The Henry J. Bruman Summer Chamber Music Festival

Cristina Montes-Mateo, Harp
Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Please join us for the Henry J Bruman Summer Chamber Music Festival, featuring Cristina Montes-Mateo!

Unanimous winner of the first prize at the Torneo Internazionale di Musica (Rome) and the International Harp Competition “V. Bucchi,” Montes-Mateo is recognized throughout the world as one of the leading harpists of her generation. She has also won four more international contests (prizes include Lily Laskine and Sacem in Paris, Arpista Ludovico in Madrid, and Nippon Harp Competition in Tokyo), as well as numerous national awards (e.g. Jeunesses Musicales, V. Salvi, Andalusian of the Future).

Montes-Mateo is a regular soloist in festivals and with orchestras such as the Ensemble Orchestral de Paris, Simón Bolívar Orchestra in Venezuela, Orchestra of the Theatre-für-Niedersachsen-Hannover, and the Santiago de Chile Orchestra. She has also played a recital for the King and the Queen of Spain and the President of the United Nations, which was broadcast live internationally.

She was selected by Lorin Maazel and Zubin Mehta as Principal Harp of the Valencia Opera Orchestra (Spain), and she often plays with the Munich Philharmonic, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Staatsoper Berlin, and the Los Angeles Philharmonic.

Admission is free, and all are welcome.

Additional Information

Parking on campus is $12