Tartini‘s Kaleidoscope

Mojca Gal
Mojca Gal

Thursday 25. 8. 2016   20:30

Tartini as a representative of different styles of composition in the second half of the 18th century

Franciscan monastery in Piran

Mojca Gal, violin in early measure
Bruno Hurtado Gosalvez, viola da gamba
Sam Chapman, theorbo and baroque guitar


  • Giuseppe Tartini (1692 – 1770): Sonata in G minor op. 2 N.1
  • Franz Benda (1709 – 1786): Sonata for violin and cello in A flat Major N 5
  • Giuseppe Tartini (1692 - 1770): Sonata for violin and b.c. in E minor op.1 N. 5
  • Giuseppe Tartini (1692 - 1770): Sonata for violin and b.c. in G Major op. 6 N. 1


Mojca Gal, violin in early measure

graduated with distinction at the Academy of music in Ljubljana in the class of Primoz Novsak (2008) and at the Hochschule der Kuenste Bern (2011), where she studied with Monika Urbaniak and Monika Baer. Later on she pursued her Masters in Music Performance at Schola Cantorum Basiliensis in Basel, studying with Amandine Beyer. She worked also with David Plantier and Leila Schayegh and Rachel Podger. In 2002 she won the 1rst and two additional prizes in Slovene National Competition.

She reguraly plays in ensembles Arabesque, Dolcimelo, Accademie Bach d’Aix, Musica Fiorita and in chamber orchestras as Concerto poetico, Allegria musicale, Camerata Bern. She performs on violin in early measure, viola d’amore, violino piccolo and pochette.

Mojca is studying baroque dance at Schola Cantorum Basiliensis in the class of Barbara Leitherer.


Bruno Hurtado Gosalvez, viola de gamba

Bruno Hurtadowas born in Barcelona. He started his musical education at the age of seven and studied cello, piano and music theory in the Conservatori professional de musica de Badalona with Mark Friedhoff, and later on in the Conservatori del Liceu in Barcelona with Peter Thiemann. After he was given a scholarship from Pau Casals Society and from the Generalitat de Catalunya, he pursued his studies at the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste, where he succesfuly obtained the title Bachelor of Arts in Music in the class of Roel Dieltiens. Recently he studied viola de gamba at the Academy of Music in Trossingen in the class of Lorenz Duftschmid. Last december he released the first recording for label Dynamic (piano concertos of W.A. Mozart in version of J.K. Hummel with Leonardo Miuicci (fortepiano), Martin Skamletz (traverso) and Johannes Gebauer (Violin).


Sam Chapman, theorbo and baroque guitar

Sam Chapmangrew up in west of England. He studied historical plucked instruments with Elizabeth Kenny at the Royal Academy of Music (London), where he was awarded both the Julian Bream Prize and the Robert Spenser Award. At the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis (Basel) he was a student of Hopkinson Smith, and was the first lutenist to obtain a master's degree in Basso Continuo, under the guidance of Jesper Christensen. He worked as repetiteur for lute at the Schola Cantorum for six years and is currently a visiting teacher for basso continuo at the Universidad Central in Bogotá, Colombia. He is also a qualified Alexander Technique teacher.

Sam Chapman has performed at many international music festivals and can be heard on a number of CD recordings. In 2008 he founded his own mixed consort "The Queen's Revels" with the aim of researching and performing English music from the late renaissance.