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“Untitled Shapes” – Work in collaboration

Today, I want to talk about composing and working in collaboration with other artists. In my short career I have taken part to many collaborations with other composers, such us “Resucita Loto” or “Noche Oscura” (multi-composer works), and also with other kind of artists (writers, painters,..). One of the bests collaborations I made was in the work “Untitled Shapes”, for Soprano Saxophone solo and video. This “4-composer” work was made by Alba Font and Martí Llavina (media designers), Joan Jordi Oliver (trans-saxophonist) and me. It was an experience that really made learn how to made a coherent idea from four different minds; together we discussed every tiny detail of the piece.

“Untitled Shapes” was premiered in Wien last May, and also performed in Campos (Mallorca) and in Radical dB Festival (Zaragoza). Here I give you some pictures, I hope the video recording will be available soon.

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One year ago

Today I realized that one year ago, the 19th of January of 2015, I conducted the premiere of “groc i boira finestra”. That concert really touched me due to it was the last premiere I conducted in Csma. I want to say thank you again to my friends Sandra Lanuza (piano), Marta Gómez (flute) and Carolina Uriz (viola); it was a pleasure to work with you.

Here is the audio recording:

Nadal

This Christmas I have been working as conductor and composer in the folk-catalan theatre play “Els pastorets”. I made the music of the whole play and conducted an orchestra of young musicians. It was a good experience to be part of the whole theatre family and to add some new ideas to that classical theatre play.

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Singing

(After some quiet days) Yesterday I sang with the vocal quartet “Scuola de l’Anima” in an event to collect money for the Syrian refugees. It was an honor to make music for this cause.

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