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Isaac Alonso de Molina prepared for his career with a wide ranging classical music training, graduating from the Conservatory of Valencia in four major subjects: piano, cello, chamber music and music theory, and hereafter combined a professional career as keyboard player in the Orchestra of Valencia and teaching improvisation at the Conservatory of the same city, with private studies of composition and conducting, while also attending diverse courses and seminars on musicology, music theory and historical performance practice.
After developing a strong interest towards Early Music, he further graduated in harpsichord with Jacques Ogg at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague (The Netherlands). At the same time he undertook an independent task of comprehensive historical research and documentation, on which he bases his perspective on musical praxis. He was awarded the degree of Master of Music, specializing in historical conducting techniques under the guidance of teachers like Peter van Heyghen, Fabio Bonizzoni and Ton Koopman, and as a fellow of the Graduate Program of Fundación CajaMadrid.
In the last years he has performed as a conductor, harpsichordist and singer from plainchant to XIXth century symphonic music, including Medieval and Renaissance polyphony, instrumental music, concerted sacred music, keyboard solo music, chamber repertory, Baroque opera, etc. always with an unconditional approach to the sources as starting point. He has taken part in festivals in Spain, Portugal, Italy, Germany, The Netherlands, etc. He’s founder and director of the ensemble La Academia de los Nocturnos, with which he performs Renaissance and Baroque music, paying special attention to Spanish repertory. He also founded The Eroica Project, orchestra with which he performs L.V. Beethoven’s symphonic music on period instruments.
Isaac presently teaches Renaissance Music Theory and Performance Practice at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague.