The Ensemble Rayuela was established at the National Conservatory of Music and Dance in Paris, following the friendly meeting of four saxophonists and a pianist. Originating from different countries (Spain, Japan and Italy), the members of the Orchestra feed their musical project with a rich cultural mixture which they sometimes share with other instrumentalists; meetings conducive to the exploration of new musical styles.
The ensemble studied for 2 years with David Walter and obtained the master's degree in chamber music with the mention "A grade unanimously with the congratulations of the jury" at the National Superior Conservatory of Music and Dance in Paris.
The Ensemble Rayuela performed at the Philharmonie of Paris as part of the cycle Prelude to concerts, at the Festival Automne musical grand Châtellerault, at the Young Talents European Festival at the Hôtel of Soubise and at the Petit Palais, for the Musical Season at the Invalides in the Grand Salon of the Army Museum.
They also participated in the XVIIIth World Saxophone Congress in Zagreb. They also won the first prize and the jury prize at the 91st edition of the Léopold Bellan International Competition.
Rui Ozawa (soprano saxophone), Raquel Paños (alto saxophone), Nahikari Oloriz (ténor saxophone), Livia Ferrara (baritone saxophone), Kishin Nagai (piano).