News 2019
June 2019
Katarina Gurska
28-30 June 2019, Mario, Spain

Masterclass Katerina Gurska
(click logo for website)

July 2019

8 -12 July 2019

Masterclass in Rio Gallegos/Calafate in Southern Argentina.

Rencontres website

21 - 28 July 2019

Rencontres musicales de Haute-Provence, chamber festival with several artists (Queyras family)

Rencontres website link

31 - 04 August 2019

Festival de contrabajo en Mexico

Enlargement of Poster for the Festival
September 2019
Viennese Bass Days

Saturday - 7 September 2019

Amsterdam Viennese bass days,
Luis will be performing Sperger concerto Number 15th in D Major in Vienese tuning.

16:00 - 16:30 Recital - Luis Cabrera

Viennese Bass Days website
2019 events (past)
May 2019


12-13 May 2019

Cologne, recordings with the Utrecht Quartet and Hannah Shybayeva of Beethoven Piano concertos for Naxos, arrangement by the composer for piano and string quintet.



10-11 May, 2019

Masterclass in Zaragoza, CSMA

April 2019
Chamber Music Festival

Luis Cabrera at Fort Nieuwersluis: unique combination of double bass
and harp

4 April, 2019

Double bass and Harp recital, with Sandrine Chatron. Natuurmonumenten concert series of the NMF (National Muziek instrumentenfonds) in Fort Nieuwersluis, The Netherlands.

Website Link

February 2019

Masterclass in Zaragoza

1-2 February, 2019

Double bass teacher Luis Cabrera will provide a two-day masterclass

February/March 2019  

Masterclass Mexico City, OJUEM

28 Feb, 1 and 7 March, 2019

Double bass teacher Luis Cabrera will provide masterclasses
(orquesta Juvenil Universitaria Eduardo Mata) Sala Nezahualcoyotl, Ciudad Universitaria, UNAM.

2018 events (past)
June 2018
The Dutch Music Instruments Foundation (NMF) has acquired a new double bass by Carlo Ferdinando Landolfi c.1770 which will be on loan to Luis (Click NVF Header to read more)
June 2018  
codarts, Rotterdam

Friday, June 1st, 2018

Double bass teacher Luis Cabrera will provide a two-day masterclass that will be concluded with a recital on 1 June in Codarts Kruisplein (room 5.22) at 19.30.

(click logo, scroll to June 1st) .... and also on.... Facebook

Mahler Chamber Orchestra
Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Mahler Chamber Orchestra: "Written on Skin" by George Benjamin
at the Holland Festival at the Muziekgebouw in Amsterdam
on the 28th of June 2018 at 19:45.

Muziekgebouw website with more info

July 2018

Masterclass and recital LUIS CABRERA

Monday, July 2nd 2018

Masterclass and Recital in Madrid, Palacio de Cibeles, 2 July, including works by Bottesini, Brahms, Pedro Valls.

Masterclasses LUIS CABRERA

Sunday, July 8th - Thursday 12th 2018

Masterclasses in the Conservatorio de Celaya, Mexico.

(click logo to link with the Conservatorio website)


Friday 13th 2018

Luis plays Concerto N.15 by J. M. Sperger in Queretaro, Mexico
with The Orquesta Filharmonica de Queretaro.

(click logo to link with the Orchestra website) (scroll to 7/13/18)

Spanish National Youth Orchestra

Saturday to Monday 21st to 23rd 2018

JONDE, Luis is coaching "encuentro de Verano"


Wednesday 25th July to Tuesday 31st July 2018

Luis gives Masterclasses in Medellin, Colombia.

August 2018

Sunday to Saturday 5th to 11th August 2018

Bassman camp

Masterclasses in Hong Kong

Molyvos Festival

Sunday 12th August 2018 - 11:00 to 16:00

Luis Cabrera Masterclass Κοντραμπάσου
Public · Hosted by Evangelos Saklaras

Athens, Greece

Ο Luis Cabrera έρχεται στην Αθήνα να παραδώσει ένα masterclass κοντραμπάσου την Κυριακή 12 Αυγούστου 2018 στο χώρο 2510 στα Εξάρχεια.
Οι θέσεις των συμμετεχόντων που θα λάβουν ενεργά μέρος θα είναι μόνο 6 και θα τηρηθεί σειρά προτεραιότητας.

Το κόστος του masterclass για τους ενεργά συμμετέχοντες είναι €50 (διάρκεια 45')
και για τους ακροατές είναι €20.
Τηλέφωνο πληροφοριών/κρατήσεων: 6981580916 (Ευάγγελος Σακλάρας)

Λίγα λόγια για τον Luis Cabrera.

Details on Events Facebook page

Molyvos Festival


Monday to Monday 13th to 20th August 2018

Molyvos website info (click logo)

September 2018
BBC Prom 74
7 September 2018: BBC Prom: G.F. Handel: Theodora (HWV 68)

We are delighted to announce that Arcangelo will be performing at the BBC Proms this year with Handel’s masterpiece, oratorio Theodora HWV 68.

Link to BBC Prom 74

28-29 September 2018 Festival del Sur, Motril, Granada

Schubert - Octet and Schubert - Trout Quintet

Link to Festival del Sur website

October 2018

8 October in Leeds

Schubert - Octet with Chiaroscuro Quartet -
.... more to come ....  
2017 events (past)
September 2017
The Guildhall School of Music - How to aplly
(click logo for application page)
Guildhall School of Music & Drama | How To Apply

The Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London, UK, is one of the world's leading conservatoires and drama schools, offering musicians, actors, stage managers and ...

The Guildhall School values its diversity of cultures and welcomes applications from all over the world for its acting, music and technical theatre programmes.

November 2017
12-13 November 2017, Lyon (France)

Lius will be giving a masterclass in Lyon, 12-13 November, at the CNSMD-Lyon.

more to come .....
2017 events (past)
June 2017  
August 2017

16-19 August 2017, Lesbos Island, Greece
Molyvos Festival
(click logo for website)

July 2017
22 July 2017, Lima, Peru

"Peru Raymi workshop" at conservatorio Nacional de Música,
in Lima- organised by Rennzo Vela
Sede del Ministerio de Cultura

Conservatoy website

3-9 July 2017, Mexico City

Masterclasses in Mexico City
(click logo for website)

8 July 2017, Mexico City

Koussevitzky concerto with "Orquesta Juvenil Carlos Chavez
(click logo for website)

Katarina Gurska

26-30 June 2017, Mario, Spain
Masterclass Katerina Gurska
(click logo for website)

April 2017
Karol Lipinski Academy of Music

7/8 April 2017

Wroclaw, Poland
Karol Lipinski Academy of Music, Masterclass

Karol Lipinski Academy website


18/19 April 2017

Lius will be giving Masterclasses in "Conservatorio Superior de Salamanca" on 18 -19 April.

Website Link


20 April 2017 in Madrid

Luis will be giving Masterclasses in Madrid in his former school on 20 April.

Website Link

March 2017
Luca School of Arts

28/29 March 2017

Leuven, Belgium;

Luca School of Arts, Masterclass.

Luca School of Arts website

February 2017

7-12 February 2017

Festival in "Escola Profisional Artistic do Vale do Ave (ARTAVE) Portugal, Recital and Masterclasses.

Artave wbsite

January 2017
March 2016 details

7-8 January 2017

Concerts with Mahler Chamber Orchestra in the festival in the Canary Islands with Jacub Hrusa and Frank Peter Zimmermann, music by Trujillo, Prokofiev and Dvorak.


1 January 2017

Concert in Budapest, Hungary.
Venue: Palace of Arts - Bela Bartok National Concert Hall


Link to Box Ofiice and further information

2016 events (past)
December 2016
13 December 2016

Concert in Jerusalem

12 December 2016

Christmas Concert in Jerusalem

View Poster (click thumbnail)

11 December 2016

Bottesini Gran duo concertante in in Palazzo Quirinale, Rome, with Violin Yury Revich, Paolo Olmi conducting his own ensemble.
Concert for the Italian president (Suroradio Broadcasting).

10 December 2016

Bottesini Gran duo concertante in Rome, Capella Sestina, with Violin Yury Revich, Paolo Olmi conducting his own ensemble.
This will be broadcast on TV.

November 2016
The Royal Conservatoire
21 November 2016

Masterclass and recital at KONCON in The Hague

Click Logo

codarts, Rotterdam
16 November 2016

Luis will be giving masterclass at CODARTS in Rotterdam.

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Mexico City University
3 - 5 November 2016

Luis will be giving masterclasses in Mexico City
OJUEM youth orchestra.

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September 2016

Tour with Mahler Chamber, and Theodor Currentzis concerts in Italy,, Germany and Sweden.
September 22 2016, MERAN, Italy
Works by: Ludwig van Beethoven, Arvo Pärt
With: Conductor Teodor Currentzis, Violin Pekka Kuusisto

September 24 2016, BONN, Germany
Works by: Ludwig van Beethoven, Arvo Pärt
With: Conductor Teodor Currentzis, Violin Pekka Kuusisto, Speaker Sunnyi Melles

September 25 2016, MALMÖ, Sweden
Works by: Johannes Brahms, HK Gruber
With: Trumpet and Director Håkan Hardenberger, Chansonnier HK Gruber

September 6 2016, MARIBOR, Slovenia

Concert with Arcangelo on 6 September in Maribor, Slovenia, with Jonathan Cohen and Nicholas Alstaedt 

Click Arcangelo Logo for information


September 4 2016, Royal Albert Hall, LONDON

Luis plays with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and Sir Mark Elder in Prom 68.

Rossini - Semiramide

July 2016  
Katarina Gurska

July 2016

Masterclass in Madrid at Katarina Gurska
(click logo)

Please click on the PDF thumbnail to load this.

KATARINA GURSKA School of Music is a private and recognized superior centre by the Madrid autonomous community to impart superior artistic education for the concession of the diploma of Bachelor in Music according to level 2 in the Bolonia system, and to the diploma of Master in Music according to level 3
Spanish National Youth Orchestra

July 18-22 2016

Luis will be coaching the Spanish National Youth Orchestra (JONDE) between July 18th and 22nd in La Coruna.

8 July - 9 July 2016

Idomeneo with Gordan Nikolic in Ludwisburg Festival.

April 2016
codarts, Rotterdam
19 April 2016

Masterclass in Codarts, Rotterdam Conservatorium

March 2016 details
March 2016

Mahler Chamber Orchestra, "Written in Skin" by George Benjamin conducted by himself; concerts in Dortmundt, Cologne Madrid, Barcelona and London

February 2016
5,6,12 February 2016

Luis will be playing with Jonathan Cohen, concerts in London, Oslo and Zurich.

Click Arcangelo Logo for information

2015 events (past)
Spanish National Youth Orchestra
11-15 July 2015

Luis will be coaching the Spanish National Youth Orchestra (JONDE) between July 11th and 15th.
(click logo)
6 March 2015 - 20:00

Weesp Chamber Music Festival, Weesp, The Netherlands.
Felix Mendelssohn - Piano Sextet in D groot, Op. 110
Gabriel Fauré - La bonne chanson, Op. 61
(click logo)
29 June - 5 July 2015

"Academia Sarasate" in Pamplona, Spain, Luis will be coaching and teaching at a youth orchestra project.
(click logo)
Katarina Gurska
12 - 19 July 2015
Summer Course at the School where Luis teaches in Madrid between 12-19 July, Katarina Gurska
(click logo)
Festival de Musica de Santiago de Queretaro"
31 July - 8 August 2015
Luis will be teaching and playing at the "Festival de Musica de Santiago de Queretaro" in Mexico.
(click logo)
Arcangelo Recording
8 -12 November 2014
Luis is working on a recording with "Arcangelo" directed by Jonathan Cohen with Christiane Karg as mezzo-Soprano in London.
Arcangelo Website
Christiane Karg
Jonathan Cohen
Katarina Gurska Music School
13 -16 November 2014
Masterclasses at Katarina Gurska School of Music in Madrid.
27th September at 20:15 - Recital at:
Zaal Tamboer, Overtoom 247-A, Amsterdam

We would like to invite you our recital/concert in Zaal Tamboer in Amsterdam on Saturday the 27th of September at 8.15 pm. There just few tickets left, so, if want to come please contact me asap or email to reserve one, the program will be;

J. Haydn; Violin Concerto in G, transcribed in A
E. Meyer: Duo Concertante for Double bass and violin
M. De Falla: 7 Canciones Populares
C. Franck: Sonata in A

Luis Cabrera: Double bass
Melissa Ussery: Violin
Justyna Maj-Tchernookova: piano

Entry is 10 Euros, including a drink.
Will be great to see you then!

July 2014
LSO Academy
Luis will be coaching at the LSO academy between 2-5 July  
July 2014
Luis is undertaking coaching sessions with the Netherlands Youth Orchestra (NJO)
Katarina Gurska Music School
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