Miguel Matamoro (1991) studied composition with Gabriel Erkoreka, Ramón Lazkano and Zuriñe F. Gerenabarrena in San Sebastian at the Higher School of music of the Basque Country MUSIKENE and in Madrid at the Higher School of Music Katarina Gurska with Aureliano Cattaneo, Jose Luis Torá and Alberto Posadas where he obtained his Master Degree in Instrumental Contemporary Music.

Throughout his formative years he also receives master classes from composers such as Gérard Pesson, Johannes Maria Staud, Ivan Fedele, Pierluigi Billone, Mauricio Sotelo, Elena Mendoza or Felix Ibarrondo and with improvisers and pianists like Adam Holzman, or Emile Naoumoff. He has studied personally with the composer Michael Finnissy.

Matamoro´s music has been performed by different symphony orchestras, ensembles and soloists such as the  Janácek Philarmonic Orchestra, the Basque National Symphony Orchestra, The Real Filharmonía de Galicia, The Musikene Orchestra,Vertixe Sonora, Espai Sonor, Trio Zukan, Hitz Xare Labortegia, Ciklus Ensemble, Zaragoza Auditorium Chamber OrchestraQuod, Taller Sonoro, Séverine Ballon, Christian Dierstein, Chrichan Larsson, Roberto Alonso and Clara Novakova.

 

Matamoro´s work has been performed in the Quincena Musical de San Sebastián, BBVA Fundation (Bilbao),  Festival Kuraia (Bilbao), Festival Internacional Punto de Encuentro (Granada), Correspondencias Sonoras CGAC (Santiago de Compostela), Fundación Kutxa (San Sebastián), Festival Sinkro and Bernaola Fesival (Vitoria), Auditorio AFUNDACIÓN (Pontevedra), Festival de Música Española de Cádiz, San Telmo Museum (San Sebastián), ArteAbierto (Madrid), Palacio de Cibeles (Madrid), Festival Zeppelin (Barcelona), Organ Hall, Houston University, Igor Schola Cantorum, (Paris), JAS 2018 (TEMPUS concert, Journées Arts-Sciencies 2018, Bourges, France), Corkigli videogallery (IMACP, Puebla, México), Festival de Ensembles de Madrid and many others.

In 2012 He won the EMCW composition prize with Onde a Espuma non Chega.

In 2018 He was comissioned by the Galician Council of Culture to compose Duns Folios que Foron Blancos for Choir and Orchestra.

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