Ivan Siso Calvo began to play cello with Barbara Switalska in his teens. He continued his musical studies and received a Bachelor of Music at the Music School of the Basque Country “Musikene” in the class of Asier Polo and Maria Casado in 2013.
Ivan Studies at a Top European School
Ivan is currently continuing his studies with Enrico Dindo at the Conservatorio della Svizzera Italiana in Lugano, Switzerland. He was member of the Orquesta Joven de la Sinfónica de Galicia and the Joven Orquesta Nacional de España (JONDE). He has played with orchestras such as the Orquesta Nacional de España (ONE), the Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia (OSG), the Filharmonia de Galicia or the Orquesta Sinfónica de Euskadi (OSE).
Since 2013 he collaborates with the Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana (OSI).
3rd Prize at a Competition
In 2006, Ivan won 3rd prize at the International Cello Competition, “Villa de Llanes”. He has played chamber music and with orchestras all around the the world. Some of Ivan’s noted performances include the 2013 International Chamber Music Festival, “Joaquin Turina” in Seville, Spain, Jeneusses Musicales in Weikersheim, Germany and more.