« Miguel Yisrael, the new prince of the lute. » Ernst Van Bek, Classiquenews.com, 2011, France



Miguel Yisrael has been called the new prince of the lute and a poet on his instrument. He is at the forefront of the new generation of international concert lutenists.

Miguel Yisrael completed his musical education with the renowned master Hopkison Smith, who as referred to him in 2005 as a "passionate and intelligent musician who deserves to be heard in the world". Read More



"This record is good, very good! A record of generous duration, unbeatable price and remarkable interpretation. The portuguese belongs to a new generation of lutenists with a long and bright career ahead, and this third milestone recording allows it to assume. Little more can be asked." Josemi Lorenzo Arribas, Audioclásica (Spain, 07/2012) Awards : 4 Stars Audioclásica Read More

"The discourse is of strong and unique personality. A double-revelation for a poetic lutenist and his ancestors who used to enchant the court of Bayreuth. An interpreter to be followed closely." Philippe Ramin, Diapason, n°583 (France, 09/2010) Awards : Diapason d'Or Découverte Read More

"A surprising discovery of a lutenist with a substantial discourse. Admirable – both the quasi vocal support of the timbre and the perfect energy being more expressive than forcing tempos or contrasts." Philippe Ramin, Diapason, n°583 (France, 09/2010) Awards : 5 Diapason Read More