Ricard Capellino

He was born in Sueca (Valencia) and soon he initiates his musical studies receiving classes of great number of teachers as F. Perez, A. Ripoll, E. Perez, J. De la Vega… and receiving courses of teachers’ development as M. Miján, A. Gomis, Daniel Kientzy, Jean-Ives Formeau, Daniel Deffayet, Jean-Marie Londeix, Claude Delangle, Marie-Bernardette Charrier, Marcus Weiss and others.

Between his wide artistic career it´s necessary to emphasize diverse prizes being finalist in contests so much national and international as well as to have obtained so much the teacher’s degree and a superior degree, with the highest qualifications and ” Honorific Mention ” for unanimity in the C.S.M. “Joaquín Rodrigo” of Valencia.

He has played in many places in the world as París, Burdeos, Berlin, Basel, Lisboa, Milán, Helsinki, Santos, Ámsterdam, Sao Paulo, Madrid, Alicante, Santiago de Chile, Salamanca…, in different cycles and Music Festivals of Contemporary Music (Festival Música“Musica Nova” Sao Paulo, “Contemporaneamente-Lodi” of Milan, ENSEMS of Valencia, “Unerhörte-Musik” in Berlín, “Klang Festival” in Helsinki, Mostra Sonora of Sueca, Instituto Cervantes of Paris, Festival “Smash” in Salamanca, Auditorio Nacional de Música in Madrid, “músicad´hoy” in Madrid, “Opus Festival” in Bourdeaux, etc… ) having released numerous current works of different composers of international prestige, some of these dedicated to himself. He possesses diverse recordings for RTVE, RNE, Radio e Televisao de Portugal, Radio 1 of Finland… and he has been invited to conferences, gave speeches and congresses of saxophone.

Involved in diverse projects related to the interpretation of contemporary music, he has collaborated with different international ensembles such as Ensemble ” ESPAI SONOR ” and “TDM_Trio De Magia”, he arranges this facet interpretive together with the pedagogic and the investigative. Currently he forms part of Feedback Trio.

He have a lot of recordings: 2 CDs with Espai Sonor Ensemble (“stradivarius” label) with music of Aureliano Cattaneo and Voro García, 1 DVD with the music of José Manuel López López (“La Grande Celeste”) and images of filmaker Pascal Auger and two others CDs, with soloist, called “Alla Mente” with music by Mauricio Sotelo, Voro García, José Manuel López and Jesús Torres, and “Instrospecti(on)s with music by Alberto Posadas, Mark Andre, Hèctor Parra and Raphaël Cendo.

Now, he prepare a new work about new sound possibilities of saxophone and others 2 CDs as soloist and with chamber music.

From 1999 belong to Teachers of Music and Scenic Arts and teach in many Conservatories of music, being invited to give master-classes and lectures in spanish prestigious pedagogical institutions and abroad.

Ricardo Capellino plays exclusively with SELMER-París instruments.