Apocalipsis

Author

Jesús Torres

Zaragoza ( 1965 )

Jesús Torres was born in Saragossa on 15 July 1965 of Andalusian descent, and lives in Madrid since he was ten years old. Born into a family with a long musical tradition, he started learning the violin wiht his uncle José Torres and later entered the Conservatorio Superior de Música of Madrid where he received his academic background. He studied composition privately with Francisco Guerrero from 1986 to 1988. His catalogue expands for over hundred works and includes fourteen orchestral works and numerous works of chamber music for the most varied tiped of ensembles. A special interest of his is setting texts to music, above all the poetry of Vicente Aleixandre, alongside that of other literary figures including San Juan de la Cruz, Rubén Darío, Miguel Hernández, Juan Eduardo Cirlot and Leopoldo Panero. His pieces have been performed in numerous countries at festivals and in concert series, including at the Venice Biennale, Musica 99 Strasb...

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Apocalipsis

De entre todas las posibles interpretaciones del Apocalipsis tiene singular interés la dimensión idealista que adopta Torres.

Alberto González Lapuente - ABC CULTURAL

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“Apocalipsis” in the Cuenca Religious Music Week

“Apocalipsis” in the Cuenca Religious Music Week

On 17 April, Palm Sunday, the first public performance of the work Apocalipsis by Jesús Torres, commissioned for the 50th Cuenca Religious Music Week, will take place at the Iglesia de la Merced in the said city. It will be the fourth of the ...
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"Apocalipsis" at the SMR in Cuenca

The second day of the Cuenca Religious Music Week, 17 April, saw the premiere of the latest work by Jesús Torres. Apocalipsis, specially commissioned for the Festival, is an ambitious project that counted on the participation of the Ensemble ...
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