International Forum for Young Composers

2016        2013        2012        2011


2016

4th International Forum for Young Composers
13th to 17th of September | Teatro de Vila do Conde

RULES:

The 4th International Forum for Young Composers is organized by the Sond’Ar-te Electric Ensemble and aims at stimulating the creation and circulation of new music works. It is intended for young composers of all nationalities, not surpassing the age of 35.

The Forum’s objective is to give young composers an opportunity to create and present their work in public. The organizers also wish to create a privileged space for experience and ideas exchange between musicians and beteween musicians and the audience.

As such open rehearsals, lectures, workshops, analysis of works will also take place.

The Forum’s fourth edition will count with the participation of the following young creators:

Francisco Uberto
Jaime Reis
Filipe Lopes
Sofia Sousa Rocha

Additionally works by the Sond’Ar-te composition competition prize winner and Ricardo Ribeiro will be performed.

Forum’s Programme

Dia 16 de Setembro de 2016

14h30 - 16h15: Workshop "Compor a electrónica: Técnica e Estética” por Miguel Azguime

O processamento electrónico do som constitui um instrumentarium com propriedades específicas susceptíveis de serem compostas tal como as alturas, ritmos e dinâmicas. E da mesma forma têm consequentes implicações estéticas. Essas relações da técnica e da estética serão aqui abordadas.

16h30 - 18h15: Workshop “Som como base estrutural” por Eduardo Luís Patriarca

Assumindo uma relação directa com a escola espectral francesa, o workshop apresentará várias propostas de criação de estruturas com base na análise espectral. Não se limitando aos pressupostos espectrais mas antes adaptando-os a diferentes interesses e materiais.

18h30 - 20h

Ensaio público de análise das obras do concerto de dia 17 com a participação dos próprios compositores (Filipe Lopes, Francisco Uberto, Jaime Reis, Sofia Sousa Rocha) e dos músicos do Sond’Ar-te Electric Ensemble.

Dia 17 de Setembro de 2016

14h30 - 16h15: Workshop "Composição e novas abordagens instrumentais (técnicas instrumentais alargadas, recursos electroacústicos, notação)” por Miguel Azguime com a participação de Francisco Uberto, de Filipe Lopes e dos músicos do Sond’Ar-te Electric Ensemble

Este workshop tratará das novas técnicas instrumentais, abordando também as relações dos instrumentos com a electroacústica e analisará algumas formas de notação das mesmas.

16h30 - 18h15: Workshop “Organização do material: forma e estruturas” por Eduardo Luís Patriarca

Este workshop será centrado na questão da forma e dos elementos que a constituem. Como usar as estruturas composicionais num esquema formal? Qual a importância de retornos e memórias?

18h30 - 19h30: Encontro com os compositores Filipe Lopes, Francisco Uberto, Jaime Reis e Sofia Sousa Rocha

21h30h: concerto



2013

3rd International Forum for Young Composers
2nd to 7th of March | Centro Cultural de Cascais

RULES: PORTUGUESE and ENGLISH.

The 3rd International Forum for Young Composers is organized by the Sond’Ar-te Electric Ensemble and aims at stimulating the creation and circulation of new music works. It is intended for young composers of all nationalities, not surpassing the age of 40.

The 3rd International Forum for Young Composers is a privileged pedagogical space for exchanging aesthetics, ideas and knowledge within the various aspects of musical creation, namely:
- composition,
- intepretation,
- new instrumental techniques,
- new technologies connected with music.

During the Forum young composers will have the opportunity to work individually and collectively with recognized composers: Ângela Lopes, António de Sousa Dias, Laurent Cuniot, Miguel Azguime, Simon Emmerson; as well as with the musicians of the Sond’Ar-te Electric Ensemble: Elsa Silva (pno), Filipe Quaresma (vlc), Nuno Pinto (cl), Sílvia Cancela (fl) e Vítor Vieira (vl); not to mention the Miso Studio. They will also have the possibility to attend the rehearsals and concerts of the Sond’Ar-te Electric Ensemble.

The Forum’s intensive programme will be taking place during 6 days at the Centro Cultural de Cascais. The courses will be held in English.


2012

2nd International Forum for Young Composers
6th to 10th of October | Goethe-Institut Lisbon

Review by Benoît Gibson at New Music Review Lounge

In order to stimulate the creation and circulation of new musical works the Sond’Ar-te Electric Ensemble, the Goethe-Institut in Lisbon and the Musikhochschule in Munich are organizing the second edition of the Sond’Ar-te International Forum for Young Composers, which will take place between Ocotober 6th and 10th 2012 at the Goethe-Institute in Lisbon.

The Forum’s objective is to give young composers (up to 35 years old) an opportunity to create and present their work in public. The organizers also wish to create a privileged space for experience and ideas exchange between musicians from different countries.

The Forum’s second edition will counted with the participation of young creators residing both in Portugal and Germany, namely:  

Henrik Ajax - Drawing Lines
Rui Penha - Pendulum
Nuno Peixoto de Pinho - Dialogismos II
Arash Safaian - In Symmetrie

Artistic Directors: Miguel Azguime and Siegfried Mauser



2011

1st International Forum for Young Composers
May 19th | Goethe Institut Lisbon
May 20th | Goethe Institut Lisbon

The Sond’Ar-te Electric Ensemble and Goethe-Institut in Lisbon are organizing the first edition of the Sond’Ar-te International Forum for Young Composers, which will take place between May 17th and 20th 2011 at the Goethe Institute in Lisbon.

The Forum’s first edition counted with the participation of young creators residing both in Portugal and Germany. A reading panel, constituted of Siegfried Mauser (pianist and director of Musikhochschule in Munich), António de Sousa Dias (composer and former adjunct at the Lisbon Superior School of Music), Miguel Azguime (composer and artistic director of the Sond'Arte Electric Ensemble), Pedro Neves (conductor) and one Sond’Ar-te member, selected the following 5 works:

Abel Paúl - Línea de Vacío
Ana Seara - Pensamentos Perdidos
Gonçalo Gato - Configurazioni
Igor C. Silva - Flipbook
Luc Doebereiner - P(S) alpha

Reading panel: Siegfried Mauser, António de Sousa Dias, Miguel Azguime, Pedro Neves and one Sond'Ar-te member

Review by Álvaro García de Zúñiga at New Music Review Lounge

 
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