David Sagastume, Espagne

Born in Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spain) in 1972, studied cello at the Conservatorio Superior de Música Jesús Guridi (High Graduated Music School) of Vitoria-Gasteiz with the teachers Gabriel Negoescu and François Monciero obtaining the honor prize in the final exam. At the same time, he also studied viola da gamba, chamber music and composition. He has received advice from important teachers like Sigfried Palm, Laurentiuu Sbarcea and Jose Luis Estellés.

He combines his studies with interventions such as instrumentalist member of Jesus Guridi Instrumental Ensemble. For several years he has belonged to the Youth Orchestra Euskal Herria EGO, and has collaborated regularly with the Symphony Orchestra of Euskadi.

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In parallel, he starts working as a countertenor with Isabel Alvarez, studies continue to R. Levitt and Carlos Mena. Acting in the usual way with Capella Reial de Catalunya, directed by Jordi Savall, participating in various productions such as L’Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi, Vespre of the Blessed Virgin and Mass in B minor by JS Bach. He has performed in various festivals like the International Flanders, the Fontebreau, San Sebastian Musical Fortnight, Semana de Música Religiosa de Cuenca (Religios music week of Cuenca, Spain), Salamanca-2002, Styriarte Graz or Berkeley Festival.

He is a founding member of the group Intonationesmainly specialized in the interpretation of the polyphonic repertory of the Spanish XVIth and XVIIth centuries.