Salon Dahlmann

22.10.2017, 5 pm

Music at Salon Dahlmann

Manuel Gómez Ruiz (Tenor) and Jurek Föllmer (Guitar)

Works by Monteverdi, Caldara, García Lorca a.o.

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Manuel Gómez Ruiz, born 1986 in Gran Canaria, studied at the Hochschule für Musik “Hanns Eisler” Berlin and at the Universität der Künste Berlin with the tenor Robert Gambill. In 2007 he made his debut with the zarzuela La Revoltosa, of R. Chapí production of the Komische Oper Berlin in Hebbel Theater and broadcast by Deutschlandkulturradio. A year later, 2008, he made his debut in opera as First Prisoner in Fidelio of L.v. Beethoven in Teatro Pérez Galdós of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in a production directed by José Carlos Plaza und conducted by Pedro Halffter with the Gran Canaria Philharmonic Orchestra.

The tenor has sung in concert halls including the Auditorio di Roma, Konzerthaus Berlin, Komische Oper Berlin, Auditorio de Zaragoza, Teatro Leal  La Laguna, Teatro Principal de Zaragoza, Teatro Pérez Galdós Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Laeiszhalle Hamburg, and with the Gran Canaria Philharmonic Orchestra, Málaga Philharmonic Orchestra, Hamburg Symphony Orchestra, RIAS Youth Orchestra and Lauten Compagney.

His most recent appearances include La Finta Giardinera of W.A. Mozart (Il Podestá), the Berlin Premiere of Les Trois Souhaits of B. Martinu (Serge / Adolphe), his debut in Hamburg in Bastien und Bastienne of W. A. Mozart, Puccini´s Misa di Gloria with the Málaga Philharmonic Orchestra, song recitals at the Canary Islands Music Festival, the modern premiere and recording of Fra i due litiganti il terzo gode of G. Sarti, and his appearances in the opera season of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria as Roderigo in Otello 2015; and as Incredibile in Andrea Chénier 2016; opening concert of the Philharmonic Society of Zaragoza 2016/2017, his recital in Teatro Principal Zaragoza´s Lied Cycle and Goyescas of Enrique Granados with the pianist Rosa Torres-Pardo.

He has been invited by the president of the German Federal Republic, Joachim Gauck, to perform at the official residency of Bellevue Palace, by the UEFA to sing the anthem in the final game of the Champions League in the Olympic Stadium of Berlin; and by the Schubertiade of Hohenems to participate in the Masterclasses lead by Thomas Hampson. Manuel Gómez Ruiz has been awarded with the Richard Wagner Scholarship, Deutschlandstipendium and Premio Joven Canarias 2015 given by the Canary Government.


Jurek Föllmer studied Classical Guitar in the class of Prof. Rainer Feldmann at the UdK Berlin. Moreover he studied with Lukasz Kuropaczewski during an exchange year and took Masterclasses with renown Guitarists as Alvaro Pierri, Joaquín Clerch and Ricardo Gallén. Currently he is continuing his studies in a masters program with the highly appreciated Guitarist and Teacher, Professor Thomas Müller-Pering.

Since 2014 he is part of the "Yehudi Menuhin - Live Music Now" program, frequently giving concerts at various social facilities. Jurek is playing chamber music with singers and instrumentalists, expanding the repertoir with his own arrangements. In 2015 he founded the "Aurelis Guitar Quartet" with three his fellow students.

Admission fee: 25€ incl. drinks
Reservations and Information: musikimsalondahlmann @ gmail.com
Box office: 45 minutes prior to the concert

With kind support by the Spanish Embassy in Berlin

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19.11.2017, 5 pm

Music at Salon Dahlmann

Aurelis Quartett

I got Rythm: Gershwin meets Bach

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In 2015 the four guitarists Eileen Baum, Aran Choi, Sergio Celis and Jurek Föllmer came together to found Aurelis Guitar Quartet. Coming from South Korea, Chile and Germany each of them has successfully participated at international Guitar Competitions. They are determined to extend the repertoir presenting their instrument from different angles. In their new program the humorous and colorful Songs of George Gershwin are brought face to face with the music of J. S. Bach. Therefore Eileen Baum and Jurek Föllmer have arranged Piano pieces as well as Orchestra Pieces for their ensemble creating a program of great contrasts where the versatility of the guitar is showcased to the listener.


Admission fee: 25€ incl. drinks
Reservations and Information: musikimsalondahlmann @ gmail.com
Box office: 45 minutes prior to the concert