Beltrán Gonzalez is a Buenos Aires born composer and conductor. After finishing his conducting diploma in Argentina, he moved to Berlin in order to continue his education in the field of contemporary music, first at the Conservatoire de Strasbourg (Contemporary Music Conducting) and at the Universität der Künste - Berlin (Composition, with Elena Mendoza and Daniel Ott). 

 

He has participated and performed in several festivals, including Accademia Chigiana, Impuls-Graz, Performing Arts Festival Berlin, MehrlichtMusik!, crescendo 2021, Festival de Música de Campos do Jordao, Mixtur Festival 2021, Monat der Zeitgössischen Musik 2021, Podiusm Esslingen and Nordic Saxophone Festival. His works have been performed by Brandenburgisches Staatsorchester, Sonar Quartet, Quartetto Prometteo, Ensemble ilinx, Quartetto Maurice, Black Page Orchestra, Vertixe Sonora and Paolo Ravaglia between others. He is co-founder and conductor of Kollektiv Unruhe, a Berlin-based new music group.

As a conductor he has collaborated with the Mar del Plata Symphonic Orchestra, Entre Rios State Orchestra, Tucuman State Orchestra, University of Tucumán Orchestra, Ensemble DaMus, Ensemble ilinx, and most of the contemporary music ensembles in Berlin.

 

He has received commissions from Vertixe Sonora, The Present Vocal Ensemble, FontanaMix, Alfredo Ovalles (Black Page Orchestra) & Kollektiv Unruhe.

 

He has been awarded with scholarships from Musikfonds e.V.; Argentinean Mozarteum; Fondo

Nacional de las Artes-Argentina, and the Ad Infinitum/Lucia Löser/DAAD Stiftungen.

 

In his compositions he frequently combines anthropological/geographical/linguistic materials with purely instrumental elements in order to generate a dialogue between explicit and implicit meaning, that shape the boundaries of a sounding reality.