Back to the sources:the rebirth of a forgotten repertory

The ensemble Artemandoline

With their ensemble Artemandoline, formed in 2001, Juan Carlos Muñoz and Mari Fe Pavón chose to go back to the original documents in order to the establish the true pedigree of this incomparable family of instruments. They have made a major contribution to launching a movement to encourage musical freshness and rigour. A better understanding of the compositions, closer study of the early treatises, the playing styles, the musical environment of the glorious era of the mandolin, leads to better appreciation of Baroque music, which itself became over time a mode of thought and action.  [...]


upcoming concerts

27sep5:00 pm- 6:00 pmAthens Baroque Festival

12oct5:00 pm- 6:00 pmFestival Internacional de Música de Gondomar é D'OuroConcerti per mandolino

19jan5:00 pm- 6:00 pmCentre des Arts Pluriels, CAPE EttelbrückArtemandoline & Lucie Horsch, flûte "Perfume of Italy"

26jan5:00 pm- 6:00 pmOldenburg Musik Festival, Schloss

13jui5:00 pm- 6:00 pmChapelle de Lasauvage, Differdange (L)Artemandoline & Nuria Rial, "La Serenissima"

full schedule

last album

Perfume of Italy

Noble and wonderful, the mandolin was glorified through all the centuries and cultures. The 18th century did not escape to this rule, Artemandoline associate the too unknown composers of the Grand Siècle to the well known. [...]

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