Ignacio Ramal Viejo

Violinist specialised in historically informed performance, he received a Masters Degree in Musicology and Early Music Performance in Barcelona with professor Manfredo Kraemer, also receiving advice from professors like Emilio Moreno, Pedro Memelsdorff or Andrew Ackerman. He later continues his training as a pupil of Enrico Onofri in Palermo.
He is concertmaster in Camerata Antonio Soler, having recorded for the Lindoro seal, among several other works, the Sinfonia Concertante nr. 3 for two violins by Gaetano Brunetti as a soloist along with violinist Lina Tur Bonet. He has also been concertmaster in the groups Canto Fiorito (Lithuania), and Barbieri Symphony Orchestra, and concertmaster and soloist in Camerata de Murcia, youth orchestra of the Academia Montis Regalis, Ensemble Incipit, and Orquestra Barroca de la ESMuC. He has also collaborated in ensembles like Le Concert des Nations (Jordi Savall), Pulcinella Ensemble (Ophélie Gaillard), Capella Mediterranea (Leonardo García Alarcón), La Real Cámara (Emilio Moreno), Academia Montis Regalis (Alessandro de Marchi), L'Estro d'Orfeo, La Spagna, Dichos Diabolos or L'Arcàdia. Also, in several occasions has he participated in Fondazione Giorgio Cini's historical performance seminars under Pedro Memelsdorff's direction.
He is founding member of the ensemble The Ministers of Pastime.