Joan Gómez Alemany

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Joan Gómez Alemany (Valencia, 1990). He begins the Bachelor in Composition with Oliver Rappoport (Conservatori del Liceu) and finishes it with Clemens Gadenstätter (Kunst Universität Graz). He has a Master’s in Composition (KUG) with Franck Bedrossian and a Master’s in Opera and Musik-Theater (KUG) with Gadenstätter. He also has a Degree in Piano, starting at the Joaquín Rodrigo Superior Conservatory of Music and finishing at the Conservatori del Liceu and a Degree in Fine Arts (Universitat Politècnica de València) . He is currently making a PhD (UPV) with a thesis on artistic interdisciplinarity. He received individual lessons with composers Mark Andre, Pierluigi Billone, Raphaël Cendo, Brian Ferneyhough, Ashley Fure, Dmitri Kourliandski, José Manuel López López, Michael Maierhof, Hèctor Parra, Alberto Posadas, Jorge Sánchez-Chiong, Yann Robin, Rebecca Saunders, Mauricio Sotelo, among others. Gómez Alemany combines musical creation, visual arts and cinema, in continuous dialogue, with writing essays and criticism mainly on music and art.

His compositions have been commissioned or performed by festivals such as the Darmstädter Ferienkurse, impuls, ManiFeste-IRCAM, reMusik.org, Ensems, Mixtur, Mostra Sonora Sueca, etc., and performed by musicians or ensembles such as Arditti, Nikel, Recherche, Multilatérale, Schalfed, Adapter, Parcours, MCME, Container, Aer Duo, IEMA, Szene Intrumental, BCN216, among others. His music has also been premiered by the orchestras such as SWR under the direction of Gregor Mayrhofer and JOGV under the direction of Pablo Rus Broseta. In 2022 he premiered his first chamber opera (interdisciplinary project) at the Graz Opera the direction of Leonhard Garms.

Some of his compositions are published by the BabelScores and edited by the Liquen Records. He has written in several specialized magazines, highlighting Sul Ponticello, where he writes monthly since 2018 in his own in his own section Intercciones. He has been coordinator and writer of the book Valencia y la abstracción, construcciones con geometría y color. Trayectoria vital y creativa del artista Vicente Gómez García (1926-2012) and has written together with Alfonso de la Torre Cartas en torno a Manolo Millares y Pablo Palazuelo, both published by EdictOràlia. He has also been coordinator of the digital book A book about Festival Mixtur for the commemoration of its tenth anniversary. To date, his cinematographic work consists of four long films, three medium-length films and eleven short films. Some of his sound and visual works have been shown in museums such as the Pompidou Center, IVAM, CCCC Centro del Carmen, highlighting his individual exhibition entitled Between the visual and the sound. Reappropriation of matter and material at the Fundación la Posta.

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Ordered by year. Most recent works appears first

Chamber Group ( 2 - 4 instruments )


Tríptico basado en la crucifixión (y dos fragmentos de Artaud) (2021)
L'Arrivée for quartet (2019)
Un nouveau norceau de musique surréaliste for trio and live electronics (2018)
4 Disparates de Goya for ensemble and electronics (2018)
In Feldman's grave for trio (2017)
Lo duro y lo blando for quartet (2017)

Chamber Ensemble (5 - 9 instruments)


Eros – tans – tngi – ugog – celö – esel for ensemble (2020)

Symphony Orchestra


Ich hab' von deiner weißen Hand die Tränen fortgetrunken for orchestra (2019)

Acousmatic


Das blut von Tristan und Isolde mit Einleitung Acousmatic piece (2017)
4 Disparates de Goya for ensemble and electronics (2018)
Das blut von Tristan und Isolde mit Einleitung Acousmatic piece (2017)
Eros – tans – tngi – ugog – celö – esel for ensemble (2020)
Ich hab' von deiner weißen Hand die Tränen fortgetrunken for orchestra (2019)
In Feldman's grave for trio (2017)
L'Arrivée for quartet (2019)
Lo duro y lo blando for quartet (2017)
Tríptico basado en la crucifixión (y dos fragmentos de Artaud) (2021)
Un nouveau norceau de musique surréaliste for trio and live electronics (2018)