ZKDuo - Alberto Muñoz Vicente, cello (Spain) and Jonathan Parkin, guitar (U.K) are establishing themselves as one of the country’s foremost chamber ensembles.
Dedicated soloists and chamber musicians, ZKDuo breaks convention with their combination of instruments. Add to that their innovative choices of varied and versatile repertoire and the result is new sounds, colours and musical experience.
Alberto Muñoz Vicente is a celebrated soloist and chamber musician performing throughout Spain and Europe in Orchestras such as Rotterdam Camerata, ADDA, Valencian Chamber Orchestra and Orchestra of Córdoba among many others. A founding member of the highly acclaimed string quartet The LSQ which won the first prize in both The Grotekammermuziekprijs and Concorso Musicale Città di Filadelfia he has also collaborated with Ibersche Trio and the Paris Mendelssohn Octet.
Lauded by BBC Radio 3 as a ‘Rising star of the classical guitar’, Jonathan Parkin is a prize winner and finalist of numerous international competitions such as Certamen Miguel Llobet and the Ivor Mariants Prize and has appeared as a soloist with Teesside Symphony Orchestra among others. An innovative and diverse musician with a passion for chamber music, he was a founding member of What Guitar Trio, an International Guitar Foundation young artists group which premiered works by Graham Lynch, Piawatt Louilarpprasert and Beat Furrer. Jonathan has also collaborated with the Brazilian music group The Chorôes and North East England folk singers The Wilson Family.
The rich sonorities of the cello, the intimacy of the guitar and sublime musicianship of both players ensures that a ZK Duo concert is a musical experience you won´t forget.