Ángel Fernando Curbelo Jorge

(b. 2 October 1966, Güímar, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands).

Spanish composer of mostly orchestral, chamber and choral works that have been performed throughout Europe; he is also active as a conductor.

Mr. Curbelo began composing before he had a formal musical education. He studied conducting, saxophone and various aspects of music at the Conservatorio Superior de Música in Santa Cruz de Tenerife from 1983–93.

Among his honours is the Premio de la Música Miguel Castillo Modalidad Composición de la Ciudad de Güímar (2005, for Cuadros de Goymad [withdrawn]).

As a conductor, he served as director of the symphonic band on the island of El Hierro, Canary Islands from 1990–93, of the Agrupación la Filarmónica de Los Realejos from 1994–96 and of the Agrupación Musical Orotava in La Orotava from 1997–99.

He taught as a professor on the island of El Hierro, Canary Islands from 1990–93 and as a professor of musical language in La Orotava from 1997–99.

Some of his scores are held at the P. I. Tchaikovsky State Conservatory in Moscow.


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Inawak (opera), 1982

Trol, Trolis (opera), 1984


Isru, large orchestra, 1980

Caronte, 1990

Fixus, large orchestra, 1990

Dedalo, large orchestra, 1991

Ur, 1992

Sicar, 1991–93

Lear, 1994

Onirix, large orchestra, 1995

Ursin (concerto non grosso), piano, orchestra, 1995

Ircan, 1996

Kiliu, large orchestra, 1996

Sinfonía de los mendigos, 1997


Pincelada, clarinet, 1987

Quintettino, flute, oboe, clarinet, French horn, bassoon, 1988

Arsium, 3 clarinets, bass clarinet, 1990

Diaxeusis, string quartet, 1990

Horny, French horn, piano, 1992

Salmor, French horn, piano, 1992

Diver, piano, string quartet, 1996

Musver, flute, oboe, clarinet, French horn, bassoon, timpani, 1996

Logos, flute, 1997

Tritón, string quartet, 1998

Noche Silenciosa, celesta, 2002

Elfos, clarinet, cello, piano, 2003

Tolhar, string quartet, 2003

GLUPFUC, flute, oboe, clarinet, French horn, bassoon, 2003

Zigsax, 4 saxophones, 2004


Lacónicas, children's chorus/female chorus, 1990

Eidos, mixed chorus, small orchestra, 1995

Agar, mixed chorus, 1996

Garab, mixed chorus, 1996

Como en otoño, mixed chorus, 1997

Dulce sueño, mixed chorus, 1997

Ólas, mixed chorus, 1998

Himno a la muy noble ciudad de Güímar, mixed chorus, male chorus, small orchestra, 2008


Ojos astrales, soprano, piano, 1996

Pensamiento, soprano/tenor, piano, 1997

Three Songs (text by José Agustín Goytisolo), tenor, piano, 2003

Soledad (text by Pedro de Miguel), 2 tenors, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, 2003


Gara, 1991

Tesine, 1991

Sonata Nos. 120

Sonatina Nos. 118