Miguel Bonal

All prize winners
EMCY Prize
Nationality: Spanish
Instrument: Viola da Gamba
Date of birth 1999/05/19

Born in Zaragoza, he began his musical studies with the piano at an early age, and later, at the age of 7, he joined the Professional Conservatory of Music of Zaragoza to begin his studies of viola da gamba with Fernando Marín.

Currently, he is carrying out his higher studies of viola da gamba and baroque cello with Emmanuel Balssa, at the Escola Superior De Música de Catalunya (ESMUC), in Barcelona. Among his concerts, it is worth highlighting his participation in the XX Festival de Música Antigua de Tiana, Festival Espurnes Barroques and Festival Obertura. He received a scholarship for the “Young Ancient Music” course held in Guadalaviar (Teruel) and for the 9th Académie Européene de Musique Ancienne, which took place in Vannes, France, in 2019.

Recently, he has won the first prize at the 98th Juventudes Musicales Competition, in the mode of ancient music. Also, the Emcy Prize Certificate and the special prize from the Festival de Música Antigua de Úbeda y Baeza.

If you are interested in working with Miguel, please get in touch with the EMCY Office.



C. F. Abel, Drexel Manuscript 5871
J. S. Bach, cello suites: BWV 1007, BWV 1008
Mr. Demachy. Pièces de viole
T. Hume, The First Part of Ayres, French, Pollish and others: Good Again, Captain Humes Pavan, Loves Farewell, Souldiers Galiard
M. Marais, Pièces de viole (Livre 2): Folies d’Espagne, Les voix humaines
M. Marais, Pièces de viole (Livre 3): La Muzette, La Guitare
D. Ortiz, Tratado de Glosas: Recercada Primera, Recercada Segunda
C. Simpon, The Division Violist
G.P. Telemann, 12 Fantasias (2,3,4,6,7,8,9,11)
G. P. Telemann, sonata senza Cembalo, TWV 40:1

With harpsichord

C. F. Abel, Sonata in a minor, A2:57A (from the Malzaltzam Collection)
J. S. Bach, Sonatas BWV 1027, BWV 1029, BWV 1029
A. Corelli, Op. 5. Sonatas I and III
F. Couperin, Pièces de viole: Première Suite
A. Forqueray, Pièces de viole: La Marella, La D’aubonne (Sarabande), La Buornonville
M. Marais, Pièces de viole, livre 3: Suite in D Major, Suite in G Major and Suite in C Major
C. W. Podbielski, Sonata in G Major
J. Richmann, Sonata I and II
F. Rognioni, Vestiva i colli, from Serva di Vari Passaggi
J. Shenk, L’écho du Danube, Op. 9: Sonatas I, II and III
G. P. Telemann, TWV 41:a6, TWV 41:e5

Chamber music

J.S. Bach, Brandenburg concerto No. 6, BWV 1051
D. Buxtehude, Triosonatas for viola da gamba, Op. 1
G. P. Telemann, Nouveaux Quatours en six suites “Paris Quartets” TWV 43: D3, a2, G4, h2, A3, e4
G. P. Telemann, Triosonatas for viola da gamba: TWV 42:g1, 42:F10, 42:h6


C. F. Abel, A9:2, Concerto a Viola da gamba Concertata in G Major
J. S. Bach, Matthäuspassion, BWV 244
J. S. Bach, Johannespassion, BWV 245
G. P. Telemann, Overture-Suite in D Major, TWV 55:D6
G. P. Telemann, Concerto for Recorder and Viola da gamba, TWV 52:a1


D. Ortiz (1510-1570) Recercada Segunda sobre los Tenores Italianos T. Hume (1569-1645) Souldiers Galliard
J. S. Bach (1685-1750) Suite no. 2, BWV 1008.

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