Beltran Iraburu, as seen by Camille Greffin, for the Texto Ensemble

Beltran Iraburu


Born in Pamplona (Spain) in 1975, Beltran Iraburu began studying both the piano and singing at the age of 11. He has a Master's degree in Musicology from the University of Valladolid. Since 1995, he had been exploring, under the direction of David Guindano, a vast repertory ranging from Gregorian chant to Bach. In 1998, he headed toward Milan, where he spent 4 years studying operatic singing and repertoire with Maestro Anatoly Goussev. In 1999, Beltran was a soloist in the Christmas concert at the Milan Duomo with Montserrat Caballé. He then made his debut as Masetto (Don Giovanni), Conte Ceprano (Rigoletto), Doctor Grenvil and the Baron (La Traviata), Angelotti (Tosca) and Don Alfonso (Così fan tutte), performing under the direction of Carlo Maria Giulini, Adam Fisher and Riccardo Chailly. Back in Spain, he undertook the complete set of Monteverdi's madrigals with La Capilla Real de Madrid, at the same time playing Samuel (Un Ballo in masquera), Don Diego (El Huesped del Sevillano), Marullo (Rigoletto), Fiorello (Il Barbiere di Siviglia), the Marquis (La Traviata) and Masetto (Don Giovanni), at the Teatro Romea de Murcia, Teatro Principal de Alicante, Teatro Monumental, Teatro Kursaal de San Sebastian and the Teatro de la Zarzuela de Madrid. Starting in 2005, he becomes a member of the Compañía Lirica Pópera, with which he toured Spain and Latin America and recorded the disc Gala Latina for the Universal Music label, Platinum album. Between 2007 and 2009, Beltran is Gastón in the musical La Bella y la Bestia at the Teatro Colliseum de Madrid. In 2008 he participated in the recording, for Arsis, of Mateo Flecha el Joven's Primo Libro di Madrigali, as well as El Cancionero de Medinaceli. In 2009 Beltran Iraburu settled in Paris, where he pursues his studies with Robert Expert, recently shedding new light on the role of Masetto with the company Viva la Musica.

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