Miguel Àngel Tamarit

Miguel Àngel Tamarit

Born in Valencia, Miguel Àngel Tamarit graduated from the Higher Conservatory of Music in Valencia, further studies at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria, with Professor Alfred Prinz and later at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Vienna, where he received clarinet classes and chamber music with professors Alfred Prinz and Ernst Ottensamer.

In 1990, he founded the Johannes Brahms Trio and received a scholarship from the European Union in 1994 for the Kaleidoscope project, he expanded his studies of Chamber Music with professors F. Zadra and P. Vernikov, performing concerts in numerous Spanish and European auditoriums. Likewise, he participated in numerous concerts with the Turiae Camerata, Silvestre String Quartet, Resident Quartet of Salzburg, 20th Century Music Society, Quintet de Vent of Valencia and String Quartet of the European Symphony Orchestra.

Founding member of the Zaragoza Conservatory Orchestra, he has collaborated with the Valencia Municipal Orchestra. In 1990 he filled the position of Solo Clarinet in the Philharmonic Orchestra of Las Palmas, Canarias and in 1999 to 2003 solo clarinet of the European Symphony Orchestra. He has collaborated with musicians such as Josep Carreras, Plácido Domingo, Cristian Florea, Rasvan Neculai, Bela Kovacs, Lluis Claret, Teresa Berganza, etc.

He specializes in the interpretation of original clarinets from the 18th century and collaborates with groups of classical instruments such as Trío Bocherini, Orquesta Barroca de Salamanca and founded in 2003 the Ritornello Quintet, wind quintet and quartet with pianoforte and original instruments from the 18th century.

He created Ventus Quintet and Nacht Trio, in 2011, young chamber music formations with which he has performed a large number of concerts with great critical acclaim, from summer music festivals to venues such as the Seminarhaus in Berlin or the Villa Tesoriera in Turin.

Jury member of the prestigious contest The International Competition. Three Generations of Mozart, Hagen, Germany and clarinet professor at the University of Applied Sciences, Osnabrück, Germany. Since 2000 Tamarit is regularly invited to the most prestigious European festivals, performing in countries such as France, Italy, Germany, the Czech Republic, Norway, Switzerland and Finland. Among them the subscription concerts for the Mozart Society of Salzburg in Turin, Emäsalo Music Festival and Porvoon Festival in Finland and Grieg Festival in Bergen, Norway.

Since 2004 Tamarit has performed chamber music concerts with the Szymanowski Quartet (Germany), the Sestetto Stradivari (Italy) and the String Quintet of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, performing the clarinet quintets of Mozart, Weber and Brahms. The concerts with Ventus Quintet and the recitals of French and German music with pianist Kei Hikichi, as well as the recitals of Italian music with pianist Renata Benvegnu.

Since 2019 he has been performing with the String Quintet of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, with which he receives the award for his work as a musician, an activity that he carries out in the best national and international concert halls with recognition from the public and critics.