Brazilian Quadrivium LIGNEA
Viola pomposa, violin, clarinet
LIGNEA Quartet is formed by viola pomposa,
violin, clarinet and bassoon.
After many years making art together especialy
since Christmas 2007, the group assumes the name LIGNEA Quartet in 2009.
The ensemble aims to bring selected music for the humanity thirsty of beauty.
The strong wish for divulguing the best of Brazilian new instrumental music
encourages the quartet to develop exchange projects along with international
Firstly, the ensemble promotes a Brazilian
National Composition Competition 2010. The winner works will be recorded
and played in Europe in 2010 sponsored by Brazilian Ministry of
External Relations. European entities are called to help and propose
Program for December 2010: comissioned
works by Harry Crowl, Zoltan Paulinyi and National Composition Competition
Contacts by Quadrivium.Lignea@gmail.com
Caixa Postal 9540
Brasília - DF
Five-stringed viola with an added E string.
Viola pomposa and violin:
Zoltan Paulinyi is violinist of the National Theatre
Symphonic Orchestra in Brasília since 2000, viola principal in
2009; artistic director of SPES Musica Exchange Program since 2008.
He is from Belo Horizonte (1977), with his violin début at the
Ouro Preto Opera House aged 8 with Prof. Ricardo Giannetti's violin
class. He attended dozens of festivals and masterclasses in Brazil and
Europe, where he studied with R. Ricci, L. La Fosse, M. Comberti and
composition with Oiliam Lanna (UFMG), Oscar Edelstein (Argentina) and
Harry Crowl (UFPR). In 1998, he received the "Outstanding prize
of Press Critics" (MG). Winner of Goiânia National Competition
for Young Musicians in 2002. Married to Iracema in 2006 with whom develops
a pedagogical work for teaching music to children. His compositions
and recordings are available
Violin: school of Sanctus Seraphin,
ca. 1750 and Domenico Bussan (ca. 1750), both restored by C. del Picchia.
Martins Del Picchia, 1996.
Karla Oliveto holds a master degree from University
of Brasília (UnB, 2007), supervised by Prof. Dr. Ricardo Freire.
From the same institution, she holds bachelor degree in violin (1997)
where she studied with Prof. Ludmila Vinecka, a Full Licenciateship
in Music (2000), and a postgraduate degree in Chamber Music (2002) as
well. Started her violin studies in 1983 at the Brasília Music
School (EMB) where she received a Technical Certificate under Prof.
Marena Salles. She attended several courses in Brasil and in Portugal
(1993). Soloist under Maestro Emílio de César and Elena
Herrera. She was member of Matanzas Symphonic Orchestra (Cuba, 1996)
as guest violinist. Produced and recorded the following cds, as founder
of chamber groups: Rabeca
Moderna (2002, Duo Magyar) for two violins; Quinteto
Amizade (2005) for string quartet and clarinet; Images
(2007) for many chamber groups. Founder of the young Quadrivium
Lignea (2007) and currently teaches violin at EMB.
Violin: presumed Justin Derazey, ca.
Born at Matanzas, Cuba, he has bacharel degree in
clarinet by University of Brasília, under the supervision of
Prof. Dr. Ricardo Freire. He started his clarinet studies with prof.
Roberto Medina Ríos, receiving the title of "player, instrument
and chamber music teacher" at National Music School of Havana (1994).
Aged only 13, he played the Weber's Concertino with the Matanzas Symphonic
Orchestra where he assumed the first clarinet post later. In 1989 and
1991, he won two prizes at the Clarinet Competition Amadeo Roldán
(Cuba). He was soloist under the batton of maestros Enrique Pérez
Mesa, Juan Luis Gonzáles Delgado, Alberto Garcia, César
Prado and Elena Herrera. He played in two turnés in Spain (1994
and 1995), recording two discs. In Brazil, he recorded the CDs Quinteto
Amizade (2005), for clarinet and string quartet; Brincadeira a Cinco
(2006) for wind quintet; Images
(2007) and Vibrações Variantes (2010) for chamber music.
Sponsored by Funarte and Petrobrás in 2006, he played in many
Brazilian cities, playing and giving masterclasses. Currently, he teaches
clarinet, band and music in CEUB School, and he is clarinet teacher
at Music School of Brasília.
Clarinet: Buffet Crampon.
Photos by Rafaela Zakarewicz in 2009.
Iracema Simon studies music since 7, starting at the
Brasília Music School (EMB). Her studies on the bassoon began
in 2004 with prof. Flávio Lopes, taking part of the 7th Week
of Winds CEP/EMB (EMB Professional Teaching Centre). Undergraduated
by the University of Brasília (UnB, 2008) where she worked at
the "Music for children" program (2005-2007) supervised by
Prof. Dr. Ricardo Dourado Freire, and coordinated its recorder section
(2006-2007). In 2006, she officialy started the Duo
SPES activities, with weekly performances at Mother of Divine Mercy
Parish (Asa Norte, Brasília), appearing around 40 times during
a year. She played at the II Early Music Week in Araripe (CE, April
2008) and at the Lutheria Brasil Week at Juazeiro do Norte (CE, November
2008). Played in European turné in 2008 and 2009, recording Paulinyi's
pieces for CD Images (2008)
also broadcasted by TV Senado in 2008 and 2009.
Bassoon: made by Hary Schweizer in
2002, number 34.