- Conducting the first performance of ευλυσια (Eulysia) for eight bass clarinets at the Bimhuis in Amsterdam, january 2016.

With Fie Schouten, Marij van Gorkom, Laura Carmichael, Tobias Klein, Armand Angster, Stephan Vermeersch, Petra Stump &

Heinz-Peter Linshalm. Commisioned by the 'Eduard van Beinum Stichting', Netherlands.

 

 

- Héctor spent most of october at the Villa Serbelloni in Bellagio, Italy, on a residency grant from the Bellagio Center

of the Rockefeller Foundation. There he began to work on the piece 'fogwill', for saxophon quartet, commissioned by

the german sonic-art-quartet, which will be premiered by the quartet at the beginning of december in Berlin.

 

 

- Héctor won the Second Prize for his piece 'Lichtzwang' at the Stuttgart Composition Competition 2012 in Germany.

The Prize ceremony was hold on february 7th in Stuttgart (during the opening concert of the 'Eclát' Festival) and was

broadcasted on february the 20th. Interprets were Gareth Davis on bass clarinet, Andrew Digby on trombone and

Teodoro Anzellotti on accordion. On the photo, left to right, Stuttgart's mayor Fritz Kuhn, Héctor Moro, Vito Zuraj

and Hans-Peter Jahn, of the SWR (Southwest German Radio).

 

 

- During the summer semester 2012 I will be teaching the seminar 'Improvisation und Neue Musik'

(Improvisation & Contemporary Music) at the Univerität der Künste (University of the Arts) in Berlin.

Through practical exercises and audition of selected music the course aims to build up the improvisatorial

skills of the students and get them prepared to perform a concert with only improvised music

(with and without electronics). Open to music and art students alike.

 

 

- Finally the CD with the music of my rock-pop-electronica project ('MORO') is out!

'Afterglow' is avalaible for download on Amazon, iTunes & CD Baby.

 

 

- New CD of the Ensemble Modern Series: Uwe Dierksen plays two pieces of mine

('rockaby' & 'shadows') among other ones by Berio, Zappa, Oehring, etc.

Avalaible on Amazon & CD shops.

 

 

- The clarinetist Fie Schouten (on bass clarinet) together with Marko Kassl (accordion) and

Koen Kaptijn (trombone) recorded Héctor's piece 'Lichtzwang' for the Karnatic Lab Records.

They will present the CD, which also includes pieces by Grisey, Hosokawa, Wolff and Mukarno,

on february 14th in Amsterdam.

 

 

- Héctor performed together with Sascha Armbruster on saxophone & Dave Bennett on guitar

during the 'Impresiones Sonoras' Symposium in Berlin. Organized by the Institut für Neue Musik

(Institut for New Music) of the Universität der Künste and the Hanns Eisler Musikhochschule,

the concert took place on July the 3th.

 

 

- My experimental / electronic trio ALLÉE DU KLANG released its 'Live in Berlin 2005' CD

at the end of April. Already available through the independent internet music store

CD Baby and the iTunes Store (worldwide).

 

 

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