11/11/2015 - ArtistShare is honored to now be working with Grammy nominated multi-instrumentalist and composer Gonzalo Grau!
Gonzalo Grau has established himself through performances with Venezuelan music projects like Maroa, Schola Cantorum de Venezuela, Camerata de Caracas and the Simón Bolivar National Youth Orchestra, jazz icon Maria Schneider and the Latin jazz giant Timbalaye. As a music director he leads two projects of his own, "Plural" (Latin jazz-Flamenco-Venezuelan fusion) and "La Clave Secreta" (salsa fusion), which was nominated for the 2008 Grammys in the Best Tropical Album category. As a recording artist, Grau has participated in over eighty productions that bridge both classical and popular music worlds.
His most recent productions include the studio recording of Golijov's La Pasión Según San Marcos (winner of the ECHO award 2010), the album "México" of Rolando Villazón (winner of the ECHO award 2011), and Nazareno with pianists Katia and Marielle Labeque. He has also produced a performance of West Side Story with the Labeque sisters (winner of the Choc the Classica).
As a composer he has collaborated with the legendary Osvaldo Golijov for the opera Ainadamar and La Pasion Segun San Marcos. His original works include "Nazareno," commissioned by pianists Katia & Marielle Labeque and the oratorio, "Aqua," commissioned by the Bach Academy International, winner of the European Composer Award 2011, an award given by the Young Euro Classic Festival in Berlin.
Keep an eye out for his first ArtistShare project, Plural. Coming soon...