Jaime Mansilla - Biography A widely internationally recognized Violinist, Soloist, Concertmaster and Recording artist, Jaime Mansilla has performed concerts in 30 different countries,and in the best concert halls of the world, including several appearances at Carnegie Hall in New York; the United Nations; Place des Arts- Montreal, Canada; Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria; Martinu Hall in Prague, Czech Republic; Bartok Radio Hall in Budapest, Hungry; Jagellonian University in Krakow, Poland and many others.
He has performed extensively throughout Europe, with concert appearances in Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Holland and Switzerland, to name a few. Over the course of his career, Mr. Mansilla has shared the stage with the giants of the music world such as Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo, Tony Bennett, Donna Summer, Itzhak Perlman, Joshua Bell and many others artists. Founder, conductor and violin soloist of the chamber orchestra of Santiago with which he performed for many years in an series of concerts, tours, recordings, and spectacular projects such as the first concert of the world in Antarctic territory, the most southern concert in the world, concerts in the highlands of South America, etc. In 1992, he played at Carnegie Hall and drew positive reviews from the New York Times including an accolade as “a superb technician”. In 1993, he performed in the first concert ever to be held in the world in the Antarctic territory, serving as soloist and conductor. This landmark performancewas covered by CNN, BBC of London and all the South American press outlets for radio and television. That same year he was awarded with the Prize of the Critics and the National Prize of Music.
Recording Artist: An important part of Jaime Mansilla's musical career has been recordings. In addition to collaborations with many other recording artists, in the pop and classical musical fields, he has
done many recordings as a soloist with chamber orchestras, piano & symphony orchestras in South America, Europe and the United States of America.
“I got shivers and chills hearing his play. So beautiful. His gift is real and his talent is amazing!”
“Mr. Mansilla’s violin talent is not just superb but has life & emotion of its own!”
“Surely touched my heart and soul, truly beautiful… words can’t describe how amazing it sounds.”
“I always felt that one of the most beautiful threads between the physical and the divine is music, and Mr. Mansilla is without a doubt a masterful weaver.”
“Mr. Mansilla’s performance is great thoughtful with depth and spirituality!”
“He is just perfect in every sense of the way, his precision and tempo are like no other!”
1986 Mr. Mansilla was the only Chilean musician invited to join the World Philharmonic Orchestra that occurred in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, which was under the conduction of the world famous American director, Lorin Maazel.
1992 A Music Review in the New York Times described him as “a super technician” due to his performance as the solo violinist at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
1993 Mr. Mansilla was the conductor and soloist of the “First Classical Concert in the Antarctic Territory”, covered by CNN, BBC of London, and all of the Worldwide press.