Música Ficta is a vocal and instrumental ensemble specialized
in the rich and fascinating Latin-American and Spanish baroque repertoire.
The ensemble, considered one of the most important early music groups
in Latin-America, has performed in more than twenty countries on
four continents during its career of more than fifteen years. Música
Ficta has appeared at major early music festivals and venues around
the world, including the Kennedy Center for the Arts and the Corcoran
Gallery in Washington DC, Sainte Chapelle and the Conciergerie in
Paris, the Victoria Concert Hall in Singapore, the Stour Festival
in England, Caja Madrid in Barcelona and Madrid, Semana de Música
Antigua de Estella in Spain, Festival Cervantino in Mexico, the
Rundale Palace in Latvia, and the Teatro Colón in Colombia.
The ensemble has also performed at major Latin American churches
where much of the music it interprets was composed. Some of these
churches include the cathedrals of Mexico City, Cartagena and Bogota
(Colombia), Quito (Ecuador), La Paz (Bolivia), as well as some of
the most important baroque churches in Peru, Brazil, and Bolivia.
Throughout its career, Música Ficta has passionately endeavored
to disseminate this often unknown and colorfully diverse repertoire.
Its innovative and creative programs based on careful musicological
research, create persuasive performances that have been warmly praised
by music critics, and enthusiastically received by the public. Many
of the ensemble's concerts have been broadcast by major radio stations,
including Radio France International, Radio Nederland (The Netherlands),
Cologne Radio (Germany) and National Public Radio (USA). Through
its CD recordings for Arion (France), Arts Music (Germany), Centaur
(USA), Milan-Jade (France) and Carpe Diem (Germany), Musica Ficta
has highlighted the quality and international appeal of Latin-American
and Spanish baroque repertoire. These recordings have received excellent
reviews and honors from internationally renowned publications such
as the Washington Post, Klassik Magazin, Goldberg, American Record
Guide, Audiophile Audition, Le Monde de la Musique, etc., in which
the quality of the music and of the ensemble has been emphasized.