Ortega Chavaldas, Miguel Ángel
He was born in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, studied with Almudena Cano and obtained Honours and First Class Diploma at the end of a Degree in Piano and Honors with Distinction Prize in Thesis in chamber music.
Expanded his studies with Katalin Némes, Marta Gulyás, György Kurtág and András Mihály and received musical advice of Darío de Rosa, Rafael Orozco, Bruno L. Gelber, Cristina Bruno and Ferenc Rados.
Since the 1992-1993 academic year is an accompanist Piano Professor in the Ferrovial Chair of Cello at the School of Music Reina Sofía, together with Head Professors Natalia Shakhovskaya, Frans Helmerson and Ivan Monighetti.
He has been piano accompanist for professors as Natalia Gutman, Mihail Kohmitzer, Ivan Monighetti, Kim Scholes, Bernard Greenhouse, Lluis Claret, David Geringas, Frans Helmerson, Janos Starker, Philippe Müller and Miklos Perenyi. Stand out his performances in the Spanish embassies of Vietnam and Tanzania as well as concerts at the National Auditorium of Music and recordings for Sony and Classical Radio.
He won the First Prize at the "Pedro Espinosa" de Galdar Competition and Second Prize in the contest "Leo Weiner" in Budapest, and he's invited by institutions like the JONDE, Juan March Foundation and Musical Specialization Courses of the University of Alcalá de Henares (Madrid).
In 1992, he represented Spain recording a radio program in the Contest of the U.E.R.
He has performed in Holland, Poland, Tunisia, Tanzania, Vietnam, Belgium, Hungary, Italy, Germany, Portugal, Belgium, Luxembourg, the United States and in the major concert halls in Spain.
He has recorded for TVE, Hungarian National Radiotelevision, Channel NHK of the Japanese TV and Sony Spain.
He teaches courses of piano performance and chamber music, as usual professor at the Summer School of Lucena and Director of the Santa María del Paular Course in Rasacafría (Madrid).
He is a Professor of Piano at the Conservatory of Zaragoza.