José Hurtado

Monday, January 23rd, 2012 - 2:25 pm

[audio:L’ardito e quasi stridente gesto.mp3|titles=L’ardito e quasi stridente gesto]


José-Luis Hurtado’s music has been performed worldwide by ensembles and soloists such as Boston Modern Orchestra Project, International Contemporary Ensemble, Jack Quartet, Talea Ensemble, Quatuor Molinari, Pierrot Lunaire Ensemble Wien, Tony Arnold, Garth Knox, Le Nouvel Ensemble Moderne and the Arditti String Quartet among others.
He has been the recipient of the Kompositionspreis der Stadt Wolkersdorf (Austria), the Harvard University Green Prize for Excellence in Composition (USA), the Rodolfo Halffter Ibero- American Composition Prize (Mexico), the Julián Carrillo Composition Prize (Mexico), Regional Winner of the National SCI/ASCAP Composition Competition (USA) and 2nd prize in the Troisieme Concours International de Composition du Quatuor Molinari (Canada).
Hurtado holds a Ph.D. from Harvard University where he studied under Mario Davidovsky, Chaya Czernowin, Magnus Lindberg, Brian Ferneyhough and Helmut Lachenmann.
He is currently Assistant Professor of Theory and Composition at the University of New Mexico.