High spots / news

High spots / news

September 2024

CIMA, Centro de Investigación Musical Autónomo.


New composition commission supported by the Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation.

12 July 2024

Resonar Festival,

La Serena.

"Punctum", for oboe and

string orchestra, alonside works by Esteban Correa and Marcos Stuardo.

Camerata La Serena,

Alejandro Meléndez, cond.

José Luis Urquieta, Oboe.

Image form "Amereida",

Ediciones e[ad], 1967, p. 35

Courtesy of the publisher, Valparaíso, 2024

May 2024

Work in progress.

Monographic CD with KAIROS record label, Vienna.

Virgo Vox Ensemble, Milan.

Duo Lallement Marques, Paris.

Plus-Minus Ensemble, London.

International Contemporary Ensemble, New York.

Taller de Música Contemporánea, Santiago de Chile.

With the support of the Chilean government.

3 May 2024

"Premio Pulsar de la Música Chilena"

(Pulsar prize of Chilean Music).

Nominee to Best artist of classical and concert music category.

For "La Furia del Ermitaño, a theatre of sounds about madness" performed by Taller de Música Contemporánea, conducted by Pablo Aranda.

4, 5 April 2024

Real Conservatorio de Música.

Albacete, Spain.

"Cartographies for a navigation

through timbral dramaturgies"

Lecture and Master Class

9 November 2023

XXXII Chilean Contemporary Music Festival, GAM Centre, Santiago, Chile

"Taiken", for Cello.

Beatriz Lemus.

21 April 2023

Wittener Tage Für Neue Kammermusik,

Witten, Germany

Newcomer Concert.

"Maim ve daf" (2009), for violin, viola, cello, and double bass.

IEMA ENSEMBLE (Ensemble Modern Akademie and HfMDK Frankfurt):  Miria Sailer, Violin; Miho Kawai, Viola; Clara Franz, Cello; Riverton Vilela Alves, Double Bass.

Recording by WDR 3, here.

January 2023

Manuel Contreras Vázquez joins Universal Edition

See complete profile and published works so far here

14 April 2022

"Premio Pulsar de la Música Chilena"

(Pulsar prize of Chilean Music).

Nominee to Best artist of classical and concert music.

For "Lidio", performed by Duo


March 5, 2022

Such Music. 

a program by Resonance Radio,

London, Uk.

"Peripeteia", for 10 instruments.

"Tensor", for ensemble.

Broadcast hosted by Rihards Endriksons, journalist and artistic director of Latvia's Skaņu Mežs festival.

16 October 2021

18.00 (Local time. GMT-5)

Festival Expresiones Contemporáneas.

Xalapa section. Mexico.


Synesthetic invasion



Preliminary version. 

Paola Muñoz, Recorders

Laura Bisotti, Installation

David Velez, video production.


September 2021

RE.CO Lab project.

New York, USA.

CeReNeM, Huddersfield, UK.

"Taiken", for solo Cello.


Michael Nicolas

International Contemporary Ensemble.