Isabel Villanueva is one of the most renowned violists of the new generation. She has performed as a soloist with orchestras and as a recitalist in Europe, Russia, Latin America, the Middle East and China. She is pioneer in presenting concerts in numerous places where Viola was never programmed as a soloist before. She has been awarded with prizes including in 2014 "Prix Albert Lullin" from Ville de Genève, Switzerland, institutional recognition Marca España as “ambassador of Spanish talent in the world” in 2015, Prize “El Ojo Crítico” of the Classical Music by the Spanish National Broadcasting Corporation 2015, Best Classical Album of the year 2018 at Premios MIN, Culture Award of the Community of Madrid in Classical Music 2019. Those awards are the first time they are awarded to a violist.