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Sergio Blardony

Sergio Blardony was born in Madrid in 1965, where he begins, at Royal High Conservatory of Music of Madrid (Real Conservatorio Superior de Música de Madrid), his musical career, his higher studies having essentially been autodidact. Afterwards, he studies composition with Roberto J. de Vittorio and –for four years- with the composer José Luis de Delás at the School of Music of the University of Alcalá de Henares. He has also attended both composition and analysis courses with professors Heinz-Klaus Metzger, Rainer Riehn, Helmut Lachenmann, Enrico Fubini, Luis de Pablo, etc.

He has been awarded various prizes, such as the Spanish Authors Society (SGAE) Composition first price, the International "City of Tarragona" Award for Musical Composition, Shut Up And Listen! Award (Viena), “Joaquín Turina” Prize, or Space Laboratory Contest 2016.

His compositions have been played in different countries –Argentina, Austria, Brasil, Bulgaria, Canada, Korea, Cuba, China, England, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Mexico, Portugal, Russia, Spain, USA...-, by artists like Arturo Tamayo, José Ramón Encinar, José De Eusebio, Olari Elts, Alexis Soriano, Nacho de Paz, José Luis Temes, Andrés Salado, Ángel Gil Ordónez, Jonathan Carney, Andrés Gomis, Jean-Pierre Dupuy, Mª Carmen Antequera, Patricia Rozario, Flavio Oliver, Carlos Bonell, Florian Popa, Francisco A. García, Sebastián Mariné, José Mª Mañero, Eloy Lurueña, Trío Arbós, Trío Gombau, SIGMA Project, TDM Trío De Magia, OCAZEnigma, Proyecto OCNOS, Vertixe Sonora, Ensemble Kuraia, Ensemble Télémaque, Ensemble Décadanse, Neoars Sonora, Espai Sonor, LIM, Proyecto Guerrero, Sax-Ensemble, Plural Ensemble, neSeg, National Orchestra of Spain, Youth Orchestra of the Comunidad de Madrid (JORCAM), Spanish National Youth Orchestra (JONDE), Barcelona Orchestra/National Orchestra of Catalunya, State Hermitage's St. Petersburg Camerata Orchestra, Orchestra of Cadaqués...
 
Sergio Blardony has composed over 80 works for all manner of instruments and voice: solo and chamber music, ensemble, orchestral, vocal and choral, electroacoustic and multimedia, music-theater…

Almost all his works premiered have been recorded by various radio stations and television channels (Radio Clasica-RNE, Catalunya Radio, RTVE-La 2, Radio France, Deutschlandfunk Köln...). His compositions are published by various music publishers (Bèrben Edizioni Musicali, Pygmalion, EMEC-Spanish Editor of Contemporary Music, Periferia Sheet Music, Babel Scores...). His current publisher is UME (Union Musical Ediciones) encompassed by the British multinational Music Sales Group.

He is director of the magazine Sul Ponticello, director of EPOS Laboratory of creation and research music-word, codirector of the cycle TRASHUMANCIAS. Interdisciplinary Conference, and co-director of the Doble Fondo radio project, besides participating in other initiatives and cultural and educational projects.