ASÍS MÁRQUEZ

HISTORICAL KEYBOARDS

 

Asís was born in Madrid in 1987 and started playing piano when he was 5 years old. In 2007 he started studying harpsichord, basso continuo and composition in the “Real Conservatorio Superior de Música de Madrid”. After graduating Summa Cum Laude with Professor Alberto Martínez Molina, he was accepted in 2009 in the harpsichord and basso continuo Masters program in “Conservatorium van Amsterdam” with Professor Richard Egarr. He finished his Masters in 2013.

He has taken active part in masterclasses given by specialists and performers such as Manuel Carra, Guillermo González, Árpád Bodó, Anne Marie Dragosits, Menno van Delft, Miklós Spányi, Alfredo Bernardini, Jed Wentz, Andrew King, Emma Kirkby, Luigi Ferdinando Tagliavini, Lars Ulrik Mortensen, Eduardo López Banzo and Richard Egarr.

Asis has been invited to festivals such as “Reincken Festival Oude Muziek Deventer” (The Netherlands,, 2012), “Festival Internacional de Música y Danza de Granada” (Granada, Spain, 2008 y 2011) and “XVIII Muestra de Música Antigua ‘Castillo de Aracena’” (Aracena, Spain, 2011), entre amongst others. He has been awarded the “Premio Joven Bach 2014” by the “Círculo de Bellas Artes de Madrid”.

Graduated in Choral Conducting from the “Universidad Carlos III de Madrid”, he is assistant conductor of the University’s choir since 2009. This choir is conducted by Nuria Fernández Herranz. He is a member of the Joven Coro Nacional de España (JOCONDE) since 2014. He often collaborates with other ensembles like Capilla Real de Madrid, Collegium Marianum (Czech Republic), Coro Nacional de España, Delirium Música (with whom he has just recorded “Delirios”, based on european ciacconas and follias from the XVII and XVIII centuries), Música Liberata and La Spagna. He the harpsichordist in L’Apotheóse and harpsichordist and co-director in Ensemble ArcoTasto, which will be presenting its first recording “Le Grand Voyage: de Köthen a La Habana” soon, with music by B. De Selma y Salaverde, J. S. Bach, M. Marais, A. Soler and C. Álvarez. From 2014, he conducts the ensemble Scuola del Sospir, devoted to the interpretation of the vocal music by Claudio Monteverdi.

He has performed in many renowned venues such as Teatro Real de Madrid, “Kostel sv. Simona a Judy” (Prague), Auditorio Nacional de Música de Madrid, Teatro Ateneo de Madrid… amongst others.