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Compositoras: Mujeres Que Dan la Nota

by Nuevo Ensemble de Segovia

Nuevo disco del Nesg (Nuevo Ensemble de Segovia) interpretando a: Beatriz Arzamendi, Magaly Ruiz, Maria Luisa Ozayta, Diana Pérez-Custodio, Cruz López de Rego, Mercedes Zavala, Consuelo Díez y Anna Bofill.
Genre: Classical: Contemporary
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1. Luces y Sombras de Bellatrix
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2. Son
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3. Imitaciones y Variaciones
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4. Islas del Silencio
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5. Vital
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6. Persistencia
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7. Tentative
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Beatriz Arzamendi
Born in Mondragón (Basque country). She started learning the violin and the piano, in the music school “Arrasate musical”. After this, she extended her knowledge about violin in London with Julia Frape. She studied conducting and composition at the Royal Conservatoire of Music in Madrid with the highest marks, obtaining the Composition Honorary Prize. She has been taught by a lot of Maestros like Francisco Calés, Pedro León, Antón García Abril, Román Alis Francisco García Nieto and Enrique García Asensio and attend classes, courses and essays from figures like Sergiu Celibidache, Helmuth Rilling, Antoni Ros Marbá, Sergiu Comisiona , A.C. Machat ,Joan Guinjoan, A. Gentilucci ,Ramón Barce and musical analysis given by Luis de Pablo.. She conducted the Youth Symphonic Orchestra “Arrasate Musical “ and the Youth Pozuelo Chamber Orchestra , a kind of ensembles very loved by her. Her catalogue includes orchestral Works and numerous Works of Chamber Music for the most varied tiped of ensembles. Her pieces have been performed in numerous festivals and in concert series:Festival Internacional de Música de Santander, Festival Internacional de Música de Quintanar de la Orden (Toledo), Casa de América (Madrid), Teatro Bellas Artes (México D.F.), Fundación Juan March (Madrid), Teatro Monumental (Madrid),Teatros del Canal (Madrid) , Miami, etc. At the present time, Beatriz is the Head of the Music Department in the Canal’s Theaters and the Vice-president of the Music Women Association.

Doris Magaly Ruiz

She was born in Santa Clara, Cuba in 1941. She graduated in Piano, Theory and Musical Reading in the Fisherman’s Conservatory, La Habana. She has a degree in Music Composition at the Instituto Superior de Arte La Habana (ISA). She was pupil of the professors Harold Gramatges, Cesar Pérez Sentenat, José Ardévol, Felix Guerrero, Alfredo Diez Nieto, Dolores Torres, Roberto Valera and Juan Elósegui. She has worked as head professor of the subjects of Harmony, Counterpoint and Musical Analysis in the ISA, as well as in the Instituto Superior Pedagógico Enrique José Varona. She has received several medals and honors: the National Award of the Cuban Education; the National Award of Composition for all her professional career by the Unión de Escritores y Artistas de Cuba (UNEAC); the National Award for the Cuban Culture and the Annual Award by the Ministry of Higher Education, among others. Her creative repertoire, as a composer, includes more than 100 works for symphonic music; chamber music; choir music; music for soloists; for musical education and several works for piano and several other instruments, some of which are included in the curricula of the principal institutions of the musical education in Cuba. Her compositions have been performed in many international festivals. Her curriculum is in prestigious dictionaries such us The Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians of London, the Dictionary of Outstanding Women in the Cuban Music, the Dictionary of Music of Villa Clara, Cuba and the Ibero-American Dictionary of Music.

Maria Luisa Ozaita

She was born in Baracaldo, Spain. Spanish composer and harpsichord soloist. Higher degree graduate in piano, harpsichord and composition. She studied with the Spanish composer Fernando Remacha and obtained several scholarships for advanced studies in different European institutions. As a harpsichord soloist has performed a great deal of concerts in numerous European countries. She founded and became President of the Association of Women in Music, in Spain – Association which belongs to the International Council of Women in Music-, and organized the 8th International Congress of Women in Music. As a composer, the catalogue of his works includes Chamber music for a solo instrument and Symphonic Orchestra music. Some of them requested by Spanish institutions. Among others, sould be remarked: Cartones Goyescos, Amiga, no te mueras, Aleluyas, Variaciones e imitaciones, Tres movimientos para contrabajo and the opera based on Pablo Neruda’s poems, Pelleas y Melisanda. Her work has been studied and revised in the Doctoral Thesis submitted by the pianist Dª M. José Martín at the University of Cincinnati. She has also participated in numerous congresses, symposiums and workshops, and written articles for specialized journals dealing with the contribution of women to the History of Music.

Diana Pérez Custodio

She was born in Algeciras (Cádiz) in 1970. She is PhD in Audiovisual Communication, also has an Advanced Certificate in Music Theory, Piano, Chamber Music, Composition and studied Oboe. She improved her musical knowledge in the city of Barcelona with the Professors Gabriel Brncic (Composition and Electroacoustics), Liliana Maffiotte (Piano) and Claudio Zulian (Musical Analysis). After a brief period of chamber music concert activity, she devoted to composition, making emphasis on the use of human voices, new technologies and mixing Music within other different Arts. Her music has been programmed by different cycles and international festivals. In the same way, nowadays she is applying live electronic in the creation of big format spectacles like 12 piedras. Ritual or 4 ostinati amorosi. In relation to her investigation works, she has published her Doctoral Thesis Comunicación y Cultura, entre lo local y lo global: la obra de Paco de Lucía como caso de estudio (in CDROM), the book Paco de Lucía. La evolución del flamenco a través de sus rumbas, and some book's chapters and articles in specialized magazines about flamenco.
Nowadays is Professor of Composition at the Superior Conservatory of Malaga.

Cruz López de Rego

Barcelona, 1957 (España). She started the musical studies at an early age in the 'Conservatorio Municipal de Barcelona' and she ended the studies of Composition, Piano, Chamber Music and Musical Pedagogy in the 'Real Conservatorio Superior de Música de Madrid' with the highest marks. She also graduated in Law at the 'Universidad Complutense'. She focused her firsts years of her professional life to the field of musical Pedagogy, being professor at the 'Facultad de Formación del Profesorado y Educacion, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid' from 1981 to the present. In this field she has published various works. She studied in Madrid with Román Alís and Antón García-Abril and in Siena (Italy) with Franco Donatoni. She has produced works mainly for different instrumental chamber groups, vocal groups and electroacustic music. She is also authoress of incidental music for plays as well as authoress of children musicals in English and Spanish. Her works have been performed by prestigious groups and have been programmed by different cycles and international festivals.
Nowadays she is the president of the Association of Women in Music, Spain

Mercedes Zavala

Mercedes Zavala Gironés (Madrid 1963) studied Piano and Composition at the Madrid Music Conservatoire. She has been also a pupil of Malcolm Singer, a main figure in her development like composer. She premiered her first works at the 90s in England, Wien and USA, and since 1999 in Spain for the more significant Festivals and Institutions. She has been involved also in piano performing, teaching, and researching. She teaches since 1990 Harmony at Madrid Conservatory. She have worked like pianist and composer at Grupo Secuencia, exploring theatrical and sociological aspects of musical performance. She has made researches on African Music, so travelled to Senegal in 1996 to study percussion. In 1997 she graduated in Philosophy. At the 2000s she has worked for Radio Nacional de España, and was President of Spanish Women in Music Society. Nowadays Mercedes Zavala is in charge of the Composition Department at Madrid Conservatorio Teresa Berganza and now she is working in several projects for 2014 including commissions in Denmark, Italy and USA. Between her near 80 works, there is chamber and orchestral music, pedagogical works, an intermittent attention to musical theatre, and a persistent influence of literature.

Consuelo Díez

Born in Madrid. Graduated in Composition, Piano, and Theory (Royal S. Conservatory of Music of Madrid). Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Arts in Composition (University of Hartford, U.S.A.). Graduated in History of Art (Complutense University of Madrid). Prizes and Grants in Europe and America, as the Fulbright . Works performed in five continents and recorded on 31 CD. She directed the program “El canto de los adolescentes” in Spanish Public Radio (RNE). She collaborates with the Spanish Public TV (TVE). She founded the Laboratorio de Informática y Composición Electroacústica of the Region of Madrid (Comunidad de Madrid). She was Director of the Ferraz Conservatory, in Madrid, of the Center for Difussion of Contemporary Music (CDMC) and of the Alicante Festival (Ministry of Culture, Spain). Nowadays is Music Adviser at the Comunidad de Madrid (Regional Government of Madrid), and director of La Mancha International Festival (Toledo, Spain).

Anna Bofill

Composer and architect with an extensive formation in piano, music theory, architecture and mathematics. In 1974 she is awarded a doctor’s degree in architecture for her thesis Generación geométrica de formas arquitectónicas y urbanas (The geometric generation of forms in architecture and urbanism). She studies composition, electroacoustic music and computer music with Josep Cercós, Xavier Montsalvatge, Josep M. Mestres Quadreny, Luigi Nono, Joan Guinjoan, Lluis Callejo and Gabriel Brncic. She also studies, in Paris, at the Centre d’Etudes de Mathémathique et Automates Musicales (CEMAMU) with Iannis Xenakis. She has written pieces for soloists, voice, instrumental ensembles, chamber music and electroacoustics. Her works have been programmed in Paris, Berlin, London, Rome, New York, Mexico, Santiago de Chile, Buenos Aires, Lille, Perpignan and other places, within the framework of festivals and congresses of contemporary music. But not only to music has she dedicated her writing and her work, but also to architecture and urban development. She has also worked for the theatre and on background music. As author and director she has produced multidisciplinary/multimedia concerts (Carrer (Street), 2006 and Venezia XVI, 2010) for Llocs de pas (Stopovers) of the MACBA Auditorium in Barcelona in collaboration with the poetess M.Cinta Montagut. In 2009 she was awarded the President Macià medal for a life’s work of the Generalitat of Catalonia. In 2010 she was honored with a tribute-concert at the Caixa Catalunya Auditorium in Antoni Gaudí’s building, La Pedrera, in Barcelona.



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