“Formed in 2007, the Ensemble Méridien borns in Barcelona with the purpose of performing music from the XVII and XVIII centuries using contemporary tools from the XX century to bring early music closer.
The Ensemble Méridien consisted of young instumentalists with ample national and international orchestral experience and chamber music experience. After their studies in Spain, they increased their training in early music and improvisation as far as Belgium, Holland, France, Germany and Italy. Members of this ensemble also plays with groups
such as Orquestra Barroca Catalana, Forma Antiqva, Le Concert des Nations, The Rare Fruits Council, Café Zimmermann, Capella Mediterranea and other groups in early music.
They have received group lessons with professionals on early music such as: Eric Höbart, Lorenzo Coppola, Pablo Valetti and Manfredo Kraemer.
During its brief life, the Ensemble Méridien has played in several festivals and concert halls such as: “Setmana de Música Antiga” in Mataró, Auditori de la Mercè in Girona, Basílica de Montserrat, Fontana d’'Or and “Festival de música sacra” in Tenerife.
Recently it has been selected as a resident group in the Ambronay’s Festival 2011 and in the Antiqva's Festival Barcelona and the Utrecht's Fabulous Fringe .”
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