A Portuguese composer born April 13, 1970 in Lisbon.
With a diploma from the Prilidiano Pueyrredon National School of Fine Arts of Buenos Aires (1992), Esteban Benzecry studied musical composition in Argentina with Haydée Gerardi and Sergio Hualpa, before settling in France. A pupil of Jacques Charpentier, he took advanced classes with Paul Méfano, Luis Naon and Laurent Cuniot. Benzecry obtained a First Prize for composition in 1999 at the Paris Conservatory (CRR).See complete biography
An Italian composer born June 7, 1960 in Alessandria (Italy).
Aldo Brizzi studied the piano, the viola and composition at the Conservatory of Milan and studied conducting with Sergiu Celibidache and Leonard Bernstein.See complete biography
A Swiss composer born March 28, 1972 in Geneva (Switzerland).
A guitarist with a diploma form the Conservatory of Fribourg (Switzerland), Xavier Dayer studied composition with Eric Gaudibert at the Conservatoire Populaire de Musique in Geneva. He completed his training with Heinz Holliger at a composition session organised in 1996 in Bienne, Switzerland, and with Tristan Murail and Brian Ferneyhough in the composition and computer music course of Ircam. He also took part in the composition session Voix Nouvelles in Royaumont, before reaching recognition in Geneva thanks to the ensemble Contrechamps in a Portrait-concert (1998).See complete biography
A Spanish composer born November 28, 1931 in Ruidoms (Spain).
A pianist by training, Joan Guinjoan studied at the Conservatory of Barcelona and the École Normale de Musique in Paris. After more than 250 piano recitals throughout Spain, France and Germany, he decided to devote himself to composition. A pupil of Cristofor Taltabull in Spain, he took advanced classes with Pierre Wissmer at the Schola Cantorum in Paris.See complete biography
A French composer born January 24, 1932 in Paris.
A pupil of Pierre Schaeffer at the RTF, assistant of Pierre Henry at the Studio Apsome, Eliane Radigue has composed, since 1968, electroacoustic works with tape recorders, using, notably, the Larsen effects.See complete biography
Daniel A. D' ADAMO
An Italian composer from Argentina born November 18, 1966 in Buenos Aires.See complete biography
An Argentine composer born February 28, 1962 in La Falda (Argentina).
A guitarist by training, Arturo Gervasoni studied at the University of Córdoba before taking advanced classes with Francisco Kröpfl. Abandoning a career as concert guitarist, he devoted himself to the craft of composer and also that of teacher, notably at the Saint-Nazaire Conservatory and at the Cefedem in the Pays de la Loire region of France.
In 2007 he gained a doctorate in musicology with a thesis on the music of Ivan Fedele, for the University of Rennes.See complete biography
A French composer born June 12, 1955 in Plessis-Robinson.
Patrick Roudier studied composition and music research first with Pierre Schaeffer and Guy Reibel at the Paris Conservatory (1979-1982), then with Mauricio Kagel at the Centre Acanthes (1981), Thomas Kessler at the Basel Music Academy (1983) and Pierre Henry, whose music assistant he was at the studio Son-D (1984-1985).
Roudier has composed acousmatic works as well as works for soloists and electronics. He has also written for the stage, collaborating with choreographers such as Joëlle Bouvier, Régis Obadia, Françoise and Dominique Dupuy (B.A.CH./Gmbh, 2001, commissioned by the French State).See complete biography
A French composer born October 28, 1961 in Valenciennes.
A pupil of Ivo Malec, Betsy Jolas and Gérard Grisey at the Paris Conservatory, François Paris won a First Prize for composition and was then a laureate of the International Besançon Competition for La chair de l'aube (1992). In residence at the Villa Medici (1993-1995), he subsequently obtained a CA teaching degree for music school direction.
Director of the CIRM and the festival Manca, he taught composition and made regular appearances in France (Fondation Royaumont, Nice Conservatory) and also abroad (Berkeley in California, Moscow Conservatory, Peking University, Shanghai Conservatory).See complete biography
A Spanish composer born September 21, 1954.
Adolfo Núñez studied composition and the guitar at the Royal Madrid Conservatory before completing his studies elsewhere in Europe, notably as a pupil of Francisco Guerrero, Carnelo Alonso Bernaola, Brian Ferneyhough and Luis de Pablo. He studied computer-assisted music with John Chowning and Leland Smith at the CCRMA (Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics) of Stanford in the USA, where he obtained a Master of Arts degree. He also obtained a diploma from the Escuela Tecnica Superior de Ingenieros Industriales in Madrid.See complete biography