“The Silverstein CRYO4 it really suits me. It gives me the balance, homogeneity, and freedom I needed. It is amazing how this ligature contributes to my sound making it warmer and brighter.”
Iñigo Setuaín Antoñanzas (1994, Vitoria-Gasteiz), is a Spanish saxophone player. He studied for his Elementary and Profesional degree with Josetxo Silguero and Iñigo Ibaibarriaga at the Conservatorio de Música Jesús Guridi in Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spain), his Bachelor degree with Andrés Gomis and Ángel Soria at the Conservatorio Superior de Música de Castilla y León in Salamanca (Spain). Afterwards, he studied for a Master in Performance and a Minor in Contemporary Music with Marcus Weiss and Philippe Koerper at the Hochschule für Musik in Basel (Switzerland).
He received masterclasses with international soloists such as Marie-Bernadette Charrier, Arno Bornkamp, Vincent David, Pierre-Stéphane Meugé, Hans de Jong, Gilles Tressos, Julien Petit, Rodrigo Vila, and Ricardo Capellino.
Passionate about chamber music, he created and led various chamber music groups, such as Slapsus Quartet; obtaining 1st prize in the VII Concurso de música de Cámara Juventudes musicales de Ávila and I Concurso de Música de Cámara “Jóvenes Músicos” de CyL in Spain; and Kugel Ensemble, receiving an honorable mention in the BOG Competition in Basel and in 2018, he was a finalist in the XX International Chamber Music Competition Luigi Nono.
As a soloist, he collaborated with the OSE (Basque National Orchestra) in the seasonal concerts and in the “Ravel” CD recording, with the EGO (Basque Youth Orchestra) and the Vitoria-Gasteiz Municipal Windband; participating in several festivals such as the XVII Saxophone World Congress (Zagreb, Croatia), in IX Chamber Music Cycle in the Principal Antozkia (Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain), La Escucha Errante 2018 (Bilbao, Spain), in the Sábados musicales Chamber Music Festival in the Art Museum of Álava (Vitoria- Gasteiz, Spain) and in the XI. Festival Musigüenza (Sigüenza, España).
His musicality and talent have earned him several scholarships from Swiss foundations such as Lyra Stiftung, Haiku Stiftung, C. und A. Kupper-Stiftung, Rita Zimmermann Musik-Stiftung.