Manuel Escauriaza

Manuel Escauriaza, French horn (Madrid, Spain), began horn studies at the age of ten. Six years later, he was admitted to the studio of Radovan Vlatkovic at the Escuela Superior Reina Sofia in Madrid. Now based in Paris, he recently graduated from Conservatoire Nationale Supérieur de Musique, where he studied with André Cazalet. As an orchestral musician, Escauriaza regularly performs with l’Orchestre de Paris, l’Orchestre de l’Opera de Paris, Philharmonie de Monte Carlo, Orchestre Nationale du Capitol de Toulouse and l’Orchestre Nationale de Bordeaux. Escauriaza has worked under the baton of some of the world’s greatest conductors, including Daniel Harding, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Gianandrea Noseda, Tugan Sokhiev and Paavo Järvi. Escauriaza has performed in such locations as Philharmonie de Paris, Tokyo’s Suntory Hall, Kyoto Comcert Hall, Opéra Garnier and Théâtre de Champs Elysées. A passionate chamber musician, Escauriaza has collaborated with the Berlin-Tokyo Quartet, Dag Jensen, Radovan Vlatkovic, Marta Gulyàs, Lukas Krupinski and Michel Arringnon. He has participated in festivals like Switzerland’s “Next Generation Bad Ragaz”, Germany’s “ Mozartfest Würzburg”, France’s “Tons Voisins Albi” and “Rencontres de Calenzana”, and Italy’s “Santa Barbara International Music Festival.” In 2020, Escauriaza will record his first album with the French pianist Denis Pascal.