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Benet Casablancas

Benet Casablancas

Composer. He did his music training in Barcelona and Vienna. A graduate in Philosophy and a PhD in Musicology from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, he has received numerous distinctions for his work: City of Barcelona, ​​Catalan Regional Government's National Prize, Spanish Ministry of Culture's National Music Prize, National Record Prize, New York Musician's Accord, Amsterdam Composer' s Arena, Barcelona JJ.MM. He was a runner-up for the Prix de Composition Prince Pierre de Monaco, Oscar Esplà, Ferràn Sors, ​​etc.) His intense compositional activity recently culminated in the celebrated The Art of Ensemble recorded with the London Sinfonietta and his first opera, with libretto by Rafael Argullol, will soon be making its debut at the Gran Teatre del Liceu: L’enigma di Lea. He is also notable for his teaching and research activities, as well as his advisory role for several institutions and foundations and his published specialist articles and books L'humor en la música. Broma, paròdia i ironia (Galaxia Gutemberg, 2014) and Arquitecturas de la Emoción (Galaxia Gutemberg, 2017).

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