Biography

Víctor Baena was born in 1995. He began studying guitar with Enrique del Rosal and piano with Carmen Rubio Fominaya at the age of 12 at the Conservatory of Music "Arturo Soria" in Madrid. 

 

Later he became interested in the interpretation of early music, especially in the music written for organ and harpsichord, so he decided to study organ under the tutelage of Anselmo Serna, harpsichord and basso continuo with Denise De La-Herrán and chamber music with Jesús Sánchez. 

 

As a basso continuo player, he has participated in 2013 with the production of “L’Orfeo” of Claudio Monteverdi in the “Teatro Principal” of Burgos and in 2014 in the same theatre with the production of “The Indian queen” and “Dido and Aeneas” of Henry Purcell under the musical direction of Daniel de la Puente and Manuel Minguillón. 

 

He has attened organ and harpsichord masterclasses given by Montserrat Torrent, José Luis González Uriol, Andrés Cea Galán  Lorenzo Ghielmi, Jacques Ogg, Elisabeth Joyé , Menno van Delft and Bernard Foccroulle. 

 

Víctor has given many concerts in several countries, like Spain,Germany, Holland, Italy and Belgium. 

 

In 2017, as part of the project “Pracht en Praal” of the Sweelinck Baroque Orchestra of the Conservatorium van Amsterdam, conducted by Jos van Veldhoven, Víctor participated as continuo player performing in the “Marienkirche” of Stralsund (Germany), Lutherse kerk of Den Haag and Muziekgebouw aan ‘t Ij (Amsterdam). 

 

Nowadays he is studying first year of Master of organ at the “Conservatorium van Amsterdam” with Pieter van Dijk , Matthias Havinga and Louis Robilliard.  At this conservatory he follows lessons of basso continuo and improvisation with Miklós Spányi and he also has received a degree of his clavichord studies with Menno van Delft.