David Antigüedad Mangas is a Spanish classical guitarist born in Salamanca. He started playing the guitar at the age of eight at the local conservatoire, finishing with honours at the age of 18. Then he began his Bachelor studies at the Conservatoire of Music of Castilla y León, Salamanca, with Professors Hugo Geller and Dimitri van Halderen. Two years later, in 2013, he was given an Erasmus grant and moved to Maastricht to continue his studies with the acclaimed Professor Carlo Marchione at the Maastricht Conservatorium, obtaining his Bachelor Degree with Cum Laude distinction in 2015.
He currently resides in Zaragoza, where he perfects his guitar career with guitarists Pedro Mateo González and Àlex Garrobé.
David has actively participated in several festivals and competitions, winning many prizes like the 1st Prize in the youth category of the ‘José Tomás Villade Petrer’ competition (Spain, 2013) or more recently the 1st Prize in the Concurso Permanente de Juventudes Musicales de España (Sabadell,2015). He has also performed guitar and chamber music recitals in Spain (Salamanca, Madrid, Ciudad Real, Alicante, etc.), in The Netherlands and in Belgium.
Along with his regular teachers, he has taken courses and master classes with reputed guitarists such as Joaquín Clerch, Ricardo Gallén, Carles Trepat, Margarita Escarpa, Leo Brouwer, Raphaella Smits, Zoran Dukic ,Judicael Perroy and Miguel Trápaga, amongst others.
In addition, he plays the electric guitar in different genres and he is very keen on all kinds of music.
He has taken private lessons with professional guitarist Juan Cerro, focusing on the electric guitar technique and jazz/modern language.
You can listen to David performing at the Casino de Salamanca in 2012, and in 2013 (part 1, part 2). You can also hear him playing the 4th movement of A. José, Sonata for guitar, and the Sonata I for solo violin in g minor, BVW 1001, Adagio e fuga of J.S. Bach, as well as Albéniz Granada here and here and also there.
If you are interested in working with David, please get in touch with the EMCY Office.
I. Albéniz, Granada from the Suite Española (Op. 47)
J. S. Bach, Prelude, Fugue and Allegro in E-flat major (BWV 998)
B. Britten, Nocturnal after John Dowland (Op. 70)
A. José, Sonata for guitar
M. M. Ponce, Sonata III
M. M. Ponce, Thème varié et Finale
F. Sor, Fantaisie élégiaque, (Op. 59)
T. Takemitsu, Equinox
G. P. Telemann, Fantasy II and Fantasy XII from the Twelve Fantasies for Violin without Bass (TWV 40:14-25)
H. Villa-Lobos,Concerto for guitar (W501)