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button JAVIER TORRES MALDONADO RECEIVES THE COMMANDE D'ETAT 2011 BY THE FRENCH MINISTRY OF CULTURE FOR HIS WORK UN POSIBLE DIA.

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button NEW CD — UN POSIBLE DIA, QUASI UN RADIODRAMMA, MAJA PAVLOVSKA (SOPRANO), DAVID JISSE (ACTOR), ENSEMBLE 2E2M CONDUCTED BY PIERRE ROULLIER. LABEL ALAMUSE (LA MUSE EN CIRCUIT)



UN POSIBLE DIA will be recorded in a NEW COMPACT DISC co-produced by the ENSEMBLE 2E2M, the French center for new technologies LA MUSE EN CIRCUIT and FONCA (the National Endowmnet for Culture and Arts of Mexico.) The CD will be published by the label of LA MUSE EN CIRCUIT ALAMUSE (world distribution: DistrArt Musique SARL, Paris.)

Performers: Maja Pavlovska (soprano), David Jisse, actor, ENSEMBLE 2E2M, Pierre Roullier (conductor), technique: La Muse en Circuit. Live recording, Festival Extension, Théâtre de Villejuif, FRANCE, 20.05.2011.

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button 24 SINCE 31.01.2011 COMPOSER IN RESIDENCE GRAME PROJECT: ATLACUALO, THE CEASING OF WATER.



COMPOSER IN RESIDENCE, from 24.01.2011 to 30.01.2011, GRAME (Centre National de Création Musicale), Lyon, France. Project: Atlacualo, acousmatic music for a multidisciplinary work (theater/dance). Commission by the Navarrete x Kajiyama Dancetheater company of San Francisco (U. S. A.)

01.02.2011, ITALY ENCOUNTERS AND MEMORIES, NEW ARTICLE ON JAVIER TORRES MALDONADO’S LATEST WORKS.

ENCOUNTERS AND MEMORIES, new article on last works by Javier Torres Maldonado, ESZ NEWS No. 54 2 - February 2011.

ENGLISH VERSION

ITALIAN VERSION

24.02.2011, MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA FESTIVAL MONTREAL-NOUVELLES MUSIQUES FIGURALMUSIK II/A, FOR 10 INSTRUMENTS AND ELECTRONICS CANADIAN PREMIERE ENSEMBLE DE LA SMCQ CONDUCTED BY WALTER BOUDREAU


FIGURALMUSIK II/A (2003), for 10 instruments and electronics.
CANADIAN PREMIERE: 24.02.2011, Ensemble de la SMCQ (Societe de Musique Contemporaine de Quebec), Walter Boudreau (Conductor), Festival Montreal-Nouvelles Musiques.


05 AND 06.03.2011, SAN FRANCISCO, U. S. A. ATLACUALO, THE CEASING OF WATER, acousmatic music for a multidisciplinary work. NAVARRETE X KAJIYAMA DANCE COMPANY WORLD PREMIERE.



ATLACUALO (2010-2011), the ceasing of water.
Acousmatic music for a multidisciplinary work, commissioned to Javier Torres Maldonado by the Navarrete x Kajiyama Dance Company fo San Francisco (U. S. A.)

Technique: GRAME (Centre National de Création Musicale)
Sound design: Javier Torres Maldonado and Max Bruckert.



WORLD PREMIERE: 05 and 06.03.2011, Navarrete x Kajiyama Dancetheater, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco (U. S. A.)




24.03.2011, KARLSRUHE, GERMANY FIGURALMUSIK I, FOR ENSEMBLE. ENSEMBLE TEMA, Concert “Im Zeichen von Bach...” GERMAN PREMIERE. HOCHSCHULE FUR GESTALTUNG OF KARLSRUHE.

FIGURALMUSIK I (1996),
for flute, clarinet, violin, violoncello and piano.
GERMAN PREMIERE: 24.03.2011. Hochschule für Gestaltung of Karlsruhe. Concert "Im Zeichen von Bach..." (Under the sign of Bach ...).




ENSEMBLE TEMA (Ensemble in residence at the Hochschule für Gestaltung.)
Eve Cambreling, Flute
Carelys Carreras Comporredondo, Clarinet
Christoph Heeg, Saxofon
Alwyn Westbrooke, Violin
Paula Valpola, Violoncello
Olga Zheltikova, Piano
Keita Maeda, Percussions
Heera Kim, Composer


button FROM 04.04.2011 SINCE 08.04.2011 COMPOSER IN RESIDENCE LA MUSE EN CIRCUIT PROJECT: UN POSIBLE DIA.

From 04 since 08.04.2011 Javier Torres Maldonado composed the entire score (electronics included) of Un posible dia, in his personal studio in Milan and during two artistic residencies at La muse en circuit (studios Botticcelli and Cage), on December 2010 and April 2011. For more details visit the page:

STICKY NOTES ABOUT UN POSIBLE DIA, BY JAVIER TORRES MALDONADO
A very interesting and interactive page with audio examples, Computer Assisted Orchestration and Composition examples and algorithms, sample score, translations of texts by Ana Candida de Carvalho and Jose Manuel Recillas and many moore.


button 09.05.2011, FRANCE RADIO PROGRAM [20.00 H.] FRANCE MUSIQUE, LES LUNDIS DE LA CONTEMPORAINE — INTERVIEW TO JAVIER TORRES MALDONADO BY JEAN-PIERRE DERRIAN

RADIO INTERVIEW

Les lundis de la comteporaine
Sur le vif
09.05.2011
Listen to the interview of Javier Torres Maldonado by Jean-Pierre Derrian, available only until June 8, 2011
Interview de Javier Torres Maldonado (programmé par ailleurs le lundi soir dans le cadre des Journées GRAME et aussi au Festival Extension - La muse en circuit, le 20 mai 2011.)

button 12.05.2011, FRANCE JOURNEES DE GRAME, OPERA DE LYON CONFERENCE: CONTEMPORARY CREATION IN MEXICO.

JOURNEES DE GRAME, OPEERA DE LYON, FRANCE.



button Conference: CONTEMPORARY CREATION IN MEXICO, by Javier Torres Maldonado and Ana Lara. See all details of the event:
Dialogues, virtualité et espaces pour l'imaginaire, official web site of GRAME.

button 12.05.2011, LYONS, FRANCE JOURNEES DE GRAME, OPERA DE LYON IRIDISCENTE, FOR PIANO, PERCUSSIONS, ELECTRONICS AND VIDEO WORLD PREMIERE. IN THE SAME CONCERT: ORIOR, FOR PIANO CANDIDA FELICI (PIANO), YI-PING YANG (PERCUSSIONS)

DIALOGUES, VIRTUALITÉ ET ESPACES POUR L’IMAGINAIRE.




IRIDISCENTE (2010-2011), for percussions, piano, interactive electroacoustic system and video, commissioned by GRAME and SNCA (SIstema Nacional de Creadores de Arte, National Endowment for Culture and Arts) of Mexico.
button image WORLD PREMIERE: 12.05.2011, Yi-Ping Yang (percussions), Candida Felici (piano), technique: GRAME (Centre National de Création Musicale), Festival Journées GRAME, Opera de Lyon, Lyons, FRANCE.
Electroacoustic and musical informatics: Max Bruckert (GRAME) and Javier Torres Maldonado.
Sound engineer: Max Brucker (GRAME).
Video: Danio Catanuto.

button image In the same concert: ORIOR (1997), for piano.

See all details of this event:
Dialogues, virtualité et espaces pour l'imaginaire, official web site of GRAME.


button 20.05.2011, FRANCE, FESTIVAL EXTENSION, LA MUSE EN CIRCUIT UN POSIBLE DIA, FOR SOPRANO, ACTOR, ENSEMBLE, ELECTRONICS AND VIDEO. WORLD PREMIERE MAJA PAVLOVSKA (SOPRANO), DAVID JISSE (ACTOR), ENSEMBLE 2E2M CONDUCTED BY PIERRE ROULLIER.

STICKY NOTES ABOUT UN POSIBLE DIA, BY JAVIER TORRES MALDONADO
A very interesting and interactive page with audio examples, Computer Assisted Orchestration and Composition examples and algorithms, sample score, translations of texts by Ana Candida de Carvalho and Jose Manuel Recillas and many moore.


FESTIVAL EXTENSION, LA MUSE EN CIRCUIT

Un posible dia, quasi un radiodramma (2010-2011), for soprano, actor, ensemble and interactive electroacoustic system by Javier Torres Maldonado.
Duration: about 55 minutes.
Commande de l'Etat 2011 (French Minstry of Culture), work commissioned by the ENSEMBLE 2E2M with the support of Sistema Nacional de Creadores de Arte of Mexico/FONCA (Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes.)
Between 2010 and 2011 Javier Torres Maldonado was in residence at the French center for new technologies LA MUSE EN CIRCUIT for the realization of the electroacoustic part.
Original text of the radio play: Ana Candida de Carvalho.
Lyric texts (scenes II and IX): Jose Manuel Recillas.
Graphic art and video: Magali Lara.
Technique: La Muse en Circuit, Centre National de Creation Musicale.
Music informatics and sound design: Javier Torres Maldonado and Max Bruckert (GRAME, Centre National de Création Musicale of Lyons, France.) The electroacoustic part was mixed at the studios Botticelli and Cage of “La muse en Circuit” with the assistance of sound engineer Laurent Codoul.
Work dedicated to Pierre Roullier.
© 2011, Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.

WORLD PREMIERE: 20.05.2011, Maja Pavlovska (soprano), David Jisse, actor, ENSEMBLE 2E2M, Pierre Roullier (conductor), technique: La Muse en Circuit. Festival Extension, Théâtre de Villejuif, FRANCE.






22.05.2011, MEXICO LACRYMOSA II WORLD PREMIERE WILFRIDO TERRAZAS (FLUTE), LUDWIG CARRASCO (VIOLIN), MIGUEL SALMON DEL REAL (PIANO) SALA MANUEL M. PONCE, MEXICO CITY.

LACRYMOSA 2
for flute, violin and piano.
WORLD PREMIERE, Wilfrido Terrazas (flute), Ludwig Carrasco (violin), Miguel Salmon del Real (piano), concert of the Ensemble Nuevo de Mexico in memoriam Omar Hernandez Hidalgo. Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, 22.05.2011.


button 27.05.2011, FRANCE ESPIRA III, FOR VIOLIN AND ACCORDION, MARIANNE PIKKETTY (VIOLIN), PASCAL CONTET (ACCORDION) WORLD PREMIERE THÉÂTRE NATIONAL DE CORNAUILLE, SCENE NATIONALE DE QUIMPER,



ESPIRA III (2010), for violin and accordion, work dedicated to Pascal Contet and Marianne Piketty, commissioned by the Association AIE (Accordéon iIstrument Européen) and from the Association des Jeunesses Musicales de France.

WORLD PREMIERE: 27.05.2011, Pascal Contet (accordion), Marianne Piketty, violin, Theatre de Cornauille - Scene Nationale de Quimper.

button 18.06.2011, MEXICO DESDE EL INSTANTE, ANTONIO ROSALES (BASS CLARINET) XXIII FORO INTERNACIONAL DE MUSICA NUEVA MANUEL ENRIQUEZ, MEXICO CITY.

DESDE EL INSTANTE (2002),
new version for bass-clarinet by Antonio Rosales.
18.06.2011, XXIII Foro Internacional de Musica Nueva Manuel enriquez, Mexico City. Sala Blas Galindo, National Center for the Arts.
Antonio Rosales: bass-clarinet.

button 27.06.2011, FRANCE RADIO PROGRAM [20.00 H.] FRANCE MUSIQUE, LES LUNDIS DE LA CONTEMPORAINE BY ARNAUD MERLIN JAVIER TORRES MALDONADO PAR L’ENSEMBLE 2E2M

UN POSIBLE DIA AND OTHER WORKS BY JAVIER TORRES MALDONADO, LES LUNDIS DE LA CONTEMPORAINE, BY ARNAUD MERLIN.
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Les lundis de la comteporaine by Arnaud Merlin
27.06.2011, 20.00 h. France Musiques (Radio France.) Javier Torres Maldonado par l'Ensemble 2e2m. Works programmed: “Un posible dia”, quasi un radiodramma (2010-2011), for soprano, actor, ensemble and electronics, “Rosa Mutabile” (2010), for 2 instrumental groups, “Esferal” (2006), for orchestra and electronics, “Obscuro Etiantum Lumine” (2004), for violin and 3 orchestral groups.
Concert of 20.05.2011. Available on internet from 27.06.2011 since 27.07.2011.




button 29 TO 31.08.2011, ITALY, FESTIVAL “NUOVI ORIZZONTI SONORI” MASTERCLASS IN COMPOSITION AND NEW TECHNOLOGIES.

button MASTERCLASS ON COMPOSITION, ACOUSMATIC COMPOSITION AND COMPUTER ASSISTED COMPOSITION, Festival Nuovi Orizzonti Sonori (Porretta Terme, Bologna), with the collaboration of the Ensemble ArsContemporanea, conducted by Caterina Centofante.


button 02.09.2011, ITALY, FESTIVAL “NUOVI ORIZZONTI SONORI”, FONTANE, acousmatic composition, LACRYMOSA I, FOR ANY KEYBOARD-AEROPHONIC INSTRUMENT, TRE VOLTE PIU VICINI E NOVE VOLTE PIU GRANDI DI QUANTO NON SI VEDANO A OCCHIO NUDO, acousmatic composition, FABIANA CIAMPI, HARMONIUM.

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02.09.2011, International Festival Nuovi Orizzonti Sonori, concert of the Ensemble ArsContemporanea conducted by Caterina Centofante; Fabiana Ciampi (harmonium):

button FONTANE (2005), electroacoustic composition, video: Elisa Franzoi.
button LACRYMOSA I (2001), for any keyboard-aerophone instrument,
button TRE VOLTE PIU VICINI E NOVE VOLTE PIU GRANDI DI QUANTO NON SI VEDANO A OCCHIO NUDO
(2009), acousmatic composition.

Teatro Testoni, Porretta Terme (Bologna.)


button 11.11.2011, PROFESSOR (FULL TIME) OF ELECTROACOUSTIC COMPOSITION, CONSERVATORY OF PARMA, ITALY.

11.11.2011.
JAVIER TORRES MALDONADO IS THE NEW PROFESSOR OF ELECTROACOUSTIC COMPOSITION AT THE CONSERVATORY ARRIGO BOITO OF PARMA, ITALY.

Visit the teaching page of this site for more information about it.

button 18.11.2011, NICE, FRANCE - FESTIVAL DE MANCA IRIDISCENTE, FOR PIANO, PERCUSSION, ELECTRONICS AND VIDEO ICARUS ENSEMBLE.



FESTIVAL DE MANCA, NICE, FRANCE.

18.11.2011.
IRIDISCENTE, for piano, percussions, interactive electroacoustic system and video, commissioned by GRAME and SNCA (SIstema Nacional de Creadores de Arte, National Endowment for Culture and Arts) of Mexico.
Video: Danio Catanuto.
Icarus Ensemble. CIRM (Centre National de Création Musicale), Nice, France.
Théâtre National de Nice, Salle Pierre Brasseur.

button 22.11.2011, NICE, FRANCE - FESTIVAL DE MANCA MONOGRAPHIC CONCERT — UN POSIBLE DIA, QUASI UN RADIODRAMMA MAJA PAVLOVSKA (SOPRANO), DAVID JISSE (ACTOR), ENSEMBLE 2E2M, PIERRE ROULLIER (CONDUCTOR) — INTERMITENCIAS, for accordion and ensemble FRENCH PREMIERE.



FESTIVAL DE MANCA, NICE, FRANCE.

22.11.2011, Un posible dia, quasi un radiodramma (2010-2011), for soprano, actor, ensemble and interactive electroacoustic system by Javier Torres Maldonado.
Maja Pavlovska (soprano), David Jisse, actor, ENSEMBLE 2E2M, Pierre Roullier (conductor), technique: La Muse en Circuit. Festival Extension, Théâtre de Villejuif, FRANCE.
CIRM (Centre National de Création Musicale), Nice, France.
Théâtre National de Nice, Salle Michel Simon.

Duration: about 55 minutes.
Commande de l'Etat 2011 (French Minstry of Culture), work commissioned by the ENSEMBLE 2E2M with the support of Sistema Nacional de Creadores de Arte of Mexico/FONCA (Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes.)

Original text of the radio play: Ana Candida de Carvalho.
Lyric texts (scenes II and IX): Jose Manuel Recillas.
Graphic art and video: Magali Lara.
Technique: La Muse en Circuit, Centre National de Creation Musicale.
Music informatics and sound design: Javier Torres Maldonado and Max Bruckert GRAME, France
The electroacoustic part was mixed at the studios Botticelli and Cage of A MUSE EN CIRCUIT with the assistance of sound engineer Laurent Codoul.
© 2011, Edizioni Suvini Zerboni - Milano.


STICKY NOTES ABOUT UN POSIBLE DIA, BY JAVIER TORRES MALDONADO
A very interesting and interactive page with audio examples, Computer Assisted Orchestration and Composition examples and algorithms, sample score, translations of texts by Ana Candida de Carvalho and Jose Manuel Recillas and many moore.


button NEW CD — JONATHAN HARVEY, RUN BEFORE LIGHTNING, DYNAMIS ENSEMBLE JAVIER TORRES MALDONADO (CONDUCTOR)




NEW CD:
Run before lightning - music by Jonathan Harvey.

Dynamis Ensemble
Birgit Nolte (fultes)
Rocco Parisi (clarinet and bass-clarinet)
Paolo Casiraghi (clarinet)
Sergio Armaroli (percussion)
Candida Felici (piano)
Dominique Chiarappa Zryd (violin)
Teresa Felici (violoncello)

Conductor: Javier Torres Maldonado.

1. Run Before Lightning (For Flute and Piano)
2. Vers (For solo piano)
3. Quantumplation (for ensemble)
4. Flight-Elegy (For Violin and Piano)
5. Nataraja (For Flute Doubling Piccolo, Bass Clarinet and piano)
6. Tombeau de Messiaen (For piano and digital audio tape)
7. The Riot (for flute, bass-clarinet and piano)
8. Haiku (for piano)

© 2011 - Stradivarius, STR33796
Release: date:30th May 2011.



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