Edgar Alandia


(12 August 1950 — )

 

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Edgar Alandia has completed his musical studies, Composition and Conducting, at the Conservatory and the National Music Academy of Santa Cecilia in Rome (Italy). 1978: Winner at the International Composition Contest “V. Bucchi”in Rome with “Pampa” for clarinet and orchestra. 1981: Honour Mention at the International Composition Contest “I. Carreno” ( Caracas, Venezuela) with “Canto de hoy” for soli, coro and orchestra. 1982: “Sajsayhuamàn” for orchestra is selected for Venezia “Opera Prima” festival. His compositions are performed in Contemporary Music festivals and important Concert seasons in Europe and America. Celebrated soloists as Michiko Hirayama, Barry Webb, Giancarlo Schiaffini, Jesùs Villa Rojo, Marie Francis Uitti, Daniele Roccato, modern music ensembles as LIM (Madrid), 2E2M (Paris), London Sinfonietta, Grupo Encuentros (Buenos Aires) and important orchestras as RAI (Rome), Teatro Comunale (Bologna), La Fenice (Venezia), BBC Ulster (Belfast), Orchestra Sinfonica di Perugia have included his works in their concert programs. Since 1983 and for several years  he have conducted the ensemble Nuove Forme Sonore of Rome. On 1978 he worked at the Theatre Royal de la Monnaie (Bruxelles) and with the Ballet du Xxème Siècle of Maurice Bèjart making tourneès in Belgium, France, USSR, Japan, Holand ans Spain. He have teached Composition at the Italian National Conservatories “G. Rossini” (Pesaro) and “S.Cecilia” (Rome). He has been Composition teacher in several Master courses and Composition workshops in Brasil (University of Minas Gerais in Belo Horizonte), Cuba (Instituto Superior de Arte de la Habana), Perù (Conservatorio Nacional de Lima), Bolivia (Conservatorio Nacional de La Paz), Rome-Italy (Accademia Internazionale delle Arti), University of Newcastle (UK), Atelier for the new music at the University of Bremen (Germany), University of Trondheim (Norway). Up to the date he is  teacher at the National Conservatory of Perugia (Italy). His works are published by Ricordi (Milan), Edipan (Rome), BMG (Rome) and Musicinco (Madrid).

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