The Bilbao Symphony Orchestra (BOS), directed by Erik Nielsen, gave the premiere of Gabriel Erkoreka's Concerto for piano and orchestra ("Piscis") yesterday.
Gabriel Erkoreka was born in Bilbao, Spain in 1969. He studied with Carmelo Bernaola in Vitoria-Gasteiz, graduating with honours in composition and piano. In 1995 he entered the Royal Academy of Music to study composition with Michael Finnissy where he obtained the DipRAM and a Masters degree with distinction from the University of London, and was appointed Fellow of Composition 1997-98. Erkoreka’s work has been performed in the Venice Biennale; the Musikverein in Vienna; the South Bank Centre, Spitalfields Festival, ICA and Wigmore Hall in London; the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival; the ISCM World Music Days in Manchester (1998) and Hong Kong (2007); the Biennale für Neue Musik in Hannover; the ’Time of Music’ Festival in Finland; the Muziekgebouw ann t’IJ in Amsterdam; the ’New Paths in Music’ Festival and Symphony Space in New York, and the Crown Hall in Chicago; the Takemitsu Festival 1999 in Tokyo; Festival ’Aujourd’hui Musiques’ in Perpignan; Festival Internacional de Alicante, the Auditorio Nacional and Centro ’Reina Sofía’ in Madrid; and in other cities including Paris, Berlin, Buenos Aires and Sydney.
Publications (55)Gabriel Erkoreka
For Chamber ensembles
|Tres Sonetos de Michelangelo||Chamber Orchestra|
|Ekaitza. Concerto for cello & orchestra||Full Orchestra|
|Tramuntana, for orchestra||Full Orchestra|
Latest NewsGabriel Erkoreka
The prestigious French quartet gave a concert yesterday, Thursday 13 October, in which they performed the Quartet no. 2 ("Quadrupole") by Gabriel Erkoreka, published by Tritó Edicions.