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, for three of them, with dancers from the same conservatory.
Cursus Concert, 2018
- Like a Moth in the Rain by Tak-Cheung Hui, 16th June 0218.
- La nature de l'importun by Luis Quintana, 16th June 2018.
- Janus by Bertrand Plé, 16th June 2018.
- Color Fileds by Luciano Leite Barbosa, 16th June 2018.
- Machine learning by Stylianos Dimou, 16th June 2018.
- Totem for bass and electronics - by Daniel Alvarado Bonilla (recorded at the Centquatre, 2018)
- Replica by Shihong Ren, 16th June 2018.
- Pan Box by Tom Bierton, 16th June 2018.
- Where the here and now of nowhere is by Maurizio Azzan, 16th June 2018.
- In tensions for cello, one danser and electronics - by Scott Rubin (recorded at the Centquatre, 2018)
The 2017.18 Class
Daniel Alvarado Bonilla
Daniel Alvarado Bonilla (Colombia, 1985) began his musical training studying electric and classical guitar. After receiving his diploma as a musician from the Andes de Bogota university, he decided to dedicate himself entirely to his passion: composition…
Maurizio Azzan (Italy, 1987) studied composition with Alessandro Solbiati at the Milan Conservatory, with Salvatore Sciarrino and, at the Conservatoire de Paris, with Frédéric Durieux. He also holds a Bachelor’s degree in ancient lite…
Tom Bierton (France, 1991) studied music at the Conservatoire d'Annecy; first saxophone and then composition with Jean-Pascal Chaigne. After receiving his diploma in saxophone and chamber music, he went on to the Conservatoire de Paris where he studied c…
Stylianos Dimou (Greece, 1988) first studied composition at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki before going on to the Eastman School of Music from where he received his Master’s degree in composition in 2013. He is currently a doctoral studen…
Tak-Cheung Hui (Hong Kong, 1983) began his musical studies at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and then at the Amsterdam conservatory. He is currently a doctoral student at Boston University Center for New Music under Joshua Fineberg.
Luciano Leite Barbosa
Luciano Leite Barbosa (Brazil, 1982) is a composer fascinated by computer-assisted composition and musical models. Before moving to Boston, he studied acoustic and electro-acoustic composition in Brazil UniRio. His music has been performed in several con…
Bertrand Plé (France, 1986) became a composer via contemporary music. He was first a performer; Bertrand was a trumpet player in several jazz groups before he started to arrange and write music. He studied jazz, harmony, and composition at the con…
Luis Quintana (Porto Rico, 1988) studied composition and piano at the music conservatory of Porto Rico, where he was awarded the conservatory’s composition award—the Roberto I. Feldman prize—in 2010. He continued his studies at the &Eac…
At the age of 9, Shihong Ren studied piano with Shuxing Zheng and composition with Erbo Deng. In 2011, he began at the CNSMD de Lyon, with an optional class in electro-acoustic composition, studying with Robert Pascal, Michele Tadini, François Rou…
Scott Rubin (United States, b.1989) is a composer and improvising violist whose work interrogates relationships between sound and movement through analog and digital means. His recent projects have involved collaborations with musicians and dancers, ofte…