Flamenco


Order works by criteria:

"Some of my works have a more substantial presence of flamenco than others. In this section, we highlight those in which the flame of flamenco shines brightest."


  • TENEBRÆ RESPONSORIA 1992/93

    for cantaor, tenor saxophone, tuba, piano, duoble mixed choir and three orchestral groups.

    commissioned by: Semana de Música Religiosa de Cuenca

    première: 30/03/1993, Iglesia de San Pablo, Cuenca / Spain. Enrique Morente (cantaor), Marcus Weiss (saxophone), Josef Steinbock (tuba), Marino Formenti (piano), Concentus Vocalis, Klangforum Wien / Mauricio Sotelo

    • Ariadne Verlag


  • EXPULSIÓN DE LA BESTIA TRIUNFANTE 1995

    for cantaor (flamenco singer), string quartet and double bass

    commissioned by: Festival de las Artes Sibila

    text: José Ángel Valente

    première: 12/03/1996, Teatro Central, Sevilla / Spain. Enrique Morente (cantaor), Arditti Quartet, Stefano Scodanibbio (double bass).

    • Universal Edition


  • NADIE 1995/97

    for cantaora (ossia contralto), saxophone, percussion and piano. 11’

    commissioned by: Verano Musical de Segovia

    text: José Ángel Valente

    première: 11/07/1997, Iglesia de San Juan de los Caballeros, Segovia 7 Spain. Esperanza Fernández (cantaora), Trio Accanto [Marcus Weiss (saxophone); Christian Dierstein (percussion); Yukiko Sugawara (piano)]

    • Universal Edition


  • ANGEL DE LA TIERRA 1997

    for 2 cantaoras (ossia contraltos), ensemble (flute, saxophone, piano, 2 perc, violoncello and double bass) and tape. 25’

    commissioned by: Studio für electronische Musik des WDR Köln

    première: 10/04/1999, Cologne / Germany. Marina Heredia, Eva Durán (cantaoras), De Amore Ensemble / Mauricio Sotelo.

    • Universal Edition


  • EPITAFIO 1997

    for cantaora (or contralto) y percussion. 8’

    commissioned by: Verano Musical de Segovia

    text: José Ángel Valente

    première: 11/07/1997, Iglesia de San Juan de los Caballeros, Segovia / Spain. Esperanza Fernández (cantaora), Christian Dierstein (percussion)

    • Universal Edition


  • IN PACE 1997

    for cantaora (or contralto), percussion and sound carrier. 12’

    text: José Ángel Valente

    première: 01/10/1997, Madrid. Carmen Linares (cantaora), Christian Dierstein (percussion).

    • Universal Edition.


  • POSESIÓN DEL ÁNGEL 1997/2001

    for cantaor (or baritone), ensemble and sound carrier. 50’

    text: José Ángel Valente

    • Universal Edition


  • SI DESPUÉS DE MORIR… IN MEMORIAM JOSÉ ÁNGEL VALENTE 1999/2000

    for cantaor (or contralto), orchestra (2.2.2.2. / 4.2.3.1. / 3 perc / string) and sound carrier. 18’

    text: José Ángel Valente

    première: 18/10/200, Teatro Monumental, Madrid / Spain. Arcángel (cantaor), Orquesta Sinfónica de la RTVE / Antoni Ros-Marbà.

    P. Universal Edition 31956 / 32548 (2001)

    Alternative version: ELEGÍA. FRAGMENTO 1999/2003

    for flute and orchestra (2.2.2.2. / 4.2.3.1. / 3 perc / string)

    première: 16/10/2003, Teatro ‘Giuseppe Verdi’ , Trieste / Italy. Orchestra Filarmonica Teatro ‘Giuseppe Verdi’, Roberto Fabbriciani (flute) / Stefano Mazzoleni


  • CANTES ANTIGUOS 2003

    for cantaor, piano and sound carrier. 10’

    commissioned by: Het Muziektheater Amsterdam

    text source: Persian poems of the XII century selected and arranged by the composer

    première: 12/02/2003 Het Muziek-theater, Amsterdam / Netherlands. Arcángel (cantaor). Het Nationale Ballet / Kristof Pastor.

    • Universal Edition


  • TONÁ 2003

    for clarinet

    première: 28/04/2003 Teatre Talia, Valencia / Spain. José Luis Estellés (clarinet)

    • Piles ‘Quadern Ensems per a solistes’ (2004), pp. 117-119


  • AUDÉEIS 2004

    for voice (cantaor) and string quartet. 20’

    commissioned by: Fundación Caja Madrid

    première: 27/10/2004, Auditorio Nacional de Música, Madrid. Artemis Quartett, Arcángel (cantaor)

    • Universal Edition


  • SONETOS DEL AMOR OSCURO. CRIPTA SONORA PARA LUIGI NONO 2003/05

    for 2 cantaores, mixed choir, (4A4T4Bar4B), bass flute, double bass, ensemble (clarinet / bass clarinetbajo, 3 perc and string trio) and sound carrier. 64’

    commissioned by: Festival Internacional de Música y Danza de Granada and Institut Valencià de la Música. 64’

    première: 01/07/2005, Hospital Real, Granada / Spain. Arcángel, Miguel Poveda (cantaores), Roberto Fabbriciani (flute), Uli Fussenegger (double bass) Grup Instrumental de València, Coro de la Generalitat Valenciana / Joan Cerveró. Sound director: Mauricio Sotelo. Images: Sean Scully

    • Universal Edition


  • MUROS DE DOLOR… I 2005

    for tenor saxophone. 4’

    commissioned by: Mostra Sonora de Sueca

    première: 25/06/2005 Sueca / Spain. Marcus Weiss (saxophone)

    • Universal Edition


  • MUROS DE DOLOR… I_b 2012

    for flute. 4’

    • Universal Edition


  • MUROS DE DOLOR… IV – SOLEÁ DE UTRERA 2007

    for cantaor, saxophone and percussion. 10’

    commissioned by: Dúo Lorca and Año Jubilar V Centenario de Utrera

    première: 14/12/2007, Teatro Municipal ‘Enrique de la Cuadra’ Utrera / Spain. Rafael de Utrera (cantaor), Dúo Lorca [Juan Jiménez, saxophone; Antonio Moreno, percussion]

    • Universal Edition


  • COMO LLORA EL VIENTO… 2007

    for flamenco guitar and orchestra. 23’

    commissioned by: Festival de Música de Canarias

    première: 18/01/2008, Auditorio Alfredo Kraus, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria / Spain. Juan Manuel Cañizares (guitar), Nederlands Philharmonisch Orkest / Yakov Kreizberg

    • Universal Edition UE 33996 / 33710 (2007)


  • COMO LLORA EL AGUA… 2008

    para guitarra flamenca. 12’

    commissioned by: MaerzMusik – Festival für aktuelle Musik, Berlín

    première: 13/03/2008, Universität der Künste, Berlín / Germany. Juan Manuel Cañizares (guitarra)

    • Universal Edition

       


  • EL RAYO DE TINIEBLA 2007/08

    for cantaor, choir and orchestra

    commissioned by: Orquesta de la Comunidad de Madrid

    première: 04/06/2008, Auditorio Nacional de Música, Madrid / Spain. Arcángel (cantaor) ,Orquesta y Coro de la Comunidad de Madrid / José Ramón Encinar

    • Universal Edition


  • DE OSCURA LLAMA 2008

    for voice (cantaor), ensemble und sound carrier.50’

    première: 08/12/2008, Teatro Jovellanos, Gijón / Spain. Arcángel (Cantaor), Roberto Fabbriciani (flute) Stefano Scodanibbio (double bass), Ensemble RESIDENCIAS: Carlos Glavez (clarinet), Miguel Borrego (violin), José Miguel Gómez (violoncello) Juan Carlos Garvayo (piano), Juanjo Guillem and Rafa Gálvez (percussion) / Mauricio Sotelo

    • Universal Edition


  • CRIPTA, MÚSICA PARA LUIGI NONO 2009

    for voice (cantaor), mixed choir, ensemble and sound carrier. 64’

    commissioned by: Salzburg Biennale (I)

    première: 05/03/2009, Mozarteum, Salzburg / Austria. Arcángel (cantaor), Österreichises Ensemble für Neue Musik, Salzburger Bachchor / Beat Furrer

    • Universal Edition


  • ARDE EL ALBA 2008/09

    for soprano, ‘cantaor’ and orchestra. 24’

    commissioned by: Orquesta Nacional de España.

    première: 04/03/2009, Auditorio Nacional, Madrid / Spain. Milagros Poblador (soprano), Arcángel (cantaor),Orquesta y Coro Nacional de España/ Josep Pons

    • Universal Edition


  • COMO LLORA EL VIENTO… 2009

    for guitar and ensemble. 23’

    commissioned by: Grup Instrumental de Valencia

    première: 18/09/2009,Teatro Principal, Alicante /Spain. Juan Manuel Cañizares (guitar), Grup Instrumental de Valencia /Joan Cerveró

    • Universal Edition


  • JEREZ DESDE EL AIRE O AL AIRE DE JEREZ 2009

    for piano. 7’

    commissioned by: Asociación Española de Festivales de Música Clásica

    première: 28/11/2009, Cádiz / Spain. Juan Carlos Garvayo

    • Universal Edition


  • ALTER KLANG 2009/2010

    for cantaor, guitar and string quartet

    commissioned by: Quatuor Diotima

    première: 17/02/2010, Auditorio Nacional de Música, Madrid / Spain. Quatuor Diotima, JM Cañizares (guitar), Arcángel (cantaor)

    • Universal Edition


  • MUROS DE DOLOR... VI: Soleá 2010

    for violoncello. 10’

    commissioned by: Composer Association “The Sound Set Japan”

    première: 24/09/2010, Auditorium Musicasa, Tokyo / Japan. Ryou Onoki

    • Universal Edition


  • CRIPTA COLONIA GÜELL – MÚSICA PARA LA ESMUC 2010

    for 2 voices (cantaoras), mixed choir, ensemble (1.0.2.0-0.0.0.0, timp, perc(2), hp, acc, pno, vln, guit, vla, vc, cb) and electronics. 25’

    commissioned by: Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya

    première: 25/10/2010, L’Auditori, Barcelona / Spain. Solisten-Ensemble / Mauricio Sotelo (dir.)

    • Universal Edition


  • MUERTE SIN FIN 2010

    for dancer, cantaor and ensemble. 34’

    commissioned by: Biënale Flamenco 2011

    première: 30/01/2011, Muziekgebow Amsterdam/Netherlands. Niew Ensemble / Ed Spanjaard

    • Universal Edition


  • MUERTE SIN FIN … COMENTARIO, a la memoria de Enrique Morente 2011

    for reciter, bailaora, cantaor, ensemble and electronics. 72’

    text: José Gorostiza

    première: 29/06/2011, Teatro Real, Madrid / Spain. Juan Diego (recitation), Fuensanta “La Moneta” (bailaora), Arcangel (cantaor) / Mauricio Sotelo

    • Universal Edition


  • LUZ SOBRE LIENZO 2011

    for violin, bailaora, percusssion and electronic. 40’

    commissioned by: Acción Cultural Española for the 200th Anniversary of the Constitution of 1812

    première: 03/12/2011 Auditorio 400, Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid / Spain.

    Patricia Kopatchinskaja (vl.), Fuensanta “La Moneta”, (bailaora), Agustín Diassera (perc), Fernando Villanueva (electronics)

    • Universal Edition


  • MUROS DE DOLOR … Ib 2012

    For flute. 4’

    [Version from Muros de dolor … I für Tenorsaxofon (2005)]

    • Universal Edition


  • RED INNER LIGHT SCULPTURE 2015

    for violin, bailaora [Flamenco-Tänzerin], flamenco–percussion and string orchestra. 22’

    commissioned by: Patricia Kopatchinskaja / Praetorius Prize

    première: 10, 11, 12/06/2016, Ordaway Hall, St. Paul / Minnesota 2016; 20’

    Patricia Kopatchinskaja (Vl.), Ruben Olmo (bailaor), Agustín Diassera (perc), St. Paul Chamber Orchestra / Tito Muñoz.

    (Also performable without bailaora and flamenco percussion)

    • Universal Edition


  • CINCO SONATAS DE DOMENICO SCARLATTI (K107, K184, K 450, K455, K87) 2017

    for string orchestra (with flamenco percussion ad libitum) ca. 30’

    commissioned by: Stuttgarter Kammerorchester

    première: 23/03/2017, Theaterhaus, Stuttgart/ Germany; Stuttgarter Kammerorchester / Mauricio Sotelo

    • Universal Edition

     

  • BULERÍA ARBÓS: RITUAL 2017

    for cantaor (ad libitum), viola, cello and piano. 12’

    commissioned by: Trio Arbós

    première: 25/10/2017. Auditorio Nacional de Música, Madrid/Spain. Trio Arbós (Cecilia Bercovich, José Miguel Gómez, Juan Carlos Garvayo)

    • Proyecto Sotelo SL


  • MUROS DE DOLOR … VIIa 2018

    for solo viola. 8’

    première: 23/02/2018. Beethovenhaus, /Germany; Tabea Zimmermann (viola)

    • Universal Edition


  • CINCO SONATAS DE DOMENICO SCARLATTI (K107, K184, K 450, K455, K87) 2020

    for clarinet, piano and string quartet (with flamenco percussion ad libitum) ca. 30’

    commissioned by: MusicaSur

    première: 22/09/2020, Teatro Calderón/ Motril/ Spain; Fuensanta "La Moneta", flamenco dance; JE Lluna, clarinet; JC Garvayo, piano; Agustín Diassera, flamenco percussion; QUATUOR DIOTIMA.

    • Universal Edition

    (check position 6:06)

  • ESCULTURA DE ROJA LUZ INTERNA  2020

    for clarinet, piano and string quartet (with flamenco percussion ad libitum) ca. 15’

    commissioned by: MusicaSur

    première: 22/09/2020, Teatro Calderón/ Motril/ Spain; Fuensanta "La Moneta", flamenco dance; JE Lluna, clarinet; JC Garvayo, piano; Agustín Diassera, flamenco percussion; QUATUOR DIOTIMA.

    • Universal Edition

    (check position 43:20)

     

  • A MITAD DEL CAMINO DE LA VIDA 2020
    Fragments from Dante’s Comedia traslated by José María Micó.

    for voice (cantaor), violin, double bass, percussion and electronics. 65’

    commissioned by: CNDM

    première: 10/5/2021. Auditorio 400 Reina Sofía. Madrid/ Spain.

    Arcángel (cantaor), Juan Carlos Garvayo (pno). Pablo Martín Caminero (db), Agustín Diassera (perc), Mauricio Sotelo (speaker, cond)

    • Proyecto Sotelo SL



  • ENTRA EL ALBA EN LA ALHAMBRA 2021

    for piano and live electronics ad lib. 9’30’’

    commissioned by: CNDM

    première: 28/02/2022. Auditorio 400 Reina Sofía. Madrid / Spain. Juan Carlos Garvayo, piano.

    • Universal Edition


  • CANTES ANTIGUOS DEL FLAMENCO 2021/22
    for viola and orchestra. 22’
    commissioned by: Festival Internacional de Granada 2022
    première: 29/06/2022. Palacio de Carlos V, Granada / Sp

    miss Orquesta Ciudad de Granada. Tabea Zimmermann / Lucas Macías

    • Universal Edition


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