Daniel, Muñoz-osorio
Daniel Muñoz-Osorio (Barcelona, Spain, 1987) began his music education with Esteve López, and later at Professional Music Conservatory of Badalona (Spain). Interested in both piano and composition, he obtained first his Bachelor Degree in Piano at Superior Music Conservatory Liceu of Barcelona with Michel Wagemans. Subsequently he obtained also his Bachelor Degree in Composition at the same institution with Benet Casablancas and at the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Graz (Austria) with Beat Furrer. He also studied with teachers like Gerhard Nierhaus, Clemens Gadenstätter, Ramon Humet, Willem Dragstra or Benjamin Davies. Currently studies Master in Composition in the Hochschule für Musik Carl Maria von Weber (Dresden) with Mark Andre and Stefan Prins.

He received composition lessons from Tristan Murail, Stefano Gervasoni, Mark André, Dmitri Kourliandski, Hèctor Parra, José Manuel López López, Carola Bauckholt, Agustí Charles and Jorge Sánchez-Chiong, and attended to seminars and masterclasses with Enno Poppe, Rebecca Saunders, Kaija Saariaho, George Benjamin, Klaus Lang, Adolfo Núñez, David Padrós and Joan Guinjoan. He participated in music festivals and concert series such as Impuls Ensemble&Composers Academy for Contemporary Music Graz, Open Cube (Institut für Elektronische Musik Graz), Festival New Horizons Tilburg, Festival Mixtur Barcelona, International Composition Course Institut Français-BMP Barcelona or International Music Festival Tarragona.

After several collaborations with the Picasso’s Museum Barcelona, he was asked to write a work for chamber orchestra as closing event for the exhibition 'Cubism and War'. On May 2020 is planned the premiere of his first opera at the Opera Hall-Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona.

He was awarded Honourable Mention Young Composers Award Fundación SGAE-CNDM 2016, Special Award Composition by Conservatory Liceu 2017 and First Prize Noosa ISAM Piano Composition Competition 2018. His music is performed in countries like Spain, United Kingdom, Austria and the Netherlands by groups such as Vertixe Sonora Ensemble, Classical Orchestra Conservatori del Liceu, Limba Ensemble, Liceu XXI Ensemble, The Next Ensemble, Duet 2.26, conductors like Pedro Amaral, Manel Valdivieso or Daniel Mestre, and soloists like saxophonist Joan Martí-Frasquier, pianist Ricardo Descalzo or bass Gerard Farreras.
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