Carlos Perón Cano

Carlos was born in 1976 in Madrid. He began his music studies at the age of 10 and has studied with such professors as Manuel del Real, Adriana Marchinkova, Ana Baget, Manuel Guillén and Hermes Kriales, Vartan Manoogian, Agustín León Ara, Ara Malikian, Lorand Fenyves, Christof Bruggemann, Arcadi Futer, Oleg Lev, Liang Chai, Volkmar Holz, Boris Kuniev and Alexander Detisov. In the area of composition he has participated in courses given by Mauricio Kagel and Enrique Blanco (teacher of harmony), and also taken part in conferences given by masters G. Ligeti, E. Fubini, K. Penderecki, Luis de Pablo, K. Stockhausen, Klaus Huber, H. W. Henze and Claudia Colombatti.

He has been concertmaster of the Madrid string quartet and conductor of the choirs "Amadeo Vives" (2001-2002) and "Federico Chueca" (2002-2003). He has also been maestro of the chamber orchestra "Jóvenes Virtuosos", which among others plays in the auditorium Joaquín Rodrigo of Madrid.

Moreover he dedicates himself to the world of composition as a member of the S.G.A.E. (Spanish General Association for authors and publishers) He has written more than 220 works and has received more than 50 premieres of his pieces.  His works have been performed by such orchestras as the Symphonic Opera Orchestra from San Sebastián de los Reyes (Madrid), the Orchestra "Jóvenes Virtuosos" of the township of Madrid, the Orchestra of the Autonomic University in Madrid, the chamber orchestra Joaquín Turina, the Project Guerrero, the Plural Ensemble, the Duo An-tifón, the Ensemble “Solistas de Sevilla”, the ensemble Arpista Ludovico, the Duo Bartok, and also by the chorale of the Murcia University (International Festival of Young Orchestras 2002).  

His works have been played and premiered in Spain (Ávila, Segovia, Sigüenza, Barcelona, Palencia, Murcia and in the township of Madrid (National Auditorium), Mexico, France, Malaysia, Peru, England, Germany, Austria (Aspekte Festival) and in Turkey (XIX International Music Festival of Ankara).

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