Barcelona ( 1968 )
Ramon Humet is a composer born in Barcelona (1968). He has received the Olivier Messiaen International Composition Prize, the XXIV Queen Sofia International Composition Prize, the Enderrock 2022 award, and a CHOC award from Classica for the CD "Llum" recorded with the Latvian Radio Choir conducted by Sigvards Klava.
Ramon Humet's works have been performed by the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, the London Sinfonietta, the Latvian Radio Choir, the Spanish National Orchestra, and the Bühnen Halle Oper, among other ensembles. He studied composition with Josep Soler, improvisation with Gerry Weil, and piano with Harriet Serr and Miquel Farré. In 2000, he came into contact with British composer Jonathan Harvey, an encounter that deeply influenced his creative path.
In 2007, he was awarded the Olivier Messiaen International Composition Prize, which led to a commission from maestro Kent Nagano to compose the orchestral work "Wind Scenes" for the Montreal Symphony O...