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Conjugates Edgardo Espinosa the cello with electronic music

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 merger that places it as an innovator in its field Photo courtesy.

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The Mexican musician Edgardo Espinosa, member of the Ensemble Ónix, 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 public will be able to enjoy pieces like “Cello adentro” (2016) for quintet of cellos and electronics by Felipe Pérez Santiago; “Notebook of trip” (1989), of 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 institution, in which he concluded his master’s studies.

He obtained the third place in the First National Violoncello Competition, organized by the UNAM. He has been a fellow of the FONCA in different occasions, which allows him to commission, release and record works of numerous Mexican composers.

As a chamber musician he has collaborated in many new music concerts in London, Edinburgh, Glasgow, New York, Washington, Austin, Chicago, Beijing, Tianjin, Montreal, Caracas, Paris and Cardiff, among other cities.

He has also performed in various stages in Mexico as a soloist with the IPN Symphony Orchestra. He is a member of the Ónix ensembles (with more than 20 years of stage presence) and of Allo Cello.

He is currently a full-time professor at the School of Music of the UNAM, where in addition to carrying out an intense teaching work, he studies doctorate in musical interpretation.

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