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CAUSAL 1. relating or belonging to the cause. 2. that expresses or introduces the cause. OXFORD Dictionary 

the meeting

cAuSaL I international Composition Meeting wants to be a space of encounter and discussion about contemporary music composition. This project co-produced with the University of Santiago de Compostela, is included in Music and Art. Sound Corrrespondences Series organized by CGAC and development by Vertixe Sonora Ensemble.

In this first meeting we will have the participation of the composers Xacobe Gaspar (Mos, 1975), Esaias Järnegard (Stockholm, 1983), Alexander Khubeev (Perm Russia, 1986), Matthias Kranebitter (Vienna, 1980) and Simone Movio (Italy, 1978) that belong to the most recent generation of European composers that will allow to know the latest trends in the field of music composition. All of them conceived works for the concert ephemeral related to the exhibition by the Galician-Brazilian artist Fernando Casás the now was, the before will be.

The composers will talk about their music and the associated creative processes that are hidden in their works. The meeting is completed with open rehersals of the commissioned works by Vertixe Sonora Ensemble to the all five composers invited being, thereby, one unique opportunity to see  the direct work between a specialized ensemble and the composers.

cAuSaL is opened to composers, musicians, students and all the people interested in contemporary music that wish to attend for wich only it will be necessary to perform the registration.


 CONFERENCES / Saturday 24th  november

10.45 Presentation

11:00 – 13.30h Xacobe Gaspar and Simone Movio

16:30 – 20.30h Matthias Kranebiter, Esaias Järnegard and Alexander Khubeev

REHERSALS / Sunday 25th november

11:00 – 14:00 Open rehersals with composers

Vertixe Sonora Ensemble also organizes individual meetings with the composers for interested people. Such meetings have a cost of 60€ 90€ or 120€ according to they can be one two or three the meetings in that somebody wants to register. To most information address to info@vertixesonora.net


the composers

Jacobo Gaspar. Mos, 1975.

He studied composition at the Conservatory of Music of Vigo. Graduated studies with José Manuel López López in the Conservatory of Music of Aragon. He also holds a degree in Economics (University of Vigo). He expands his formation attending composition training courses with Cristóbal Halffter, Tomás Marco, Jose M. Sánchez-Verdú, Jesus Rueda, Alfredo Aracil, Georges Aphergis, Sylvano Bussotti, Leonardo Balada, Eduardo Polonio…  He has received the 1st prize Xavier Montsalvatge in XX Foundation Young Composers Award Author CDMC, and the 1st prize in the VI International Jurgenson Competition Young Composers (Moscow). He is currently professor of Analysis, Harmony and Counterpoint at the Conservatory of Music of Vigo.

Esaias Järnegard. Estocolmo, 1983.

He is currently doing a Master in Composition at the Academy of Music and Drama in Gothenburg with Sao Ming and Ole Lützow-Holm. His music has been performed by soloists and ensembles as Hugo Ticciati, Richard Craig, Lee Nouvel Ensemble Moderne, Ensemble Surplus, VocalLab Nederland, Moscow Contemporary Ensemble, UmeDuo and Curious Chamber Players.

Alexander Khubeev. Perm (Rusia), 1986.

Graduated of the Moscow State Conservatory in 2011 in Composition with Yuri Kasparove  and in Electronic Composition with Igor Kafalidis. He attended masterclasses with Pierluigi Billone, Franck Bedrossian, Helmut Zapf and Martijn Padding. His compositions were awarded in Italy, Russia and Ukraine, and his music was played at concerts and festivals in France, Italy, Cyprus, Russia and Ukraine by soloists and ensembles as Guido Arbonelli, Ensemble Aleph, Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble, The Studio for New Music Ensemble, the Pekarsky Monk Percussion Ensemble , eNsemble, Ensemble Nostri Temporis and GAM Ensemble, of which he was composer in residence in 2011.

Matthias Kranebitter. Vienna, 1980

He studied at the Vienna University of Music and Performing Arts Electroacoustic Composition with Dieter Kaufmann and German Toro-Perez, Media Composition with Klaus Peter Sattler and Piano with Christiane Karajeva. After graduation he moved to Amsterdam where he continued his training at the Conservatory doing a Postgraduate in Contemporary Music Through Non-Western Techniques with Rafael Reina and Composition with Fabio Nieder. He back in Austria in 2009 and works with Alexander Stankovski and Beat Furrer at the Graz University of Music.

Simone Movio. Italy, 1978.

He studied with Beat Furrer, major composer in his career, at the Universität für Musik und Kunst in Graz Darstellende (2005/2006), in Rostock Summer Campus 2009 eIMPULS 2005, 2007, 2009. He participated in courses at IRCAM in 2010-2011 and composition seminars  of the Universität für Musik und Kunst Darstellende with Pierluigi Billone and masterclasses with Stefano Gervasoni in TEMA Academy in Milan.

Winner of several composition awards in Austria, Switzerland and Italy, he was selected for IMPULS 2009 (Vienna, Graz) as invited composer. His music was interpreted by artists such as Beat Furrer, Enno Poppe, Diederik Suys, Filip Martens, Sandro Gorli, Natalia Pschenitschnikova, William Lane, Emanuele Torquati and ensembles as Klangforum Wien, Ensemble Recherche, Ensemble Dissonart, Divertimento Ensemble and Ensemble Intégrales.