1. -Selected as a Fellowship holder for the generation 2015-17 at the Akademie Schloss Solitude   


  1. -“Items, Machines and Body” a collection of 6 pieces for various instruments, performed by the musician Diego Espinosa, has received the “Grand Prize” at the Tokyo Experimental Festival.



currently working on:

2016-17

New collaboration with the choreographer Dunja Jocic    


2016

Opera commissioned by the

Munich Biennale 2016 in co-production with the Deutsche Oper Berlin  

Collaboration with the visual artist Deville Cohen    


2015:

Vortex Ensemble (CH)

Slagwerk Den Haag (NL)

Lucia Mense (DE) - Recorder

Marij van Gorkom (NL) - Bass Clarinet

Richard Craig (UK) - Flute

Santiago Lascurain (MX) - Guitar

Traspediante Dance Company (ES)



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last update: October 2015

2016
December 17  /  Don’t talk to me in my sleep , music for 2 dancers / choreography and dramaturgy by Dunja Jocic / DansClick18/ Korzo Theater                                                                   The Hague, NL
December 16  /  Don’t talk to me in my sleep , music for 2 dancers / choreography and dramaturgy by Dunja Jocic / DansClick18/ Odeon                                                                   Zwolle, NL
December 15  /  Don’t talk to me in my sleep , music for 2 dancers / choreography and dramaturgy by Dunja Jocic / DansClick18/ Hoge Woerd                                                                   De Meern, NL
December 13  /  Don’t talk to me in my sleep , music for 2 dancers / choreography and dramaturgy by Dunja Jocic / DansClick18/ Toneelschuur                                                                    Haarlem, NL
December 10  /  Don’t talk to me in my sleep , music for 2 dancers / choreography and dramaturgy by Dunja Jocic / DansClick18/ De Theater de Verbeelding                                                                     Purmerend, NL
December 9  /  Don’t talk to me in my sleep , music for 2 dancers / choreography and dramaturgy by Dunja Jocic / DansClick18/ De Lieve Vrouw                                                                     Amersfoort, NL
December 3  /  Don’t talk to me in my sleep , music for 2 dancers / choreography and dramaturgy by Dunja Jocic / DansClick18/ AINSI                                                                      Maastricht, NL

December 3  / Tonewood , for 5 resonant string instruments/ Ensemble Modelo62 / Dag in de Branding 42 , Nacht van de Tweede Haagse School/ Korzo Theater                                                                      The Hague, NL

December 1  /  Don’t talk to me in my sleep , music for 2 dancers / choreography and dramaturgy by Dunja Jocic / DansClick18/ Stadsschouwburg                                                                       Utrecht, NL
November 26  /  Don’t talk to me in my sleep , music for 2 dancers / choreography and dramaturgy by Dunja Jocic / DansClick18/ Theater Ins Balus                                                                     Leiden, NL
November 24  /  Don’t talk to me in my sleep , music for 2 dancers / choreography and dramaturgy by Dunja Jocic / DansClick18/ Stadstheater                                                                      Arnhem, NL
November 23  /  Don’t talk to me in my sleep , music for 2 dancers / choreography and dramaturgy by Dunja Jocic / DansClick18/ Rotterdamse Schouwburg                                                                       Rotterdam, NL
November 22  /  Don’t talk to me in my sleep , music for 2 dancers / choreography and dramaturgy by Dunja Jocic / DansClick18/ Theater Bellevue                                                                       Amsterdam, NL
November 17  /  Don’t talk to me in my sleep , music for 2 dancers / choreography and dramaturgy by Dunja Jocic / DansClick18/ Stadsschouwburg                                                                        Groningen, NL

November 16  /  Concert/ Lecture:  Técnicas de procesamiento físico en la guitarra y otros instrumentos / Gonzalo Salazar, guitarra / Festival Internacional de Guitarra/                                                                       Celaya, MX

November 16  /  Don’t talk to me in my sleep , music for 2 dancers / choreography and dramaturgy by Dunja Jocic / DansClick18/  De Lawei                                                                    Drachten, NL

October 6  /  \_/ for amplified triangle / Foro Internacional de Música Nueva /          Mexico City, MX

September 8  /  Lecture: “Entrepreneurship” for composers /  Royal Conservatory /  The Hague, NL

September 7 /Equids (music for bones), for 15 jawbones and 5 musicians/  Slagwerk Den Haag  / Opening Gaudeamus Music Week 2016 / Tivoli Vredenburg /                                                                                                                                      Utrecht, NL

August 2 / Enclosure for Cajon and Electronics / Kasia Kalaschnikov / Novalis Festival                                                                                                    Zadar, HR

July 22  / Lū, for prepared vibraphone / Karen Yu / Moments in Pulse /                                                                                                                      Hong Kong, HK

July  21 / 150pF, for body capacitance / Diego Espinosa / 2o FIME Festival Internacional de Música Experimental  /                                                                                                                        Sao Paulo, BR

June 16+18+19+23+24 /  “underline”, Opera for 4 musicians and 4 dancers / Deutsche Oper Berlin                                                                                                                   Berlin, DE
June 5+6+7+8  /  Premiere: “underline”, Opera for 4 musicians and 4 dancers / Münchener Biennale - Festival für neues Musiktheater /Mufathalle                                        Munich, DE

May 25  / Phobia1, for 3 percussionists and 3 horse jaws /Slagwerk Den Haag / Classical Next / De Doelen                                                                                                  Rotterdam, NL

May 7  / Premiere:  Faro, for 4 performers, solar panels and rotating light / Izlog Suvremenog Zvuka /                                                                                                  Zagreb, HR

May 6  / Modes of Assisted Ventilation, for intubated flute and white noise / Diego Espinosa / Izlog Suvremenog Zvuka /                                                                                                  Zagreb, HR

April 21  /  Modes of Assisted Ventilation for intubated flute and white noise / Anne La Berge, flute and electronics  / Claustro de Sor Juana/                                                                            Mexico City, MX

April 15  /  Modes of Assisted Ventilation for intubated flute and white noise / Anne La Berge, flute and electronics  / CMMAS/                                                                            Morelia, MX

March 21-30  /  Residency: new piece for solar panels and performers, in collaboration with the duo Lightune G/ Izlog Suvremenog Zvuka /                                                                            Zagreb, HR

March 7-11  / Workshop: Experimental Instrumentation and Media Performance Lab / Koninklijk Conservatorium                                                                                                        The Hague, NL

March 5  / Lū, for prepared vibraphone / Juanjo Guillem/ XIX Festival de Música Contemporánea de Córdoba/                                                                                                                 Córdoba, ES

February 24  / Diferenciales, for metal bar and one performer / Diego Espinosa / Museo Tamayo /                                                                                                                        Mexico City, MX

February 13  / 150pF, for body capacitance / Diego Espinosa / Columbia Maison Française /                                                                                                                        New York City, US

January 26  /  Monographic Concert, music for various instruments and objects /Diego Espinosa / La Habitación del ruido /  Claustro de Sor Juana                                                                Mexico City, MX

January 22  /  Phobia, music for 3 percussionists and dancers /Slagwerk Den Haag + Club Guy & Roni’s “Phobia” / Stadsschouwburg Groningen                                                                Groningen, NL


2015
December 15  /  “Phobia” / Theater aan het Vrijthoft                                                              Maastricht, NL
December 11  /  Phobia, music for 3 percussionists and dancers /Slagwerk Den Haag + Club Guy & Roni’s “Phobia” / Kunstmin (Energiehuis)                                                                Dordrecht, NL
December 10  /  Phobia, music for 3 percussionists and dancers /Slagwerk Den Haag + Club Guy & Roni’s “Phobia” / Schouwburg Amstelveen                                                                Amstelveen, NL
December 2  /  Phobia, music for 3 percussionists and dancers /Slagwerk Den Haag + Club Guy & Roni’s “Phobia” / Schouwburg Arnhem                                                                Arnhem, NL
November 25  /  Phobia, music for 3 percussionists and dancers /Slagwerk Den Haag + Club Guy & Roni’s “Phobia” / De Lawei                                                                  Drachten, NL

November 19  /  Press conference , Opera: “Underline” for 4 percussionists and 4 dancers /Munich Biennale / Mufathalle                                                                        Munich, DE

November 12  /  Phobia, music for 3 percussionists and dancers /Slagwerk Den Haag + Club Guy & Roni’s “Phobia” / De Nieuwe Kolk                                                                 Assen, NL
November 10  /  Phobia, music for 3 percussionists and dancers /Slagwerk Den Haag + Club Guy & Roni’s “Phobia” / Theater aan het Spui                                                                   Den Haag, NL
November 4  /  Phobia, music for 3 percussionists and dancers /Slagwerk Den Haag + Club Guy & Roni’s “Phobia” / De Massport                                                                   Venlo, NL
November 4  /  Phobia, music for 3 percussionists and dancers /Slagwerk Den Haag + Club Guy & Roni’s “Phobia” / Stadsschouwburg De Hamonie/                                                              Leeuwarden, NL
October 30  /  Phobia, music for 3 percussionists and dancers /Slagwerk Den Haag + Club Guy & Roni’s “Phobia” / Zwolse Theaters/                                                              Zwolle, NL

October 23  /  150pF, for body capacitance /Diego Espinosa/ BAM International Digital Art Festival / Liege, BE

October 23  /  Phobia, music for 3 percussionists and dancers /Slagwerk Den Haag + Club Guy & Roni’s “Phobia” / Schouwburg Almere/                                                              Almere, NL
October 22  /  Phobia, music for 3 percussionists and dancers /Slagwerk Den Haag + Club Guy & Roni’s “Phobia” / Schouwburg Ogterop/                                                              Meppel, NL
October 20  /  Phobia, music for 3 percussionists and dancers /Slagwerk Den Haag + Club Guy & Roni’s “Phobia” / Theaters Tllburg/                                                              Tilburg, NL
October 14  /  Phobia, music for 3 percussionists and dancers /Slagwerk Den Haag + Club Guy & Roni’s “Phobia” /Rotterdamse Schouwburg/                                                              Rotterdam, NL
October 10  /  Phobia, music for 3 percussionists and dancers /Slagwerk Den Haag + Club Guy & Roni’s “Phobia” /Rabotheater/                                                              Hengelo, NL

October 2  /  Concert:  scenes from Phobia /Slagwerk Den Haag /  Pharos Contemporary Music Festival  /                                                                                                         Nicosia, CY

September 30  /  Phobia, music for 3 percussionists and dancers /Slagwerk Den Haag + Club Guy & Roni’s “Phobia” /Goudse Schouwburg /                                                           Gouda, NL
September 25  /  Phobia, music for 3 percussionists and dancers /Slagwerk Den Haag + Club Guy & Roni’s “Phobia” /Parktheater /                                                           Eindhoven, NL
September 22  /  Phobia, music for 3 percussionists and dancers /Slagwerk Den Haag + Club Guy & Roni’s “Phobia” /Toneelschuur /                                                           Haarlem, NL
September 18+19  /  Phobia, music for 3 percussionists and dancers /Slagwerk Den Haag + Club Guy & Roni’s “Phobia” /Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam/                                                    Amsterdam, NL
September 10  /  Phobia, music for 3 percussionists and dancers /Slagwerk Den Haag + Club Guy & Roni’s “Phobia” /Tanztheater International /                                                    Hannover, DE
September 7  /  Phobia, music for 3 percussionists and dancers /Slagwerk Den Haag + Club Guy & Roni’s “Phobia” /Ljubljana Festival /                                                    Ljubljana, SLO

September 2  /  Lecture: Entrepreneurship for composers /  Royal Conservatory /  The Hague, NL

August 28+29+30  /  Premiere: Don’t talk to me in my sleep , music for 2 dancers / choreography by Dunja Jocic / Noorderzon Festival /                                                                     Groningen, NL

August 20+21+22  /  Premiere: Phobia, music for 3 percussionists and dancers /Slagwerk Den Haag + Club Guy & Roni’s “Phobia” / Noorderzon Festival /                                                   Groningen, NL

July 26  /  Bocina, for one performer and loudspeaker / Juanjo Guillem / Sounds of the Universe / Ballery Gallery /                                                                                            Berlin, DE

July 20  /  Lū, for prepared vibraphone / Jonathan Bonny / Slagwerkconcert Gent      Gent, BE

July 13  /  Concert + Lecture, Salon für Ästhetische Experimente / Haus der Kulturen der Welt /  Torque for harp and DC motors: Emily Yabe , harp/                                                                                   Berlin, DE

July 1  /  Monographic concert, various pieces for body and sound / Vertixe Sonora Ensemble /dancers from Corpoaterra Ourense/                                                                                   Ourense, ES

May 21-22  /  Pre-premiere, 5 phobias: 5 pieces for amplified Jaw-Bones / Slagwerk Den Haag + Club Guy & Roni’s “Phobia” / Spanski Borci /                                                   Ljubljana, SLO

May 15  /  150pF, for body capacitance / Diego Espinosa /  Nicho Aural / Centro Cultural España /                                                                                                                             Mexico City, MX

May 10  /  Premiere   &TD: resonant explorations on massive materials I /  Izlog  Suvremenog   Zvuka  /                                                                                                      Zagreb, HR

May 10  /  Lecture   techniques for sound generation and physical processes/  Izlog  Suvremenog   Zvuka  /                                                                                                      Zagreb, HR

May 9  / Lū, for prepared vibraphone / Juanjo Guillem/ Palacio del Marqués de Salamanca                                                                                                                 Madrid, ES

May 9  /  Torque  for harp and pedal propelled DC motors  /  Milana Zaric /  Izlog  Suvremenog   Zvuka        /                                                                                                                        Zagreb, HR

May 8  / 4 Violinized Utensils for a female violinist and amplified objects / Barbara Lueneburg /  Izlog Suvremenog Zvuka /                                                                            Zagreb, HR

April 18  / Enclosure for Cajon and Electronics / Ensemble Vortex: Florian Feyer  /Centre PasquArt/                                                                                                                           Bienne, CH

April 9  / Bocina for amplified loudspeaker cone and one musician / Aldo Aranda / University of New Mexico /                                                                                                       Albuquerque, USA

March 6  / Workshop: Concert presentation / KonStrukt SDH concert series /  Korzo Theater /                                                                                                                           The Hague, NL

March 2-6  / Workshop: Experimental Instrumentation and Media Performance Lab / Koninklijk Conservatorium                                                                                                        The Hague, NL

February 27  / Lū, for prepared vibraphone / Garrett Mendelow / Splendor                                                                                                 Amsterdam, NL

February 26  / Enclosure for Cajon and Electronics / Ensemble Vortex  / Maison de la Radio Suisse/                                                                                                                              Geneva, CH

February 26  / Premiere: Tonewood II, for 5 string instruments / Ensemble Vortex  / Maison de la Radio Suisse                                                                                                            Geneva, CH

January 18  / Lū, for prepared vibraphone / Ryan Scott / University of Toronto                                                                                                  Toronto, CA

January 15  / Enclosure for Cajon and Electronics / Aldo Aranda / Studio Loos                                                                                                    The Hague, NL


2014

November 25  / Monographic concert: Various Pieces / Do you know Hugo Morales?        Neopercusión Ensemble /                                                                                                     Madrid, ES

November 12-13  / Items, Machines and Body: The Performance Body, collection of 6 pieces for objects and percussion instruments /  Diego Espinosa  /Tokyo Experimental Festival/                                                                                                                               Tokyo, JP

November 6  / Premiere: New work for clarinet  / Michel Marang / Korzo Theater                                                                                                           The Hague, NL

October 26  / Torque for harp and pedal propelled DC motors/  Remy van Kesteren / 40th Festival New Music Lüneburg /                                                                                                             Lüneburg, DE

October 25  / Premieres: Variable Axial Flux for 6 table ventilators, Endoscopies for 3 mouths, electronics and video projection system,  Cyclic Dissolutions for 3 drills and portable vidoecameras /  Champ d’Action  / Transit Festival  /                                                                                                             Leuven, BE

August 10  / Equid, for 15 jawbones and 5 musicians/  Slagwerk Den Haag / Vondelpark /                                                                                                             Amsterdam, NL

June 19 / Curation: Various pieces for dance, text and ensemble (inc. Generador1) / Vertixe Sonora Ensemble /                                                                                                             Ourense, ES

June 15 / Diferenciales, for rubbed metal bar and whistling / Diego Espinosa /Splendor / Amsterdam, NL

June 15 / Premiere: Modes of Mechanical Ventilation / Anne Laberge /Splendor /      Amsterdam, NL

June 8 / Session5, for conductive guitar / Hugo Morales Murguia  /Unsafe & Sound Festival / Vienna, AT

June 8 / Premiere: “5 violinized utensils”  / Barbara Leuneburg /Unsafe & Sound Festival /    Vienna, AT

June 6 / 150pF, for body capacitance / Diego Espinosa /Avaton Music Festival/                Limassol, CY

May 24 / Soundeconstruction: Cage, Lucier v.Bergeijk, Morales / Co-curated with Ensemble Modelo62/ / Museo de Arte Contemporaneo/                                                                       Mexico City, MX

May 22 / 150pF, for body capacitance / Diego Espinosa / PhD recital / McGill University/                    Montreal, CA

May 19 / Lū, for prepared vibraphone  / Mario Cortizo / Koninklijk Conservatorium/                The Hague, NL

May 17 / Soundeconstruction: Cage, Lucier v.Bergeijk, Morales / Co-curated with Ensemble Modelo62/ / Centro Mexicano para la Música y las Artes Sonoras/                                     Morelia, MX

May 17 / Conference: Music and Object  / Centro Mexicano para la Música y las Artes Sonoras/                                                                                                                                Morelia, MX

May 7 / Mechanical Tension, for prepared ensemble/ Modelo62/ Theater De Regentes/                                    The Hague, NL

May 4 / Trio for disposable reeds, Tonewood  / By Other Means: Continuum Ensemble/ The Music Gallery /                                                                                                                     Toronto, CA

May 1 / Lū, for prepared vibraphone  / Zac Brunell / MSU College of Music /                 Michigan, US

April  8  / Talk: The Artists’ Colloquium / Innovations en Concert: Gaudeamus-Montreal / Montreal, CA

April  5 / 150pF, for body capacitance / Diego Espinosa / Innovations en Concert: Gaudeamus-Montreal /                                                                                                                                 Montreal, CA

April  2 / Lū, for prepared vibraphone  / Kurt Fedde / Eastman School of Music /                     New York, US

February 28 /Equids, for 15 jawbones and 5 musicians/  Slagwerk Den Haag  / Korzo Theater /                                                                                                                                      The Hague, NL

February 22 / Premiere: Equids, for 15 jawbones and 5 musicians/  Slagwerk Den Haag  / Studio Loos / Muziekgebouw aan’t IJ /                                                                                              Amsterdam , NL

February 11-15 / Internationalen Plattform der Münchener Biennale 2016/ Second meeting / Munich, DE

February 7 / Enclosure for Cajon and Electronics / Katarzyna Kadlubowska / Rampe             Stuttgart, DE 

January 25-26 / 150pF, for body capacitance & Diferenciales, for rubbed metal bar and whistling / Diego Espinosa / Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporaneo                                                                                                                               Mexico City, MX

January 16 / Enclosure for Cajon and Electronics / Katarzyna Kadlubowska / Dni Muzyki Nowej 2014                                                                                                                         Gdansk, PL


       
2013

December 19 / Session 5, for conductive guitar  / Wonderwerp Series  / Studio Loos /                                         The Hague, NL

November 30 / Generador1, for ensemble and amplification / Vertixe Sonora Ensemble / Vertixe Vigo Festival /                                                                                                                 Vigo, ES

November 20-1/12 / Internationalen Plattform der Münchener Biennale 2016/  First meeting / Spielart Festival /                                                                                                                     Munich, DE

November 10 / Items, Machines and Body : 6 pieces for objects and instruments  / Diego Espinosa / Tokyo Wonder Site /                                                                                             Tokyo, JP

November 8 / Conference: Systems for sound creation and physical sound processing  / Kunitachi College of Music  /                                                                                                    Tokyo, JP

October 20 / Soundeconstruction: Monographic Concert / Ensemble Modelo62/Aardelek Studio /                                                                                                                            Apeldoorn, NL

October 17 / Soundeconstruction: Monographic Concert / Ensemble Modelo62/ Sounds of Music Festival /                                                                                                                        Groningen , NL

October 16 / \_/ for amplified triangle/ Festival de Percusión: Revueltas 450 / Juan Martinez /                                                                                                                 Durango, MX

October 11 / New work for Ensemble/ Vertixe Sonora Ensemble / Casa do Saber /             Lugo, ES

October 10 / New work for human capacity and conduction / Live@CIRMMT / McGill University /                                                                                                                         Montreal, CA

October 8 / Premiere: work for Ensemble  / Vertixe Sonora Ensemble / Cgac / Santiago de Compostela, ES

September 7 / New work for harp / Final of the European competition for live-electronic music projects - International Gaudeamus Music Week / RASA Theater/                                     Utrecht, NL

’13 August 16-17 / Trio for disposable reeds / Ensemble SurPlus  /Akademie Schloss Solitude /                                                                                                                            Stuttgart , DE

’13 June 28 / Conference: Systems for sound creation and physical sound processing / Centro Nacional de las Artes, CENIDIM /                                                                                         Mexico City, MX

’13 June 20 / Enclosure for Cajon and Electronics / Katarzyna Kadlubowska / Conservatory of Gdansk, PL

’13 June 4  / \_/ for amplified triangle / Jelle Proost /Gent Conservatorium  /                         Ghent , BE

’13 June 3  / Lū for prepared vibraphone / Simon Decraene /Gent Conservatorium  /         Ghent , BE

’13 May 27 / Enclosure for Cajon and Electronics / Katarzyna Kadlubowska / State University for Music and Performing Arts /                                                                                                Stuttgart, DE
 
‘13 May 18 / Gramophones / SonoLab Duo + Neon & Landa / Korzo Theater /                        The Hague , NL

’13 May 3 / New work for Marimba and Electronics/ Mei Yi Lee / State University for Music and Performing Arts /                                                                                                                Stuttgart , DE

’13 April 20 /Tonewood, for string instruments/ Talea Ensemble / MATA Festival / Roulette  /New York , US

‘13 March 30 / Plektron for prepared harpsichord / Goska Isphording / De Pont /                 Tilburg, NL

’13 March  / Various Percussion Works  / Week van de Hedendaagse Muziek  / Gent Conservatorium  /                                                                                                                 Ghent , BE

’13 February 26 / Plektron for prepared harpsichord / Goska Isphording / De Link  /         Tilburg , NL

February 12 / Workshop: On various percussion works  / Hugo Morales Murguia  /Gent Conservatorium  /                                                                                                                                            Gent, BE

February 8 / Premiere: Gramophones / SonoLab Duo + Neon & Landa / RASA /             Utrecht , NL

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