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 Strasbourg, Musikfestspiele Saar, Ars Musica Brussels, Prèsences 2000 of Radio France, the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, the Khumo Festival, the SIMC Festival in Copenhagen and Bucharest, Festival de

Works

Jesús Torres

For Chamber ensembles

Title
Madre, madreSoloist and Piano
String trioString Trio
SplendensMixed Trio
EncuentrosSaxophone Quartet
AccentusSoloist and Piano
DanaePercussion Ensemble
CobraMixed Duet
El olvidoMixed Duet
TrioPiano trio
FugacePiano Quartet
Duo for Oboe and HarpMixed Duet
Woodwinds quartetWoodwind Quartet
CantoString Duet
EpisodiosMixed Quintet
Fantasía para clarinete y pianoSoloist and Piano
Fantasía para viola y pianoSoloist and Piano
Masques2 Pianos - 4 hands
Unidad en ellaMixed Ensemble (6 or more instruments)
Soneto del amor oscuroMixed Quartet
Sonata for flute and pianoSoloist and Piano
Variations for cello and pianoMixed Duet
ProteusPercussion Ensemble
DoubleMixed Ensemble (6 or more instruments)
Winternacht, for two violinsString Duet
DecemPiano trio
Cuentos de Andersen (Andersen’s Tales)Piano Quartet
Noche oscuraSoloist and Piano
NíniveMixed Quartet
El misterio del aguaMixed Trio
Manantial de luzMixed Ensemble (6 or more instruments)
PoéticaString Trio
Sonata a trePercussion Ensemble
Hijo míoSoloist and Piano
Quinteto con clarineteString Quartet
Quartet with oboeString Trio
AccantoPercussion Ensemble
AquelarreMixed Ensemble (6 or more instruments)
Double IISmall Ensembles
String QuartetString Quartet
TenebraeSaxophone Quartet
SubtiliorSaxophone Quartet
ConstelacionesGuitar Quartet

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Jesús Torres
Jesús Torres, in-house composer, wins the 2012 Spanish National Music Prize. Congratulations!

Jesús Torres, in-house composer, wins the 2012 Spanish National Music Prize. Congratulations!

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.
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Our composers in the 2012/2013 CNDM season

Our composers in the 2012/2013 CNDM season

Works by Jesús Torres, Gabriel Erkoreka and Jesús Rueda on the 2012-2013 CNDM season.
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“El libro de los secretos” (The Book of Secrets): the world premiere and it’s for everyone

“El libro de los secretos” (The Book of Secrets): the world premiere and it’s for everyone

EL libro de los secretos (The book of secrets) by Jesús Torres will be premiered. Three important broadcast stations will air these concerts.
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