Awarded the Spanish National Radio Culture Prize 2015, Isabel Villanueva (1988), is one of the best violists of the new generation. She is valued for her expression and sensibility as well as for her passion and commitment to promote the viola as an instrument with its own voice.
She has appeared as a soloist with the Radio Television Spanish Symphony Orchestra, Moscow Soloists, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra, New Russia State Symphony Orchestra, Orquestra Nacional d’Andorra, Orquesta Sinfónica de Castilla y León, Filarmónica de Málaga, Glasperlenspiel Sinfonietta of Tallin, performing a wide range of viola concertos from the baroque period until contemporary works in prestigious venues including the Grand Hall of St. Petersburg Philharmonic, Palau de la Musica in Barcelona, Teatro Monumental de Madrid or the Estonia Concert Hall in Tallin.
As a recitalist she has performed in international venues and festivals including Santander Festival, Auditorio Nacional in Madrid, Bath Music Festival (UK), Pablo Casals Festival in Prades (France), LegeArtis Festival (Austria), Slovenian Philharmonic Hall in Ljubljana, Schubertiade RTS (Switzerland), Royal Court Theatre in Copenhagen, Roudaki Hall in Tehran (becoming in 2013 the first foreign violist to perform solo recitals in Iran) and Wigmore Hall in London. (a part of a complete Bio)
Ms. Villanueva is featured in our future album “Writing on the Wall”.