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Fernando Domínguez



Fernando Domínguez is currently the main exponent of the contemporary repertoire for clarinet in Mexico. His interest in this genre we have carried out together with most of the Mexican composers, who have been dedicated to the works, the case of Ignacio Baca-Lobera, Eugenio Toussaint, Juan Trigos, Carlos Sánchez Gutiérrez, Hébert Vázquez, etc. . In addition, courses and courses aimed at students of composition on contemporary technique and writing for clarinet are carried out on a daily basis in the country's professional schools. His repertoire includes works by Franco Donatoni, Brian Ferneyhough, Helmout Lachernmann, Pierre Boulez, Isang Yun, Eliott Carter, among others.

It is presented regularly in the cycles dedicated to contemporary music such as the International Forum of New Music 'Manuel Enríquez', Contemporary Music Cycle of the International Cervantino Festival, Radar Festival, Etc. It has also been presented at the Festival of Contemporary Music of the Havana, in the cycle "Encuentro con México" in Bogotá, as well as in the United States, Canada and China. He is also a clarinetist of the most recognized chamber music groups: Trío Neos, Ensamble 3, Quinteto de Alientos of Mexico City and ONIX Ensamble. With these groups he has recorded eight compact discs for the URTEXT and Quendicim labels dedicated in their entirety to the music of the 20th century.

As a soloist, he has performed with the Life and Movement Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra of the National Preparatory School, Symphony Orchestra of the National Polytechnic Institute, Chamber Orchestra of Fine Arts, Chamber Orchestra of Fine Arts, Carlos Chávez Symphony Orchestra and OFUNAM.

In 2002 and 2004 he participated in the contemporary music course in Damstadt, Germany (Ferienkurse für neue musik Damstadt) and has been FONCA fellow in the modalities of studies abroad and performers. He is a graduate of the State Conservatory of Vienna where he was a student of Roger Salamander. Later, he made a specialization in bass clarinet and contemporary music with Harry Sparnaay at the Sweelinck Conservatory in Amsterdam.

Currently he is a teacher of his specialty at the National School of Music of the National Autonomous University of Mexico and the School of Music Ollin Yoliztli.


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