2022

APR 29  'I WILL NEVER DIE' (Col legno) release

MAY 05  VIENNA (AUT) Sargfabrik release concert, solo

MAY 12  VILLACH (AUT) Kulturhof, solo

 

SEP 07  LANDECK (AUT) Schlosshof, open air, solo

OCT 05  BURHTHEATER/ KASINO (AUT), Stella Gala '22

OCT       CLARA BLUME/ 'soñemos, alma', album release

NOV 11  Wangen (GER), DWR

2023

FEB       RADIO Ö1 LIVE SESSION, ''I WILL NEVER DIE'

FEB       RAVENSBURG ZEHNTSCHEUER (GER), DWR

listen to album 'I WILL NEVER DIE':

IWND_Cover_klein.jpg
IWND_03.png
 
 

about

VÉLVEZ (*1982) was born in the Alps and has roots in México.

He began to play the piano at the age of six and the organ at the age of twelve. He studied in Innsbruck as well as Vienna and graduated in musicology. Over the years, he refined his skills and cultivated his own compositional work.
It was in 2008, when he founded the group DONAUWELLENREITER,
that has been praised and recognized for both, its outstanding live concerts and recordings (6 albums).
He has lived in Tirol, Vienna, México City and Bogotá.

VÉLVEZ's debut album as a solo artist 'I WILL NEVER DIE' was released on April 29th 2022 by col legno.

references

  • Caldas Fine Jazz (POR)

  • Int. Jazzfestival Cairo (EGY)

  • Les nuits des nacres (FRA)

  • Expo Mailand (ITA)

  • Worldmusic Festival Hamilton (CAN)

  • Nottingham Festival (UK)

  • Steinway Piano House, Bogota (COL)

  • Hatra Institute Teheran (IRN)

  • Studio 6, Radio Belgrade (SRB)

  • Wiener Konzerthaus, Großer Saal (AUT)

  • Wiener Musikverein, Goldener Saal (AUT)

  • Burgtheater, Vienna (AUT)

  • Jewish Festival Warschau (POL)

  • Salzburger Festpiele (AUT)

  • Jazz & the city, Salzburg (AUT)

  • Jazz around the world, Munich (GER)

  • Porgy & Bess, Vienna (AUT)

  • Int. Jazzfestival Freiburg (GER)

  • Int. Accordion Festival Vienna (AUT)

  • Outreach Jazzfestival Schwaz (AUT)

  • Int. Jazzfestival Saalfelden (AUT)

  • Worldmusic Festival Bolzano (ITA)

  • Treibhaus (AUT)

  • Radio Kulturhaus (AUT)

  • and many more...

contact/ booking

VÉLVEZ (aka Thomas Castañeda)

+43 650 4449871

t.castaneda@me.com

 

(c) 2021 by VÉLVEZ

foto (c) Erika Mayer

art installation: Stricheraum IIII

 courtesy Linda Berger & Elektrohalle Rhomberg

OEMF_gef_4C-1.jpg