Momentos de Musica


Arensky Trio

Carlos Apellaniz (piano), Adrian van Dongen (violoncello) and Lelia Jancovici (violín)

– Lelia Jancovici, violín

lelia jankoviciA native of Bucharest, Lelia Iancovici began playing the violin at age seven. She has received awards including first prizes at the “Concorso Internazionale di Musica Isola di Capri” (Italy), the “W. A. Mozart Interpretation Festival” (Romania), and the “Contest for W. A. Mozart Violin and Piano Sonata Interpretation” (Romania).

In 1996, she moved to the United States where she received her Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she studied with Sherban Lupu, and her Master of Music and Performance Diploma degree from Boston University, where she studied with Peter Zazofsky. She has performed in masterclasses for Sergiu Luca, Ana Chumachenco, Adelina Oprean, Yfrah Neaman and Pamela Frank. In 2001, she participated in the Kent/Blossom Festival where she received the Joseph Gingold Award and studied with William Preucil and Anton Nel. She was a fellow at the Tanglewood Music Center for the 2002 season. Lelia joined the Verbier Festival Orchestra in 2003 and she is a member of theVerbier Chamber Orchestra since 2005.

In 2010, she participated in Salzburger Festspiele, Angelika Prokopp-Sommerakademie der Wiener Philharmoniker and for one year she was playing as substitute with Orchester der Wiener Staatsoper (Wiener Philharmoniker).
She is a member of the Orquestra de Valencia “Reina Sofia” since 2006.


Nacida en Bucarest, Lelia Iancovici comienza sus estudios a los siete años en su ciudad natal. En 1996, continúa sus estudios en Estados Unidos, donde obtiene la titulación superior de música en la Universidad de Illinois (Urbana-Champaign) con el profesor Sherban Lupu, y la titulación en Master y “Performance Diploma” en la Universidad de Boston, bajo la tutela del profesor Peter Zazofsky.
Además, ha recibido consejos de Sergei Luca, Ana Chumachenco, Adelina Oprean, Yfrah Neaman y Pamela Frank.
Entre sus premios destacan los primeros premios obtenidos en el “Concorso Internazionale di Musica Isola di Capri” (Italia), en el “Concurso del Festival de Interpretación W. A. Mozart” (Rumanía) y en el “Concurso de Piano y Violín Sonata W. A. Mozart” (Rumanía).
Ha participado en festivales como el “Kent/Blossom Festival”, en el 2001, recibiendo lecciones de William Preucil y Anton Nel, y donde además obtiene el premio Joseph Gingold; “Tanglewood Festival”, en el 2002, y en el “Verbier Festival”, en el año 2003.
Desde 2005 forma parte de la Orquesta de Cámara de Verbier.
En 2010 participó en el Festival de Salzburgo Angelika Prokopp – Sommerakademie der Wiener Philharmoniker y durante un año tocó de suplente con la Orchester der Wiener Staatsoper ( Wiener Philharmoniker ) .
Actualmente es violin tutti de la Orquesta del Palau de les Arts.

– Adrian van Dongen, violoncello

adrian.van.dongen..8Jan15(2)Receiving a scholarship in 1982 to study with Yo Yo Ma who praised him for his ‘great sound and technic’, he began his career performing cello concerts of Schumann, Boccherini, Kabalevsky, Beethoven’s triple concert’ a.o. and participating in International festivals in Athens, Madrid, Amsterdam, Perugia, Murcia, Mallorca, St.Petersburg, Czech Spring and Concentus Moraviae. He participated in masterclasses with Janos Starker,Heinrich Schiff, Tibor de Machula and Menachem Pressler and completed his studies in Paris with Philippe Můller.
In 1986 he entered the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra as second principal cellist. In 1991 he was appointed to the same position in the Netherlands Chamber Orchestra in Amsterdam, working with conductors like V. Gergiev, Sir C. Davis, L. Maazel, D. Kitaenko, D. Kitaenko and Cl. Abbado and performing in the worlds finest concert halls like Suntory Hall, Tokyo; Concertgebouw, Amsterdam; Royal Albert Hall, London; Salzburger Festspielhaus and Berliner Philharmonie. He has broadcasted on Dutch Radio, the BRT, Radio France, Radio Suisse Romande, RNE and Tsjech Radio and has made several recordings on compact disc. As a chamber music player he is active in Trio Prisma, an international group which made their debut in Salle Pleyel, Paris in 2009, In Sala Iturbi, Valencia in 2008 and regularly performs in major halls in Spain, France and the Tsjech republic.

He has broadcasted on Dutch Radio, the BRT, Radio France, Radio Suisse Romande, RNE and Tsjech Radio and has made several recordings on compact disc. As a chamber music player he is active in Trio Prisma, an international group which made their debut in Salle Pleyel, Paris in 2009, In Sala Iturbi, Valencia in 2008 and regularly performs in major halls in Spain, France and the Tsjech republic and is member of the Arensky Pianotrio and the Mediterranean Soloists and collaborated on stage with musicians as Christian Zacharias, Philippe Entremont, Gil Sharon, Claude Delangle, Gerard Poulet, Philippe Bianconi and Isabelle van Keulen.
In 1994 he moved with his family to Spain and was invited to give masterclasses in Benidorm, Madrid, Valencia, Ibiza, Castellón, Barcelona, Huesca e.o.
He is founder of Conjunto Barroco Valencia, an ensemble who dedicates itself to the interpretation of barock music in authentic style.
Adrian van Dongen, renowned pedagogue, whose pupils have won prices in various competitions and play in major international orchestras ( Amsterdam, Helsinki, Bilbao, Valencia, Lausanne, Mexico City) has been Professor of cello and methodology at the Conservatory of Rotterdam (1983-2011) and at the American Conservatory in Fontainebleau, France ( 1998-2004).
He is founder and artistic director of the International Music festival Valencia and teaches at the Forum Musikae Madrid.


Becado en 1982 por el propio Yo Yo Ma quien le elogió por su ´gran sonido y técnica´ Adrian van Dongen inició su carrera actuando de solista en conciertos de Schumann, Boccherini, Kabalevsky, Beethoven ‘Triple’ e.o. y participando en festivales como Skalkottas Atenas, Madrid, Holland Festival Amsterdam en Perugia, Mallorca, Murcia, St. Petersburgo, Czech Spring Festival y Concentus Moraviae. Participó en clases magistrales con Heinrich Schiff, Janos Starker, Tibor de Machula y Menachem Pressler y completó sus estudios en Paris con Philippe Müller.
En 1986 entró en the “Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra” como cosolista de chelo.
En 1991 fue nombrado para la misma posición en the “Netherlands Chamber Orchestra” en Amsterdam. Ha trabajado bajo la batuta de directores como Sir Colin Davis, Cl. Abbado, D. Kitaenko, D. Zinman, V. Gergiev, A. Lazarev, Y. Traub, L. Maazel e.o. actuando el los mejores salas del mundo como Concertgebouw, Suntory Hall, Royal Albert Hall y Berliner Philhamonie. Ha dado clases magistrales en la mayoría de los países Europeos, Japón, Rusia y Estados Unidos.
Su música fue emitida en la radio Holandesa, la “BRT” (radio Belga), la RNE, Radio France, la Radio Checa y Radio “Suisse Romande” y realizó varias grabaciones en compact disc. Es músico de cámara en el ‘Arensky Pianotrio’, ‘The Art Tango Ensemble’ y ‘Solistas del Mediterráneo’ y ha compartido escenario con artistas cómo Christian Zacharias, Philippe Entremont, Claude Delangle, Gil Sharon, Gerard Poulet y Isabelle van Keulen e.o.
En 2004 se trasladó a España y fue invitado a dar masterclasses en Madrid, Benidorm, Barcelona, Valencia, Castellón, Huesca, Ibiza e.o. Es miembro del Trio Prisma, conjunto que debutó en Salle Cortot en París en 2009, en la Sala Iturbi de Valencia en 2008 y que actúa regularmente en España, Chequia y otros países Europeos. Es fundador del Conjunto Barroco Valencia, un grupo que se dedica en interpretar la música Baroccca en estilo auténtico.
Adrian van Dongen, pedagogo reconocido, cuyos alumnos han sido galardones en concursos y son miembros de orquestas internacionales (Helsinki, Mexico City, Valencia, Amsterdam, Lausana, Bilbao, Hilversum e.o.), ha sido catedrático de violonchelo en el Conservatorio Superior de Rotterdam (1983-2011) y en el ‘’ Conservatoire Americain’’ en Fontainebleau, Francia (1998-2004).
Es fundador y director artístico del International Music Festival Valencia y profesor en el Forum Musikae Madrid.

– Carlos Apellaniz, piano

foto carlos app.(2)Carlos Apellaniz began his musical studies at the ” l’Ecole Nationale de Musique Bayonne Côte-Basque” with the pianist Françoise Doué, where he was awarded a Gold Medal. He continued his music studies at the Conservatoire de Paris (Villette) under professors Jacques Rouvier and Pascal Devoyon. He was unanimously awarded the first prize in piano and the first prize in chamber music. He then continued his training at the Queen Sophia College of Music under Dmitri Bashkirov and Galina Eguiazarova.
His excellent professional career includes the award of five international first prizes in piano and continuous musical activity that has taken in performances on four continents, playing in Spain, France, Belgium, Germany, Hungary, Portugal, Britain, Italy, China, America, Morocco, Venezuela, Argentina, Mexico and Cuba.
He has played as a soloist with the Orchestre Nationale de Bayonne (France), the Andrés Segovia Chamber Orchestra, the Pablo Sarasate Orchestra (Pamplona), the Marseille Chamber Orchestra (France), the Valencia Instrumental Group, the Valencia Symphony Orchestra, the Mexico City Philharmonic Orchestra, among others, in such prestigious concert halls as the Palau de les Arts, Palau de la Musica, National Auditorium of Music (Spain), Barcelona Auditorium of Music, Palácio de Festivales, Santander, Salle Gaveau de Paris and the Teatro Colon de Buenos Aires.
He has made recordings for Radio France, Spanish national radio, Euskadi Irratia, Radio Bremen and Radio Bartók (Budapest). He recently recorded in full the sonatas and interludes for piano written by John Cage. He recorded with the B3 Brouwer Trio the complete chamber music of Leo Brouwer composed for that group with the Fundacion Author in the SGAE (Sociedade General de Autores Y Editores) Spain, and he recently made a recording with that group of “La bella cubana” under the lavel of RICY Productions in Los Angeles (California USA), with current Cuban musical compositions.
He is a founding member of the B3-Brouwer Trio and of the TDM-Trio De Magia, and he regularly performs with them at various international festivals. He is the piano soloist with the “Grup Instrumental de Valencia” with which he won the 2005 National Music Prize – funded by the Spanish Ministry of Culture.
He has taught piano at the Musikene – Higher School of Music of the Basque Country, at the Aragon Academy of Music, at the Bayonne National School of Music (France) and at various master classes and summer courses. He is regularly invited as a jury member of international piano competitions.
He is currently teaching piano at the Valencia Higher Conservatory of Music.
Nace en Irún (Guipúzcoa) y comienza sus estudios musicales en la Ecole Nationale de Musique Bayonne Côte-Basque, donde es galardonado con la Medalla de Oro, con la pianista Françoise Doué. Perfecciona su formación musical en el Conservatorio Nacional Superior de Música de Paris (Villette), con Jacques Rouvier y Pascal Devoyon, obteniendo los Primeros Premios de Piano y de Música de Cámara. Continua su formación en la Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía con Dimitri Bashkirov y Galina Eguiazarova. 
Así mismo ha recibido consejos de maestros de la talla de Alicia de Larrocha, Leon Fleisher, François-René Duchable, Darío de la Rosa, Emil Naoumoff, etc.


Su sólida trayectoria profesional es avalada por cinco Primeros premios internacionales de Piano y una ininterrumpida actividad musical que la ha llevado a actuar con diversas orquestas y en recitales en países como España, Francia, Bélgica, Alemania, Hungría, Portugal, Reino Unido, Italia, Marruecos, Venezuela, Argentina, México, Cuba, en salas de prestigio como el Palau de les Arts, Palau de la Música, Auditorio Nacional, Auditori de Barcelona, Palacio de Festivales de Santander, Salle Gaveau de Paris, Teatro Colon de Buenos Aires, etc.

Ha realizado grabaciones para Radio France, Radio Nacional de España, Euskadi Irratia, Radio Bremen, Radio Bartok (Budapest). Recientemente ha grabado los discos “Carácter mediterrani” con música de creación de compositores valencianos contemporáneos y “Integral de Sonatas e Interludios para Piano preparado de John Cage”.
Es miembro fundador del B3:Brouwer Trio, con quien ha grabado con los sellos Fundación Autor (SGAE), Verso, Colibrí y Rycy Productions Inc., y pianista solista del “Grup Instrumental de Valencia” con el que ha obtenido el Premio Nacional de Música 2005.

Ha impartido clases como Profesor de Piano en el Centro Superior de Música del País Vasco-Musikene, en la Escuela Nacional de Música de Bayona y en diferentes “Master Class” y Cursos de verano, y es invitado asiduamente como miembro de jurado de concursos internacionales de piano.
Actualmente es profesor de Piano en el Conservatorio Superior de Música de Valencia.