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Leticia Moreno, named ECHO Rising Star
Wednesday, 25/04/2012
The Spanish violinist Leticia Moreno has been named ECHO Rising Star for the 12/13 Season. She will perform at the most important concert halls in Europe: Barbican Center in London, Concertegebouw in Amsterdam, Musikverein in Viena or Cité de la Musique in Paris, among others.

The Spanish violinist Leticia Moreno has been named ECHO (European Concert Hall Organisation)  Rising Star for the 12/13 Season. She will perform at the most important concert halls in Europe: Barbican Center in London, Concertegebouw in Amsterdam, Musikverein in Viena or Cité de la Musique in Paris, among others.

Leticia studied with legendary Prof. Bron in Madrid’s Reina Sofia School and in Köln Musikhochschule . She also received the advice of Maxim Vengerov in Saarbrücken Musikhochschule. In 2007 Leticia obtained her Masters Degree with distinction with Prof D. Takeno at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. She also had the privilege to receive the last and most valuable music advices of Maestro Rostropovich the last three years before he died.

Winner of five international competitions: The Henryk Szeryng Competition (2000), Concertino Praga (2000) Novosibirsk (2001) Sarasate (2001), and the Kreisler Competition, She has received numerous national and international awards, among them the Emily Anderson Prize 2005 of the Royal Philharmonic Society and a Martin Musical Scholarship from the Philharmonia Orchestra and the Ibla Grand Prize 2008 after which being offered a concert tour around the world performing in major halls. Leticia has been also member of jury in the Sarasate competition 2007.

Since she is twelve, she has been performing with leading orchestras, including Wiener Symphoniker, Mozarteum Orchestra, Frankfurter Sinfoniker, Sinfonietta Cracovia, Israel Youth Symphony Orchestra, Taipei Symphony Orchestra, St. Petersburg Philharmonic, among many others, as well as with the major orchestras in Spain. She has collaborated with artists such as Maxim Vengerov, Gidon Kremer, Günter Herbig, Eiji Oue, Juanjo Mena, Vladimir Spivakov, Krzystof Penderecki, Marzio Conti, Pedro Halffter, Pinchas Steinberg, Ivor Bolton, Jesús López Cobos, etc.

She has appeared in some of Europe´s most pretigious concert halls like Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, Wiener Konzerthaus, Rudolfino Theatre of Prague, London’s Wigmore Hall, Bayreuth Opernhaus, Great Hall of the Philharmonie and Hermitage Theater in St Petersburg, Carnegie Hall, Performing Arts Center of Moscow or Franckfurt Opera Haus. Festivals in which she has participated include Lockenhaus Festival, Ravinia Festival, Musical Olympus and Spanish Nights in St Petersburg, Beethoven Festival in Warsaw, Passau Festival, Santander Festival, Emilia Romagna, Sta. Cecilia Festival, Tel Aviv Festival, Davos Festival.

Among her recent and future engagements we can highlight the Russian National Philharmonic Orchestra with Vladimir Spivakov and John Axelrod, Rheingau Music Festival, Orquesta Simón Bolivar from Venezuela, St. Petersburg Philharmonic with Yuri Temirkanov, Orquesta Nacional de España with Josep Pons, etc.

Leticia Moreno has recorded for labels such as Verso and radio recordings for RNE, ZDF, BBC and Chicago Classical Radio.

Leticia plays in a Nicola Gagliano 1762.