Germán Alonso

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Germán Alonso was born in Madrid (Spain) in 1984. He studied Guitar and Composition (specialization in Electroacoustic Composition) at the Real Conservatorio Superior de Música de Madrid, obtaining the highest marks. He continued studying composition at the Strasbourg Conservatoire with Mark André and new technologies at IRCAM. He holds a Master degree in musicology in Paris 8 University.
From 2013 to 2015 he will be a student at the HEM in Geneva under M. Jarrell and Luis Naon.
He has attended master classes and courses held by composers Alberto Posadas, Hèctor Parra, José María Sánchez-Verdú, Aureliano Cattaneo, Brian Ferneyhough and Yan Maresz, among others.
He has been selected for Domaine Forget’s “Musique Nouvelle” in Quebec, “Voix Nouvelles” of the Royaumont Foundation in Paris, the “International Composer Pyramid” in Canterbury, the “Contemporary Music Meeting INJUVE” (Spanish Youth Institute), Cátedra “Manuel de Falla” in Cadiz (Spain) or the European Musical Creation Workshop in Madrid (Spain), among others.
His works have been played by Le Nouvel Ensemble Moderne, Xasax, Asko-Schönberg, Grup Instrumental de València, Sigma Project, Patrick Stadler, Carl-Emmanuel Fisbach, Ums’n Jip, Interensemble, Zahir Ensemble, Taller Sonoro, s’ensemble or SequenzaSUR.
He was prizewinner in composition competitions 9th Composition Competition “Città di Udine”, II Seminario Permanente de Composición de Valencia and II Concurso de Composición “Carmelo Bernaola” and finalist at the Gaudeamus Prize 2013.
He has received scholarships from the Swiss Government, “la Caixa” Foundation, the Spanish Government-Ministry of Education or the Association des amis de Royaumont.

Ensemble (Instruments ou voix) et électronique en temps réel

Song of Love, Hate, Necessity & Contingence for violin, violoncello and real time electronics (2015)

Ensemble (10 - 19 instruments)

Quando coeli movendi sunt et terra (Cyanide Office for a New Millenium) for ensemble (2014)

Voix et instruments

Catulo - Carmen 16 (2013)

Soliste (Instrument ou voix) et électronique en temps réel

Ecce Saturnus (2013)
Time In & Out for bass clarinet and electronics (2013)
El gran cabrón (2012)

Ensemble de Chambre (5 - 9 instruments)

So fucking easy (2012)
Badass octet (2010)
Sur le boulevard du chagrin (2010)