Omar Gutiérrez and Ivanna Gutiérrez
Formed by two charismatic young brother and sister pianists originating in Baja California, are two outstanding classical pianists and composer. Their experience and dynamic presentations at each of their concerts have led them to offer National and International concert tours, being acclaimed on three continents (America, Europe and Asia) for their brilliant style when playing the piano, a powerful and elegant stage presence.
Recently, in October 2019, Omar and Ivanna toured Shanghai, China, performing at the University of Shanghai USST in the "Hu Jiang" International Concert Hall and recorded a LIVE DVD video production of the concert "The Art of Two Pianos" This concert was part of the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the ROC.
IIn September / October 2017, they recorded their second record production '' El Arte a Dos Pianos '' in the prestigious Recording and Theater Studio '' Teatro delle Voci '' in Venice, Italy. their second CD is dedicated to Dance-infused classical music for two pianos includes works by A. Borodin, Saint-Saens, A. Kachaturiam, A. Marquez, Piazzolla and Gutiérrez. As well as the realization of the international tour of concerts in Mexico, Italy and France 2017 where they offered various concerts in highly prestigious venues such as: Elisa Carrillo Hall of the Centro Cultural Mexiquense Bicentenario, Fonoteca Nacional, The Royal Palace of Genoa, Italy, La Maisson du Mexique in Paris, FR. among others, where they have been recognized for their great performance and musical expression.
In 2013 they made a concert tour of Spain, appearing on various stages including the Cord Vardolet Foundation in Valldemossa, the city where the composer F. Chopin lived for a season of his life. They also recorded their first record production and professional video clips at the renowned recording studio Calma Studi in Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
Awards, recognitions and highlights in their careers:
• In 2019 they were recognized and selected to represent the art and culture of B.C. in the KPBS program in California, United States "Crossing South" in commemoration of its tenth anniversary.
• Omar obtained first place in the International Piano Competition, V Classical Piano Biennial.
• Ivanna Obtained the award and recognition as Baja California Artistic Talent for three consecutive years. (2008 - 2011)
• Co-Authors of the Best Seller Book in Spain "La Forja de un Maestro" published in 2018.
• Omar & Ivanna were selected in the international artist magazine "Baja Artists" and in 2013 they obtained the "Silver 1000" award in the category of Performing Artists.
2020 International Seminar on Musical Interpretation by the International School of Orchestral Studies NAVARRO LARA.
Honorable Mention at The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM).
• In the 2012-2013 cycle, the brothers were representatives of the International Rotary Club as an image of youth, art and culture.
They have dedicated themselves to the study of classical music for more than 18 years under the tutelage of international concert pianists and piano teachers from Russia and Armenia such as, Oxana Bulgakova, Ella Korobchenko, Evgeny Korolkov, Ella Melik Husyean, Ara Ghukasyan, Galina Pashniak.
In addition to receiving Honorable Mention at The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM).
They have also received master classes with renowned soloists such as Master Faritza Chibirova from Russia, pianist David Gómez from Spain, musical composition courses with maestro José Echeverria Roman and orchestral conducting with maestro F. Navarro Lara from Spain.
They are currently active classical music concert performers, performing at festivals, concerts, competitions, radio and television shows. Likewise, Omar and Ivanna are artists committed to their community, participating in concerts with charitable causes, they have worked with foundations in Mexico such as: Grupo Reto A.C., Fundación IREE, Club Rotario Calafia, Scolarship Foundation, among others.
His repertoire includes some of the most important concerti , soloist works, duets four hands and two piano works in piano literature: Beethoven, Liszt, Grieg, Saint-Saens, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, Gershwin, Castro, Ponce, Carrasco, Marquez, and original works of OMAR GUTIERREZ .
‘’El Mexicano press’’
Pianists Omar and Ivanna conquer Shanghai city
with The Art to Two Pianos tour.
A distinctive flavor of duet of piano and wonderful performance Omar & Ivanna ´´The Art of Two Pianos´´
‘’El Mexicano press’’
The Gutiérrez brother and sister premiere new Album
Premiere of the fabulous CD '' The Art of Two Pianos '' recorded in Italy has six folk pieces from different parts of the world
I pianiste internazionale Omar e Ivanna Gutiérrez sono arrivati ieri a Treviso per incidere il secondo álbum al Teatro delle Voce.
‘’MASTERY VELADA; Omar and Ivanna They gave to Cancún on their 45th birthday a magnificent debut full of virtuosity and interpretative maturity, astonishing the audience’’.
‘’The Vigia’’ .
‘’With a spectacular piano concert, the brothers Omar and Ivanna Gutiérrez, young concertists, demonstrated why they are considered quality musicians and a high level when they perform a repertoire in homage to the Hungarian composer Franz Liszt’’.
‘’CIAO Cultural Magazine’’.
A concert that showed the great Talent of the Omar brothers and Ivanna Gutiérrez's career is reflected at the moment of playing the piano.
‘’The Vigia’’ .
‘’Representative from Baja California, MX, in international venues in Mexico City, Italy and France. In those places, he received an unparalleled response from the public, which manifested itself spellbound by the excellent execution that characterizes Omar Gutiérrez’’.
“NEWS LA PAZ“
'' The brother and sister Omar and Ivanna currently presented as concert pianists in different places where they have been delighted with their great talent ''.
"In the framework of the third anniversary of the Tecate State Arts Center, a majestic concert was held on two pianos by Baja Californian musicians Omar and Ivanna."
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International concert tour in Shanghai, CN 2019 ´´The Art of two Pianos´´
International Festival UNAM ´´Conocimiento y Arte´´ 2019
‘’Classical Concerts tour 2018 México’’
"Mexican-Spanish Concert International Tour, France, Italy and Mexico" 2017 Maison du Mesique (Paris) - Palazio Reale of Genova (Italy),
Bicentennial of Texcoco, National Sound Library and Sebastian Foundation (Mexico)
"Homage to Franz Liszt" 200 years of his birth 2011
"Concert Coll Bardolet Foundation in Valldemossa" where the composer Frederic Chopin spent a season of his life (Palma de Mallorca, Spain) 2013.
Spring concert (La Joya ) 2014.
Concert for two Pianos At Ángela Peralta Guanajuato. 2015.
"The Piano's Art" Concert for two pianos At SCON Institute SudCalifornian of Culture 2015.
Concert piano tour at CEARTS , Baja California, Jalisco , Guanajuato 2016.
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Events / Notes
Comments of some personalities and masters of music about the interpretations of OMAR and IVANNA.
ANDREI GAVRILOV (RUSIA)
International piano competition winner Tchaikovsky 1974.
‘’Well Done, Very Talented!’’
LI JIA (CHINA)
Permanent jury member of the swiss international music competition
"Brilliant, with a powerful and elegant performance on the stage, captivating the audience with his virtuosity and sensitivity, indisputably an extraordinary pianist!"
LUCA MARRA (ITALY)
Maestro in Vicenza music conservatory
"Omar Guitierrez virtuoso musician of international pianism. The interpretations of him are completely personal and full of meaning. Omar is a talent with his own natural musicality, as well as having a significant technical training. I applaud."
DR. IGOR FEDEROV (RUSSIA)
Russian ambassador to Mexico.
‘’Very excited to see the excellent work of brother and sister Omar Ivanna’’
SILVIA NAVARRETE (MEXICO)
‘’Very expressive and excellent sound’’
MTRO. RONALD MOREBELLO (E.U.A.)
‘’Beautiful Playing, A wonderful Talent!’’
MTRA. PATRICIA GARCÍA (MÉXICO)
Pianista concertista & artist Steinway international.
‘’They have a great talent’’
MTRA. FARIZAT TCHIBIROVA (RUSIA)
Pianist at the National Conservatory of Mexico.
‘’You have a great virtuosity and unlimited potential’’
EDUARDO ZADINI (ITALY)
Winner of the international orchertra conductors competition 3.0 at Spain.
"The taste for beauty, never excessive stylistic choices, sound research and the union between tradition and innovation mean that the two versatile artists, Omar Gutiérrez and Ivanna, always able to approach the perfection, giving the public the unique emotions and creating magical atmosphere of ecstasy and wonder that only music can evoke".
MTRO. MAXWELL VEGA (MÉXICO)