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Composer in residence – Orchestre National de Lille

Composer in residence – Orchestre National de Lille

Alex is the composer in residence of the Orchestre National de Lille for the seasons 2021-22 and 2022-23. The projects of the residence include three new works: an orchestral piece conducted by Alexandre Bloch, a piano concerto for Alexandre Tharaud conducted by Emilia Hoving and a large Mysterium for soloists, choir and orchestra. for more…

Gustavo Dudamel – LA Phil – New piece

Gustavo Dudamel – LA Phil – New piece

The LA Phil conducted by Gustavo Dudamel will premiere a new orchestral work by Alex Nante, in a program with Stravinsky’s “Rite of Spring” and Ginastera’s “Estancia”. Concerts on the 5, 6, 7 and 8 May 2022. For more information: https://es.laphil.com/events/performances/1406/2022-05-05/the-rite-of-spring-and-estancia-with-dudamel

Kent Nagano and Haydn Orchestra – New piece

Kent Nagano and Haydn Orchestra – New piece

The Haydn Orchestra conducted by Kent Nagano will premiere a string orchestra piece by Alex Nante on the 19.02.2022 in Bolzano. For more information: https://www.haydn.it/eventi/kent-nagano

Prix d’encouragement

Prix d’encouragement

Alex Nante received the “Prix d’encouragement 2020” of the Académie des Beaux-Arts – Institut de France.    

Diotima – Lucerne Festival

Diotima – Lucerne Festival

Alex Nante’s string quartet “Prima Materia” will be premiered by Quatuor Diotima at the Lucerne Festival on the 14th August. For more information: https://www.lucernefestival.ch/en/program/quatuor-diotima/1620        

Herrenhaus Edenkoben

Herrenhaus Edenkoben

Alex is a grant holder of the Herrenhaus Edenkoben. He will be staying in the Herrenhaus from August to December 2021, where he will compose a new string quartet for the JACK quartet.

Prix Fondation Salabert

Prix Fondation Salabert

Alex Nante received the “Prix de composition la Fondation Salabert 2019” for “Estrella de la mañana”, ocho canciones sobre poemas de Jacobo Fijman. The piece was premiered by Makeda Monnet and the Ensemble Orchestral Contemporain conducted by Daniel Kawka, the 25th September 2019, for the “Prix de composition” of Conservatoire de Paris.      

Cuaderno

Instrumentation Duration Year Details First performance Category Cuaderno Viola, accordion. (Viola d’amore ad libitum in the last movement) 9′ 2021 Commissioned by Les Sauvages Chamber / ensemble  

CD Tableaux- Ensemble Rayuela

CD Tableaux- Ensemble Rayuela

“Altro Castello”, for saxophone quartet, is included in the CD “Tableaux” -Dux Records- by Ensemble Rayuela, alongside works by Mussorgsky and Sitzia. For more information: https://es.ensemblerayuela.com/news    

Ocho escenas

Instrumentation Duration Year Details First performance Category Ocho escenas Violin, viola, cello, piano Alex Nante · Ocho escenas – 2020 t; 12′ 2020 Commissioned by Léman Lyriques Festival Chamber / ensemble  

String quartet nº 1

  Instrumentation Duration Year Details First performance Category String quartet nº 1 “Prima Materia” 20′ 2020 Commissioned by Lucerne Festival. Written for Quatuor Diotima. Edited by Durand/Universal Music Publishing Classical Chamber / ensemble  

El sol en diciembre

Instrumentation Duration Year Details First performance Category El sol en diciembre Violin, cello, accordion 11′ 2020 Commissioned by Trio Fauve. Edited by Editions Henry Lemoine Trio Fauve. Artenetra, Abbaye royale de Celles-sur-Belle, France. 02.08.2020. Chamber / ensemble  

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