Georges Aperghis

Aurelio Edler-copes

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Aurélio Edler-Copes (Brazil, 1976) Graduated in Composition with Gabriel Erkoreka at the Basque Country Advanced Center of Music, Spain: Master Degree in Composition at the Hochschule der Künst Bern with Georges Aperghis: Cursus of Composition and Computer Music at the IRCAM - Centre Pompidou Paris with Yan Maresz. He also studied with Sciarrino, Saariaho, Furrer, Ferneyhough, Leroux, Hurel, Lang, López-López, Sotelo, Sánchez-Verdú, among others, in festivals as Acanthes, Impuls, Matrix, and Injuve.

His work has been performed by prestigious soloists and ensembles, such as Klangforum Wien, MusikFabrik, Quatuor Diotima, S.:i.c., Ensemble L’Itinéraire, Vortex Ensemble, Nieuw Ensemble, Ensemble Mosaik, Sond´Ar-te Ensemble, Orchestra of Lorraine, Bilbao Orchestra among others: in important concert halls like the Concertgebouw, Auditorio Reina Sofía, Auditorio Nacional, Maison de la Radio de Geneve, SWR-Freiburg, Espace de Projection-IRCAM, Opéra de Bordeaux, etc.

He has received commissions by the French and Basque governments, Fundación Autor, KREA, Phonos… and has been awarded at more than twenty International composition contests. He has been composer in residence at the Royal Academy of Spain in Rome in 2010-2011. In 2011-2012 he was artistic member and composer in residence at the Casa Velázquez - French Academy in Madrid. He is founding member and artistic director of Krater Ensemble.

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