Tambuco Percussion Ensemble

打楽器アンサンブル | Percussion Ensemble




1993年、4人の傑出したメキシコ人打楽器奏者により結成。数々の公演とレコーディングを通し、打楽器作品の地平を拓く膨大なレパートリーを展開、独自のプログラムは幅広く聴衆の耳を楽しませ、世界屈指の打楽器アンサンブルとしての高い評価を確立している。最優秀クラシック・アルバム賞を含むグラミー賞への4回のノミネート。多彩で、複雑な打楽器作品からエスニックなドラム・ピース、実験的前衛音楽と、広く柔軟なレパートリーを持つ。完璧なまでの名人芸と芸術性豊かなパフォーマンスが魅力の1つ。ニューヨーク、東京、ロンドン、パリ、ベルリン等世界の主要都市をはじめ五大陸すべてで公演を行う。これまでに多数のCDがリリースされている。内一枚は「日本の打楽器音楽」と題し、武満徹、西村朗等の作品を特集している。2014年9、10月に来日ツアーを行い大成功を納めた。愛知・長久手公演ではスカル サクラと共演し「カフェ ジェゴグ」を世界初演。CD収録も行った。2016年1月にマイスターミュージックよりリリース。2017年の来日ツアーでもコンサートに加えCD収録、マスタークラス等、各地で好評を得た。2018年に結成25周年を迎える。

With 20 years of international concerts and the recording of an original repertoire, Tambuco Percussion Ensemble has celebrated an acclaimed career, establishing itself among the finest percussion quartets today. Audiences throughout the world have enjoyed the musicianship of Tambuco in programs devoted exclusively to show a vast universe of percussion music. Four time GRAMMY Nominees including Best Classical Album, Tambuco, was founded in 1993 by four distinguished Mexican musicians and is ranked among the finest and most innovative in the world. These four musicians refuse to be tied down to one style, with a repertoire ranging from structuralist percussion music to a wide range of ethnic drum music and avante garde sound interpretation. The one constant is their desire for perfection and unique, virtuoso performance. The musicians of "Tambuco" use all conceivable and inconceivable means to realize their musical ideas. Tambuco has been awarded with many distinctions and prizes from cultural organizations in Mexico and abroad. Tambuco has offered concerts in five continents. They have performed in the USA (Lincoln Center, Kennedy Center), Tokyo (Ino Hall), London (Barbican Centre), Paris and Montpellier (Festival de Radio France), Germany (Berliner Festspiele), Australia (Quennsland Music Festival) plus concerts in Spain, Portugal, Italy, Egypt, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia Cuba, Colombia, Brasil, Uruguay, Argentina and Canada, as well as practically all of Mexico's concert halls. One of Tambuco's most important activities is collaboration. As solo ensemble, Tambuco has performed and recorded with musicians, ensembles and orchestras such as Keiko Abe, Stewat Copeland, Eduardo Mata, Valerie Naranjo, Nanae Yoshimura, Kifu Mitsuhashi, Kronos Quartet, The Michael Nyman Band, Orchestre Philharmonique de Montpellier, Orquesta Filarmónica de la Ciudad de México, Orquesta Sinfónica de Guanajuato, , La Camerata, Orchestra de Catania and Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra, amongst many, many others. To date, Tambuco has recorded eight CDs. Its most recent album: Carlos Chavez Complete Chamber Music, received three GRAMMY nominations: Best Classical Album, Best Small Chamber Ensemble and Best Classical Latin Album. It's Album "Rítmicas", was selected by Audiophile Audition as one of the best CDs of the year . Tambuco recorded also with Kronos Quartet on their Grammy nominated album “Nuevo”.




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