08:00 16 October 2014

Gibraltar Philharmonic Society presents a rare double bass recital

In association with the Bonita Trust, Lucian Ciorata – double bass and Ángel Andrés Muñoz – piano will be the featured artists of the second concert of the 2014/2015 Gibraltar Philharmonic Society season in a rare double bass recital on Thursday 16th October 2014 at 8:00pm, at the Convent Ballroom.

The programme will feature compositions for double bass and piano by G. Botessini, E. Granados, B. Bartók, A. Muñoz and P. Valls.

Born in Bucharest, Lucian Ciorata begins his musical studies, and already specialises on the double bass at the age of fourteen at his native city’s School of Music with Professor Ion Tetel. Lucian Ciorata has won numerous National and International awards amongst which are the Cantarea Romaniei, Germany’s Markneukirchen, Belgrade’s International Chamber Competition.Lucian Ciorata is a soloist of the Real Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla and he is also one of the founder members, of the Seville Chamber Orchestra.

Pianist, Ángel Andrés Muñoz is professor at the Conservatorio Superior de Música in Córdoba  specialising in piano accompaniment. Mr Muñoz has collaborated with the Teatro del Liceo in Barcelona and the Choir of the Gran Teatro de Córdoba in staging numerous operas as part of the Universal Exposition in Seville and where he performed with artists of the stature of Plácido Domingo, José Carreras and Teresa Berganza amongst many others.

Tickets priced at £20 are available from Sacarello’s coffee shop – restaurant in Irish Town and The Silver Shop at 222 Main Street or directly from the Society by telephone on  + 350 200 72134. A limited number of tickets at £10 available to senior citizens and students via the John Mackintosh Hall at 308 Main Street.  Further information available from tel.: + 350 200 72134 or