Natalia Pérez soprano
Elena Cid piano
A musical journey for children
Classical songs and opera arias will take us around the world.
A Colorfoul collage to bring the little ones by the hand to an encounter with the classical music and the repertoire for voice and piano. Pieces by Mozart, Rossini, Schubert, Satie, Montsalvatge and other composers.
Spanish duo from Málaga. Natalia and Elena met in Málaga long ago when both were studying piano with the same teacher. In 2016 they found each other in the Nederlands and started to play music together. Since then they have had an intense musical collaboration and have performed together in different venues.
Elena Cid Iriarte, started learning piano with Gordana Komericky at the age of 9. As a child and teenager she received several awards in regional and national piano competitions. Elena completed with success her piano studies in the Conservatorio Superior de Música de Málaga, including an Erasmus semester in Vorarlberglandes Konservatorium, Austria. She conitnued as a posgraduate student in Madrid with renowned georgian pianist Nino Kerezelidze. Through all these years she has attended countless summer courses and masterclasses in piano, chamber music and singers accompaniment in Spain, Germany, Poland,United Kingdom and The Netherlands. Pianists and teachers like Jesús Polonio, Carlos Gil, Claudio Martínez-Menher, Alexander Kandelaki, Javier Herreros, Imre Roman, Paul Gulda, Nelly Ben-Or, Rubén Fernández-Aguirre and Ted Ganger have helped her to grow as a pianist and musician. Since 2008 she has been a piano teacher and piano accompanist in the public system of conservatoires in Andalucia. In 2016 Elena moved to Amsterdam to study Alexander Technique. Here she is continuing her musical development with lessons from pianist and AT graduate Jorrit van den Ham, collaborating in different musical projects and working as piano teacher and accompanist for singers and instrumentalists.
Natalia Pérez Rodríguez: Born in Málaga where she started her musical career. She specialized in piano at age of 8, studying with the teacher Gordona Komericki. Natalia decided to focus on vocal studies at age of 17 and moved to Barcelona to study with Mª Angels Sarroca and Salvador Parrón at The Municipal Conservatory of Barcelona where she finished “Professional studies” with honors.
Natalia participated in masterclasses together with singing professionals such as Giacomo
Aragall, Ricardo Estrada, Sandra Moon, John Fowler, etc.
She is currently studying vocal classical studies with Sasja Hunnego at Royal conservatoire of The Hague.
She took part at the institution Palau de la Música Catalana as a singer of the Orfeó Català, conducted by Josep Vila. As well as the second edition of the Catalan National Youth Choir.
She has been awarded with a scholarship by the Opera Jove de Girona in 2015 and she won in the Liric Gala in Villa de Graus (Huesca) the same year. She recently performed the role of “Bastienne” from the opera Bastien und Bastienne by Mozart in Salzburg with the Franco-American Vocal Academy (FAVA).