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So., 04. Juni


Aula Emlichheim

KONZERT DER TEILNEHMER:INNEN der Gitarrentage der Musikschule Niedergrafschaft 2023

mit der Uraufführung "Memorias" ein Auftragswerk für Gitarrenorchester der Komponistenlegende Maestro Leo Brouwer - © Iván Soca (Foto)

KONZERT DER TEILNEHMER:INNEN der Gitarrentage der Musikschule Niedergrafschaft 2023
KONZERT DER TEILNEHMER:INNEN der Gitarrentage der Musikschule Niedergrafschaft 2023

Zeit & Ort

04. Juni 2023, 16:00

Aula Emlichheim, Lägen Diek 8, 49824 Emlichheim, Deutschland

Über die Veranstaltung

Hier der Lebenslauf von Leo Brouwer:

Leo Brouwer (Havana, 1939)

Cuban-born composer, orchestral conductor, guitarist, researcher, pedagogue and cultural promoter, Leo

Brouwer is among the most recognized figures of our times. Brouwer is currently Commandeur des Arts et

Lettres (France, 2019), American Academy of Arts and Letters as a foreign honorary (United States, 2019),

honorary member of the CIM of UNESCO (France, 1987) the Italo-Latin American Institute, the Academy of

Fine Arts of Granada, the Royal Academy of Sciences and Fine Arts of Córdoba, and full member of the Cuban

Academy of Language, among other prestigious international institutions.

Has appeared as guest composer at The Akademie der Künste (Berlin Academy of Arts, DAAD, 1970), and

beyond his compositional output, Brouwer has conducted more than one hundred and twenty symphony

orchestras and chamber ensembles from around the world, including the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, the

Scottish National Symphony Orchestra, the BBC Concert Orchestra, Orchestra Nouvelle Philharmonic de Paris,

and the Symphonic Orchestra of Madrid to name a few. He has adjudicated numerous international guitar,

composition and orchestral conducting competitions. Founder and director of the Sound Experimentation

Group of the ICAIC (1968). In 1960 he was appointed director of the first music department of the Instituto

Cubano de Arte e Industria Cinematográficos (ICAIC) and the Teatro Musical de La Habana (1962). Since April

2005, he has served as president of the Leo Brouwer Office, based in Havana, and his own Ediciones Espiral

Eterna publishing house. He is the past President of the International Guitar Competition and Festival of

Havana (1982-2004), and General Director of the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba (1981-2003),

Director of the Orchestra of Córdoba, Spain (1992-2001), and Artistic Director of the Carrefour Mondial de la

Guitare (Martinique, 1976-2001). Several groups and festivals bear his name such as: B3: Brouwer Trio

(Valencia, Spain), Coro Brouwer (Cordoba, Spain), Vocal Leo (Havana, Cuba) and Joven Filarmonía Leo

Brouwer, formed by musicians from various regions of Spain. In December 2008, the biennial International

Violão Leo Brouwer Festival was created in Sao Paulo, Brasil, Leo Brouwer Chamber Music Festival in Havana

was held annually (2009-2014) which he produced and directed. Brouwer has also produced Les Voix

Humaines Festival (Sept-Oct 2015), the Solidarity Concerts in 2016 and Festival Contratenores del Mundo

(Sept-Oct 2016) in Havana.

Brouwer has more than three hundred international artistic and academic distinctions, among them; the

"Manuel de Falla" Prize (Andalusia, Spain, 1998); the Doctor Honoris Causa Degree at the University of the

Arts (ISA) in Havana and at the University of Santiago de Chile; the MIDEM Classical Awards (Cannes, 2003)

for his Concerto de Helsinki for guitar and orchestra; the Pablo Neruda Order (Santiago de Chile, 2007), the

Goffredo Petrassi Award for Composition (Zagarolo, 2008), the National Music Award in its first edition (Cuba,

1999); the National Film Prize (Cuba, 2009); the Tomás Luis de Victoria Ibero-American Music Prize (SGAE,

Spain, 2010) and two Latin Grammy Awards (in 2010, for the complete string quartets and in 2017 with his

work Sonata del Decamerón Negro No. 3 for guitar).

Brouwer’s artistic output speaks for itself with a discography of his music that exceeds 1200 records and a

catalog of more than 600 works that cover almost all genres and musical forms. In recent years he has

composed works requested by Adelaide Guitar Festival, Changsha International Guitar Festival, Japan Guitar

Ensemble Festival, Guitar Foundation of America (GFA), Camerata Argentina de Guitarras, Tom Kerstens y G

Ensemble Plus, VZW Rhapsodies, Global Education Center & Intersection, Lux Nova Duo, Elena Papandreou

and Cristiano Porqueddu. He has composed and dedicated works to renowned musicians such as Julian

Bream, John Williams, Yo-Yo Ma, Carlos Prieto, Edin Karamazov, Andreas Scholl, Egberto Gismonti, Chucho

Valdés, EOS Guitar Quartet, Ricardo Gallén, Pedro Chamorro, Costas Cotsiolis, Bandini Duo-Chiacchiaretta,

Niurka González, Minneapolis Guitar Quartet, Apollo Chamber Players, Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo, Joao

Luiz Rezende, Anne Akiko Meyers, Kaori Muraji, Thibault Cauvin, Grigoryan Brothers, Sheku Kanneh-Mason,

among others.

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