Jordi, Rossinyol
Jordi Rossinyol
Disciple of Gabriel Brncic. Continued training courses electroacoustic music at the Laboratory of Electroacoustic Music Phonos with Andrés Lewin-Richter, Lluís Callejo and Xavier Serra.
He studied guitar under the instruction of guitarist Miguel Angel Cherubito.
He studied in courses and seminars with Luigi Nono, Francisco Kroepfl, Gerardo Gandini, Helmut Lachenmann, Walter Zimmermann and Oliver Knussen.
One highlight during his years of training was in the summer of 1983 in Darmstadt with the presentation of ¨Splasshhh...!¨ for the guitar, where he attended conferences and concerts by Morton Feldman, Kaija Saariaho, Brian Ferneyhought, and received advice by Emmanuel Nunes, Irvine Arditi and Magnus Anderson.
He has been influenced by maintaining contact with Joan Guinjoan, David Padrós and Josep Mª Mestres Quadreny.

He directed the instrumental group Vol ad libitum which has provided numerous first auditions and performances by musicians from all over the world. With this group he has recorded five discs.
He has been an accompanying guitarist with the mezzo-soprano Anna Ricci until shortly before the death of the singer. In addition, he worked with her on numerous records and projects including ¨Brossiana¨, a musical in which Rossinyol worked on various occasions with the poet Joan Brossa.

He received the award for music for radio (R-2/CDMC), a grant by the Conservatory of Cuenca, as well as a scholarship for two years at la Fundació Phonos-Institut Universitari d'Audiovisuals (Universitat Pompeu Fabra).

Throughout his work as a composer, he has created and interpreted such pieces working with professionals in both theatre and dance, as ¨Nit¨ (Sala Beckett), ¨La Llet de paradís¨ (Teatre Malic), ¨Del llibre dels canvis¨ (Teatre Malic), and ¨Lorca-New-York¨ (CCCB).
Also, with the texts of Albert Mestres, Rossinyol has also written works for chamber music, dramatic performance and two operas.
He has been comissioned by diverse institutions and for serveral performers. He has written music for numerous creations by the company Théatre Vardar-Tangente (Lachaussée, França) and has directed his work with the symphony band of Barcelona as well as chamber operas.

Currently working on composing and teaching.
The composer can be contacted by:
Associació Catalana de Compositors
Pg. Colom 6 · Espai IV
08002 · Barcelona

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