Clara Mascaró Nadal
Clara Mascaró Nadal was born in Mallorca, Spain. Clara began viola lessons at age 9 with Profesor Gabriel Espinosa in the Conservatory of Palma, Balearic Islands. She graduated with Profesor Fernando Villegas with highest honours and prizes including best Chamber Music Group and Honor Mention to the best string player. Also, in 2012 she had the opportunity to play the Stamitz Viola Concerto with the Conservatorium orchestra after winning a conservatory intern competition.
She started her Bachelor in 2013 in Zaragoza with Professor Josep Puchades, and the Quarteto Quiroga as chamber music teachers.
In 2016 she was full member of Shleswig Holstein Musik Festival (SHMF), pursuing her music career as an orchestral musician. Clara has played under incredible conductors such as Christopher Essenbach, Vladimir Yúrovsky, Jukka Pekka Saraste and Michael Sanderling. In 2017 and 2018 she became full member of Gustav Mahler Jugend Orkester (GMJO) and played under the leadership of Daniel Harding, Lorenzo Viotti, Ingo Metzmacher and amazing soloists such as Gautier Capuçon and Christian Gerharer. In 2018 she was acceptet as full member in European Union Youth Orchestra (EUYO) where she played all arround the globe lead by Vladimir Petrenko. That same year Clara began professional work, playing regularly with Orquesta y Coro de Radiotelevisión Española (OCRTVE), until moving to Salzburg in September 2018 to study her Master degree with Professor Veronika Hagen at Universität Mozarteum.
Mascaró has colabored to play as viola Tutti with Orquestra del Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía (Les Arts), Orquesta Sinfonica de Castilla y León (OSCYL) and European Philarmonic of Switzerland (EPOS). Clara has been invited as principal viola in Orquesta de la Ópera de Tenerife. She is also principal viola of Orquestra de Cambra de Mallorca (OCM) since January 2019. In December 2019 she won an audion for substitute position in Camerata Salzburg where she plays regularly.
Clara has a huge interest for Chamber Music and she founded in July 2019 Trío Bórea, a viola, cello and piano agrupation. This agrupation has the goal of investigate and explore the repertoire of this uncomon group. Trío Bórea ofers concerts where the public hears and learns about the composers history and the composition methods.