Miguel Farias

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Composer and Phd© in Latin American Studies.

He is the winner of several international prizes and beneficiary of commissions and residences in Chile and Europe. He was a finalist in the "Composer Project" and "Roche Commissions" programs of the Lucerne Festival, with Pierre Boulez as a jury.

In June 2012, he won the 2012 Critics 'Art Critics' Prize in the National Opera category and the National Arts Prize "Altazor" in 2013, with his opera "Renca, París y Liendres" premiered by the Chilean Symphony Orchestra. In 2018, his second opera “El Cristo de Elqui” was premiered at the Chilean National Opera, Municipal de Santiago, with Jorge Lavelli as metteur en scène.

He is currently working on an commission for Radio France for the Ensemble 2e2m, another commission and artistic residency for the Vortex Ensemble in Switzerland sponsored by Ibermúsicas, and a last piece commissioned by the Ensemble Musiques Nouvelles de Belgium.

For 2019 he has commissions from Santiago Philarmonic Orchestra, from the National Symphony orchestra and a Ballet from the Banch (Chilean National Ballet).

Since 2018, Miguel Farías teaches at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

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Featured Pieces

Ordered by year. Most recent works appears first

Ensemble (Instruments or Voices) and Real Time Electronics


Une voix liquide Commissioned by Ibermusicas for Ensemble Vortex (2018)

Chamber Group ( 2 - 4 instruments )


CBR for ensemble (2017)
El Espacio Antrópico for sax quartet (2014)
Palettes for ensemble (2013)
Estelas for ensemble (2010)

Ensemble (10 - 19 instruments)


Up and down for clarinet and ensemble (2016)
Mambo Lines for ensemble (2011)
Convergencias for 14 instruments (2008)

Orchestral Music


Voz de Piedra para orquesta de cámara (2016)
Ecos de un Color for orchestra (2009)

Opera


La Seducción de Angela opera (2015)
Renca, París y Liendres Ópera en 3 actos Libreto de Michel Lapierre (2012)

Saxophone Quartet


El Espacio Antrópico for sax quartet (2014)

Solo Instrument


We Tripantu para piano solo (2014)
Suite H Suite para piano (2014)
Cuaderno de la Pampa for solo baritone saxophone (2013)
12 Estudios para Piano 12 Estudios para Piano (2013)
CONTINUO para oboe solo (2008)

Voices and Instruments


Ubú Candidato para Baritono for voice and piano (2013)
Ubú Candidato para contratenor for voice and piano (2013)
Ubú Candidato mezzosoprano for voice and piano (2013)
Ubú Candidato para soprano for voice and piano (2013)
Ubú Candidato tenor for voice and piano (2013)

Instrument and Electronics


Une voix liquide Commissioned by Ibermusicas for Ensemble Vortex (2018)
Vagues de son for ensemble (2011)
12 Estudios para Piano 12 Estudios para Piano (2013)
CBR for ensemble (2017)
CONTINUO para oboe solo (2008)
Convergencias for 14 instruments (2008)
Cuaderno de la Pampa for solo baritone saxophone (2013)
Ecos de un Color for orchestra (2009)
El Espacio Antrópico for sax quartet (2014)
Estelas for ensemble (2010)
La Seducción de Angela opera (2015)
Mambo Lines for ensemble (2011)
Palettes for ensemble (2013)
Renca, París y Liendres Ópera en 3 actos Libreto de Michel Lapierre (2012)
Suite H Suite para piano (2014)
Ubú Candidato mezzosoprano for voice and piano (2013)
Ubú Candidato para Baritono for voice and piano (2013)
Ubú Candidato para contratenor for voice and piano (2013)
Ubú Candidato para soprano for voice and piano (2013)
Ubú Candidato tenor for voice and piano (2013)
Une voix liquide Commissioned by Ibermusicas for Ensemble Vortex (2018)
Up and down for clarinet and ensemble (2016)
Vagues de son for ensemble (2011)
Voz de Piedra para orquesta de cámara (2016)
We Tripantu para piano solo (2014)