Javier Torres Maldonado




— 22.02.2023, World premiere of the Spanish version (2022) of the radio drama Un posible día (2011), Ensemble Taller Sonoro during the "Encuentros Sonoros" international festival, Seville, Spain.

— 07 & 09.10.2022, Esferal (2006), for orchestra and electronics, Mexico State Symphony Orchestra, Rodrigo Macías (conductor), OSEM concert season, Auditorio "Felipe Villanueva", Toluca, and Auditorio FES Acatlán, Naucalpan, Mexico City. 

— 29.09.2022, Tensión tranquila (2020), for oboe and electronics. Concert performed on the occasion of the presentation CD "Tempo" by oboist Pilar Fontalba. Electronics: Pablo Coello, scenography and spatial concert concept: Pablo Ramos. "After Cage" festival, Museo Uni residas of Navarra, Pamplona.

— 09.09.2022, Jardines artificiales (2020), acousmatic piece, “Milano Suona Contemporanea” international festival. Bruno Munari Theater, Milan.

— 27.08.2022, Cardinas, festival and international academy of the Ensemble Vertixe Sonora, Santiago de Compostela. Work performed: Tensión tranquila, for oboe and electronics. Concert performed on the occasion of the presentation of the new CD by oboist Pilar Fontalba "Tempo" during the festival. Electronics: Pablo Coello, scenography and spatial concert concept: Pablo Ramos.

— 24.07.2022, Sermoneta —Incontri di Musica Contemporanea—, Broken columns in a false horizon (2002), for violin and piano, dedicated to Francesco D'Orazio and Giampaolo Nuti, Teatro Ponchielli, Latina.

— June 2022, "Polyphonies" category of its June issue, Diapason Magazine gives 4 diapsons d'or (four tuning forks) to the disc "ÔM" published by Hortus Editions and a special mention to the dytique by Javier Torres Maldonado "Ancienne chanson Corse: un portrait imaginaire" as well as to “Clouds” by Maurice Ohana.

New CD "Tempo", includes "Tensión tranquila"(2020), for oboe and electronics as well as pieces by José María Sánchez Verdú, Carolina Cerezo Dávila, Juan José Eslava, Germán Cancián e Louis Aguirre.

New CD "ÔM, voix d'hommes" including Ancienne chanson corse: un portrait immaginaire (2020), for 20 male voices divided into four groups distributed in the space, chamber choir "Spirito", Nicole Corti (conductor), together with works by Ohana, Stravinsky, Holst, Poulenc, Shostakovich, Soloviov-Sedoi Sibelius, Bartok, and Kodaly. Editions Hortus, Hortus 208, ©2022 Hortus. 

New CD "Mexican Saxophone Quartets", it will include Masih (2012-13), for saxophone quartet, Sigma Project Quartet, other works by H. Paredes, H. Vazquez, V. Ibarra and A. Fuentes. . 

— 28, 29 & 30.07.2022, Composition and Electroacoustic International meetings of Riva del Garda, Conservatorio di Musica "A. Bomporti" di Trento, sezione staccata di Riva del Garda, Composition and Electroacoustic Composition masterclasses and seminars.

— 1 & 3.07.2022, Esferal (2006), for orchestra and electronics, Estado de México Symphony Orchestra, Rodrigo Macías (conductor), OSEM concert season, Auditorio "Felipe Villanueva", Toluca (01.07.22), Mexico and Centro Cultural Mexiquense Bicentenario, Texcoco, Mexico City. Concert program. Concert cancelled by Covid, it is rescheduled on 7 and 9.10.2022.

— 5 & 6.04.2022, Conservatorio Superior de Música de Sevilla, II Encuentro Internacional de Compositiores (pdf program), Composition and Electroacoustic composition masterclasses: Multi-espectralidad y modelos naturales en mi música and Paradigmas artificiales en Tensión tranquila (2021), para oboe y electrónica. 

— 3 & 4.04.2022, Real Conservatorio Superior de Música de MadridComposition and Electroacoustic composition masterclasses: Natural and artificial paradigms in my work and concert/conference: Tensión tranquila (2020), for oboe and electronics, Pilar Fontalba (oboe) and Javier Torres Maldonado (electronics).

— 23.03.2022, Orior (1997), for piano solo, Candida Felici (piano), international festival "Résonances", Perpignan, France, Auditorium, Conservatoire National de Perpignan, concert of the Dynamis Ensemble, Alessandra Rombolà (flute), Candida Felici (piano), together with works of Jonathan Harvey, Franco Donatoni, S. Bussoti, M. Romero and D. Tosi. Concert program.

— 15 & 16 March 2022, Composition and Electroacoustic Composition MasterclassParadigmi naturali e artificiali per la composizione musicale, Conservatorio di Musica "Agostino Stefani" di Castelfranco Veneto, Italy. Brochure (pdf).

Consult the complete list of concerts in the past years at the ARCHIVE SECTION


Now composing

Now I am working on a new Spanish version (2022) of my radio play Un posible día, quasi un radio dramma (2011), for voice, actor, ensemble, electronics and video ad libitum, this 54 minutes new version of the work will be premiered in Seville by the Ensemble Taller Sonoro. I'm also working in a new work for voice and ensemble commissioned by the Ensemble  


"Móvil, cambiante" (2017)

Móvil, cambiante is a work for 14 players written for the ensemble Klangforum of Vienna, commissioned with funds of E. von Siemens foundation by the Festival Internacional Cervantino. It received a marvelous premiere during the first historic concert of Klangforum in my country.


Teaching (full time)

I'm Full Professor of Electroacoustic Composition and Composition & New Technologies at the Conservatory of Milan from November 2021, In the same institution I also have been nominated as Advisor for the Artistic Research, collaborating in the WARM project from 2021.

...un lume per lo mar...

dedicated to Jake Arditti and the Arditti Quartet

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