Aurelio Edler-Copes

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Brazilian composer living in Paris, Aurélio Edler-Copes's work is recognized for its intensity, dynamism and considerable dramatic force. His artistic research has led him to merge electric and acoustic instruments with analog and digital real-time electronics set-ups.

A highly active creator, he collaborates with prestigious soloists and ensembles (Ensemble Intercontemporain, Klangforum Wien, Musikfabrik, United Instruments of Lucilin, Quatuor Diotima, Quatuor Béla, Nieuw Ensemble, L'Itinéraire, Mosaik, Vortex, Taller Sonoro, Orchestras of São Paulo, Minas Gerais, Bilbao, Euskadi, Lorraine, et al.) and has received some thirty international composition prizes, , in particular the New Forum Jeune Création Prize, the "Premio de Roma" of the Spanish Foreign Affairs Ministry, and the Georges Wildenstein Prize of the French Académie de Beaux Arts. He has been composer in residence at the Royal Academy of Spain in Rome, the Casa de Velázquez–Académie de France in Madrid, and KulturKontakt–Federal Chancellery of Austria, in Vienna. He has also worked in residence at IRCAM, GRAME, GMEM, SCRIME, Phonos Foundation, Royaumont Foundation and wit
the Ensemble Taller Sonoro with the support of Ibermúsicas Program. He  has been co-founder and artistic director of the Krater Ensemble, associate composer of the Cie. Éclats and composer in residence at  He is co-curator of the new radiophonic concert series Live.Bazar, in Paris.


Aurélio Edler-Copes earned a bachelor degree in guitar with Daniel Wolff at the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul–UFRGS, Brazil, and in composition with Gabriel Erkoreka at the Centro Superior de Música del País Basco–Musikene. He also earned a master's in composition and musical theater with Georges Aperghis at the Hochschule der Künste Bern–HKB, Switzerland, and completed his training in the Cursus of Composition and Computer Music at IRCAM–Centre Pompidou in Paris. He is teacher of Composition and Electronics at the Conservatoire de Clamart in the south region of Paris.

 

www.edler-copes.com

Featured Pieces

Ordered by year. Most recent works appears first

Concerto


In Reflection After Terry Riley's 'In C' For electric guitar and string orchestra (2018)
Abismo y Silencio – Homenaje a Chillida For cello and ensemble (2006)

Voices and Instruments


Hörspiel #1 For amplified voice, electric guitar and radio (2017)
Encore Seul(e) For male or female voice and five instruments (2012)

Chamber Ensemble (5 - 9 instruments)


Back to Forward For harp and string quartet (2017)
Before/After Sound For voice (male or female), piano and string quartet in the dark (2013)
Untitled November 2011 (2011)
Untitled – October 2011 For eigth instruments (2011)

Instrument and Electronics


For Malevich (2011)
Eclipsis (2008)
Cantiga For accordion and tape (2006)

String Quartet


Punto rosso for string quartet (2010)

Solo Instrument


Seu(e) Pour harpe et voix (un seul interprète) (2009)

Soloist (Instrument or Voice) and Fixed Electronic Media


Eclipsis (2008)
Cantiga For accordion and tape (2006)

Chamber Group ( 2 - 4 instruments )


Punto rosso for string quartet (2010)
Rumores de límite 1 Escuchar el viento (2008)

Ensemble (10 - 19 instruments)


Como el aire For ensemble (2007)
Abismo y Silencio – Homenaje a Chillida For cello and ensemble (2006)
Back to Forward For harp and string quartet (2017)
Before/After Sound For voice (male or female), piano and string quartet in the dark (2013)
Cantiga For accordion and tape (2006)
Como el aire For ensemble (2007)
Eclipsis (2008)
Encore Seul(e) For male or female voice and five instruments (2012)
For Malevich (2011)
Hörspiel #1 For amplified voice, electric guitar and radio (2017)
In Reflection After Terry Riley's 'In C' For electric guitar and string orchestra (2018)
Punto rosso for string quartet (2010)
Rumores de límite 1 Escuchar el viento (2008)
Seu(e) Pour harpe et voix (un seul interprète) (2009)
Untitled November 2011 (2011)
Untitled – October 2011 For eigth instruments (2011)
¿Recuerda el mar a quien camina sobre él? (2011)