Emili blasco


Studies in piano and chamber music at the Conservatorio Superior Municipal de Barcelona, professor Antoni Besses (1986-1994).

1st prize in the 8th Chamber Music Competition organized by the Generalitat de Catalunya (1992).

2nd prize in the  R. Parramon Competition, organized by the Fundació de Música (1993).

Concerts with Juventudes Musicales throughout Catalunya (the autonomous region of Barcelona and north-east Spain).

Classes with Frederic Gevers and Ilse Graubin. 

Grant from the Minsterion de Asuntos Exteriores for postgraduate studies at the Akademia Chopin from Warsaw (1994-96).  Studied with Edward Wolanin and Andrzej Stefanski, finishing with highest honors.  Piano and chamber music recitals in Poland.

Later concerts  at the Palau de la Música Catalana, Auditori de Barcelona, Auditori Eduard Toldrà, Festival Internacional de Torroella de Montgrí, Festival Castell Santa Florentina, Fundación Juan March de Madrid, Festival Internacional de Salamanca, Festibal de Pasqua de Cervera.

Creation of the violin and piano duo with the violinist Patrycja Bronisz (1995).

Premiers and performances of contemporary composers:  Joan Guinjoan, Salvador Brotons, Llorenç Balsach, Josep Soler, Josep Lluís Guzmán, Antoni Besses, Francesc Taverna-Bech, Joan Comellas, Josep Cercós, Manuel Oltra, etc. 

First CD recording with works of R. Strauss, A. Berg, and J. Soler (1997).

Concerts at Lincoln Center and the Spanish Institue of New York (USA), Verona (Italia) , the 7th Festival of Latin-American Music in Caracas, and the Auditorio del Conservatorio Simón Bolivar de Caracas (Venezuela).

Regular contributions (articles and cd reviews) for Scherzo and CD Compact.

Interest in the repertoire of Enric Morera, Francesc Alió, James Pahissa Antoni Massana Buxó Thomas, Manuel de Falla, Eduardo Toldrà, Ricard Lamote Grignon, Frederic Mompou, Joan Massià.