José-Henrique Padovani

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José Henrique Padovani was born in São Paulo (Brazil) in 1981 and grew up in Belo Horizonte, where he had his basic musical training and completed his undergraduate course in music/composition in the School of Music of the Federal University of Minas Gerais (2006). Padovani is a PhD candidate in music composition at State University of Campinas and is Professor at the Federal University of Paraíba, where he teaches composition, music analysis, sonology and computer music. Padovani studied composition with Rogério Vasconcelos, Oiliam Lanna, Sérgio Freire and Silvio Ferraz. ??In different festivals, Padovani has also attended to workshops masterclasses with composers and musicians such as Philippe Hurel, Edgar Alandia, Bernhard Lang, Carola Bauckholt, Tristan Murail, Emmanuel Nunes, Claude Ledoux, João Pedro Oliveira, Rolf Riehm, Rodolfo Caesar, The Arditti Quartet and The Jack Quartet. His works have been played by ensembles such as: The Arditti Quartet (UK), the Minas Gerais Philharmonic Orchestra (BR), L'Arsenale (IT), Symphonic Orchestra of the State University of Campinas (BR), Ostravská Banda (CZ) and The Symphonic Orchestra of the Hamburg Music School (GER). In 2010 he was awarded with the Camargo Guarnieri Prize for his piece impedance, for flute and ensemble, and in 2011 the piece a viagem e o rio, for 17 instruments, live-electronics and video, won the 4th European Competition for Live-Electronic Music Projects (2011).
Tri par année. Les pièces les plus recentes apparaissent d'abord

Voix et instruments


Fragmentos sobre o sol (2012)

Quatuor à Cordes


Linee (2011)

Ensemble (10 - 19 instruments)


A viagem e o rio (2011)

Ensemble de Chambre (5 - 9 instruments)


Impedance (2010)

Ensemble vocal


Distâncias azuis (2009)

Orchestre de cordes


Canto Diviso (2008)