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Subhira Quartet

"Wild  Contemporary World Music from Chile"

One of the most innovative ensembles in the World Music genre in Chile, with more than 25 years of career and 13 published albums, they are referents for many musicians in the country. Subhira Quartet have played in some of the most important world music festivals of Chile and Europe, where they’re consolidating their international career.

Their compositions mix rhythms from the native peoples of the south of America, electronica, and contemporary music.

 

Their director and composer, Subhira (Rodrigo Cepeda), is a President of the Republic National Prize of Music winner, one of the highest recognitions given by the Chilean Ministry of Culture. He is also professor of composition at the Modern School of Music and director of world music label Mundovivo. He plays piano, hammond and moog keyboards, didgeridoo and ethnic percussions.

Cello player maestro Juan Angel Muñoz , former Philharmonic Orchestra of Santiago’s first cello, has performed as a guest with countless national and international artists and orchestras.

Danka Villanueva is a multifaceted violinist active in the klezmer, jazz, folk and balkan music scenes, as well as contemporary chamber ensembles and orchestras.  

Young talent Emai Cepeda on drums completes the power quartet.