Alberto Arroyo

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Studies                                                                                                                                                 

PhD at Hochschule für Musik Dresden, Prof. Dr. J.P. Hiekel (current state)         

Master Degree at Hochschule für Musik Dresden                                                           
Prof. Mark Andre, Prof. Manos Tsangaris, Prof. Dr. J.P. Hiekel

Bachelor Degree at CSMA (Conservatorio Superior Música de Aragón, Saragossa)
Prof. José M. Sáncez-Verdú, A. Charles, H. Parra, J.M. López López, Nacho de Paz

Bachelor Degree at UAM (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)
Musical Education

Erasmus Programm at Hochschule für Musik Dresden                                               
Prof. M. Tsangaris, Prof. F.M. Olbrisch, José M. Sánchez-Verdú

Grado Medio at “Conservatorio Joaquín Turina”                                                            
Private lessons in Harmony, Orchestration, Counterpoint with Prof. Alla Cohen (Boston: NEC, Berklee)

Single lessons, masterclasses and workshops with S. Sciarrino, B. Ferneyghouh, H. Lachenmann, G. Aperghis, W. Rihm, C. Gadenstätter, S. Steen-Andersen, R. Cendo, J. Kreidler, M. Spahlinger, T. Hosokawa, A. Posadas, Y. Sugawara, S. Gubaidulina, E. Mendoza, P. Hurel, F. Panisello, I. Fedele, R. Lazkano, C. Halffter, A. Rosado, Jesús Rueda, Trío Arbós, Tasto Solo, R. Alessandrini, etc.

Lessons in conducting with Nuria Fernández, Nacho de Paz and Miquel Rodrigo.

Courses: Darmstadt Ferienkurse 2014, 2016, Darmstadt Spring Course 2015, 2016, Mixtur Barcelona 2014, 2015, 2016, indieOper (Neue Vokalsolisten Stuttgart) 2014, Trio de Magia Academy 2012, 2013, SIMAA (Seminar for Ancient Music) 2010-2013.

 

Concerts and Ensembles                                                                                                          

Neue Vokalsolisten Stuttgart, Ensemble Recherche, HfM Dresden Orchester, SMASH Ensemble, Vertixe Sonora, Tio sostenuto, OCAZ Grupo Enigma, Academia para la Nueva Música, Diego Castro, Ekkehard Klemm, Roberto Manjavacas, Cuarteto Égaré, Trio de Magia, Taller Sonoro, etc.

Berlin (Akademie der Künste, UdK), Dresden (Semperoper, HfM, SAdK), Madrid (Auditorio 400, UAX), Stuttgart, Toulouse (Festival byPass), Barcelona (Festival Mixtur, Auditori), Salzburg (Mozarteum), Saragossa (Saragossa Concert Hall, CSMA) and Santiago de Compostela (Correspondencias Sonoras, CGAC).

Achievements                                                                                                                         

His pieces are published in Babel Scores.

Selected to premiere an orchestra piece at the Semperoper Dresden as well as in Hellerau in the coming season.

His Master Thesis “The meta-instrument as compositional technique” has been selected to be published Thomson Reuters Web of Science/SCOPUS indexed journal.

His Master Thesis has been also selected for the 9TH World Conference on Educational Science, in Nice.

Founder and artistic director of the Ensemble “Continuum XXI”, the only group dedicated to Early and Contemporary Music with Historical Instruments.

His four articles “Influence of the mother language on the composition”, “When Lachenmann met Ortega y Gasset”, “Biennale Munich 2016” and “Darmstadt Ferienkurse 2016: the role of the sound in the future” were published in the musical magazine Sul Ponticello.

Top marks in Composition, Analysis at CSMA for 4 years, Bachelor Thesis and Master Thesis, Piano and German as foreign language.

Selected as young artistic promise for the reportages “Young and Gifted” (Jóvenes y genios) and “Masters and pupils” (“Maestros y discípulos”) in ABC newspaper.

Trio sostenuto wins the 2nd prize of the Mendelssohn Bartholdy Hochschulewettweberb 2014 with his piece “Laberintos sutiles”.

 

Common Project “Inventarisierung von Erfahrungen” with the Hochschule für Bildene Kunst (stage, costumes) and Operklasse of the HfM Dresden.

 

Common Project with videoartist Nastasja Keller “Zeitpyramide”, performed 3 times in Europe (AdK, Berlin; SAdK, Dresden; Festival Bones, Bern).

 

Common Project with sculptor Leandro Alonso “Invisibles” premiered in Madrid.

 

Scholarships and Prizes                                                                                                               

Scholarshiped by the Institute für Neue Musik Darmstadt for the Frühjahrstagung 2016.

Stipendium Hochschule für Musik Dresden-DAAD als Mitglieder des Teams International.

Scholarship "Fundación SGAE" in order to study his Master Degree.

Winner of the Prize “Convocatoria Jóvenes Compositores Trio de Magia”.

Winner of the Prize “Premio Jóvenes Compositores Fundación Autor-CNDM” (youngest Composer ever nominee).

Scholarshipped by Mozarteum Sommerakademie.

Scholarshipped for 4 years from the Spanish Ministery of Education and Culture in order to study his Bachelor Degree.

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Ordered by year. Most recent works appears first

Instrumental Music


Poesie des Vergessens for Bassflute, Trumpet, Violin, Viola (with chain), Double bass and Mini-Loudspeaker (2019)
Ein Kind spielt Heft für Altsaxophon für die Einführung in die Neue Musik (2018)
Vibravam ressoavam for electric guitar (2017)
Se una notte… for orchestra in a dark space "obbligato" (2016)
Nefas Nykteris for ensemble (2016)
Estado Interior I / Innerer Zustand I for flute, clarinet, piano, violin and violoncello (2015)
Arissa for trio (2015)
Estado interior III Inner Zustand III for piano solo (2015)
Estado Interior I / Innerer Zustand I for flute, clarinet, piano, violin and violoncello (2015)
Memento (2014)
Mnemea for a real string quartet, a virtual string quartet and spaces (2014)
Desde el vértice for violin and violoncello (2014)
...invisibili (2013)
Laberintos Invisibles (2013)
Resucita Loto X for large ensemble (2013)

Solo Instrument


Ein Kind spielt Heft für Altsaxophon für die Einführung in die Neue Musik (2018)
Vibravam ressoavam for electric guitar (2017)
Estado interior III Inner Zustand III for piano solo (2015)

Instrument and Electronics


KITRA Music for bass saxophone with trumpet mute and electronics after paintings by Goya. (2018)
Como Esculpir en el Tiempo for ensemble (2017)
Thule for saxophone quartet (2017)
Estado Interior II / Innerer Zustand II for tenor saxophone and resonators (2015)
Estado Interior II.2 / Innerer Zustand II.2 for bass clarinet and resonators (2015)
Estado Interior II / Innerer Zustand II for tenor saxophone and resonators (2015)
Estado Interior II.2 / Innerer Zustand II.2 for bass clarinet and resonators (2015)

Voices and Instruments


"(...) una persecución en la sombra" for voice (mezzo), violin, violoncello and tape after "Gatas pariendo", poem by Guadalupe Grande (2018)
Resucita Loto VI for tenor, soprano, contrabass recorder, accordeon and string quartet (2013)

Orchestral Music


Se una notte… for orchestra in a dark space "obbligato" (2016)

Ensemble (10 - 19 instruments)


Nefas Nykteris for ensemble (2016)
Memento (2014)
...invisibili (2013)
Resucita Loto X for large ensemble (2013)

Chamber Group ( 2 - 4 instruments )


Estado Interior I / Innerer Zustand I for flute, clarinet, piano, violin and violoncello (2015)
Estado Interior I / Innerer Zustand I for flute, clarinet, piano, violin and violoncello (2015)
Arissa for trio (2015)
Mnemea for a real string quartet, a virtual string quartet and spaces (2014)
Desde el vértice for violin and violoncello (2014)
Laberintos Invisibles (2013)

Soloist (Instrument or Voice) and Real Time Electronics


Estado Interior II / Innerer Zustand II for tenor saxophone and resonators (2015)
Estado Interior II.2 / Innerer Zustand II.2 for bass clarinet and resonators (2015)
Estado Interior II / Innerer Zustand II for tenor saxophone and resonators (2015)
Estado Interior II.2 / Innerer Zustand II.2 for bass clarinet and resonators (2015)

String Quartet


Mnemea for a real string quartet, a virtual string quartet and spaces (2014)
"(...) una persecución en la sombra" for voice (mezzo), violin, violoncello and tape after "Gatas pariendo", poem by Guadalupe Grande (2018)
...invisibili (2013)
Arissa for trio (2015)
Como Esculpir en el Tiempo for ensemble (2017)
Desde el vértice for violin and violoncello (2014)
Ein Kind spielt Heft für Altsaxophon für die Einführung in die Neue Musik (2018)
Estado Interior I / Innerer Zustand I for flute, clarinet, piano, violin and violoncello (2015)
Estado Interior I / Innerer Zustand I for flute, clarinet, piano, violin and violoncello (2015)
Estado Interior II / Innerer Zustand II for tenor saxophone and resonators (2015)
Estado Interior II / Innerer Zustand II for tenor saxophone and resonators (2015)
Estado Interior II.2 / Innerer Zustand II.2 for bass clarinet and resonators (2015)
Estado Interior II.2 / Innerer Zustand II.2 for bass clarinet and resonators (2015)
Estado interior III Inner Zustand III for piano solo (2015)
KITRA Music for bass saxophone with trumpet mute and electronics after paintings by Goya. (2018)
Laberintos Invisibles (2013)
Memento (2014)
Mnemea for a real string quartet, a virtual string quartet and spaces (2014)
Nefas Nykteris for ensemble (2016)
Poesie des Vergessens for Bassflute, Trumpet, Violin, Viola (with chain), Double bass and Mini-Loudspeaker (2019)
Resucita Loto VI for tenor, soprano, contrabass recorder, accordeon and string quartet (2013)
Resucita Loto X for large ensemble (2013)
Se una notte… for orchestra in a dark space "obbligato" (2016)
Thule for saxophone quartet (2017)
Vibravam ressoavam for electric guitar (2017)