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Concertmaster | Baltic Neopolis Orchestra

Emanuel Salvador

Emanuel Salvador has performed as a soloist and chamber musician in many important venues including; St. Martin-in-the-Fields (London), Hamamatsu concert hall (Japan), Jiangxi Arts Centre (China), Philharmonic Hall (Uralsk – Kazakhstan), Gulbenkian Auditório 2, Rivoli Theatre, Centro Cultural de Belém (Portugal), Codarts’ Muziksaal (Rotterdam), Sala Nezahuacoyotl, Teatro Universitario UANL, Teatro Ocampo (Mexico), Adana Symphony Hall (Turkey), Cracow Philharmonic Hall, the Lutoslawski Concert studio, Warsaw (Poland), Auditório Nacional, Centro de las Artes Escénicas y de la Música (Spain), Voronezh and Krasnoyarsk Philharmonic Halls (Russia), Sto. António Church (Rome), Palatin Kulturzentrum, Fruchthalle (Germany), and the Manoel Theatre (Malta). He has also undertaken extensive tours of the USA, Southeast Asia, China and Japan. As a concerto soloist Emanuel has played with Sinfónica de Brasília, Sinfônica da Bahia, Sinfonica do Espirito Santo, Çukurova State Symphony, Baskent chamber orchestra, Sinfonica UANL, Camara de Morelos, Mexican Radio Chamber Orchestra, Dnipropetrovsk Symphony, Baltycka, Bialystok, Lublin, Sudecka, Lomza, Opole, Kalisz, Rotterdam Ensemble, Orchestra da Camara Fiorentina, Voronezh Symphony, Krasnoyarsk Philharmonic, Pazardhzik Symphony, City of Thessaloniki, Newbury Symphony and Nuova Amadeus orchestras, Orquestra do Norte, Clássica da Madeira. He has worked with many conductors including; Natalia Ponomorchuk, Byron Fidetzis, Adam Klocek, Mark Kadin, Juan Carlos Lomonaco, Ferreira Lobo, Carlos Prazeres, Roberto Beltran, Grigor Palikarov, Philippe Bender, Boguslaw Dawidow, Felix Carrasco, Volker Schmidt- Gertenbach, Federico Garcia Vigil, and Bartosz Zurakowski. His festival appearances include Usedomer Musik Festival (Germany), Gaia International and Encontros da Primavera (Portugal), Proms in St. Judes and Ampthill (U.K.), International Spring Orchestra Festival (Malta), Winter Nights (Bulgaria), Eternal Spring Chamber Music Festival (Mexico), Guimaraes European Capital of Culture 2012 and Musicales en Tricastin (France). Some of Emanuel’s performances have been recorded for Portuguese Radio, Polish Radio and NDR radio, and since 2015, he has been the artistic director of Baltic Neopolis Festival in Poland. The Violin Concerto by Joaquim dos Santos, was written for, and premiered by Emanuel in Italy and Portugal. The recording of the premiere was released in 2005. Karl Fiorini´s Violin Concerto, also written for Emanuel, was premiered in Rotterdam, Portugal, Malta and recorded for Divine Art label to wide critical acclaim. He has also released recordings for Odradek and DUX labels. Emanuel was awarded a Bachelor of Music Degree from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and a Master’s Degree at the Royal College of Music. He is also an active chamber musician, and was a founder member of the Vianna da Motta Piano Trio. In 2003, he formed a violin and harp Duo with Ieuan Jones. Emanuel is the artistic director and first violinist of Guimarães String Quartet. After a 10-year tenure as concertmaster of Orquestra do Norte in Portugal (2005-2015), Emanuel was appointed concertmaster at Baltic Neopolis Chamber Orchestra in Poland. As a guest concertmaster he has played with the Spanish National Orchestra, Orquestra Sinfonica do Porto Casa da Musica, Czestochowa Philharmonic and Seoul Classical Players (South Korea). Emanuel Salvador plays on a tonal copy of a Guarnerius del Gesu, by Martin Schleske (Munich, 2004), which he acquired with the help of a Loan Fund for Musical Instruments’ grant. He is a D’Addario artist.