Cristina Alís Raurich
Assistant Director, Portative organ, Manuscript to Performance, Pythagorean Tuning
After receiving the master diplomas on piano, medieval and renaissance keyboards, and studying with Dr. Mauricio Molina, Cristina decided to combine her passion for teaching with a performance career (ensembles Magister Petrus, Carmina Harmonica, Hamelin Consort, Le Souvenir, among others) and with musicological research. She currently is part of the faculty and assistant director of the International Course on Medieval Music Performance of Besalú and is visiting scholar (performance) at the Centre International de Musiques Médiévales. Du ciel aux marges; the Université Paul Valéry – Montpellier 3, and the Conservatoire à Rayonnement Régional de Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole.
She collaborates with the historical organ builder Walter Chinaglia on the reconstruction of medieval organs, obtaining in 2014 a reconstruction of a 13th c. portative organ developed through the study of written and iconographic sources, the first in its kind. At the moment she takes part in a Doctoral Program at the University of Würzburg (Germany) / Schola Cantorum Basiliensis (Switzerland).