Cursus 2018.19

The ten composers who followed this year’s Cursus program on composition and computer music at IRCAM presented their musical creations for soloist and electronics. Ten premieres performed by the musicians of the Conservatoire de Paris and the Haute École de musique de Genève.

Program (in French)

The 2018.19 Class


Florent Caron Darras

Equally sensitive to spectral music as he is to electronic and traditional music (notably Iranian and Japanese music), Florent Caron Darras writes music that questions sonic models, harmony, ornaments, and attacks, inspired even in his titles by the re...

Mathieu Corajod

Mathieu Corajod is a composer of instrumental music, for musical theater and multimedia performances. Author of works performed by the Orchestre de chambre de Berne, the Adapter ensemble, the Interface ensemble, and the Makrokosmos ensemble, he has als...

William Dougherty

William Dougherty is an American composer. His works have been performed internationally by ensembles including the Orchestre National de Lorraine (Metz), the Lemanic Modern Ensemble (Geneva), the London Chorus (London), Ensemble Phoenix (Basel), and T...

Louis Goldford

Louis Goldford is a composer whose works often draw inspiration from auditory illusion, transcription, and psychoanalysis. Recent performances include those by the JACK Quartet, Ensemble Dal Niente, Ensemble Modelo62,

Konstantin Heuer

Konstantin played bass guitar in noise rock bands when he was a teenager. He studied composition in Rostock, The Hague, and Stuttgart and afterwards lived in the Shangyuan Art District in Beijing. His artistic sensibilities were influenced by Marco Str...

William Kuo

William Kuo is a Canadian composer established in Vancouver. He constantly renews his listening and questions his influences by observing cultural frontiers and human relationships in light of the collective experience of art.

Sergio Núñez Meneses

Sergio Núñez Meneses studied composition at the University of Chili. He also took classes at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and at the Institute for Creativity, Arts and Technology in the United States with a scholarship from the University ...

Jialin Liu

Jialin Liu went to the Music Middle School Affiliated with the Shanghai Conservatory of Music (SMMS) at the age of 12 and studied composition, piano, and music theory with GUO Liang and LIU Dongmei. Since 2014 has been a Bachelor in composition at the ...

Adrien Trybucki

Adrien Trybucki is a composer of acoustic, mixed, and electronic music. The obsessive quality of his writing can be found in his first works and notably in Cinq Visions for orchestra; a piece that won the Île de créations award in 2014.

Francisco Uberto

With a diploma in composition from the National University of Córdoba in Argentina, Francisco Uberto feels the need to explore the formal and discursive limits of contemporary music. His work has been supported by several presitigious fondations since ...