Martin Loridan

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Martin Loridan graduated from the Paris Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique (CNSMDP). His work has been performed internationally at venues and festivals such as the Gasteig Philharmony (Munich), Barbican centre (London), Mise-En Festival (New York), Unerhörte Musik (Berlin), Impuls Festival (Graz). He has collaborated with ensembles and orchestras such as the Arditti Quartet, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, ensemble Mise-en, Klangforum Wien, Quatuor Tana, and soloists such as Claude Delangle, Rohan de Saram and Yumi Suehiro.

He has been awarded prizes in several composition competitions, such as the Reinl Foundation Composition Prize (Vienna), the André Jolivet Prize (Paris), and the Vareler Composition Prize (Berlin). He is also the recipient of prestigious academic grants and awards such as the Stanley Burton Research Scholarship (UK) and was awarded the ‘Villa Salammbô’ artist Residence by the Institut Français of culture (Paris).

He is currently completing his PhD research at the University of Leeds, UK. His research investigates breath (‘Souffle’) as a complex element and multifaceted composition material. His research is funded by the prestigious Leeds Doctoral Scholarship.
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Ordered by year. Most recent works appears first

Solo Instrument


Un Eco di Soffio II for Clarinet and piano resonance (2019)
Souffles enlacés Pour Nay (2019)
Circle(s) Amplified Cello (2018)
Cinq Figures Errantes For Piano (2017)
Resonating Gestures For Piano (2015)
Trois Pièces pour Contrebasse Solo Double Bass (2014)
2 Pieces for Solo Cello Solo Cello (2013)
Fugitive Lines Solo Viola (2013)

Chamber Ensemble (5 - 9 instruments)


Hólo(s) For ensemble (9 players) (2018)
Stac'aToy For Toy piano ensemble (2017)
Breath/Rebreath String trio, Piano and Percussions (2014)
Brumes, espace, temps... For Ensemble (8 performers) (2010)

Chamber Group ( 2 - 4 instruments )


...Jusqu'à l'afflux... for Clarinet and String trio (2016)
Spectres d'ombre For Piano trio (2016)
String Quartet n°3 Estovest Festival Commission (2016)
Whispering Spaces For Amplified Piano trio (2015)
3 Pièces pour Quatuor à Cordes String Quartet (2014)

String Quartet


String Quartet n°3 Estovest Festival Commission (2016)
3 Pièces pour Quatuor à Cordes String Quartet (2014)

Solo Voice and Accompaniment


...Chimères... Improvisation sur René Char For Mezzo-soprano and Clarinet (2015)
Souffle, Esquisse - Chant pour un équinoxe d’après Saint-John Perse (2015)
...Chimères... Improvisation sur René Char For Mezzo-soprano and Clarinet (2015)
...Jusqu'à l'afflux... for Clarinet and String trio (2016)
2 Pieces for Solo Cello Solo Cello (2013)
3 Pièces pour Quatuor à Cordes String Quartet (2014)
Breath/Rebreath String trio, Piano and Percussions (2014)
Brumes, espace, temps... For Ensemble (8 performers) (2010)
Cinq Figures Errantes For Piano (2017)
Circle(s) Amplified Cello (2018)
Fugitive Lines Solo Viola (2013)
Hólo(s) For ensemble (9 players) (2018)
Resonating Gestures For Piano (2015)
Souffle, Esquisse - Chant pour un équinoxe d’après Saint-John Perse (2015)
Souffles enlacés Pour Nay (2019)
Spectres d'ombre For Piano trio (2016)
Stac'aToy For Toy piano ensemble (2017)
String Quartet n°3 Estovest Festival Commission (2016)
Trois Pièces pour Contrebasse Solo Double Bass (2014)
Un Eco di Soffio II for Clarinet and piano resonance (2019)
Whispering Spaces For Amplified Piano trio (2015)