Aitor Ucar Gonzalez (1989) is a musician that always looks for the innovation in his concerts using multidiscyplinary elements, improvisation and new music. His interest in contemporary music made him to work with composers such as José María Sánchez-Verdú, Leo Brouwer or Ramón Lazkano, and to premiere pieces by Catalina Peralta, Niklauss Erissman or Jonas Arnet among others.
He made a career as chamber musician and create groups as duo 2028 with María Villanueva with whom he offer more tan 50 concerts for Quincena Musical de San Sebastian or for Prix Zonta; and duo Hausoka with the accordeonist Ander Telleria with whom he recorded for IBS Classics and premiered pieces by Aurelio Edler-Copes and Zuriñe Gerenabarrena.
He collaborates frequently with contemporary music ensembles such as Ensemble Ciklus, Ensemble Sinkro or Ensemble Vertigo and he took part as a stage musician in several Opera Productions from the Orchester Biel-Solothurn.
His performing activity made him to present his work in Spain, Switzerland, Germany, Colombia or Portugal and he received prizes in international competitions like Admira Guitars from Zarautz, Guitar Competition José Tomás from Petrer or International competition Ciutat d’Elx.
He studied his Bachelor degree in music in the Highest School of Music Musikene in San Sebastian with the professors Marco Socías and Antonio Duro. After that he moved to Bern where he studied several masters in music performace and music pedagogy with the professor Elena Càsoli in the Hochschule der Kunste Bern. His training was completed with the work with different personalities that influenced his way of making music: Corina Belcea (violin), Ernesto Molinari (Clarinet), Teodoro Anzelotti (Accordion) or Peter Croton (Lute) and also with guitarist as Pablo Márquez, David Russel, Álvaro Pierri or Zoran Dukic.
Xare Laborategia protagoniza el 21 de noviembre a las 20:00h, en San Telmo de Donostia, un programa heterogéneo con música de compositores jóvenes. El conjunto vasco abordará obras de Jagoba Astiazaran, Mikel Chamizo y Mihai Murariu, nacidos los tres en los años ochenta, y los estrenos absolutos de cinco compositores nacidos en los noventa: Jon Bienzobas-Pagola, Mikel Iturregi, Alejandro Gwynn, Diego Sabio y Paloma Vírseda Bravo.