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
Publisher: Tritó


​​​​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, Cond: Juanjo Mena

Publisher: Tritó

Ekaitza – Cello Concierto (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: G. Neuhold

Publisher: Tritó

Fuegos (2006-07) 13'

3333-4331-4Perc,Timp, Hp, Cel, Strings: 16,14,12,10,8

Premio Reina Sofía of Composition - Fundación Ferrer-Salat

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: OUP

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

Publisher: contact the composer

Music for Ensemble (5 to 16 players)

Ametsak 3 (2021) 8'

Picc, Bass-Cl, Vl, Vc, Pno

Dedicated to ensemble recherche

World Première: 10/06/22 ?; ensemble recherche

Publisher: Tritó

Ametsak 2 (2019) 5'

Picc, Bass-Cl, Vl, Vc, Pno

Dedicated to Ensemble Court-Circuit

World Première: 03/10/19; Circuito MUSIKAGILEAK, Auditorio de Musikene, San Sebastián; Ensemble Court-Circuit

Publisher: Tritó

 

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 (Cl Bajo), Vl, Vla, Vc y Piano

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 (Cl. Bajo), Perc, Vl, Vla y 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)

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

Publisher: contact the composer

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: 16/12/1996, Auditorio Nacional de Música (Madrid); Tomoka Mukai, Grupo Cámara XXI, cond: Pedro Halffter Caro

Publisher: EMEC

Krater (1994)  8’15”

Fl, Cl, Vl, Vc, Mba and Pno

Josiah Parker Prize  (Royal  Academy of Music, London)

World Première: 23/03/1995, 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)

String Quartet No. 2 “Quadrupole“ (2019) 23’

String Quartet

Commissioned by the CNDM

World Première: 06/05/19; Auditorio 400 del MNCARS, Madrid; Cuarteto Granados

Publisher: Tritó

Swirls (2018) 11'

Saxophone Quartet

Commissioned by the Sociedad Filarmónica de Badajoz

World Première: 11/12/18; Ciclo de Música Actual, Badajoz; Folium Fugit

Publisher: Tritó

 

Dardarak (2012) 15'

String Quartet

Commissioned by Quincena Musical Donostiarra

World 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

 

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) 13’

Violin, Cello and Piano

Prize of the INAEM and Colegio de España en París

World Première: 02/10/2003, Festival Internacional de Alicante; Trio Arbós

Publisher: OUP

 

Kin (2003) 10’

Violoncello and Accordion

World Première: 05/11/2003, Festival de Música Contemporánea de Bilbao, Museo Guggenheim; David Apellániz (cello) and 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: 19/12/06; Kultur-Leioa (Spain); Ensemble Kuraia

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

World Première: 15/01/13; London; Pipers 3

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

Publisher: contact the composer

 

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 y Ulrich Pohl

Publisher: contact the composer

Dipolo (1995) 8’

Violoncello and Piano

Cuthbert Nunn Prize (RAM, London), and shortlisted by SPNM in 1997

World Première: 18/04/1996, III Ciclo de Música del Siglo XX (Vitoria); François Manciero y Albert Nieto

Publisher: OUP

 

Music for Soloist

Four Ballades (2017-2021) 30’

Includes the Ballades No. 1, 2, 3 y 4 for Solo Piano

Publisher: Tritó

Ballade No. 4 - “Gérard Grisey in memoriam” (2021) 8’

Solo Piano

World Première: Nicolas Hodges

Publisher: Tritó

Quartz (2021) 4’30”’

Solo Piccolo Solo

Commissioned by the Royal Academy of Music – 200 Solo Pieces Proyect

World Première: 12/11/21; Duke’s Hall, Royal Academy of Music; Joo Lee Kim

Publisher: Tritó

 

Ballade No. 3 - “Olivier Messiaen in memoriam” (2020) 6’30’’

Solo Piano

World Première: 28/05/2021; Estreno virtual en YouTube; Alberto Rosado

Publisher: Tritó

Basalt (2020) 7'

Microtonal Accordion

World Première: 15/02/20; Ciclo de Conciertos de Solistas Fundación BBVA; Iñaki Alberdi

Publisher: contact the composer

Ballade No. 2 - “Edgar Varèse in memoriam” (2019) 7'30"

Solo Piano

Financed by the Dpto. de Cultura del Gobierno Vasco

World Première: 27/04/19; Jacqueline du Pré Music Buiding, Oxford; Jonathan Powell

Publisher: Tritó

Duduk I-b (2017) 8'30"

Solo Oboe (version of the original for Solo Soprano Saxophone)

World Première: 17/05/2018; Ludwigsburg Festival (Germany); Juri Vallentin

Publisher: OUP


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

Boreal (2014) 4'

Solo Violin

Commissioned by Roberto Alonso Trillo

World Première: 16/03/19; Ciclo de Solistas Fundación BBVA, Madrid; Ema Alexeeva

Publisher: Tritó

 

Pyrite (2011) 9'

Study for Solo Vibraphone

Commissioned by Miquel Bernat for the collection "Estudios para Vibráfono"

World Première: 11/10/2013; Semana de Música de Natal, Brasil; Miquel Bernat

Publisher: Tritó

Mundaka (2009)

Solo Piano

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:  24/08/09; 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

Publisher: contact the composer

 

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’

Solo Piano

World Première: 11/11/2014; Spectrum NY, New York; Jonathan Powell

Publisher: OE Oficina

Dos Zortzikos (2000) 10’20”

Solo Piano

World Première: 21/11/2001,  Jornadas de Música Contemporánea (Vigo); A. 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

Prize of the Basque Government 1999

World Première: 19/05/1999, Musikaste (Rentería); Iñaki Alberdi

Publisher: OUP

 

Ilargi (1997) 7’ 30”

Solo Viola

World Première: 28/08/14; Ciclo de Música Contemporánea de la Quincena Musical, San Sebastián; Christophe Desjardins

Publisher: OUP

Cuatro Diferencias (1996) 10’

Organ

World Première: 15/06/09, Glasgow Pipeworks (Scotland); Kevin Bowyer

Publisher: OUP

 

Nubes II (1995) 6’

Solo Piano

World Première: 26/10/1998, Centro de Arte Reina Sofía (Madrid); Einar Henning Smebye

Publisher: OUP

 

Nubes (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” (withdrawn)

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

 

Hymni Sacri (2008) 8’30’’

Chamber Choir “a cappella” (SATB)

World Première: 27/08/11; Quincena Musical de San Sebastián; EXAUDI Vocal Ensemble; Dir: James Weeks

Publisher: Tritó

 

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

 

Cielo Nocturno (2006) 6’

Baritone and Piano

Text: Fray Luis de León

Commissioned by the Festival ENSEMS 2006

World Première: 19/05/06; Teatro Talía, Valencia; José Antonio López, Bertomeu Jaume.

Publisher: Editorial Piles

 

Noche Serena (2005) 15’

Solo Soprano and Cello Octet

Commissioned by Cello Octet “Conjunto Ibérico”-Amsterdam

World Première: 26/8/05; Quincena Musical de San Sebastián; Pilar Jurado, Cello-Octet “Conjunto Ibérico”, Cond: Elías Arizcuren

Publisher: OUP

 

Bizitza (1998) 16’

Mezzo-soprano, Fl(+picc), Cl, Bssn, Perc, Vl, Vc and Db

Text: Bernardo Atxaga

World Première: 21/05/1998 Musikaste (Rentería); Irina Shikina, Grupo Ostots, cond: R. Lazkano

Publisher: OUP

 

Azules (1992) 2’

Mezzo-soprano and Piano

Text: J. R. Jiménez

World Première: 04/07/1995, Wraysbury Festival (London); Jeannette Ager, Gabriel Erkoreka

Publisher: OE Oficina

Eresi (1997) 5’30”

Piccolo and Tape

World Première: 25/02 /1997, Casa del Cordón (Vitoria); Pedro Basterra

Publisher: contact the composer

 

Rio Asubio (1994) 8’

Magnetic Tape

 

Mystik I (1993) 6’

Magnetic Tape

 

Electroacoustic Music

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