Manuel Bonino

Composers, Piano, Teachers

“D. “cum laude” from the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Superior Degree in piano with honours, End of Degree Award in Composition in Madrid, post-graduate studies in Germany with Wolfgang Rihm. He is also a graduate in Piano and Chamber Music, and teaches composition at the Conservatorio Superior de Música de Canarias.His catalogue ranges from chamber music to choral and orchestral music, including electroacoustic music, with a special interest in improvisation. With recordings on up to 12 discs, his music has been performed in Berlin, Paris, Prague, Budapest, Havana, Seoul, Shanghai, and on stages such as the Konzerthaus in Vienna, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Auditorio Nacional de España, etc., by orchestras such as the Orchestra of the Canary Islands, the Orchestra of the Canary Islands and the Orchestra of the Canary Islands. by orchestras such as the Russian Chamber Orchestra of St. Petersburg, Sinfonietta of Paris, the Hungarian Chamber Symphony Orchestra, the Symphony Orchestra of Tenerife, the Philharmonic Orchestra of Gran Canaria, etc. and by performers such as Juri Gilbo, Raquel Lojendio, Julián Elvira, Johan van der Linden, etc.His arrangements of popular music have formed part of musicals such as “Querido Néstor II”, have been commissioned for institutional events such as the Day of the Canary Islands and have been recorded on CDs by groups such as Artenara or Mestisay and performed by different orchestras and symphonic bands. As a performer and improviser he has performed in Amsterdam, Berlin, Madrid, etc. He has been president of PROMUSCAN (association of composers and musicologists of the Canary Islands) and founding member of groups dedicated to electroacoustic and multidisciplinary improvisation such as Ensemble Salvaje or #(928), as well as part of the board of AIM (association of improvisers of the Canary Islands)”.

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