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Residencia: Michael Fahres (Alemania)

20 de mayo del 2013

Durante su residencia el compositor alemán dará una conferencia a los alumnos del cmmas y presentará un concierto con su obra "Cetacea" y el filme Clicktrains sobre la composición de "Cetacea"

Michael Fahres is a composer of new music living in Utrecht, The Netherlands. He has won awards for his electro-acoustic soundscapes, as well as his Dutch radio and television productions. He has been director of the CEM electronic studio, director of the "European Minimal Music Project," and festival programmer for "Soundscapes be(for)e 2000," among other international music events.


Michael FahresComposerborn 15.4.1951 in Bamberg (Germany)

1973-'75    Studies of electronic music in the Institute of Sonology Utrecht1974-'75    Grant Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD)1976-'98    Director of the CEM studios (research and development of and lecturing on electronic music)1979-'82    Art director for the “European Minimal Music Project”1983-'87    Festival programming in Karlsruhe with “Music Program Design”1985-'87    Art advisor for the “Zentrum für Kunst und Medien ” Karlsruhe1987    Preproduction for the “Kunstdisko” for Germany which was presented during the Seoul Olympics1985-’09    Editor and producer for Dutch national radio and television music broadcasts (NOS, VPRO, NPS). Radio programs: De Bovenbouw and Supplement. Television: Reiziger in muziek.1999    Festival “Soundscapes be(for)e 2000” programming in Amsterdam for the NPS1971-    Many compositions, guest lectures and concerts around the entire world: Berlin, Hamburg, Amsterdam, Paris, Brussels, Rome, Athens, Madrid, Budapest, Helsinki, Oslo, Copenhagen, Tokyo, Seoul, Rio de Janeiro, Santiago de Chile, Buenos Aires, Monte Video, Sydney, Nice, Darmstadt, Cologne, Bogotá, Jakarta, Munich, Duisburg, Düsseldorf, New York

Awards1983    Composition prize at the Amsterdam Academy of Music (teachers: Louis Andriessen, Peter Schat, Ton de Leeuw) 1996    “Prix Italia” in collaboration with Co de Kloet for the compilation of the radio program Supplement “Kinky op 4” •1998 The “Reiss-Mikrophon”, Dutch media prize for the radio program “Supplement ”

Releases o.a.'85    LP ” Piano.Harfe”, ECM Nr. 1281'95    CD “Zoophonia”, Valves CDVV 001'97    CD “Hain”, Trikont, US-0232'03    CD “Frames“, Galerie Rachel Haferkamp, RH 1’06    “Doors”, CCnC, Internet download’06    CD “I love the world”, M.J.Lafontaine’07    CD “The Tubes”, Cold Blue Music, CB0024'07    CD “Doors“, CCN’C records, 04604'07    CD “Trains“, Galerie Rachel Haferkamp, RH’07    CD “Double Bees”, Karmann’09    CD “Islas Resonantes”, Septenio


This project is supported by the Performing Arts Fund NL.


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