18 Oct 2021

Javier Comesaña Barrera

We are delighted to welcome among our artists the talented young Spanish violinist Javier Comesaña Barrera: born in Seville (1999), Javier is a student of Marco Rizzi at the Reina Sofia School of Music in Madrid. Over the years, he has performed in many concerts and music festivals, including the Lucca Classical Music Festival, Ticino Musica and the Spivakov Festival in Moscow (2010).In 2019 and 2021, he was named The Most Outstanding Student of the Year by Queen Sofia of Spain.
In May 2021, he won 1st prize at the Jascha Heifetz International Competition, held in Vilnius, Lithuania, and recently qualified for the Joachim Competition in Hanover, receiving numerous prizes, most notably from the Behrens Foundation the use for three years of a splendid Giovan Battista Guadagnini from 1765.