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Biography

Federico was born in 1994 in Ibiza. He began his french horn studies at the age of 7 at the Music School of Ibiza, with Professor Damián Boluda.

At the age of 11 he started playing in the  Ibiza Municipal Band and at 16 he played in the Ibiza City Symphony Orchestra for the first time.

In 2012, he began his Bachelor´s degree at the Real Conservartorio Superior de Música de Madrid with Professor Elies Moncholí. During his years in Madrid, he regularly received private lessons from the horn soloist of the Orquesta Sinfónica de Radio Televisión Española, José Chanzá.

After obtaining the highest grade in his final graduation exam, in 2016, he was accepted to the Conservatorium van Amsterdam to study his Master's degree in historical horns with Professor Teunis van der Zwart. After graduating in 2018, he works as a freelancer collaborating with different orchestras combining the modern horn with the historical horns (baroque horn, classical horn, Viennese horn or romantic horn).

He has been accepted in auditions for Het Nationaal Jeugdorkest Nederland, the academy for the MA (Musica Antiqua) festival in Brugee with B´rock orchestra, the academy of the Age of Enlightenment Orchestra in London and the academy for Le Concert des Nations with Jordi Savall.

He has collaborated with orchestras such as: The Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century, Concerto Köln, Freiburger Barockorchester, Bremer Barockorchester, Capella Augustina, Deutsche Händel Solisten, Festpielorchester Göttingen, Capella Cracoviensis, The Bach Choir & Orchestra of the Netherlands, among others.

 He is currently a member of the Das Neue Mannheimer Orchester, with which in 2021 he recorded the Concerto for horn and orchestra K.495 by W.A. Mozart.

 

He is also part of two chamber music groups: Iberia Brass Quintet, which has given recitals in different places in Portugal, Spain and the Netherlands. And the historically inspired wind quintet Geilser Ensemble, which recently has recorded the wind quintet in a minor by the Dutch romantic composer J.M. Coenen.

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