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Author: Margarida Cardoso

21 nov 2018

Portuguese Composer Jaime Reis won Russolo Prize

Jaime Reis is the only portuguese winner of the Russolo Prize 2018. There were 138 participants and 7 winners: Renaud Bajeux, Lisandro Barbato, François Buffet, Juan-Louis Hargous, Hamish Hossain and Pedro Linde.

During next months, there will be concerts in Annecy, Atenas, Belfast, Genéva, Moscovo, Osaka, Paris e Praga, where we can listen to the pieces. This piece will also be on the competition which will dictate the prize decided by the audience.


About Jaime Reis:

Degree in Composition - Uni. de Aveiro with João Pedro Oliveira (3 prize scholarships as best student of the uni.). PhD candidate (Musicology) - FCSH-UNL. Composition seminars with Emmanuel Nunes (also PhD co-advisor) and Stockhausen.
He received prizes in Portugal (Jorge Peixinho Competition, 3 Workshop Gulbenkian for Portuguese Composers, etc), his music was selected to be presented at the ICMC, IRCAM Manifeste Academie 2013, 1º prize in competition arte! ⋈ clima 2014, Prix Russolo 2018, ‘Métamorphoses’ 2018, etc. He took part of several scientific revision committees, namely, ICMC 2012. Researcher at Institute of Ethnomusicology. Member of ASEFUAN. Artistic director of Festival DME - Dias de Música Electroacústica (since 2003). Director of Conservatório de Música de Seia (since 2007). He has been teaching in institutions such as ESML-IPL, ESART-IPCB, EMNSC, Piaget Inst. and Universidade Nova de Lisboa.
Had commissions from UFT/INATEL, Grupo de Música Contemporânea de Lisboa, Festival Primavera, Grupo Síntese (Portugal), OCA/MAB (Brazil), Logos Foundation (Belgium), F.L.S.I. (Paris), ZKM/Aleph Guitar Quartet, etc.
His music has been presented in Europe. He travelled for 5 years to work in Asia (Beijing, Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Philippines, etc) and 4 years to Brazil (UNICAMP, UFBA, UFMG, UDESC, UFRJ, etc).


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