Teresa Catalán

(born in Pamplona, Spain, 1951) composer and teacher. She studied piano and composition at the Pablo Sarasate Conservatory. Among her teachers were Agustín González Acilu and Ramón Barce. She also attended composition courses lectured by Franco Donatoni at the Accademia Chigiana of Siena (Italy), as well as numerous others taught by great European and American composers. Teresa holds an M.A. in Musical Aesthetics and Creativity, and a PhD in Philosophy of Arts, both from the University of Valencia. At present she is a member of the State Council for the Performing Arts and Music, and of the Arts Council of Music. She has also been part of the Culture Council of the Navarre Government. She teaches several courses and lectures regularly at festivals, institutions, universities and conservatories in Spain and abroad (Russia, Switzerland, Germany, Morocco, Italy, Argentina, etc.) She was the Director of the Tarazona's Conservatory (Saragossa) and Vice- Director of the Saragossa Conservatory. She was also Guest Professor and Associated Professor in the Balearic Islands's Conservatory. She currently works at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Madrid. Teresa has published the book "Sistemas compositivos temperados en el siglo XX", and has compiled a number of articles, presentations and musical works in various other volumes.
Select works: Adagio, 1981, string orchestra; Afinidad elective en sol, 1985, fl, pf; Aunitz urtez: partita, 1983, pf; Aurora, 1995, fl, vla, chi, reciter; Castilla de damas (Glosa en tono de Re), 2006, camp, mar; Cuarteto sin número, 1985, 2vl, vla, vc; Cuatro nombres de mujer, 1985, mar, chamber orchestra; Da capo (Col legno), 1987, pf; La danza de la princesa, 2002, symphony orchestra; Dos efes en canto cuarto, 1986, choir (voices bi)
Select Recordings: Estol del Master II, 2000; Homenaje a Manuel Castillo. Epitafio, 2007: "Glosa en tono de re", for symphony orchestra; Hommage, 1996; Mujeres y la musica, 1990; Obra de cámara, nueve piezas de 1986 a 2000, 2004; CD of the collection "Ars Incognita", 1997.

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