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.
C. Simpon, The Division Violist.
D. Ortiz, Tratado de Glosas: Recercada Primera, Recercada Segunda.
G.P. Telemann, 12 Fantasias (2,3,4,6,7,8,9,11).
G. P. Telemann, sonata senza Cembalo, TWV 40:1.
J. S. Bach, cello suites: BWV 1007, BWV 1008.
M. Marais, Pièces de viole (Livre 2): Folies d’Espagne, Les voix humaines.
M. Marais, Pièces de viole (Livre 3): La Muzette, La Guitare.
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.

With harpsichord

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

Chamber music

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.
D. Buxtehude, Triosonatas for viola da gamba, Op. 1.
J.S. Bach: Brandenburg concerto No. 6, BWV 1051.


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


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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