Martin Loridan

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Martin Loridan graduated from the Paris Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique (CNSM).

His work has been performed internationally at venues and festivals such as the Gasteig Philharmonie (Munich), Barbican centre (London), Unerhörte Musik (Berlin), Mise-En Festival (New York), Impuls (Graz), Estovest (Turin).

He has collaborated with ensembles and orchestras such as the Arditti Quartet, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, ensemble Mise-en, Soundinitiative, Klangforum Wien, Accroche Note, Quatuor Tana, Norrbotten NEO, and soloists such as Claude Delangle
and Rohan de Saram.

He has been awarded prizes in several composition competitions, such as the Reinl-Foundation Composition Prize, the André Jolivet Composition Prize, Vareler Composition Prize. He is also the recipient of academic grants and awards and such as the Stanley Burton research Scholarship and was recently awarded the prestigious Villa Salammbô residence by the Institut Français.

He currently pursues a PhD in Composition at the University of Leeds (UK). His PhD explores the development of "Souffle" (air, breath, movement) as a multi-directional composition material. His research is funded by the "Leeds Doctoral Scholarship".
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Ordered by year. Most recent works appears first

Solo Instrument


Un Eco di Soffio II For Clarinet and Piano vibration/resonance (2019)
Circle(s) For Amplified Cello (2018)
Cinq Figures Errantes For Amplified Piano (2017)
Resonating Gestures For Piano (2015)
Trois Pièces pour Contrebasse Solo Double Bass (2014)
2 Pieces for Solo Cello Solo Cello (2013)
Fugitive Lines Solo Viola (2013)

Chamber Ensemble (5 - 9 instruments)


Hólo(s) For ensemble (2018)
Stac'aToy For 6-8 Toy pianos (2017)
Breath/Rebreath String trio, Piano and Percussions (2014)
Brumes, espace, temps... For Ensemble (8 performers) (2010)

String Quartet


String Quartet n°3 Estovest Festival Commission (2016)
3 Pièces pour Quatuor à Cordes Premiered by the Arditti Quartet (2014)

Chamber Group ( 2 - 4 instruments )


...Jusqu'à l'afflux... for Clarinet and String trio (2016)
Spectres d'ombre For Piano trio (2016)
String Quartet n°3 Estovest Festival Commission (2016)
Whispering Spaces For Piano trio (2015)
3 Pièces pour Quatuor à Cordes Premiered by the Arditti Quartet (2014)

Voices and Instruments


...Chimères... Improvisation sur René Char Mezzo-soprano and Clarinet (2015)
Souffle, Esquisse. Chant pour un équinoxe Soprano and chamber ensemble (2015)
...Chimères... Improvisation sur René Char Mezzo-soprano and Clarinet (2015)
...Jusqu'à l'afflux... for Clarinet and String trio (2016)
2 Pieces for Solo Cello Solo Cello (2013)
3 Pièces pour Quatuor à Cordes Premiered by the Arditti Quartet (2014)
Breath/Rebreath String trio, Piano and Percussions (2014)
Brumes, espace, temps... For Ensemble (8 performers) (2010)
Cinq Figures Errantes For Amplified Piano (2017)
Circle(s) For Amplified Cello (2018)
Fugitive Lines Solo Viola (2013)
Hólo(s) For ensemble (2018)
Resonating Gestures For Piano (2015)
Souffle, Esquisse. Chant pour un équinoxe Soprano and chamber ensemble (2015)
Spectres d'ombre For Piano trio (2016)
Stac'aToy For 6-8 Toy pianos (2017)
String Quartet n°3 Estovest Festival Commission (2016)
Trois Pièces pour Contrebasse Solo Double Bass (2014)
Un Eco di Soffio II For Clarinet and Piano vibration/resonance (2019)
Whispering Spaces For Piano trio (2015)