Ana Vega Toscano

(born in Madrid, Spain, on 26th October 1959). Pianist, journalist, composer and teacher. She completed her musical training at the Madrid Royal Conservatory, where she studied piano, harmony, counterpoint and fugue, and Musicology, specializing in obtaining Honours Thesis. Parallel studies were flamenco dancing and singing and interpretation. She graduated in CC. Information, Branch Journalism, and Geography and History, specializing in Art History, at the Complutense University in Madrid. She wrote contemporary composition and technical study with Cristobal Halffter and Carmelo Bernaola and computerized composition electronic and computer music with Jean Claude Risset, Jorge Antunes and Adolfo Nuñez. As a soloist she has given recitals in Spain and toured Europe and America. She has recorded for European and American broadcasters (BBC, WDR, ORTF, RAI). As a journalist and writer, she has been programming for Spanish Radiotelevisión, Radio 3 and currently she is director of RNE classic radio and delegate in the European Broadcasting Union. She has served on the board of the Spanish Society of Musicology, and the Editorial Board of the Musicology Journal.
Selected Works: Impromptu, 1993, pf, sint, computer, effects processor; Impromptu a María, 2003, pf; Laberinto, 2007- 2008, pf; Macbeth, 2008, pf, electr, actors, reciter; El Sueño de Lady Macbeth, 2006, pf, electr, 3 actors; Suite de "Macbeth", 2002- 2008, pf

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