B i o g r a p h y

The public  and critics acclaimed his debut with  Schumann's Cello Concerto in 2016  with the Verum Symphony Orchestra in the National Music Hall in Madrid.

 

Jaca, who had won the soloist competition of the Hochschule der Künste Bern, played Schumann's Cello Concerto with the Sinfonie Orchester Biel Solothurn. In addition to that, Jaca has also played as a soloist with the Budapest String Orchestra in Germany, Lyra Festival Orchester in Switzerland, the Orchestra Philharmony Sildecka in Poland, and Grupo Enigma in Spain, among others.

Born in Zaragoza, he studied in San Sebastian, Madrid, Berlin and in Bern, Switzerland.  His  teachers Louise Hopkins, Asier Polo, Conradin Brotbeck, CasaIs Quartet and Claudio Bohorquez had a deep impact on his artistic development as a cellist.

He has won over fifteen national and international awards, including first prizes at the Benidorm International Music Competition and the "Ciutat de Xativa" National Competition, Eros has also devoted himself to chamber music, in which he has been awarded the first prize at the Concurso Permanente Juventudes Musicales, the second prize at the San Sebastian International Competition and the special Prize at the Mirabent i Magrans International Competition Eros Jaca has played live or recorded on television and radio throughout Europe, for such TV and radio stations as EITB, Catalunya Radio, Radio y Television Aragón, Classical Planet, Radio Clasica and Radio Nacional de Espana and Deutsches Radio Frankfurt.

He has performed in many festivals: Prussia Cove Festival in England, JMI Kammermusik Weikersheim, Festival Cello Akademie Ruthesheim in Germany, Madrid Summer Music Festival, Festival Musika-Musika de Bilbao, the Quincena Musical Donostiarra in Spain and the Youth Classic Festival in Switzerland.

He is the founder and chairman of HHMusik, a  musical association which promotes concerts with different institutions and embassies in Switzerland, and  the founder and artistic director of the Ensemble Bayona, which was awarded the Dwight and Ursula Marnlok Prize 2020 and will play their debut at the Konzerthaus Berlin.

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