© Agustí Charles Soler. Barcelona 2018

Agustí Charles

Composer / Compositor

Writing music
Rosa Fernández. El Progreso (Galicia), 21.06.1997
© Sònia Balcells
Born   in   Manresa,   Agustí   Charles   began   his   music   studies   at   an   early   age.   His first   works   in   composition   date   from   the   80s,   under   the   guidance   of   his   first composition   teachers:   Miquel   Roger,   Albert   Sardà   and   Josep   Soler.   Later   he studied    with    Franco    Donatoni,    Luigi    Nono    and    Samuel    Adler,    as    well    as working    with    other    composers    and    conductors    including    Joan    Guinjoan, Cristóbal Halffter, J.R. Encinar and Ros Marbà. He    has    had    much    recognition    for    his    work,    receiving    nearly    fifty    awards, among   these   are   the   most   important   national   and   international   composition prizes.    He    has    also    received    commissions    from    important    institutions    and prestigious   performers,   as   a   result   of   which   his   music   is   performed   worldwide. His   work   “Seven   looks”   was   awarded   the   prize   of   the   Association   of   Spanish Symphonic   Orchestras   (AEOS)   and   has   been   played   by   all   the   major   Spanish orchestras   between   the   2004   and   2008   seasons.   His   first   opera   “La   Cuzzoni, esperpent    d’una    veu”,    was    premiered    in    October    2007    at    the    Darmstadt Staatstheater   in   Germany   with   great   success.   Recently,   in   2008,   the   Italian Stradivarius   Records   Co.   has   published   a   new   monographic   CD   with   part   of   his orchestral   work,   played   by   the   Orchestra   of   the   Community   of   Madrid   and directed   by   José   Ramón   Encinar.   The   Tritó   Records   Company   edited   a   new monographic    CD    in    2010    with    the    Symphonic    Orchestra    of    Barcelona    and National   of   Catalunya,   directed   by   Jaime   Martin.   In   March   2011   the   premiere of   his   second   opera,   “Lord   Byron,   un   estiu   sense   estiu”,   will   take   place   in   the Staatstheater   of   Darmstadt,   Germany.   The   libretto   is   by   Marc   Rosich   with stage   direction   by   Alfonso   Romero   Mora.   At   August   2012,   primered   his   third opera JAVA SUITE, in the Perelada Festival (Girona, Spain) He    is    also    author    of    texts    and    books    related    to    musical    composition    and analysis,   among   which   stand   out   the   following:   “Análisis   de   la   música   española del    siglo    XX    (2002)”,    “Dodecafonismo    y    serialismo    en    España”    (2005), “Instrumentación y orquestación clásica y contemporánea” (2005). At     the     present     time     he     teaches     composition,     occupying     the     chair     in composition   at   the   Superior      Conservatory      of   Music   of   Aragón   (Spain),   and now he is the Director of the same Conservatory.  
" [...] the absolute dedication, without concessions to the work, the rigor, the constant searching, the work and the most complete dedication to the creation, motivated by the real necessity of to communicate and create. [...]"
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© Agustí Charles Soler. Barcelona 2018

Agustí Charles

Composer / Compositor

Rosa Fernández. El Progreso (Galicia), 21.06.1997
© Sònia Balcells
Castellano Castellano Català Català Deutch Deutch
Writing music
" [...] the absolute dedication, without concessions to the work, the rigor, the constant searching, the work and the most complete dedication to the creation, motivated by the real necessity of to communicate and create. [...]"
Born   in   Manresa,   Agustí   Charles   began   his   music   studies   at   an   early   age.   His first   works   in   composition   date   from   the   80s,   under   the   guidance   of   his   first composition   teachers:   Miquel   Roger,   Albert   Sardà   and   Josep   Soler.   Later   he studied    with    Franco    Donatoni,    Luigi    Nono    and    Samuel    Adler,    as    well    as working    with    other    composers    and    conductors    including    Joan    Guinjoan, Cristóbal Halffter, J.R. Encinar and Ros Marbà. He    has    had    much    recognition    for    his    work,    receiving    nearly    fifty    awards, among   these   are   the   most   important   national   and   international   composition prizes.    He    has    also    received    commissions    from    important    institutions    and prestigious   performers,   as   a   result   of   which   his   music   is   performed   worldwide. His   work   “Seven   looks”   was   awarded   the   prize   of   the   Association   of   Spanish Symphonic   Orchestras   (AEOS)   and   has   been   played   by   all   the   major   Spanish orchestras   between   the   2004   and   2008   seasons.   His   first   opera   “La   Cuzzoni, esperpent    d’una    veu”,    was    premiered    in    October    2007    at    the    Darmstadt Staatstheater   in   Germany   with   great   success.   Recently,   in   2008,   the   Italian Stradivarius   Records   Co.   has   published   a   new   monographic   CD   with   part   of   his orchestral   work,   played   by   the   Orchestra   of   the   Community   of   Madrid   and directed   by   José   Ramón   Encinar.   The   Tritó   Records   Company   edited   a   new monographic    CD    in    2010    with    the    Symphonic    Orchestra    of    Barcelona    and National   of   Catalunya,   directed   by   Jaime   Martin.   In   March   2011   the   premiere of   his   second   opera,   “Lord   Byron,   un   estiu   sense   estiu”,   will   take   place   in   the Staatstheater   of   Darmstadt,   Germany.   The   libretto   is   by   Marc   Rosich   with stage   direction   by   Alfonso   Romero   Mora.   At   August   2012,   primered   his   third opera JAVA SUITE, in the Perelada Festival (Girona, Spain) He    is    also    author    of    texts    and    books    related    to    musical    composition    and analysis,   among   which   stand   out   the   following:   “Análisis   de   la   música   española del    siglo    XX    (2002)”,    “Dodecafonismo    y    serialismo    en    España”    (2005), “Instrumentación y orquestación clásica y contemporánea” (2005). At     the     present     time     he     teaches     composition,     occupying     the     chair     in composition   at   the   Superior      Conservatory      of   Music   of   Aragón   (Spain),   and now he is the Director of the same Conservatory.  

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