"Un soplo que vacía el pecho" at Florida

The New-Music Consortium, University of South Florida’s student-run new music organization, has named Sergio Blardony (Spain), with his work Un soplo que vacía el pecho, and Gintas Kraptavičius (Lithuania), with looking forward, the winners of the 2019 International Call for Scores. The selected works will be performed on the New-Music Consortium’s April 5th concert at the University of South Florida’s School of Music. The concert will take place at 7:30pm in USF’s Barness Recital Hall and is free and open to the public. The New-Music Consortium announced their call for scores during the fall of 2018 and received 175 submissions from 40 countries. The call for scores was open to composers of all ages and all career stages, with the categories of acoustic chamber music and electronic music. Through a blind judging process, the members of the New-Music Consortium selected one winning work in each category.

"La madre parada", selected by the OEGZM, will be performed in Vienna and Graz

La madre parada (baritone saxophone and electronics version), about a poem by Pilar Martín Gila, has been one of the two pieces selected in the instrument with electronics category  by the Österreichische Gesellschaft für zeitgenössische Musik (Austrian Society of Contemporary Music) for to be performed on April 1 and 3 in Vienna and Graz, respectively, by Matej Bunderla (sax) and Peter Venus (electronics). The other piece selected is by composer Demian Rudel Rey. This version for baritone saxophone is registered by David Hernando Vitores on his second CD HARIA and was originally written at the request of Santiago Martínez Abad, and will also be released on a forthcoming CD.