Biography

Ángela García-López was born in Córdoba and began playing the viola at age seven. Her teachers include Claude Ducrocq , Francesc Gaya , Jordi Morella, Genevieve Boulet , Roland Cheney, Sven Arne Tepl and Rachel Roberts. She studied at the Conservatory of Music in Córdoba, in the CNR of Strasbourg and the Conservatory of Music of Valencia.

She then studied at the University Libre de Bruxelles , and in 2008 she was awarded a place at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, where she completed her Bachelor and Master´s degree. She made her solo debut in playing J.C Bach C minor concerto, and in the UK with the Solo Artist Ensemble, playing Trauermusik by Hindemith and in Dartington playing the arrangement of John Woolrich´s Hugo Wolf songs under Sir Neville Marriner´s baton.

Angela has also performed at major European venues such as the Auditorium France 3 Strasbourg, Palais des Fetes de Strasbourg, the Palau de la Música in Valencia, the Theatre Moliere Brussels , St. John Smith in London and the Barbican Hall in London. She has also had the opportunity to play with great masters such as Leila Faraut , David Angus, Sir Colin Davis, Michael Thomas , Adrian Leaper , Diego Masson, James Gaffigan Vasily Petrenko, James Judd, Sir John Eliot Gardiner and Sir Neville Marriner.

She is also very dedicated to chamber music , which she has intensively studied with professors such as the Belcea Quartet , Alasdair Tait, the Endellion Quartet, David Dolan and Matthew Jones.

She has had the privilege of being a scholar from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and owes a special thanks to The Clerks Company of Sadlers and the Leverhulme Trust. She plays a viola made by German luthier Andreas Hudelmayer.

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