Walter Silva Solo Recital
From Bach to Led Zeppelin
Some of the more remarkable aspects of Walter Silva solo recitals, among many others, are the unconventional program as well as his original arrangements, but most of all which gives his recitals its unique character is his tremendous dose of emotion and capacity to captivate the audience from the first note he plays.
Walter Silva Ensemble
The Walter Silva Ensemble was launched by Walter Silva in 1995, initially, with the idea to perform his own compositions, which involves concepts from classical music blended with jazz, Brazilian music, Argentine folklore rhythms and Tango.
Since then, the Ensemble has featured different remarkable musicians such as flutist Laura Sola and Carlos Alemán, bassist Luis M. Francesch and Carlos Meneses, cellist Lorena Ruiz Casaux, Irene Rouco, José Luis López and Juan Pablo Alemán, saxophonist Elio Moreno, bandoneonist Fabián Carbone and Jorge Lema, and percussionist Luis A. Espinar, José San Martín, Sergey Saprychev and, Nantha Kumar, all of them, musicians who come from different musical genres such as classical and ethnic music, tango, or jazz.
The Walter Silva warm and unmistakable tone blended with the rich textures of the other instruments, give to the Walter Silva Ensemble its unique and distinctive character as well as a sound full of nuances.
In 1995 the Walter Silva Ensemble was invited by United Nations for the 50th Anniversary of its foundation to give several concerts at different halls in Madrid.
The Ensemble has participated also at many festivals all over Spain such as “Los Claustros de Santo Domingo” (Jerez de La Frontera, 1996), “Ciclo Nuevas Tendencias” (Madrid, 2000), Universidad Carlos III (Madrid, 2001), Espacio para la Cultura (Barcelona, 2003), “Festival de Otoño” (Madrid, 2003), “Festival Músicas de Metrosur” (Madrid, 2004), Teatro Carolina Coronado (Almendralejo, 2006), Fundación Mapfre Guanarteme (Las Palmas- Gran Canaria, 2012), among others.