«It is through art that society expresses freedom» (Levante, 13.12.2015)

A 16 year old violinist. Acclaimed for his extraordinary musical sensitivity, this young violinist from Valencia will present his first CD today in the Valencia Ateneo at 19:00, performing pieces by Massenet, Tchaikovsky, Sarasate and Kreisler. He held his first violin when he was two and half years old and began playing in public when he was five. He has been the laureate of prestigious international competitions and has performed

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«Seeing my violin as a game made me love music» (Levante, 21.09.2015)

At just 15 years of age, the violinist from Valencia Jacobo Christensen has conquered Europe and the United States. In his young career, he has had the opportunity to play with prestigious orchestras. Concerts in Italy, Denmark and Switzerland and a tour through California last April. Nothing is standing in the way of Jacobo Christensen, the violinist from Valencia who at just 15 years old has played with prestigious international

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Painting Sound (Levante, 15.12.2015)

For the last five years, Jacobo Christensen Fabuel, age 17, has been amazing people for various reasons: he produces a sound — and what a sound! — that is fluid and bright and that, without doubt,  he will expand over time, to broach the most demanding pieces. His technical skills, developed through diligent study with his teachers, give him total freedom to delve into pieces that allow him to fly,

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More than a prodigy (Levante, 22.09.2013)

Only a prodigy can play the violin really well at the age of fourteen; to do it as well as Jacobo Christensen (Valencia, 1999) does takes more than a prodigy. That is something that only a few privileged young players can achieve, among the very few who are able to play the violin really well at that age. Technically, Christensen still has room for growth; he could tighten up a

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«My goal is to become a great violinist» (El Mundo, 20.09.2013)

Fourteen year old violinist Jacobo Christensen will play Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto this evening in the Valencia Symphony Hall (19:30 in the Iturbi Auditorium) in the last offering of the Valencia Orchestra’s free summer concert series. EL MUNDO spoke with this young promising musician about his upcoming performance. Question: You will be playing the first movement of Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto, one of the best-known works of the repertoire. What does the

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