Maurício De Bonis

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Composer and pianist Mauricio De Bonis was born in São Paulo, Brazil, in 1979. An Assistant Professor at the São Paulo State University (UNESP), he obtained his Bachelor degree in Composition at the Music Department of the University of São Paulo (USP), where he had the composer Willy Corrêa de Oliveira as his mentor. In that same institution he obtained his Doctor of Musical Arts degree in 2012, which included research at the Henri Pousseur collection at the Paul Sacher Foundation in Basel. He attended the 40th Ferienkurse für Neue Musik in Darmstadt and has lectured at American universities in California and Louisiana. De Bonis is a frequent participant in the main contemporary music festivals in Brazil, and his works have also been performed in Chile, Mexico, Panama, Italy, Colombia, USA and in the ISCM World Music Days 2017, in Canada. His "sung pantomime" The Circumwanderers for three tenors and orchestra was comissioned and premiered in the 2021 Opera Season at the Palácio das Artes (Belo Horizonte, Brazil). He has collaborated with ensembles such as Land’s End Ensemble (Canada), Icarus Ensemble (Italy), and the Brazilian groups Abstrai Ensemble, Camerata Aberta, Percorso Ensemble and Materiales Ensemble. He is a frequent performer of contemporary music, especially in duo with the soprano Caroline De Comi.
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Ordered by year. Most recent works appears first

Chamber Group ( 2 - 4 instruments )


Innesco per violoncello e percussione (2021)
Trapos e fios soltos, para saxofone alto e percussão Rags and loose threads, for alto saxophone and percussion (2004)

Instrumental Music


Schlechte Zeit für Lyrik Hoffnungslieder für Gitarre (2021)
Oco per clarinetto basso (2021)
Antifona Canzona per clarinetto e piano (2021)
Innesco per violoncello e percussione (2021)
Teledescante nº 1 Cesset jam manus tua (2020)
Miniatura a martelo e cinzel, para vibrafone Miniature on hammer and chisel, for solo vibraphone (2019)
Nênia Carioca, para sete instrumentos for clarinet, soprano saxophone, flute, guitar, violin, cello and percussion (2019)
Così, lasso, talor vo cercand'io per clarinetto contrabbasso (2015)
Melencolia I (A3) per violino, violoncello e piano (2013)
Marble smooth by flowing waters grown per violoncello e piano (2013)
3 Perguntas per flauto, corno e percussione (2012)
Tetraedrum per quartetto d'archi (2010)
Paulistinha (imaginária) per violino solo (2010)
Trapos e fios soltos, para saxofone alto e percussão Rags and loose threads, for alto saxophone and percussion (2004)

Solo Instrument


Oco per clarinetto basso (2021)
Paulistinha (imaginária) per violino solo (2010)

Opera


Os Circunvagantes (The Circumwanderers) A sung pantomime in six scenes for three tenors and orchestra (2021)

Chamber Ensemble (5 - 9 instruments)


Nênia Carioca, para sete instrumentos for clarinet, soprano saxophone, flute, guitar, violin, cello and percussion (2019)

String Orchestra


Lume de espelhos per orchestra d'archi (2015)

Solo Voice and Accompaniment


Cinco Pedras for soprano, alto flute and guitar (2014)
Pequenas Odes Minerais per soprano e percussione (2013)
3 Perguntas per flauto, corno e percussione (2012)
Antifona Canzona per clarinetto e piano (2021)
Cinco Pedras for soprano, alto flute and guitar (2014)
Così, lasso, talor vo cercand'io per clarinetto contrabbasso (2015)
Innesco per violoncello e percussione (2021)
Lume de espelhos per orchestra d'archi (2015)
Marble smooth by flowing waters grown per violoncello e piano (2013)
Melencolia I (A3) per violino, violoncello e piano (2013)
Miniatura a martelo e cinzel, para vibrafone Miniature on hammer and chisel, for solo vibraphone (2019)
Nênia Carioca, para sete instrumentos for clarinet, soprano saxophone, flute, guitar, violin, cello and percussion (2019)
Oco per clarinetto basso (2021)
Os Circunvagantes (The Circumwanderers) A sung pantomime in six scenes for three tenors and orchestra (2021)
Paulistinha (imaginária) per violino solo (2010)
Pequenas Odes Minerais per soprano e percussione (2013)
Schlechte Zeit für Lyrik Hoffnungslieder für Gitarre (2021)
Teledescante nº 1 Cesset jam manus tua (2020)
Tetraedrum per quartetto d'archi (2010)
Trapos e fios soltos, para saxofone alto e percussão Rags and loose threads, for alto saxophone and percussion (2004)