Georges Aperghis

Carlos de Castellarnau

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Born in Spain, Carlos de Castellarnau has studied with Ramon Humet and Agustí Charles in Barcelone, with Stefano Gervasoni in the CNSMDP in Paris and he had participated in the Cursus I and II in the IRCAM. His works has been awarded in several competitions as the ALEA III in Boston, the Joan Guinjoan Composition Competition in Barcelona or the JukeBoxx NewMusic in Munich.

His recent works are very influenced by the informalist painters and their praxis researches. Fascinated by the grotesque as a poetical source and the quality of expression of the matter, Castellarnau works combine sound refinement and timbre complexity.