Sunday 4 September at 5 p.m. at the château

Mexican duo "Les Incontournables" :  Diego GALICIA-SUAREZ, counter-tenor

&  Daniel AZTATZI LOPEZ, guitar  & double bass

Diego GALICIA-SUAREZ, counter-tenor

He began his music studies in Mexico, where he was Prize Winner in the Francisco Araiza University Singing Competition in 2017, and also the Maria Bonilla Lied and Melody Competition. In 2018, he was awarded the Fondation Turquois Prize, a year’s study at the Prince Rainier III Academy of Music and Theatre in Monaco, where he obtained a double Diplôme d’Etudes Musicales in Song and Chamber Music. During his stay, he performed in various venues in Monaco, as well as in France and Italy.

In 2019 he began to study for his Bachelor in the Song class of Stuart Patterson at the Haute Ecole de Musique in Geneva. Diego is also interested in composition and regularly produces projects in the context of his studies.

As a singer he has played the role of the Little Prince in the opera by Federico Ibarra, in Mexico. In 2020, in Geneva, he sang the role of the Devil in “ Angélique “ , by Jacques Ibert with the Manufacture  de Lausanne. He has also sung in several different ensembles, notably conducted by Paul Agnew and Leonardo Garcia Alarcon, amongst others. At the moment, he is studying for a Masters in Interpretation for Historic Instruments (Baroque Song) at the Haute Ecole de Musique in Geneva.

He has been invited by the Ministry of Culture in Mexico , to perform at the CENART in September 2022, in a concert based on the book “Las viscisitudes del contratenor “ by Héctor Sosa, before returning to Europe to continue his schedule of performances.

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Daniel AZTATZI LOPEZ, guitar  & double bass

​Professional  Experience

- Improvisation at the MIRY Concertzaal and Galeries D'art Belgium 2022 - Current 

- Ataneres Ensemble “It’s all Music” and “Four Seasons Festival Zeeuwsch-Vlaanderen” Netherlands, Belgium and Poland October 2021-November 2021

 - Symphonic Orchestra of Tunisia  Octobre 2021

 - Les Pinsons Divers L’été au Verger Switzerland August 2021

 - Intern in the Orchestre de Chambre in Geneva 2019 - 2021 

- Intern in the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande  2019 - 2021

 - Playing in various orchestras in Switzerland 2016 - 2022 

- Orchestre des Nations

- Orchestre de l’Université de Fribourg

- Orchestre « Tell Quell »

- Orchestre du Conservatoire de Musique Neuchâtelois

- Orquesta Escuela Carlos Chavez Mexique 2015 - 2016 

-Orquesta Sinfonica de Chimalhuacan Mexique 2014 - 2015

Etudes

Masters in  Music Performance

K.A.S.K. Conservatory School of Arts Ghent

Classe of David Desimpelaere  Belgium 2021 - Present

Master of Arts in Music Performance and  Musician for Orchestra 2019 - 2021 Switzerland

Bachelor Instrumentalist Double Bass Haute Ecole de Musique de Genève-Neuchatel

Classe of  Mirella Vedeva Switzerland

Intern  in the Carlos Chavez Orchestra School  in Mexico 

Bachelor Instrumentalist Double Bass at the  High School of Music in the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, in the class of  Nikola Popov, in  Mexico

 Preprofessional studies in Double Bass at the High School of Music in the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes 2011 - 2014  in Mexico

Languages

Spanish, English, French, Italian

"The human connection in the moment of creating music is what inspires me the most,"

Daniel Aztatzi

https://danielaztatzi1.wixsite.com/my-site/home

Program

México lindo - Chucho Monge (1921)

Solamente una vez - Agustín Lara (1941)

Amorcito corazón – Manuel Esperón (1948)

Al final – Daniel Aztatzi (2017) *

Sabor a mí - Álvaro Carrillo Alarcón (1958)

 

¡Ay! Este azul - Pancho Cabral

Antes de ti – Daniel Aztatzi (2021) *

Alfonsina y el mar- Ariel Ramírez y Félix Luna

 

La llorona - Son Tradicional del Itsmo de Tehuantepec

Caballo viejo - Simón Diaz (1980)

Dos arbolitos - Chucho Martínez Gil (1949)

La vie en rose – Edith Piaf

 

Mariachi de Corazón – Daniel Aztatzi (2021) *

Cielito lindo - Quirino Mendoza y Cortés (1882)

Cucurrucucú Paloma - Tomás Méndez (1954)

Bésame mucho - Consuelo Velázquez (1940)

 

*Créations originales