Jesús Torres, in-house composer, wins the 2012 Spanish National Music Prize. Congratulations!
- Written by Redacción
- Thursday 29th November 2012
The in-house composer, Jesus Torres
, has just been awarded the 2012 Spanish National Prize for Music in the composition category by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports.
On conferring this distinction on the composer Jesús Torres, the panel of judges cited “his fruitful artistic career in which his latest work Apocalipsi
, written in 2011, deserves special mention”, as well as mentioning “his human values and perseverance in an independent aesthetic idea.”
Everyone in the team at Tritó is delighted by the composer’s success and we send him our congratulations.
The panel of judges was presided over by Miguel Angel Recio Crespo, Director General of the National Institute of Performing Arts and Music (INAEM)
. The other members were Remedios Navarro, Silvia Márquez, Mercedes Zavala, María Luisa Manchado, Antonio Moral, Fernando Turina, Alberto Posadas (Spanish National Music Prize for Composition in 2011) and Pedro Gandía (Orquestra Barroca de Sevilla, Spanish National Music Award 2011 for Performance). Antonio Garde, Deputy Director of Music and Dance at the INAEM, acted as vice-president.