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Vadillo Perez, Eneko (b. February 25, 1973, Málaga). Spanish composer of orchestral and chamber works that have been performed very successfully in the Americas and in Europe.

Mr. Vadillo received a degree in piano performance and music theory at the Conservatorio Superior de Música de Málaga and a composition degree (with honors) from the Real Conservatório Superior de Música de Madrid (where his teachers were Antón García-Abril, Luis de Pablo and Zulema de la Cruz). In addition, he received a PhD in History and Sciences of Music at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (where his teacher was José Peris), and also had private lessons with Luis de Pablo. He earned his MMus (on a scholarship from Andalusia and the Stanley Picker Award) at the Royal College of Music in London, where he studied with Julian Anderson, George Benjamin and Edwin Roxburgh.

He has had private studies (masterclasses, seminars and workshops) with Samuel Adler, Leonardo Balada, Sir Harrison Birtwistle, José Luis de Delás, Franco Donatoni, Brian Ferneyhough, Cristóbal Halffter, Jo Kondo, Luca Lombardi, Giorgio Magnanensi, Tristan Murail, Yizhak Sadaï, Carmelo Saitta, Salvatore Sciarrino, Mauricio Sotelo, and Manfred Trojahn, among others.

He has also attended the Internationales Jugend Festspiel Treffen (Bayreuth, 1998), the Accademia Chigianna composition masterclasses (Siena, 1999) and the Dartington International Summer School (where he was awarded the Hinrichsen Foundation Bursary, 2000). In addition, he has attended the Manuel de Falla International Festival and Courses (1995-98), the composition masterclasses at Monasterio de Veruela (1998-99) and the Campo de Composición Injuve 2000, Mollina (Málaga).

In 2000, he was awarded the Flora Prieto Award in Composition and the special top honors degree in composition (for Winds of Enchantments I). In 2001, he won the Spanish Young Composers Competition (for Riviera) and in 2002, was chosen by le Nouvel Ensemble Moderne in Canada to be a part of its World Forum for Young Composers. His Jiseiyi was short-listed by the Society for the Promotion of New Music in 2002 and he is scheduled to participate in the International Workshop in Japan in 2003.

His works have been played by several ensembles, such as the Andalusian Symphony Orchestra, the ASKO Ensemble, Ensemble Aleph, Grupo Enigma, the Málaga City Symphony Orchestra the New Music Players, Trio Arbós, and the Triolog Ensemble in France, Germany, Italy, Japan, The Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, the UK, and the USA. In 2002, his Jiseiyi was performed during the Gaudeamus Music Week.


E-mail address: vadillo@vnet.es

Street address: Mr. Eneko Vadillo Perez, Calle Tirreno - 8. Centro Tajo 3-6A, Torremolinos (Málaga), 29620 Spain

Telephone: + 003 495 238 6295

Fax: + 003 495 213 2000 or + 003 495 213 2366


ORCHESTRAL: Remembranzas, small orchestra, 1998; Simún, 1998, revised 2000; Terral, small orchestra, 1998-99; Mistral, small orchestra, 1999; Requiem Symphony, 1997-2000; Winds of Enchantments I, large orchestra, 2000; Winds of Enchantments II, small orchestra, 2000; Alisios, small orchestra, 2000; Khamsin (Concerto for Orchestra), large orchestra, 2000; Zephyr, small orchestra (15 players), 2002

CHAMBER MUSIC: String Quartet I, Oración, 1997, revised 1998; Responsorae Tenebrae (Ritual), clarinet, violin, cello, piano, percussion, 1997, revised 2000; Piscis, French horn, piano, 1999; Siroco, flute, oboe, clarinet, French horn, bassoon, 1999-2000; Etesios, oboe, piano, bassoon, 2000; Perfil del viento, 4 clarinets, 2000; Riviera, flute (+ piccolo, alto flute), oboe (+ oboe d'amore, English horn), clarinet, violin, viola, cello, piano, percussion, 2001; Harmattan, flute, clarinet, 2 bassoons, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, 2001; Mediterranean Chants, violin, cello, piano, 2001; Antibes, flute, 2001; Jiseiyi, ensemble, 2001; Jiseiyi, flute (+ piccolo), oboe, clarinet, bassoon, French horn, violin, viola, cello, double bass, percussion, 2001-02

ELECTROACOUSTIC: Requies Chants, cello, tape, 2001

(Last updated on September 21, 2002)