Julio Caballero Pérez | ESP | *1995
El Gran Teatro del Mundo | Cembalo
Julio Caballero Pérez was born in 1995 in Granada, Spain, and started to study piano when he was nine. He soon moved to Madrid to study with the pianist Carmen Deleito. During that time, he won the Ávila Chamber Music Competition, was a finalist of the International Antón García Abril Competition, and took part in the Young Talents programme of the Davidsbuendler Association. He received a scholarship from and played as a soloist with the orchestra of the Katarina Gurska Foundation.
At the age of 16, he started harpsichord studies with Denise de La-Herrán Sabik, whilst continuing to study piano with Eldar Nebolsin (Musikhochschule Hanns Eisler Berlin) and Claudio Martínez Mehner (Basel Musikhochschule). In 2013, he was admitted to the Hochschule der Künste Bern to study harpsichord with Dirk Börner. Since 2015, he has been studying at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis with Jesper Christensen.
The ensemble El Gran Teatro del Mundo, of which he is a founding member, has been selected for the Young Artists Presentation (Antwerp) and for the Utrecht and The Hague early music festivals’ fringe concerts. Three other members of the ensemble were also members of EUBO.
Julio Caballero Pérez has received lessons from musicians like Amandine Beyer, Michael Form, Paolo Pandolfo, Katharina Arfken, Dirk Börner, Juan Manuel Quintana, Andreas Staier, and Alfredo Bernardini.
Foto © Martin Chiang
Stand: April 2021