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Claudio Alsuyet, was born in Buenos Aires in October 1957.  

He studied with Guillermo Graetzer, Julio Palacio and Gerardo Gandini. He is the author of an important production for orchestra, choir, chamber groups and mixed media. Premiered on several continents, recipient of awards and scholarships, Alsouyet was a composer-in-residence at the Instituto Superior de Arte del Teatro Colón in the year 2000, of which he was also its Director from 2015 to 2017. In his work he uses different media, genres and sounds , from voice and piano in his lieder to combinations of instruments with live processing and orchestra. 


He is currently a member of the Symphonic and Chamber Music Commission of SADAIC, he teaches the subjects Composition Applied to Poetic and Dramatic Texts and Instrumentation III in the Bachelor of Musical Arts Composition orientation at the DAMUS National University of the Arts.


Buenos Aires and its popular music are very present in his production, especially reflected in his Buenos Aires series of works.

He obtained distinctions in composition, such as the TRINAC 90 and TRINAC 92 prizes. His work "Sólo Saxo Baritone" for saxophone and processed live was one of those recommended by the International Tribune of Composers of Denmark. The Antorchas Foundation granted him the subsidy for musical creation in 1993, "Antorchas Scholarship for musical composition" 1998, in the same year his work "JSRoger" obtained the honorable mention of the Municipal Prize for composition and Symphonic Movement the First Prize at the Symphonic Music category for the 2002-2003 biennium. First Prize 2005 Composition Contest of the University of Buenos Aires, for the creation of a work for Soloists Choir and Orchestra of the University of Buenos Aires. His Symphonic work “…de luces” received an honorable mention in the “Guillermo Graetzer” contest of SADAIC 2006, CAREERSHIP IN MUSIC Award  APA 2018 (Argentine Award Winning Artists), Honorable Mention National Award in symphonic music 2018, among other distinctions. Resident composer at the Instituto Superior de Arte del Teatro Colón in the year 2000.

His works are programmed and carried out by different organizations:


National Symphony Orchestra of Argentina, Philharmonic Orchestra of Buenos Aires, Thüringer Symphoniker Saalfeld-Rudolstadt (Germany), TCU Symphony Orchestra (Texas, USA), National Symphony Orchestra of Havana (Cuba), Symphony Orchestra of the University of Guanajuato (Mexico) ), Classic FM Radio Orchestra (Sofía, Bulgaria), National Symphony Orchestra of Guatemala, Philharmonic Orchestra of Uruguay, Philharmonic Orchestra of Río Negro, Chamber Orchestra of the Municipality of La Plata, Philharmonic Orchestra of Mendoza, _cc781905-5cde-3194- bb3b-136bad5cf58d_Salta Philharmonic Orchestra, San Juan Philharmonic Orchestra, Bariloche Camerata, Carlos Chavez Orchestra (Mexico), ISA Teatro Colón Academic Orchestra, ISA Teatro Colón Camerata, Buenos Aires University Orchestra, Contemporary Music Soloists, Quartet Latin American Strings (Mexico), Pierrot Lunaire Ensemble (Austria), Broadcast Vocal Group, Coral Cantiga (Barcelona), GCC, Meridion Vocal, Trilce Choir, National Polyphonic Choir. Cantabile Sextet, Tsonami Festival of Chile, New Music for Memory, at ECUNHI Bs As, Music and Sound Art - Tandil, among others,   



Orchestration of the music of Astor Piazzolla


For the tour of the Mario Parmisano Trio and the Academic Orchestra of the Teatro Colón, and for the Budapest Orchestra.


They direct their works:


Andrés Spiller, Pedro Ignacio Calderon, Arturo Diemecke (Mexico) Germán Gutierrez (USA), Nathalie Marin (France),  Emmanuel Siffert (Switzerland), Glenn Block (USA), José Guadalupe Flores (Mexico) , Bruno D´Astoli, Eric Oña, Ricardo Luvini, Francisco Noya (Spain), MIchael Seal (England), Pablo Boggiano, Martín Fraile Milstein,  Josué Vázquez (Guatemala), Bernardo Teruggi, Guillermo Scarabino ,  Néstor Andrenacci, Mariano and Fernando Moruja, Beatriz Rodriguez, Pep Prats (Barcelona), Nicolas Kapustiansky, Javier Mas,  Andrés Gerzenzon, between others._cc781905-5cde- 3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_





Dimitri Vasilakis, Marcela Magín, Daniel Binelli, Joe Ecker (USA), Andrés Spiller, José Luis Urquieta (Chile), Mariano Rey, Pierre Blanchard (France), Sergio Reyes (Guatemala), Carlos Klasmer, Fernando Ciancio, Susana Kasakoff, Jorge Perez Tedesco, Marta Roca, Demir Lulja, Ana Rosa Rodriguez, Elías Gurevich, Fernando Chiappero, Oscar Baquedano, Marcela Magín, Ángel Frette, Damian Bolotín, Patricia Da Dalt, Nora García, Virginia Savastano, Alejandro Meerapfel, Adriana Mastrangelo, Víctor Torres, Virginia Correa Dupuy,  Mariana Rewerski, Beatriz Costa,  Silvie Robert, _cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d _Damian Romagnoli, Luis Orias Diz, Nestor Zambrana, among others.

He has participated as a Jury in prestigious composition contests:

National Symphony Orchestra of Ecuador, National Endowment for the Arts, CABA Municipal Award, Argentine Music Council (CAMU), National Tribune of Composers, SADAIC, among others.


His choral works are published by the publishing houseGCC editions.  

His works are included in different discographies.

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