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beltrán gonzález

Beltrán Gonzalez is a Buenos Aires born composer and conductor. After finishing his conducting diploma in Argentina (UNLP), he moved to Berlin in order to continue his education in the field of contemporary music, studying at Universität der Künste-Berlin and at Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et Danse de Paris. 


He has participated and performed in several festivals, including Accademia Chigiana, Impuls-Graz, Performing Arts Festival Berlin, DistatTerra, MehrlichtMusik!, crescendo 2021, Festival de Música de Campos do Jordao, Mixtur Festival 2021, Monat der Zeitgenössischen Musik 2021, Podium Esslingen and Nordic Saxophone Festival.


His works have been performed by Riot Ensemble, Brandenburgisches Staatsorchester, Sonar Quartet, Broken Frames Syndicate, Quartetto Prometteo, Ensemble ilinx, Quartetto Maurice, Black Page Orchestra, Vertixe Sonora, FontanaMix & The Present Ensemble 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 Ensemble Ascolta, Ensamble Neo, Vertixe Sonora, The Present Vocal Ensemble, FontanaMix, Alfredo Ovalles (Black Page Orchestra) & Kollektiv Unruhe.


He has been awarded with scholarships from Musikfonds e.V. in two occasions; 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.


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