustav Mahler Jungendorchester, EUYO and orchestra Schleswig -Holstein, performing at Musikverein Viena, Konzerthaus Berlin, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Berliner Philarmonie, Elbphilarmonie Hamburg, Philarmonie Paris, Royal Albert Hall, Staatoper Viena, Tonhalle Zurich, KKL Lucern . She has been awarded first prizes in Xàtiva National Competition, Marcos Pedro Jimeno Competition and New Tenuto Competition in Belgium. She has also obtained awards in Arjau Competition and Salou National Competition, special prize for the best Bach performance in the International competition Violines por la Paz and Primer Palau de la Música Barcelona International Competition. She wins the competition of “Real Conservatorio de Madrid” to perform as soloist in Auditorio Nacional Madrid and Laureats Competition in Royal Conservatory of Brussels.

Despite her youth, she debuted at the age of 15 as soloist with Chamber Orchestra of Vic under Jordi Mora. Since then, she has performed as soloist with Philomusic Orchestra, Camerata de Madrid, Orquestra de Cambra de Vic, Brussels Philarmonic, XXI Century Orchestra, Orquesta del Real Conservatorio de Madrid, Orchestra of Royal Conservatory Brussels, Orchestra of Festival of Concabella and Orquesta Sinfònica de Burgos, performing in prestigious Halls as Fundación Juan March Madrid, Palau Reina Sofia Valencia, Palau de la Música Catalana, Grand Salle Brussels, Brahms Saal Viena and Albert Hall London.

She has participated in international festivals such as Aspen Music Festival, Madeline Island Music Camp, Kronberg Academy, Verbier Festival, Gustav Mahler Academy, Kronberg Academy, FeMAS (Early Music festival Sevilla), FEMAP (Early Music Festival Pyrinees), Brigthon Early Music Festival London, Utrecht Early Music Festival, Salzburger Festspiele, Festival Torroella de Montgrí. In 2022 she plays for Prince Alberto II Monaco in the festivity of National Monegasc day She plays a violin by David Bagué 2007 and Eduard Sitjes 2019.

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