International Computer Music Conference
Barcelona, September 5-9, 2005


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Soloist Biographies

Enrique M. Lop - Guitar

"Inquestionable creativity and veritable communication" - Francesc Taverna Bech, composer

Spanish concert artist and professor of guitar Enrique M. Lop studied at the Conservatorio Superior Oscar Espl� in Allicante (Spain), where he worked with the Maestro Jos� Tom�s. There he obtained his Titulo Superior with the qualifications "Excellent" and "Matricula de Honor". He has also participated in master-classes with prestigious performers and teachers such as Hopkinson-Smith, Leo Brouwer and Manuel Barrueco. As a soloist and member of chamber-music ensembles, he performs throughout Spain and abroad. Having explored numerous directions of music, he is in touch with many different techniques and styles. His current dedication is to contemporary music. As a teacher Enrique M. Lop is the Head of the Department of Guitar at the Conservatori Professional de M�sica de Vila-seca (Spain) and is the conductor / founder of the guitar ensembles Miquel Llobet and Ferr�n Sors, at the same institution.

Lito Iglesias - Cello

Born 1967, started his music studies with his father in La Coru�a. In 1982 moves to Barcelona studying cello and chamber music with Pere Busquets at the City Conservatory, won the first price in 1986.

Dedicated to chamber music, contemporary music and cello teaching.

Gave duet concerts with the pianists Juan Dur�n (1983-1988), Ana Men�ndez (1989-1992), Miguel Angel Dionis (1995) and Jordi Vilapriny� (1999-); and with the double bass player Xavier Puertas (1997- ). Cello soloist with the La Coru�a Chamber Orchestra (1985-1988). In 1992 established with Olvido Lanza (violin) and Antonio Ruiz-Mellado (piano) the Novalis Trio, awarded first price at the "Montserrat Alavedra" Chamber Music Contest, giving concerts in the most important national music festivals. In 2002 creates the Lito Iglesias+Jordi Vilapriny� Quartet, playing amongst different pieces the Suite for cello and jazz trio by Claude Bolling. In 2003 was invited by the Pau Casals International Festival (El Vendrell), to play R. Schumann Cello Concerto with the Prag Radio Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Vladimir V�lec.

Has given many solo contemporary music recitals including dedicated pieces. 1986-1988 member of the Barcelona 216 Chamber Ensemble, conducted by Ernest Mart�nez-Izquierdo. Composed the music performance "El Regulador de Gravedad", premiered at the Sala Beckett of Barcelona in May 2001.

Taught cello at the La Coru�a Conservatory (1985-1988), and since 1989 at the Barcelona City Conservatory, is also director and teacher of several cello and chamber music courses.

Peter Bacchus - Flute

Bachelor�s degree in flute performance from SUNY Purchase, scholarships in chamber music to the Yale Summer School of Music and the Conservatoire Americain of Fontainebleau, and in composition to the Conservatoire Americain of Fontainebleau and the Aspen Festival (USA). Master�s degree in teaching from CUNY Lehman College. Composition studies with John Corigliano and Narc�s Bonet.

Multifaceted flutist-composer Peter Bacchus lives in Barcelona and has performed as flute soloist with the "Orquesta de Radio y Televisi�n Espa�ola", the Orquestra de Cambra del Teatre Lliure, the Orquestra Catalana de Cambra. and the Orquestra Sinf�nica del Vall�s. He performs regularly in his own country, the United States, and in other European countries. He has various recordings both as performer and of his own music, and his activities as composer run the gamit from music for television, to theater and classical music. Through his jingle business, Bacchus Music, Peter has written and arranged for several successful international campaigns for clients such as Dannon and Time-Life. In the theater world, he served as musical director for the National Theater of Catalunya in the critically acclaimed production of �Cal Dir-ho?�, directed by Josep Maria Flotats. Currently he is on the faculty of the international festival of opera, orchestral and chamber music of the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, the �Lucca Opera Theater and Music Festival�, where he performs, teaches, and conducts. Peter Bacchus is also co-founder and director of the contemporary music group "Grup XXI" in Barcelona, and is on the board of directors of the Catalan Composers Association.

Recent compositions include "Las Meninas" for mixed chamber ensemble, and another "Las Meninas" for string orchestra, both inspired by the great Velazquez painting of the same name. Peter also composed "Ki" for large antiphonal saxophone ensemble for the Congress of Saxophones of Catalunya. This year Peter conducted the premiere of his new orchestral work "The Wind in Tall Trees" with the Colonial Symphony Orchestra in New Jersey. The Classical New Jersey Society Journal wrote of the performance: "Bacchus is the owner of a fine ear for orchestral color. The first movement, "Swept Away/Reverie", blew along like the wind toward an unknowable goal. His shimmering clusters in the strings and slides to new pitches captured the essence of tree limbs swaying, making the wind "visible". "Shifting Winds", the second movement, proved to be a driving and exciting dance. Meters changed and dynamic levels rose and fell effectively.

Pilar Subir� - Percussion

Schooled at the concervatories of Barcelona and Amsterdam, the musical activitis of Pila Subir� include regular collaborations with orchestras (O.B.C., Simf�nica del Gran Teatre del Liceu, Orquestra de Cambra d'Andorra), participation in chamber music ensembles (Duets for Flute and Percussion with Joan Izquierdo, Colors of Sound, Con Tres Cajones...) and regular solo percussion recitals.

She has premiered works by Joan Guinjoan, Oriol Graus, Jep Nuix, Gabriel Brncic, Emiliano del Cerro, Jos� Iges, Andr�s Lewin-Richter, David Padr�s, Ben Davies, Wade Mathews, Consuelo D�ez and Merc� Capdevila, among other composers, many of which were written especially for her.

She has performed in well know concert series and festivals dedicated to contemporary music inside Catalonia and throughout Spain: The 1st "Festival de M�sica del s.XX de Barcelona", the "Mostra de l'Associaci� Catalana de Compositors", Festivals in Alacant, Granada and Santiago de Compostela, the "Encontres de Compositors de Palma de Mallorca", the "Punto de Encuentro de Madrid", the Autumn Festival in Madrid and S�nar'98.

In addition to being a performer Pilar is a producer and announcer for Catalonian Music radio.

Carlos Gil Ferrer - Trombone

Born in B�tera, Valencia, Carlos Gil Ferrer studied trombone at the Conservatories of Valencia and Madrid. Following his studies with teachers including Gilles Milliere, Michel Becquet, Branimir Slokar, Armin Rosin, Stephen Mead and Mel Coulbertson, Ferrer became a soloist at the Bilbao City Orchestra at the young age of 19.

He has played with numerous Spanish orchestras and is the founding member of the Spanish Trombone Quartet and the brass ensemble Iberbrass. He is a winner of the Brass Quintet Competition of Moers (Germany). In cooperation with the LIEM-CDMC (Madrid) and the Phonos Foundation (Barcelona) he frequently plays solo trombone in electroacoustic pieces. Currently Ferrer teaches at the Conservatories of Madrid and Valencia.

Xelo Giner - Saxophone

(Silla, Valencia, 1973). Studied saxophone with J.Luis Peris, Pedro Iturralde and Andres Gomis at Valencia Conservatory, with M.Bernardette Charrier and Jean M. Londeix at Bordeaux (France) Conservatory. Participated in the Gustav Bumker Contest, Dortmund (Germany) 2000, third price at the Pedro Bote Contest, Badajoz (2000). Played with the Madrid Symphony Orchestra, the Bordeaux Aquitaine Orchestra, the Euskadi Symphony Orchestra.

In 2001 concert tour in Japan, first performance of Joan Guinjoan Concerto for saxophone and ensemble, and concerts in Spain, France and Germany.

Specialized in the contemporary music repertory has premiered works by Fran�ois Ross�, Joan Guinjoan, Cristian Lauba, David Alarc�n, J.Antonio Orts, Emilio Caland�n, Ram�n Lazcano, CarlosTorres, Hugue Decarpenteyre, Ricardo Climent, Ximo Cano, Julio Sanz, Vicente Roncero.

Participates in the International Saxophone Ensemble, conducted by Jean M. Londeix, and the National Saxophone Ensemble conducted by Andres Gomis. Member of the contemporary music ensembles Xeda, Cseallox, Bigts, Iderkrem, Valencia Instrumental Ensemble, Sevilla Orchestra Soloists Ensemble, Oiasos Novis and Aksax.

At present member of the City of Barcelona Brass Ensemble and performs as a soloist, also collaborates with sculptress Eli Calvo. Teaches saxophone at the Navarra Conservatory

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08013 Barcelona
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