M.i. # ciclo de música improvisada: duo smash
Bertrand Chavarria ¯ Guitar.
Eric-Maria Couturier ¯ Cello.
The SMASH Ensemble ¯ one of the best and most innovative contemporary music ensembles ¯ Spain comes as a duo to perform works by Philippe Schoeller, Michel van der Aa, Helmut Lachenmann, Gabriel Erkoreka, Octavio Lopez, Jose Luis Torah and Iñaki Estrada.
Bertrand Chavarria was born in Lyon (France) in 1978. Began his musical studies in Monterrey (Mexico) and since 1999, his training time between France and Holland. In another domain outside interpretation, conducts studies of composició ny electroacoustic music with Octavio Lopez. His works have been performed in France, Spain and Mexico.
Immersed in contemporary music, collaborated with several composers to create new works for guitar. Iñaki Estrada, Octavio Lopez, Jose Luis Campana, Pedro Castillo - Lara, Roberto Rusconi and Emmanuel Pautrot have dedicated their works.
Between 2002 and 2005 was part of the ensemble as soloist arcem Paris and is currently a member of the Multilateral Ensemble directed by Kanako Abe, with whom he recorded a CD / DVD under the label Sismal Records. In 2006 he founded \ "SMASH ensemble \" and \ "SMASH Music Festival contemporary \ "(Salamanca) which is its artistic director. He currently lives between Paris and Salamanca.
Eric-Maria Couturier. After studying at the Conservatory of Paris, comes as the Ensemble Intercontemporain soloist in 2002. It appears as soloist in halls from Carnegie Hall to Amsterdam Conzertgebow, with c arcem conjunctiva as multilateral, Carpe Diem ...
Encounters with Pierre Boulez, Wolfgang Sawallish, Carlo Maria Giulini, Gyorgi Kurtag, Peter Eotvos and his work in the music of Iannis Xenakis, Luciano Berio, Franco Donatoni, profoundly shape its evolution. He plays regularly with pianist Shani Diluka whom he presents in France and the ext ranjero and follow the advice of Marie-Françoise Bucquet and Jorge Chaminé.
His study of Indian music with Patrice Moutal has led to building bridges between contemporary music and improvisation, bowing to the world of the raga. It also works to the world of the circus with the fil-de-Feriste Laure Pique.