Ignacio Jarquin

“…a great singer and natural storyteller” – The Scotsman



Singer, Actor, Vocal Coach, Performer, Workshop Leader and Choir & Orchestra DirectorStudio

Born in Mexico City, Ignacio went to Vienna aged 18 to study music at the Vienna University for Music and Performing Arts and at the Vienna Conservatory where in 1991 he obtained his diploma as Orchestra Conductor with distinction and made his professional début at the Stadttheater in St Pölten, Lower Austria. Continue reading “CV”

Frida and Diego

An R&D exploration: the life and art of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera is re-mixed by AI audio-visual machine learning with an improvising vocal ensemble. Performed and devised by a Butoh-dancing, vogueing, clowning opera singer.

“…I took a trip to Mexico to collect fabrics, images and their private correspondence (which has not been fully published in English yet). Mexican colours are bright, expressive almost overwhelmingly direct, with those colours Mexicans paint pain, poverty, desolation and even death. Not the pale imitations sold to foreign tourists and made to fit a superficial impression of joy and fiesta, Frida and Diego painted with deep reds, yellows and blues to themes that are rooted in the deepest soul, landscape, people and gods of Mexico. Where painters are shamans and conjurers of spiritual journeys I would like to use the voice to let us hear the message that those paintings carry. Through the medium of improvisation I expect to connect with some archetypal truths that link us and the audience to the deepest reality of Frida & Diego’s work…” Continue reading “Frida and Diego”

Workshops in Acting and Singing

Workshop in Improvised Singing and interaction with AI and machine learning technology

Singing Improvisation Workshop

Ensemble and solo work

The aim of the workshop is to learn how to use the voice as a tool for

artistic creation and expression.

Participants will practice a series of techniques inspired from the

physical theatre tradition, bel canto singing, musical composition and

archetypal psychology in order to learn how to freely release their

own voice and to compose on the go.

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