Javier Bonet - Horn
Javier Bonet, after beginning his training in Spain with his father and Mr. Miguel Rodrigo in Valencia, continued and perfected his studies at the Folkwang Musikhochschule in Essen (Germany) with Hermann Baumann. He also participated in master classes with professors such as Daniel Bourgue, Philip Farkas, Vicente Zarzo or Ab Koster.
A restless researcher, international soloist, very active in chamber music, his great versatility means that he develops internationally recognized work in the field of natural horn at the same time. He is globally acclaimed as a reference in interpretation with historical instruments and creator of the group of natural horns "Corniloquio". With the natural horn, he has already published four CDs with ARSIS, with Miriam Gómez-Morán (Tableau Musical and Sonatas for pianoforte and horn) and with Corniloquio, one dedicated to Dauprat and the other to J. F Gallay. With the modern horn we can see him premiering compositions by the most current creators, as well as shining in the world of the most diverse chamber music or presenting original educational programs.
He has played as a soloist with most of the Spanish orchestras, in many European countries and in Taiwan, China, Venezuela, Argentina, Japan and the USA. It has several world premieres of concerts with orchestra, such as those by E. Cosma, J. Colomer, M. Constant, the Spanish premiere of the Ligeti concert in 2000 and in 2009 the world premiere with the National Orchestra of Spain of the Concert "Ab Origine" by Salvador Brotons. Among his numerous recordings with the modern horn for record companies such as VERSO or ARSIS, the concerto for horn and orchestra "Naturaleza Humana" by Juanjo Colomer and the 4 concertos for horn by W. A. Mozart, with the Münchner Rundfunkorchester under the direction of Hermann Baumann, stand out.
His most recent record work for the new EXAUDIO label is "JUST for FUN" with Miriam Gómez-Morán on piano, a record with his own arrangements of works originally conceived for the most varied instruments, such as voice, piano, cello or the violin. Highlight his last tour with Miriam Gómez-Morán on piano, touring the US with a final recital at Carnegie Hall in New York.
In the field of Pedagogy, he regularly teaches numerous courses both in Spain, for various national conservatories, and abroad: Lisbon, Porto, Paris, Budapest, Berlin, Indiana University, Curtis de Filadelfia, University of Arizona, Mexico, Caracas, Seoul. , Beijing or Tokyo. He was a professor at the Conservatorio Superior de Salamanca and is currently a professor of natural horn and modern horn at the ESMUC in Barcelona.
Awarded in various international competitions, he is now a jury member of the most prestigious competitions; Porcia, Geneva and ARD from Munich. Javier Bonet is a member of the National Orchestra of Spain since 1987.
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