Pianist, composer and conductor. Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Fernando Prize in 2006, recognition only ever won by other well-known Spanish composer, Manuel de Falla; Guerrero Foundation Award in 2008; Amics del Liceu Foundation Award 2009, among others. Manuel Tévar is one of the most complete and internationally recognized Spanish musicians of his generation.
He has conducted, among others, the Spaincellence Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestra de Chambre du Luxembourg and the United Nations Youth Ensemble. Tévar is the artistic director of the Atlantida Chamber Orchestra, as well as several international music festivals in Spain. As a composer, he has premiered more than 30 works in 10 countries.
He has participated in seven recording projects, two as a composer, one as a conductor and four as a pianist with his piano duo Iberian & Klavier, undoubtedly one of the most attractive and international piano duos nowadays, of which he is the founder and an active member.
The duo’s wide and versatile repertoire ranges from Renaissance music to contemporary music, having offered more than 15 world premieres of pieces written for I&K. Tévar’s repertoire is deeply committed to promoting Spanish, Latin American and contemporary music, and his collaborations with other artists and other arts, such as dance, are also regulars on his agenda. He has made recordings for the Spanish Television and the National Radio, Radio France and the Österreichischer Rundfunk of Vienna