The Music of the Inexpressible (Levante, 23.10.2023)

INAUGURAL CONCERT Jacobo Christensen, violin; Davit Khrikuli, piano. Works: F.Schubert, C. Debussy, M.Ravel. Friday, Oct 20th. Marqués de Gonzàlez de Quirós House of Culture Tzigane (1924) is true fusion music. A work that explores the world of color, that transforms music into purely dreamlike moments, and does so first of all through the instruments chosen by Ravel; violin and piano/luthéal (prepared piano that expands the timbral possibilities of the traditional

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The youngest talent (Las Provincias Newspaper, 10.07.21)

CONCERT Works by Barber, Mozart, Offenbach, Delibes and Bartok. Nostrum Mare Camerata. C. Soler and J. Christensen. Olympia Theatre, July 5, 2021 The Nostrum Mare Camerata made its debut, under the aegis of C. Soler. The group is a chamber ensemble of young musicians. Maestro Soler directed the first two pieces: Barber’s Adagio for Strings and Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 5. From the very beginning, the quality of the sound

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Jacobo Christensen and Cristóbal Soler create a chamber orchestra of young musicians (Levante, 07.07.2021)

 This Monday, Nostrum Mare Camerata, with musicians between the ages of 20 to 25, made its debut at the Olympia Theatre M.M. | València The Nostrum Mare Camerata Orchestra, founded and led by the the 21 year-old violinist from Valencia Jacobo Christensen, made its debut last Monday at Valencia’s Olympia Theatre in an inaugural concert played to a full house whose clamorous applause was rewarded with three encores.  The twenty

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Resounding Success of the Inaugural Concert of the VIII Torreblanca Summer Festival

In front of a full-capacity crowd in the town square, soloists Jacobo Christensen and Carlos Apellániz captivated the audience piece by piece. Jacobo proved his virtuosity on the violin with his impassioned and personal interpretations of demanding pieces like «Zigeunerweisen» by Pablo Sarasate. Carlos dazzled concert-goers with Chopin’s treasured «Nocturne nº2» and the «Heroic Polonaise». The duo was called back for no less than three encores and closed the concert

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Interview in Beat Valencia #116 (Feb. 2019)

“Classical music is not a fast-moving consumer product. You have to stop and think, study and analyse it. It makes you introspective. And of course it makes you feel things.”Jacobo Christensen has been appearing on stage from a very early age. And in spite of his youth, this violinist from Valencia has a dizzying curriculum vitae. He has played in the United States and Switzerland. And in August he is

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«In Spain it is hard to get young people to overcome their prejudice against classical music» (Levante, 15.03.2018)

That young violin virtuoso from Valencia has turned into a young man of 18 who has played with orchestras around the world and taken lessons from musicians the likes of Zakhar Bron. This evening, he will play at the Valencia Symphony Hall.   Today at 20:00 the Iturbi Auditorium will provide the stage for a multimedia show “Casual Concert & Lounge”, with the Valencia Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Oliver

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