Joan Gómez Alemany begins the Bachelor in Composition with Oliver Rappoport (Conservatori del Liceu) and finishes it with Clemens Gadenstätter (Kunst Universität Graz). He has a Master’s in Composition (KUG) with Franck Bedrossian and a Master’s in Opera and Musik-Theater (KUG) with Gadenstätter. He also has a Degree in Piano, starting at the Conservatori Superior de València Joaquín Rodrigo and finishing at the Conservatori del Liceu and a Degree in Fine Arts (Universitat Politècnica de València). He is currently making a PhD (UPV) with a thesis on artistic interdisciplinarity. He received individual lessons with composers Mark Andre, Pierluigi Billone, Raphaël Cendo, Brian Ferneyhough, Ashley Fure, Dmitri Kourliandski, José Manuel López López, Michael Maierhof, Hèctor Parra, Alberto Posadas, Jorge Sánchez-Chiong, Yann Robin, José María Sánchez-Verdú, Rebecca Saunders, Mauricio Sotelo, among others. Gómez Alemany combines musical creation, visual arts and cinema, in continuous dialogue, with writing essays and criticism mainly on music and art.
His compositions have been commissioned or performed by festivals such as the Darmstädter Ferienkurse, impuls (Graz), ManiFeste-IRCAM (Paris), reMusik.org (San Petersburg), Mixtur (Barcelona), Ensems (Valencia), COMA (Madrid), Klang (Copenhague), Lens Dans Festival (Brussels), MPArt Festival (Larissa, Greece), Mostra Sonora Sueca, Festival Contemporani d'Alacant, Àgora Actual Percussió, etc., and performed by musicians or ensembles such as Arditti, Nikel, Recherche, Multilatérale, Schallfeld, Adapter, Parcours, MCME, Delirium, Synergein Project, Grupo Cosmos 21, Container, Aer Duo, IEMA, Szene Intrumental, Alxarq Percussió, BCN216, Shifter and soloists such as Ulviya Abdullayeva, Arturo Barba, Sergi Bayarri, Josep Lluís Galiana, María Rubio, Avelino Saavedra, etc. His music has also been premiered by orchestras such as SWR under the direction of Gregor Mayrhofer and JOGV under the direction of Pablo Rus Broseta. In 2022 it was premiered his chamber opera (interdisciplinary project) Glücklich, die wissen, dass hinter allen Sprachen das Unsägliche steht at the Graz Opera with conducter Leonhard Garms. His music has been broadcast on ORF, SWR, RNE, À Punt FM, Catalunya Ràdio and Radio Círculo de Bellas Artes. For now some of his music is edited on 6 CDs by Liquen Records, Viajero Inmóvil Ex]p[rimental, IBS Classical and has been heard in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Israel, Russia and Spain.
Gómez Alemany has written music for several short films, stands out L'Arrivée by Peter Tscherkassky. Some of his sound and visual works have been shown in museums such as the Pompidou Center, IVAM, CCCC Centro del Carmen, Fundación Antonio Pérez - Centro de Arte Contemporáneo, Fundación Luis Seoane, MARCO de Vigo, etc., highlighting his individual exhibition entitled Between the visual and the sound. Reappropriation of matter and material in the Fundación la Posta. He has given lectures, participated in tables or presentations at the Universitat de València, Universitat Politècnica de València, MuVIM, Octubre Centre de Cultura Contemporània, Galería Punto, Casa de Cultura de Xàtiva, La Central (Museo Reina Sofía) and Conservatori Superior de València Joaquín Rodrigo. He has written in several specialized magazines, like Neue Zeitschrift für Musik, Melómano, Eufonía, AusArt (UPV/EHU), Itamar (UV), BRAC (UB), Procedimentum and Sul Ponticello, where he writes monthly since 2018 in his own section Intercciones. He has been coordinator and writer of the book Valencia y la abstracción, construcciones con geometría y color. Trayectoria vital y creativa del artista Vicente Gómez García (1926-2012), with Alfonso de la Torre Cartas en torno a Manolo Millares, Pablo Palazuelo y otros and with Paco Yáñez Cartografías de la música contemporánea. Ensayo, crítica e interdisciplinariedad en los siglos XX y XXI, all published by EdictOràlia. He has also been coordinator of the digital book A book about Festival Mixtur for the commemoration of its tenth anniversary.
He has collaborated with the art critic Alfonso de la Torre with musical proposals for the exhibitions he has curated, such as Reinas negras of the Fundación Martín Chirino, Arte y espiritualidad. Imaginar lo extraordinario of the BBVA collection and WITH HANDS, SIGNS GROW of the 59th Biennale di Venezia. Regarding the visual arts, Gómez Alemany specializes above all in the field of cinema, photography and painting, in continuous hybridization. His filmography consists to date of more than 10 short films, 3 medium films and 4 long films. Among his short films, it is worth highlighting Cancionero y romancero de ausencias about Miguel Hernández and in collaboration with the poet Manel Rodríguez-Castelló. CONTINUUM XXI: TRACES in collaboration with the composers Alberto Arroyo, Alberto Bernal, Sergio Blardony, Manuel Sánchez García, Carlos Rojo, José Mª Sánchez-Verdú and the ensemble Continuum XXI. The short film inspired by La Celestina by Fernando de Rojas, Arma del diablo, cabeza de sin, destrucción del paraíso was premiered in the Sala Berlanga (Madrid) and it has been part of his chamber opera. Among his long films, stands out De Rerum Natura that was premiered in Facultad de Bellas Artes (UPV) and Temps i espai. Un dia s'eleva, 2018-2022 (premiered in Filmoteca de València) with the painter Josep-Marí Gómez Lozano, who for years has been filmed repainting a painting by Vicente Gómez García for the exhibition La Casa de la Ciutat i el Bon Govern in the Sala de Exposiciones del Ayuntamiento de Valencia.