Cueva de Nerja: Trabajos de Acondicionamiento I

Descubierta la Cueva de Nerja, los trabajos de acondicionamiento turístico de la cavidad comenzaron en septiembre de 1959, con la búsqueda de un acceso más viable y menos complicado que la pequeña torca empleada por los descubridores. Para ello, se recorrieron a conciencia diversas galerías de la Cueva de Nerja hasta encontrar un punto de referencia en relación a la superficie. En este caso fue  la gruesa raíz de un árbol cuyas ramificaciones alcanzaban el interior de la cavidad. Voladuras controladas y el esfuerzo de picapedreros se aunaron con el objetivo de reabrir la entrada de una cueva que durante miles de años había permanecido inaccesible.  Sigue leyendo

Salzburg Solisten String Quartet (Ferdinand Steiner)

These prestigious Salzburg chamber performers present a repertoire from the 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th centuries with faithfulness and brilliance.

The distinctive, rich sound of the formation is indicative of the synergy of musical discipline and the exceptional ability of each musician to shape his sound in line with the rest of the performers. These are qualities that turn magnificent individual performances into an internationally renowned chamber quartet.

Their performances are characterized by their transparency and flexibility, with a beautiful and characteristic sound, superbly performed by great musicians. This has led to critics worldwide agreeing to this simple characterization of their performances: always following the path of excellence. This prestigious quartet is often invited to perform in major concert series and music festivals in Germany, Holland, Austria and England, and have toured the U.S. and Japan.

Together with F. Steiner, they have never failed to receive standing ovations and international praise from their audiences and critics.

These prestigious Salzburg chamber performers present a repertoire from the 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th centuries with faithfulness and brilliance.

The distinctive, rich sound of the formation is indicative of the synergy of musical discipline and the exceptional ability of each musician to shape his sound in line with the rest of the performers. These are qualities that turn magnificent individual performances into an internationally renowned chamber quartet.

Their performances are characterized by their transparency and flexibility, with a beautiful and characteristic sound, superbly performed by great musicians. This has led to critics worldwide agreeing to this simple characterization of their performances: always following the path of excellence.

This prestigious quartet is often invited to perform in major concert series and music festivals in Germany, Holland, Austria and England, and have toured the U.S. and Japan.
Together with F. Steiner, they have never failed to receive standing ovations and international praise from their audiences and critics.

Ferdinand Steiner – Clarinet- is one of the world’s most celebrated clarinettists. Ferdinand Steiner, born 1970 in Aichkirchen, Austria, is the principal clarinet of the Mozarteum Orchestra, Salzburg.

After studying at the University of Music in Vienna with Professors Peter Schmidl, Johann Hindler and Ernst Ottensamer, and completing his final examinations with academic honours, he went on to complete his postgraduate studies at the University of Music Mozarteum with Professor Alois Brandhofer.

While still a student in Vienna, he performed as substitute at the Vienna State Opera and with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. He also accepted various temporary engagements as solo-clarinettist with various orchestras, including the Berlin Philharmonic, the Deutschen Sinfonieorchester Berlin and the Gürzenich Orchestra, Cologne.

Steiner’s excellent work as a soloist with the Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg also gave him the opportunity to perform as a soloist for the Stuttgart Philharmonic, the Philharmonic Orchestra in southern Westphalia, the Salzburg Chamber Orchestra, the Sinfonietta Shizuoka, and the Sinfonietta da Camera Salzburg. He also performed at many international festivals, including the Salzburg Festival, Festival International de Galicia, Festival Mozart Nantes, Mozart Festival Kanizawa, European Concert Summer Aspach, and the International Salzkammergut Festival.

His focus on chamber music led to performances with various chamber group, including the Salzburg Solisten, Mozarteum Quartet Salzburg, Henschel Quartet Munich, Ensemble Octagon and many others. Steiner has also founded the chamber music ensemble “salzburg classical quintet” and “bassetto salzburg” (a bassett horn trio).

Steiner has been invited to perform at the largest international music festivals, including the International Salzburg Mozart Week, the Carinthian Summer Festival and the Beethoven Festival in Bonn. He has also performed in concert tours in Japan, the USA, South America and in many European countries.