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Conjugan violoncello with electronic music

The Mexican musician Edgardo Espinosa, member of the Ensemble Onix, and who is considered one of the most outstanding cellists of the contemporary scene, will present next Tuesday at the National Music Library his most recent record material, called Codificaciones.

“The material, which will be discussed in the Murray Schafer Hall of the aforementioned venue, brings together works by Mexican composers for cello solo and electronica, included in the repertoire, but also of recent creation, in a fusion that places it as an innovator in its field” , the organizers informed.

The public will be able to delight with pieces such as Cello adentro (2016) for quintet of cellos and electronics by Felipe Pérez Santiago; Travel notebook (1989), by Mario Lavista; Lumbre (1987), by Marcela Rodríguez; Le départ (2017) for cello and electronic device by Gonzalo Macías: Koaiá (1995) by Ana Lara and Monólogo (2007), by María Granillo.

Edgardo Espinosa, a native of Mexico City, is a graduate of the National School of Music (now Faculty) and later as a fellow of UNAM and FONCA, he did postgraduate studies at the London College of Music and Thames Valley University, both London institutions, in which I conclude his master’s studies.

He obtained the third place in the First National Violoncello Contest, organized by the UNAM, they informed.

He has been a FONCA fellow in different occasions, which allows him to commission, release and record works of many Mexican composers.

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“Este proyecto es apoyado por el Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes”