Biography

The pianist Carles Marín has given recitals in some of the most prestigious concert halls and festivals, such as the Salzburg Festival (Grosser Saal del Mozarteum), Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Le Doelen in Rotterdam, Salle Cortot and l ‘UNESCO in Paris, Salle Gotique in Brussels, Florence Festival, Seymour Center in Sydney, Mediterranean Festival, “Rafael Orozco” Festival in Córdoba, Manuel de Falla Auditorium in Granada, Palau de la Música Catalana, Palau de la Música in Valencia, Fundación Juan March de Madrid, Festival d’Echternatch- Luxembourg or Festival di Lucca.

He has performed as a soloist with many important orchestras, like the Palau de Les Arts, Castilla y León, Rotterdam Emsemble, Mahler Chamber Soloists, Reina Sofía de Madrid, Valencia, Córdoba, Moondwinds Simfonic or Andrés Segovia. He has performed with important batons, such as Jordi Bernácer, Max Bragado, Sborljub Dinic, Enrique García Asensio, Omer Meir Wellber, Juan Luis Martínez, Lorenzo Ramos, Cristóbal Soler, Francisco Valero Terribas or Josep Vicent.

Mr. Marín is an active chamber musician, who collaborates with a great range of artists, such as clarinetists Joan Enric Lluna, Olivier Patey or José Franch-Ballester, with violinists Giorgji Dimcheski, Vicente Huerta or Jesús Reina, violist Josep Puchades, cellists Lluís Claret, Rafal Jezierski or Asier Polo, as well as with the piccolo Francisco Varoch or the Zilliacus-Persson-Raitinen Trio.

Winner of several international awards, such as the best soloist at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, the Scarlatti Piano Competition in Austria, the Concours Flame in Paris, the Yamaha Foundation of Europe, Juventudes Musicales of Madrid or José Roca, he also received the Prize Huygens of Amsterdam for his artistic excellence, in addition he has been awarded in more than forty other competitions, such as the Citta di Marsala, Baltic from Poland, Panama City, José Iturbi from Valencia, Manuel de Falla from Granada, Virtuoso Prize, Ibiza or Frechilla- Zuloaga from Valladolid.

He is currently a piano teacher at the Musical Arts in Madrid (MAM), as well as a permanent teacher at the Sardoal International Piano Meeting. (Portugal). He is also a member of the faculty of the Miami International Piano Festival Academy, in which he will debut as a soloist this season.

In his youth he worked with Amparo Fandos, María Gil, Joaquín Soriano, Ramzi Yassa, Aquiles Delle-Vigne, Mario Monreal and Claudio Martínez-Mehner. Other important musical inspirations in his journey have been Giselle Brodsky, as well as Joaquín Achúcarro and Edna Golandsky. He has also received advice from Alicia de Larrocha and Zubin Mehta.