Work List


ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

Tramuntana (2017) 10'
2222-2200-2Perc, Strings: 8,6,4,4,2 (optional: 10,8,6,6,4)
Commissioned by Orquesta de Cadaqués and Fundación SGAE (convenio AEOS), for the Final of the 12th International Conducting Competition "Orquesta de Cadaqués"
World Première: 18/12/17; L'Auditori, Barcelona; Orquesta de Cadaqués, Cond: Nuno Coelho and Felix Mildenberger
Editorial: Tritó

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Zuhaitz - Concerto for Basque Percussion and Orquestra (2015) 22'
3 solo percussions/voices, 3333-4331-3Perc-Timp, Harp, Strings: 14,12,10,8,6
Commissioned by OCNE (Orquesta y Coro Nacionales de España)
World Première: 18/03/16; Auditorio Nacional de Música, Madrid; Kalakan, ONE, Dir: Juanjo Mena
Editorial: Tritó​​​​

Ekaitza​​
– Cello Concerto (2012) 23'
Solo Cello, 2233-2231-3Perc, Harp, Strings: 12,10,8,6,4
Commissioned by Fundación Autor (convenio AEOS) and the Orquesta Sinfónica de Euskadi on the 30th Anniversary
World Première: 30/10/12; Auditorio Kursaal, San Sebastián; Asier Polo, OSE, Cond: Michal Nesterowicz
Publisher: Tritó

Tres Sonetos de Michelangelo (2009) 21' 
Countertenor, 2222-3221-2Perc-Timp-2 Cornettos, Strings: 12,10,8,6,4
Commissioned by Orquesta Sinfónica de Bilbao and Fundación AEOS
World Première: 12/11/09; Palacio Euskalduna, Bilbao; Carlos Mena, BOS, Cond.: Günter Neuhold
Publisher: Tritó

Fuegos (2006-07) 13'
3333-4331-4Perc,Timp, Hp, Cel, Strings: 16,14,12,10,8
Premio "Reina Sofía" de Composición Musical
World Première: 10/10/08; Teatro Monumental, Madrid; Orquesta Sinfónica de RTVE, Cond.: Adrian Leaper
Publisher: Tritó

Océano (2004) 14'3333-4331-4Perc,Timp, Hp, Strings: 16,14,12,10,8
Commissioned by Orquesta Sinfónica de Euskadi
World Première: 4/10/04; Palacio Euskalduna, Bilbao, OSE, Cond: Gilbert Varga
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Afrika (2002, rev.2004) 16'
Solo Marimba, 2222-4000-2Perc, Hp, Strings: 12,10,8,6,4
Commissioned by the Orquesta de la Comunidad de Madrid y SGAE
World Première: 25/06/2002, Auditorio Nacional de Música (Madrid); Pedro Carneiro, ORCAM, cond: Juanjo Mena
Publisher: OUP

Akorda (1998-99) 16'
Solo Accordion, 2222-0221-2Perc,Hp, Strings:10,8,8,6,4
Commissioned by the BOS, financed by the Dpto. de Cultura del Gobierno Vasco
World Première: 13/05/1999, Teatro Ayala (Bilbao); Iñaki Alberdi, Orquesta Sinfónica de Bilbao, cond: Juanjo Mena
Publisher: OUP

Famara (1997,rev.2000) 13'
4233-4331-4perc, timp, Hp, Cel, Strings: 12,10,10,8,6
Commissioned by INAEM and the Royal Academy of Music
World Première: 13/02/1998 Donatoni Festival at the Royal Academy of Music (London); RAM Symphony Orchestra, cond: André de Ridder
Publisher: OUP

Canción y Danza (1995) 7'
Symphony Orchestra
Edward Hecht Prize (RAM)
World Première: 11/11/1999 Teatro Arriaga (Bilbao); Orquesta Sinfónica de Euskadi, cond: Jan Latham Koenig
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MUSIC FOR ENSEMBLE (5 to 16 players)

Orreaga (2014) 8'
Fl(+Picc), Cl(+Bass-Cl), Perc, Pno, Guit, Vl, Vc
Commissioned by the "Mikel Laboa - Katedra" and Musikagileak
World Première: 19/10/2014; Sala Club – Teatro Victoria Eugenia, San Sebastian; Ensemble Kuraia, Cond: Andrea Cazzaniga
Publisher: Tritó

Ametsak (2013) 7'
Picc, Bass-Cl, Vl, Vc, Pno
Commissioned by PluralEnsemble (ayuda del INAEM 2013)
World Première: 11/11/13; Sala Luis Galve, Zaragoza; PluralEnsemble, Cond: Fabián Panisello
Publisher: Tritó

Tientos y Batallas (2013) 14'
Saxophone Quartet, Piano and Percussion
Commissioned by the Centro Nacional de Difusión Musical (CNDM)
World Première: 04/03/13; Auditorio 400 del Museo Reina Sofía, Madrid; Grupo Sax-Ensemble, Cond: José Luis Temes
Publisher: Tritó

​Kaiolan
(2010) 10'
Fl (picc.), Cl (Bass Cl.), Vl, Vla, Vc, Pno
Commissioned by PluralEnsemble and INAEM
World Première: 12/11/2010 L'Auditori de Barcelona; PluralEnsemble, Dir: Fabián Panisello
Publisher: Tritó

Ertzak (2010) 11'
Fl (picc.), Cl (Bass Cl.), Perc, Vl, Vla, Vc
Commissioned by Grupo Enigma and INAEM
World Première: 20/04/2010 Auditorio de Zaragoza; Grupo Enigma, Dir: Juan José Olives
Publisher: Tritó

Trance (2008) 15'
Chamber Orchestra (1121-1110-2perc-Pno-11111)
Commissioned by New Paths in Music Festival - New York
World Première: 05/06/09 Philadelphia y New York; 'III New Paths in Music' Festival, 'New Paths' Chamber Orchestra, Dir: David Alan Miller
Publisher: Tritó

Hamar (2007) 30'
Fl.(picc), Bass-Cl, Trpt, Tbn, 1 Perc, Vl, Vcl.
Commissioned by the Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao.
World Première: 14/10/07, Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao; Ensemble KURAIA

Rondó (2006) 10'
Bass Cl, String Trio and Piano
Commissioned by the Fundación BBK – "Birth Bicentenary of J.C. de Arriaga"
World Première: 21/11/06; Museo Guggenheim, Bilbao; LIM, Dir: Jesús Villa-Rojo
Publisher: OUP

Tenebrae (2002) 10'
2Ob(II+c.ang), 2Bssn(II+cbn), 2Perc, Hp, 3Vl, 3Vc, Db
Commissioned by JONDE (Joven Orquesta Nacional de España)
World Première: 08/07/2003, Auditorio de la Junta de Castilla y León, León; Members of the JONDE
Publisher: OUP

Izaro (2001) 12'
Fl(+picc), Cl, Vl, Vc, Pno
Commissioned by the Hannover Biennale für Neue Musik
World Première: 09/06/2001, Markuskirche (Hannover); Das Neue Ensemble
Publisher: OUP

Jukal (1999-2000) 12'
Solo Guitar, Ob(+c.ang), Cl(+bcl), Bssn, Perc, Hp, Hpsd, Vla, Vc and Db
Commissioned by the Nieuw Ensemble, Amsterdam
World Première: 11/04/2000 Proms Paradiso (Amsterdam); Alan Thomas, Nieuw Ensemble, cond: Jurjen Hempel
Publisher: OUP

Kantak (1996) 9' 30"
Solo Piccolo, Fl, Ob(+c.ang), Cl (+bcl), Perc, Pno(cel), Vl, Vc and Db
First Prize at the Premio SGAE 1996, selected for the International Gaudeamus Music Week 1998, the UNESCO International Rostrum of Composers(París)and for the ISCM World Music Days 1998 (Manchester)
World Première:​ 16/12/96; 
Auditorio Nacional de Música, Madrid; Tomoka Mukai, Grupo Cámara XXI, cond: Pedro Halffter
Publisher: EMEC

Krater (1994) 8' 30"
Fl, Cl, Vl, Vc, Mba and Pno
Josiah Parker Prize (Royal Academy of Music, London)
World Première: 23/03/95​; II Ciclo de Música del Siglo XX (Vitoria); Grupo Instrumental de la Escuela de Música J. Guridi, cond: Juanjo Mena
Publisher: OUP



CHAMBER MUSIC (2 to 4 players)

Dardarak (2012) 15'
String Quartet
Commissioned by Quincena Musical Donostiarra
Wolrd Première: 01/09/12; Salas Polivalentes del Kursaal, San Sebastián; Arditti Quartet
Publisher: Tritó

Trío del Agua (2011) 14'
Violin, Cello and Piano
Commissioned by Trío Arbós, financed by the Dpto. de Cultura del Gobierno Vasco
World Première: 14/04/12; Fundación BBVA; Bilbao; Trío Arbós
Publisher: Tritó

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Asklepios (2010) 9'
Fl (picc.), Perc and Harp
Commissioned by MAYA
World Première: 05/06/10 Judson Memorial Church, 55 Washington Sq.; New York
MAYA (Sato Moughalian, John Hadfield and Jacqui Kerrod)
Publisher: Tritó

Haize-Orratz (2007) 8'
Txistu y Acordeón
Commissioned by Berziztu
World Première: 07/12/07, Feria del Libro, Durango; A.Amilibia, J.A. Hontoria
Publisher: Silboberri

Fauve (2003) 10'
Percussion Quartet
World Première: 21/11/03, Festival Aujourd'hui Musiques-Perpignan; Neopercusión
Publisher: OUP

Aldakiak (2003) 14' 
Violin, Cello and Piano
Prize of the INAEM and Colegio de España en París
World Première: 02/10/2003, Festival Internacional de Alicante; Trío Arbós
Publisher: OUP

Kin (2003) 10' 
Violoncello and Accordion
World Première: 05/11/2003; Festival BBK Músicas Actuales, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao; David Apellánizand Iñaki Alberdi
Publisher: OUP 

Rabel (2003) 12'
Fl, Cl, Vl, Vc
Commissioned by the Ministerio de Cultura
World Première: 03/04/2003, Crown Hall, Chicago (USA); Perspectives Ensemble
Publisher: OUP

Duduk IV (2002) 10'
String Quartet
Financed by the Dpto. de Cultura del Gobierno Vasco
World Première: 11/12/06; Ensemble Kuraia; Kultur-Leioa (Spain)
Publisher: OUP

Soinua (2001) 8'
Accordion and Piano
Financed by the Dpto. de Cultura del Gobierno Vasco
World Première: 28/02/2002, International Accordion Festival (Viena); Anaki
Publisher: OUP

Duduk III (2000) 7'
2 Oboes and Cor-Anglais
Commissioned by CDMC for Quodlibet
Publisher: Revista Quodlibet, Universidad de Alcalá

Duduk II (2000) 8'
Saxophone Quartet
World Première: 08/10/2002 Auditorio Nacional de Música; Sax-Ensemble de Madrid
Publisher: OUP

Biribilketa (1999) 6'30"
Clarinet, Violoncello and Piano
Commissioned by Quincena Musical Donostiarra for Carmelo Bernaola's 70th Birthday
World Première​
: 27/08/1999 Auditorio Kursaal (San Sebastián); Trío Bernaola
Publisher: OUP

Saturno (1997) 9'
Clarinet (+bcl) and Violoncello
Shortlisted by SPNM in 1999
World Première: 03/02/1998, St. Cyprians Church (London); Members of the Trio Bernaola
Publisher: OUP

Romance-Pavana (1996) 6'15"
Flute, Viola and Guitar
World Première: 06/05/1998, Fundación Juan March (Madrid); Synaulia Trío

Los Tres Arcángeles (1996) 10'
Harp, Guitar and Marimba
Battison Haynes Prize (RAM) and shortlisted by SPNM in 1998
World Première: 04/10/1997 Bachzaal (Amsterdam); Idske Bakker, Reinhold Westerheide and Ulrich Pöhl

Dipolo (1995) 8'
Violoncello and Piano
Cuthbert Nunn Prize (RAM) and selected by the SPNM in 1997
World Première: 18/04/1996, III Ciclo de Música del Siglo XX (Vitoria-Gasteiz); François Manciero and Albert Nieto
Publisher: OUP

Trío (1993) 7'30"
Flaute, Oboe and Clarinet



MUSIC FOR SOLOIST

​Ballade No. 1 - “Pierre Boulez in memoriam” (2017) 8’
Piano Solo
Commissioned by Fundación Juan March and Alfonso Gómez
World Première: 15/03/17: Fundación Juan March, Madrid; Alfonso Gómez
Publisher: Tritó​

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Boreal – (Double II of Tempo di Borea from Partita I, by J.S. Bach) (2014) 4'
Solo Violin
Commissioned by Roberto Alonso Trillo
World Première:
Publisher:

​Pyrite​ 
(2011) 9'
Study for Solo Vibraphone​
Commissioned by Miquel Bernat
World Première:
Publisher:​​​ Tritó

​​Mundaka (2009) 7'
Piano Solo
Commissioned by FestClasica
World Première: 28/11/2009; Festival de Música Española de Cádiz; Juan Carlos Garvayo
Publisher: Tritó

Muraiki (2008) 9'
Solo Bass-Flute
World Première: ??/08/09; Quincena Musical, San Sebastian; Mario Caroli
Publisher: Tritó

Mistral (2006) 9'
Shakuhachi Flute
Commissioned by Kiku Day, Financed by the Dpto. de Cultura del Gobierno Vasco
World Première: 08/03/2007; SOAS-School Of Oriental and African Studies, London

Yidaki (2006) 10'
​Solo Baritone Saxophone
Commissioned by Pablo Coello, Financed by the Dpto. de Cultura del Gobierno Vasco
World Première: 14/02/07; Salón-Teatro, Santiago de Compostela.
Publisher: OUP

Kaila Kantuz (2004) 1'
Piano Solo
World Première: 11/11/14, Spectrum NY, New York; Jonathan Powell​

Dos Zortzikos (2000) 10'20"
Solo Piano
World Première: 21/11/2001, Jornadas de Música Contemporánea (Vigo); Ananda Sukarlan
Publisher: OUP

Jaia (2000) 7'30"
Solo Piano
Commissioned by the Quincena Musical Donostiarra
World Première: 23/08/2000 Salas del Kursaal (San Sebastián); Jean François Heisser
Publisher: OUP

Fantasía (2000) 7'30"
Solo Guitar
World Première: 16/01/2001 Dartington College of Arts; Alan Thomas
Publisher: OUP

Duduk I (2000) 8'30"
Solo Soprano Saxophone
Financed by the Dpto. de Cultura del Gobierno Vasco
World Première​: 20/11/2000 Festival de Música del Siglo XX (Bilbao); Josetxo Silguero
Publisher: OUP

Cuatro Diferencias (1998) 10'
Solo Accordion
World Première​
: 19/05/1999, Musikaste (Rentería); Iñaki Alberdi
Publisher: OUP

Ilargi (1997) 7'
Solo Viola
World Première:​
Publisher: OUP

Cuatro Diferencias (1996) 10'
Organ
World Première: 15/06/09, Glasgow Pipeworks (Scotland); Kevin Bowyer
Publisher: OUP

Nubes II (1995) 6'
Piano Solo
World Première: 26/10/98, Centro de Arte Reina Sofía (Madrid); Einar Henning Smebye
Publisher: OUP

Nubes I (1994) 6'
Solo Piano
World Première: 27/05/1994, Aula Magna, Escuela de Música J. Guridi (Vitoria); G. Erkoreka
Publisher: OUP

Serpiente (1993) 1'30"
Solo Piano
World Première: 12/11/1995, Royal Academy of Music (London); Gabriel Erkoreka



VOCAL MUSIC

Messa di Voce (2016) 6'40"
Countertenor and accordion
World Première: 11/05/2017; VII Ciclo de Conciertos de Música Contemporánea, Fundación BBVA, Bilbao; Carlos Mena, Iñaki Alberdi.
Publisher: Tritó

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Hymni Sacri (2008) 8'30''
Chamber Choir (SATB) 'a cappella'
World Première: 27/08/11; Quincena Musical de San Sebastián; EXAUDI Vocal Ensemble, Cond: James Weeks
Publisher: Tritó

Cielo Nocturno (2006) 6'
Baritone and Piano
Commissioned by the Festival ENSEMS 2006
World Première: 19/05/06; Teatro Talía, Valencia; José Antonio López, Bertomeu Jaume.
Editorial: Piles

Veni Creator (2005) 25'
SATB , Organ y 2 percussion
Commissioned by the Diputación Foral de Bizkaia
World Première: 02/04/06; Palacio Euskalduna, Bilbao; KUP Taldea, Kevin Bowyer, BOS Percusión, cond: Gabriel Baltes
Publisher: Tritó

Noche Serena(2005) 15'Solo Soprano and Cello Octet
Commissioned by Cello Octet "Conjunto Ibérico"-Amsterdam
World Première: Quincena Musical de San Sebastián
Publisher: OUP


Bizitza (1998) 16'
Mezzo-soprano, Fl(+picc), Cl, Bssn, Perc, Vl, Vc and Db
World Première: 21/05/1998 Musikaste (Rentería); Irina Shikina, Grupo Ostots, cond: R. Lazkano
Publisher: OUP

Azules (1992) 2'
Mezzo-soprano and Piano
World Première: 04/07/1995, Wraysbury Festival (London); Jeannette Ager, Gabriel Erkoreka



ELECTROACOUSTIC MUSIC

Eresi (1997) 5'30"
Piccolo and Tape
World Première: 25/02 /1997, Casa del Cordón (Vitoria); Pedro Basterra

Rio Asubio (1994) 8'
Magnetic Tape

Mystik I (1993) 6'
Magnetic Tape

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