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MÚSICA EXTREMADA 1986

for orchestra

première: 16/01/1988, Teatro Real, Madrid / Spain. Joven Orquesta Nacional de España / Edmon Colomer

• Proyecto Sotelo SL


TRIO BASSO – A R. H. R.  1988/89

for viola, violoncello and double bass

première: 24/04/1989, Odeon Theater, Vienna / Austria. Klangforum Wien

• Ariadne Verlag


... ATMEND… 1989

for contrabass clarinet, double bass, saxophone, violoncello, piano and percussion

première: 16/03/1990, Vienna / Austria. Die Reihe / Heinz Karl Grüber

• Ariadne Verlag


QUANDO IL CIELO SI OSCURA 1989

for saxophone and ensemble (string trio, double bass, piano and percussion)

première: 13/12/1989, Auditorio Nacional de Música, Madrid / Spain. Marcus Weiss (saxophone), Grupo Círculo/José Luis Temes

• Edition Contemp-Art


NEL SUONO INDICIBILE – A LUIGI NONO 1989/90

for bass-clarinet / double bass-clarinet, alto saxophone/ tenor saxophone, violoncello and live-electronics

première: 23/04/1990, Sezession, Vienna / Austria. Ernesto Molinari (clarinet), Marcus Weiss (saxophone), Lucas Fels (violoncello) Sound director: Peter Böhm

• Ariadne Verlag


IX+, DE SUBSTANTIIS SEPARATIS 1990

for soprano, ensemble (saxophone, double bass-clarinet, tuba, piano, 2 violoncellos, double bass) and live-electronics

Text by Sotelo,  inspired by the homonymous book by Santo Thomas de Aquinas

première: 03/12/1990, ORF Grosser Sendesaal, Vienna / Austria. Margarete Jungen (soprano) Klangforum Wien / Mauricio Sotelo

• Ariadne Verlag


DUE VOCI…, COME UN SOFFIO DALL’ESTREMA LONTANANZA 1990/91

for clarinet, saxophone, female choir, orchestra and live-electronics

commissioned by the ORTVE

text: Thomas Aquinas, Rainer Maria Rilke and Massimo Cacciari

première: 05/02/1991, Teatro Monumental, Madrid / Spain. Ernesto Molinari (clarinet), Marcus Weiss (saxophon), Orquesta y Coro de la RTVE / José Ramón Encinar. Sound director: Peter Böhm

• Universal Edition


NON GRIDATE PIÙ 1990/91

for 2 female voices, piano, ensemble (flute, 2 clarinets, saxophone, tuba, 2 percussions, string trio and double bass) and live-electronics

commissioned by: Fundación Juan March

text by Giuseppe Ungaretti.

première: 23/10/1992, Philharmonie Cologne / Germany.  Sarah Barrett, Renate Burtscher (voices), Kristi Becker (piano), WDR Sinfonie Orchester Köln / Hans Vonk. Sound director: Peter Böhm

• Ariadne Verlag


CHEZ SOI SANS SOI 1991 

for 2 flutes, sound carrier and live-electronics

première: 20/01/1992, Wiener Konzerthaus, Vienna / Austria. Eva Furrer, Sylvie Lacroix (flutes)

• Ariadne Verlag


FLÖTENTÖNE 1991

for 8 flutes in two groups

première: 26/03/1992,  Brucknerhaus, Linz / Austria. The Vienna Flautists

• Ariadne Verlag


L’ALLEGRIA I 1992

fur ensemble (piccolo, bass-clarinet bajo, string trio, percussion and piano). 12-13’

commissioned by: Barcelona 216

première: 05/04/1993, Zagreb / Croatia. Ensemble Barcelona 216 / Ernest Martínez Izquierdo

• Ariadne Verlag


TENEBRÆ RESPONSORIA 1992/93

for cantaor, tenor saxophone, tuba, piano, duoble mixed choir and three orchestral groups.

commissioned by: Semana de Música Religiosa de Cuenca

première: 30/03/1993, Iglesia de San Pablo, Cuenca / Spain. Enrique Morente (cantaor), Marcus Weiss (saxophone), Josef Steinbock (tuba), Marino Formenti (piano), Concentus Vocalis, Klangforum Wien / Mauricio Sotelo

• Ariadne Verlag


L’ALLEGRIA II 1993

for piccolo, bass clarinet, string trio, and piano

commissioned by: Grupo Círculo and Fundación Caja Madrid

première: 07/06/1994, Madrid / Spain. Grupo Círculo / José Luis Temes

• Ariadne Verlag


ROSE IN FIAMME 1993/94

for piano and for orchestral groups

commissioned by: Orquesta Nacional de España

première: 11/03/1994, Auditorio Nacional de Música, Madrid / Spain. Massimiliano Damerini (piano), Orquesta Nacional de España / José Ramón Encinar

revised version 1997/98 as AL FUEGO, EL MAR, for piano and for orchestral groups [4.0.4.4. / alto and tenor sax / 6.5.4.2. / 4 perc / 2 hp / str] 25’

première of the revised version: 16/10/1998, Donaueschingen. Yukiko Sugawara (piano) SWF Orchester Baden-Baden/Jürg Wyttenbach

• Universal Edition


MEMORIÆ. ESCRITURA INTERNA SOBRE UN ESPACIO POÉTICO DE JOSÉ ÁNGEL VALENTE 1994

for violoncello and double bass, 12’

commissioned by: Centro para la Difusión de la Música Contemporánea (CDMC) for the Festival Internacional de Música Contemporánea de Alicante 1994

première: 23/09/1994 Auditorio de la Caja de Ahorros del Mediterráneo, Alicante / Spain. Rohan de Saram (violoncello), Stefano Scodanibbio (double bass)

•  Universal Edition UE 30230 (1994)


SU UN OCEANO DI SCAMPANELLII 1994/95

for piano, 24’

commissioned by: Saarländischer Rundfunk

première: 16/05/1996, Saarbrücken / Germany. Massimiliano Damerini (piano)

•  Universal Edition 30167 (1995)

from it: Scherzo (I–II–III–VII–VIII–X) [ca. 9'] Cadenza (V) [ca. 3'30"]


DE IMAGINUM, SIGNORUM ET IDEARUM COMPOSITIONE I 1994, rev. 1996

for ensemble (flute, clarinet, alto saxophone (Eb), tenor saxophone (Bb) - percussion (2) - piano - violoncello double bass), 14’

commissioned by: Klangforum Wien and the Wittener Kammermusiktage

première: 21/04/1995, Witten / Germany. Klangforum Wien / Peter Rundel.

•  Universal Edition 31158 (1995)


ANIMALES CELESTES 1995

for 1,2,3 or 4 violoncellos, 4-12’

commissioned by: Centro para la Difusión de la Música Contemporánea (CDMC) for the Aula de Música de la Universidad de Alcalá de Henares

première: 05/12/1998. Alcalá de Henares / Spain

•  Quodlibet, 3 (october 1995) / Universal Edition UE 30363 (1996)


DE AMORE 1995

for violonchelo, 9’

commissioned by: City of Munich.

première: 05/11/1996. Gasteig, Munich / Germany. Yves Savary (violoncello)

  1. Universal Edition UE 30335 (1995)


DE MAGIA 1995

for alto or tenor saxophone, percussion and piano,14’

commissioned by: Kultursministerium Württenberg

première: 01/02/1996, Stadt Galerie, Saarbrücken / Germany. Trio Accanto [Marcus Weiss (saxophone), Christian Dierstein (percussion), Yukiko Sugawara (piano)]

•  Universal Edition UE 30253/30254 (1995)


EXPULSIÓN DE LA BESTIA TRIUNFANTE 1995

for cantaor (flamenco singer), string quartet and double bass

commissioned by: Festival de las Artes Sibila

text: José Ángel Valente

première: 12/03/1996, Teatro Central, Sevilla / Spain. Enrique Morente (cantaor), Arditti Quartet, Stefano Scodanibbio (double bass).

•  Universal Edition


NADIE 1995/97

for cantaora (ossia contralto), saxophone, percussion and piano. 11’

commissioned by: Verano Musical de Segovia

text: José Ángel Valente

première: 11/07/1997, Iglesia de San Juan de los Caballeros, Segovia 7 Spain. Esperanza Fernández (cantaora), Trio Accanto [Marcus Weiss (saxophone); Christian Dierstein (percussion); Yukiko Sugawara (piano)]

• Universal Edition


EL AMOR IMPOSIBLE 1996

for guitar. 3’

première: 17/08/1996 Iglesia de Santa Marina, Udalla (Cantabria) / Spain. Gabriel Estarellas (guitar)

•  Álbum de Colien para guitarra (Barcelona: Ediciones Cecilia Colien Honegger, 2000 [1998]), pp. 73-75.


TRAMA, IL FLAUTO DI MARSIA 1996

for flute. 22’

commissioned by: Fondazione Gustav Mahler de Cortona

première: 13/07/1997,Cortona / Italy. Roberto Fabbriciani (flute)

•  Universal Edition


DE L’INFINITO, UNIVERSO E MONDI 1996/97

for solo violin, orchestra  (2.3.2.2. / alto sax / 4.3.2.1. / 3 perc / hp / string) and sound carrier. 25’

commissioned by: Saarländischer Rundfunk

première:12/09/1997, Saarbrücken / Germany. RSO-Saarbrücken / Michael Stern.

•  Universal Edition


DE AMORE. UNA MASCHERA DI CENERE 1996/99

chamber opera, 100’

parts: Woman (soprano) / Man (baritone) / Ginesa (cantaora) / Marina (cantaora)

for ensemble (flute, clarinet, saxophone, violin, violoncello, double bass, 2 percussions and piano), tape and live electronics

librettist: Peter Mussbach

commissioned by: City of Munich for the Münchener Biennale

première: 19/04/1999, Gasteig, Munich / Germany.  Salome Kammer (Woman), Markus Eiche (Man), Eva Durán (Ginesa), Marina Heredia (Marina). Roberto Fabbriciani (flute), Ernesto Molinari (clarinet), Yves Savary (violoncello), Marcus Weiss (saxophone), Johannes Nied (double bass), Stefan Blum, Christian Dierstein (percussion), Yukiko Sugawara (piano) / Mauricio Sotelo

scenery: Peter Mussbach.

•  Universal Edition


ÁNGEL DE LA TIERRA 1997

for 2 cantaoras (ossia contraltos), ensemble (flute, saxophone, piano, 2 perc, violoncello and double bass) and tape. 25’

commissioned by: Studio für electronische Musik des WDR Köln

première: 10/04/1999, Cologne / Germany. Marina Heredia, Eva Durán (cantaoras), De Amore Ensemble / Mauricio Sotelo.

•   Universal Edition


ARGO (’ ) 1997

for alto or tenor saxophone. 22’

commissioned by: Centro para la Difusión de la Música Contemporánea (CDMC) / Ministerio de Cultura

première: 11/07/1997 Iglesia de San Juan de los Caballeros, Segovia / Spain. Marcus Weiss (saxophone)

•   Universal Edition UE 30368 (1997)

from it: Liebeslied I –parts I, II and IV– [saxophone alto, 8’]; Liebeslied II –parts VI, IX and X– [saxophone tenor, 9’] and Cantabile amoroso –parts IV and VI– [ soprano, alto or tenor saxophone, 6’]



EPITAFIO 1997

for cantaora (or contralto) y percussion. 8’

commissioned by: Verano Musical de Segovia

text: José Ángel Valente

première: 11/07/1997, Iglesia de San Juan de los Caballeros, Segovia / Spain. Esperanza Fernández (cantaora), Christian Dierstein (percussion)

•   Universal Edition


IN PACE 1997

for cantaora (or contralto), percussion and sound carrier. 12’

text: José Ángel Valente

première: 01/10/1997, Madrid. Carmen Linares (cantaora), Christian Dierstein (percussion).

•   Universal Edition.


AL FUEGO, EL MAR 1997/98

s. ROSE IN FIAMME

(1993/94)


POSESIÓN DEL ÁNGEL 1997/2001

for cantaor (or baritone), ensemble and sound carrier. 50’

text: José Ángel Valente

•   Universal Edition


CANTA LA LUZ HERIDA POR EL HIELO. HOMENAJE A FEDERICO GARCÍA LORCA 1998

for violin and ensemble (flute, clarinet, 2 perc, string quartet and double bass) and sound carrier. 9’

commissioned by: Ensemble Modern

première: 16/02/1998, Frankfurt / Germany. Ensemble Modern / Sian Edwards

•   Universal Edition


DEL AURA AL SUSPIRAR 1998

for double bass-flute (or bass-flute) and sound carrier.12’

commissioned by: Roberto Fabbriciani

première:  21/07/1998, Cividale del Friuli / Italy. Roberto Fabbriciani (double bass-flute). Sound director: Alvise Vidolin

•   Universal Edition UE 31832


FRAMMENTI DE L’INFINITO. LORCA-NONO DIÁLOGO DEL AMARGO 1998

for orquesta (2.2.2.2. / 2.2.2.0. / 2 perc / string) and sound carrier.12’

commissioned by: Junta de Andalucía

première: 25/06/1998, Fuentevaqueros, Granada / Spain. Orquesta Ciudad de Granada / Joan Pons

•   Universal Edition


INTERLUDIEN ZU LORCAS ‘CANCIONES POPULARES’ 1998

for flute, guitar, viola, double bass and percussion. 15’

commissioned by: Comisión Nacional del Centenario de Federico García Lorca and Ensemble 5 Innovación

première: 05/06/1998, Beethoven-Haus, Bonn / Germany. Ensemble 5 Innovación

•   Universal Edition


LECTURAS DEL LIBRO DE JOB 1998/2000

flute, string orchestra (16 14 12 10 8 ) and speaker ad libitum. 16’

commissioned by: Orquesta de la Comunidad de Madrid

text source: “Book of Job”

première: 08/06/1999, Teatro de la Zarzuela, Madrid / Spain. Roberto Fabbriciani (flute), José Luis Pellicena (speaker), Orquesta de la Comunidad de Madrid/ Pedro Alcalde

•   Universal Edition


PECES DEL AIRE 1999

guitar and violoncello. 20’

commissioned by: Saarländischer Rundfunk

première: 04/06/1999 Funkhaus Halberg, Saarbrücken / Germany. Stefan Schmidt (guitar), Ramón Jaffé (violoncello)

•   Universal Edition


CENA DE LAS CENIZAS 1999/2000

for orchestra (3.3.3.3. / 4.2.3.1. / 2 perc / hp / string). 25’

commissioned by: Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia

première: 03/10/2001, Palacio de Congresos y de la Ópera, La Coruña / Spain. Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia / José Ramón Encinar.

•   Universal Edition


SI DESPUÉS DE MORIR… IN MEMORIAM JOSÉ ÁNGEL VALENTE 1999/2000

for cantaor (or contralto), orchestra (2.2.2.2. / 4.2.3.1. / 3 perc / string) and sound carrier. 18’

text: José Ángel Valente

première: 18/10/200, Teatro Monumental, Madrid / Spain. Arcángel (cantaor), Orquesta Sinfónica de la RTVE / Antoni Ros-Marbà.

P. Universal Edition 31956 / 32548 (2001)

Alternative version: ELEGÍA. FRAGMENTO 1999/2003

for flute and orchestra (2.2.2.2. / 4.2.3.1. / 3 perc / string)

première: 16/10/2003, Teatro ‘Giuseppe Verdi’ , Trieste / Italy. Orchestra Filarmonica Teatro ‘Giuseppe Verdi’, Roberto Fabbriciani (flute) / Stefano Mazzoleni


CÁBALA DEL CABALLO  2000

for guitar and harpsichord. 9’

commissioned by: Elisabeth Chojnacka and Radio France

première: 07/02/2000, Maison de Radio France, Paris. Stefan Schmidt (guitar), Elisabeth Chojnacka (harpsichord)

•   Universal Edition


COMO EL OSCURO PEZ DEL FONDO 2001

for alto flute, percussion and sound carrier ad libitum.12’

commissioned by: Institut Valencià de la Música

première: 04/05/2001 Centre del Carme, Valencia / Spain. Roberto Fabbriciani (flute), Miguel Ángel Orero (percussion). Sound director: Mauricio Sotelo.

•   Universal Edition


DE VINCULIS: GE-BURT. A FRANCIS BURT 2001

for violin. 12’

commissioned by: Centro para la Difusión de la Música Contemporánea / Ministerio de Cultura.

preview: 06/042001, Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst, Vienna / Austria. Joanna Lewis (violin)

première: 28/02/2002, Auditorio Nacional de Música, Madrid / Spain. Joanna Lewis (violin)

•   Universal Edition UE 31871 (2001)


DE VINCULIS: GONG. A NURIA SCHÖNBERG NONO 2001

for percussion. 14’

commissioned by: Centro de Estudios Neopercusión

première: 28/02/2002, Auditorio Nacional de Música, Madrid / Spain. Juanjo Guillem (percussion)

•   Universal Edition UE 31991 (2001)


ESTREMECIDO POR EL VIENTO. CANTO A FEDERICO PARA VIOLÍN SOLO 2001

for violin. 4-5’

composed for Sian Philips

première: 25/072003, London / UK. Sian Philips (violin)

•  Universal Edition UE 32614 (2003)


APPASSIONATO – EN UN SILENCIO ARDIENTE 2002

for flute and ensemble (string quartet, double bass, 2 perc, hp and guitar.10’

commissioned by: Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

première: 20/05/2002, Palazzo Pitti Firenze / Italy. Roberto Fabbriciani (flute), Contempoartensemble / Mauro Ceccanti.

•  Universal Edition


DEGLI EROICI FURORI. STREICHQUARTETT N. 1 2002

for string quartet. 17’

commissioned by: Internationale Beethovenfeste Bonn

première: 24/09/2002, Beethoven-Haus, Bonn / Germany. Artemis Quartett

•   Universal Edition 31995 (2002)


RINCONETE Y CORTADILLO 2002

ballet, for electronics. 50’

Story line by Mercedes Carrillo and Raúl Comba based on the homonymus novel by Cervantes

première: 05/07/2002, Teatro del Generalife, Granada / Spain. Company Latorre. Daniel Navarro (Rinconete), Ignacio Blanco (Cortadillo). choreography: Javier Latorre

scenery: Abraham Lacalle

•   Universal Edition


CAMINO AL ANDAR 2003

Soundtrack for the documentary film by Sholeh Hejazi. 83’

script: Víctor Andresco

P. Universal Edition



CANTES ANTIGUOS 2003

for cantaor, piano and sound carrier. 10’

commissioned by: Het Muziektheater Amsterdam

text source: Persian poems of the XII century selected and arranged by the composer

première: 12/02/2003 Het Muziek-theater, Amsterdam / Netherlands. Arcángel (cantaor). Het Nationale Ballet / Kristof Pastor.

•   Universal Edition


CHALAN  2003

for percussion and orchestra ( 2.2.0.1. / 1.1.2.1. / 2 perc / piano / string). 18’

commissioned by: Ensemble musikFabrik and Kulturstiftung NWR

première: 03/12/2003, Funkhaus Wallrafplatz, Cologne / Germany. Trilok Gurtu (percussion), Ensemble musikFabrik/ Stefan Asbury.

•   Universal Edition UE 32615 / 32912 (2003)


TONÁ 2003

for clarinet

première: 28/04/2003 Teatre Talia, Valencia / Spain. José Luis Estellés (clarinet)

•   Piles ‘Quadern Ensems per a solistes’ (2004), pp. 117-119


ARTEMIS. STREICHQUARTETT N. 2 2003/04

for string quartet. 23’

commissioned by: BBC Radio 3

première: 24/09/2004, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester / UK. Artemis Quartett.

•   Universal Edition UE 32960 (2004)

New version with voice:


AUDÉEIS 2004

for voice (cantaor) and string quartet. 20’

commissioned by: Fundación Caja Madrid

première: 27/10/2004, Auditorio Nacional de Música, Madrid. Artemis Quartett, Arcángel (cantaor)

•   Universal Edition


WALL OF LIGHT RED – FÜR BEAT FURRER 2003/04

for saxophone  and ensemble (1.1.1.1. / 0.1.1.0. / 3 perc / 1.1.1.1.1.) 17’

commissioned by: Klangforum Wien

première: 06/12/2004, Helmut List-Halle, Graz / Austria. Gerald Preinfalk (saxophone), Klangforum Wien / Beat Furrer.

•   Universal Edition


SONETOS DEL AMOR OSCURO. CRIPTA SONORA PARA LUIGI NONO 2003/05 

for 2 cantaores, mixed choir, (4A4T4Bar4B), bass flute, double bass, ensemble (clarinet / bass clarinetbajo, 3 perc and  string trio) and sound carrier. 64’

commissioned by: Festival Internacional de Música y Danza de Granada and Institut Valencià de la Música. 64’

première: 01/07/2005, Hospital Real, Granada / Spain. Arcángel, Miguel Poveda (cantaores), Roberto Fabbriciani (flute), Uli Fussenegger (double bass) Grup Instrumental de València, Coro de la Generalitat Valenciana / Joan Cerveró. Sound director: Mauricio Sotelo. Images: Sean Scully

•   Universal Edition


CUADERNO DE DANZAS 2004

for violin  and ensemble (1.0.1.1. / 1.1.0.0. / perc / hp /guit / 1.0.1.1.1.) 20’

commissioned by: Contempoartensemble

première: 06/12/2004, Teatro Pergola, Florence / Italy. Duccio Ceccanti (violin) Contempoartensemble / Mauro Ceccanti

•   Universal Edition


EL LOCO 2004

ballet, for saxophone and orchestra. 90’

commissioned by: Ballet Nacional de España

première:06/09/2004, Teatro Real, Madrid / Spain. Ballet Nacional de España / José Antonio. Marcus Weiss (saxophone),

Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid / Josep Pons

Choreography: Javier Latorre

Scenery: Francisco López

main soloists: Christian Lozano (Félix ‘El loco’), Tamara López (Tamara Karsavina / La molinera / La dama blanca), Óscar Jiménez (Massine / El molinero / Espectro), Alberto Ferrero (Diaghilev / Espectro), Primitivo Daza (El bailaor antiguo / Espectro)

•   Proyecto Sotelo SL


MUROS DE DOLOR… I 2005

for tenor saxophone. 4’

commissioned by: Mostra Sonora de Sueca

première: 25/06/2005 Sueca / Spain. Marcus Weiss (saxophone)

  1.   Universal Edition


MUROS DE DOLOR… I_b 2012

for flute. 4’

•   Universal Edition


MUROS DE DOLOR… II 2005

for flute

commissioned by: Sociedad Española de Conmemoraciones Culturales

première: 07/11/2005. Residencia de Estudiantes, Madrid / Spain.  Alessandra Rombolá (flute)

•   Universal Edition


DULCINEA 2005/06

A children's opera based on "Don Quijote" by Miguel de Cervantes. 55’

commissioned by: Fundación Teatro Lírico - Teatro Real de Madrid in coproduction with Gran Teatre del Liceu de Barcelona, Asociación de Amigos de la Ópera de Bilbao, Teatro de la Maestranza de Sevilla, Fundación Ópera de Oviedo, Palau de les Arts de Valencia and Sociedad Estatal de Conmemoraciones Culturales

original libretto by Andrés Ibáñez

parts: Niño (soprano), Madre / Dulcinea (mezzo-soprano), Don Quijote (countertenor), Sancho (baritone)

for ensemble (clarinet, violin, violoncello, percussion and piano) and sound carrier

première: 18/05/2006, Teatro Real, Madrid / Spain. Arantxa Armentia (Niño), Beatriz Lanza (Madre / Dulcinea), José Hernández Pastor (Don Quijote), Javier Galán (Sancho), Javier Ibarz (Cervantes); Vicente Alberola (clarinet), Margarita Sikoeva (violin), Dragos Alexander Balán (violoncello), Juanjo Rubio (percussion), Juan Carlos Garvayo (piano) / Joan Cerveró

Scenery: Gustavo Tambascio

•   Universal Edition UE 33449


RAÍZ DEL AIRE 2005/06

for cantaor and ensemble (flute, clarinet, violin, violoncello y percussion)

première: 24/04/2006 Sendesaal Radio Bremen, Bremen / Germany. Antonio Vélez ‘Pitingo’ (cantaor), Grup Instrumental de València / Joan Cerveró

•   Universal Edition UE 33583 / 33585 (2006)


WALL OF LIGHT BLACK – FOR SEAN SCULLY 2005/06

for saxophone and ensemble (1.1.1.1. / 1.1.1.1. / 2 perc / piano / 1.1.1.1.1.) 16’

commissioned by: musikFabrik and Kunststifung NRW

première: 27/08/2006 Funkhaus Cologne / Germany. Marcus Weiss (saxophone), musikFabrik / Brad Lubman

•   Universal Edition UE 332217 / 33220 (2006)


WALL OF LIGHT SKY 2005/06

for ensemble (flute, clarinet, 2 violins, violoncello and percussion) and sound carrier. 12’

commissioned by: Grup Instrumental de València

première: 24/04/2006, Sendesaal Radio Bremen, Bremen / Germany. Grup Instrumental de València / Joan Cerveró

•  Universal Edition.


GREEN AURORA DANCING OVER THE NIGHT SIDE OF THE EARTH 2006

for piano. 10’

commissioned by: Robert-Schumann-Gesellschaft e. V. Düsseldorf for the Concours-Clara-Schumann 2007

•   Universal Edition UE 33418 (2007)


TANQUAM CENTRUM CIRCULI 2006

for flute, harpsichord and orchestra (2.2.3.2. / 4.2.2.1. / 3 perc/ string) 18’

commissioned by: Saarländischer Rundfunk

première: 24/09/2006, Congresshalle, Saarbrücken / Germany. Roberto Fabbriciani (flute), Elisabeth Chojnacka (harpsichord) RSO-Saarbrücken /Josep Pons

•  Universal Edition UE 31042 / 31107 (2006)


TISRA. KLAVIERTRIO N. 1 2006

commissioned by: Trío Arbós. 12’

première: 16/12/2006, Lodi / Italy. Trío Arbós [Miguel Borrego (violin); José Miguel Gómez (violoncello); Juan Carlos Garvayo (piano)].

•   Universal Edition UE 33675 / 33676a-c (2006)


MUROS DE DOLOR… III 2006/07

for orchestra (3.2.3.2. / 4.2.2.1. / 3 perc / string). 14’

commissioned by: Orquesta Filarmónica de Gran Canaria

première: 04/052007, Auditorio Alfredo Kraus, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria / Spain. Orquesta Filarmónica de Gran Canaria / Anne Manson

•   Universal Edition


NIGHT 2007

for percussion and ensemble (1.1.2.1. / 1.1.1.0. / 2 perc / hp / piano / 1.1.1.1.1.) 25’

commissioned by: Casa da Música de Oporto for Remix Ensemble

première: 16/06/2007, Casa da Música, Oporto / Portugal. Miquel Bernat (percussion ), Remix Ensemble / Emilio Pomàrico.

•  Universal Edition


VENTA VARGA 2007

piano trio

première: 29/11/2007 Musikverein, Vienna / Austria. Wiener Klaviertrio: Wolfgang Redik, vl; Matthias Gredler, vc; Stefan Mendl, pn

•  Universal Edition


MUROS DE DOLOR… IV – SOLEÁ DE UTRERA 2007

for cantaor, saxophone and percussion. 10’

commissioned by: Dúo Lorca and Año Jubilar V Centenario de Utrera

première: 14/12/2007, Teatro Municipal ‘Enrique de la Cuadra’ Utrera / Spain. Rafael de Utrera (cantaor), Dúo Lorca [Juan Jiménez, saxophone; Antonio Moreno, percussion]

•  Universal Edition


COMO LLORA EL VIENTO… 2007

for guitar and orchestra. 23’

commissioned by: Festival de Música de Canarias

première: 18/01/2008, Auditorio Alfredo Kraus, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria / Spain. Juan Manuel Cañizares (guitar), Nederlands Philharmonisch Orkest / Yakov Kreizberg

•  Universal Edition UE 33996 / 33710 (2007)


COMO LLORA EL AGUA… 2008

para guitarra flamenca. 12’

commissioned by: MaerzMusik – Festival für aktuelle Musik, Berlín

première: 13/03/2008, Universität der Künste, Berlín / Germany. Juan Manuel Cañizares (guitarra)

•  Universal Edition


EL RAYO DE TINIEBLA 2007/08

for cantaor, choir and orchestra

commissioned by: Orquesta de la Comunidad de Madrid

première: 04/06/2008, Auditorio Nacional de Música, Madrid / Spain. Arcángel (cantaor) ,Orquesta y Coro de la Comunidad de Madrid / José Ramón Encinar

•  Universal Edition


SUPERNOVA-SANTA MARINA LA REAL

for organ. 12’

commissioned by: XXV Festival Internacional de Órgano Catedral de León

première: 11/10/2008, Iglesia de Santa Marina la Real, León / Spain. Adolfo Gutiérrez Viejo, organ

  1. P.Universal Edition


DE OSCURA LLAMA

for voice (cantaor), ensemble und sound carrier.50’

première: 08/12/2008, Teatro Jovellanos, Gijón / Spain. Arcángel (Cantaor), Roberto Fabbriciani (flute) Stefano Scodanibbio (double bass), Ensemble RESIDENCIAS: Carlos Glavez (clarinet), Miguel Borrego (violin), José Miguel Gómez (violoncello) Juan Carlos Garvayo (piano), Juanjo Guillem and Rafa Gálvez (percussion) / Mauricio Sotelo

•  Universal Edition


CRIPTA, MÚSICA PARA LUIGI NONO

for voice (cantaor), mixed choir, ensemble and sound carrier. 64’

commissioned by: Salzburg Biennale (I)

première: 05/03/2009, Mozarteum, Salzburg / Austria. Arcángel (cantaor), Österreichises Ensemble für Neue Musik, Salzburger Bachchor / Beat Furrer

•  Universal Edition


ARDE EL ALBA 2008/09

for soprano, ‘cantaor’ and orchestra. 24’

commissioned by: Orquesta Nacional de España.

première: 04/03/2009, Auditorio Nacional, Madrid / Spain. Milagros Poblador (soprano), Arcángel (cantaor),Orquesta y Coro Nacional de España/ Josep Pons

•   Universal Edition


A ROBERTO-LA CHIAREZZA DESERTA 2009

for flute

première: 26/04/2009, Zagreb / Croatia

•   Universal Edition


COMO LLORA EL VIENTO… 2009

for guitar and ensemble. 23’

commissioned by: Grup Instrumental de Valencia

première: 18/09/2009,Teatro Principal, Alicante /Spain. Juan Manuel Cañizares (guitar), Grup Instrumental de Valencia /Joan Cerveró

•  Universal Edition


JEREZ DESDE EL AIRE 2009

for piano. 7’

commissioned by: Asociación Española de Festivales de Música Clásica

première: 28/11/2009, Cádiz / Spain. Juan Carlos Garvayo

•   Universal Edition


KlangMuro …I 2009

for flute, double bass and ensemble. 25’

commissioned by: Klangforum Wien

première: 09/10/2009, Helmuth List-Halle, Graz /Austria. Vera Fischer (fl.), Uli Fussenegger (db.) Klangforum Wien / Rolf Gupta

•  Universal Edition


LA MÉMOIRE INCENDIÉE: LA GUITARE. STREICHQUARTETT N. 3 2007/09

for string quartet. 18’

commissioned by: Centro para la Difusión de la Música Contemporánea (CDMC) and Quatuor Diotima

première: 23/09/2009, Teatro Arniches, Alicante / Spain. Quatuor Diotima

•  Universal Edition


MUROS DE DOLOR... V: JOSÉ ÁNGEL VALENTE-MEMORIA SONORA 2009

for violin and live electronics. 10’

première: 24/09/2009, Ourense / Spain. Raquel Rivera

•  Universal Edition


ALTER KLANG 2009-2010

for cantaor, guitar and string quartet

commissioned by: Quatuor Diotima

première: 17/02/2010, Auditorio Nacional de Música, Madrid / Spain. Quatuor Diotima, JM Cañizares (guitar), Arcángel (cantaor)

•  Universal Edition


MUROS DE DOLOR... VI:  Soleá 

for violoncello. 10’

commissioned by: Composer Association “The Sound Set Japan”

première: 24/09/2010, Auditorium Musicasa, Tokyo / Japan. Ryou Onoki

  1. Universal Edition


CRIPTA COLONIA GÜELL – MÚSICA PARA LA ESMUC 2010

for 2 voices (cantaoras), mixed choir, ensemble (1.0.2.0-0.0.0.0, timp, perc(2), hp, acc, pno, vln, guit, vla, vc, cb) and electronics. 25’

commissioned by: Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya

première: 25/10/2010, L’Auditori, Barcelona / Spain. Solisten-Ensemble / Mauricio Sotelo (dir.)

•  Universal Edition


MUERTE SIN FIN 2010

for for dancer, cantaor and ensemble. 34’

commissioned by: Biënale Flamenco 2011

première: 30/01/2011, Muziekgebow Amsterdam/Netherlands. Niew Ensemble / Ed Spanjaard

•  Universal Edition


ALPHA CENTAURI 2010

for ensemble and electronics. 19’

commissioned by: Ensemble Espai Sonor

première: 31/01/2011, Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Auditorio 400, Madrid / Spain. Espai Sonor / Voro García

•  Universal Edition


MUERTE SIN FIN … COMENTARIO, a la memoria de Enrique Morente 2011

for reciter, bailaora, cantaor, ensemble and electronics. 72’

text: José Gorostiza

première: 29/06/2011, Teatro Real, Madrid / Spain. Juan Diego (recitation), Fuensanta “La Moneta” (bailaora), Arcangel (cantaor) / Mauricio Sotelo

•   Universal Edition


CUERPOS ROBADOS 2011

for violin, reciter and orchestra. 15’

commissioned by: Festival Klangspuren Schwaz

première: 08/09/2011 Schwaz / Austria. Patricia Kopatchinskaja (violín), Ernesto Estrella (recitador), Tiroler SO Innsbruck / Franck Ollu

•   Universal Edition



LUZ SOBRE LIENZO  2011

for violin, bailaora, percusssion and electronic. 40’

commissioned by: Acción Cultural Española for the 200th Anniversary of the Constitution of 1812

première: 03/12/2011 Auditorio 400, Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid / Spain.

Patricia Kopatchinskaja (vl.), Fuensanta “La Moneta”, (bailaora), Agustín Diassera (perc), Fernando Villanueva (electronics)

•   Universal Edition


MAPAS CELESTES…I  2011

for ensemble (flute, clarinet, horn, percussion, piano, violin and violoncello) and electronics. 15’

commissioned by: Sociedad Filarmónica de Badajoz

première: 01/12/2011, Badajoz / España. Neo Ars Ensemble

•   Universal Edition


AZUL DE LONTANANZA  2012

for string sextet. 10’

commissioned by: Instituto Italiano de Cultura de Madrid

première: 05/ 05/ 2012. Teatro alla Scala, Milano / Italia

    10. 05. 2012. Auditorio Nacional de Música. Madrid /España

Sestetto d'archi dell'Accademia del Teatro alla Scala 

•   Universal Edition


SUB ROSA  2012

for piano solo. 12’

commissioned by: Juan Carlos Garvayo/ Asociación Voltaire

première: 12/06/2012, Madrid/España. Juan Carlos Garvayo

•   Universal Edition


Aber das wehende höre… 2012

for piano solo. 9’33’’

dedication: Yehuda Elkana

•   Universal Edition


KlangMuro …II  2012

for ensemble (principal violin). 17’

commissioned by: IVM and CNDM/Inaem

première: 29/05/2012, Centro del Carmen, Valencia / España,

        30/05/2012, Auditorio Nacional de Música, Madrid / España

Mª Carmen Antequera (violin), Grup Instrumental/ Jordi Bernàcer

•   Universal Edition


CRIPTA – MÚSICA PARA MANUEL DE FALLA 2012

for ensemble and electronics. 15’

commissioned by: ContempoArt–Ensemble

première: 07/ 06. 2012, Teatro Goldoni, “Maggio musicale Fiorentino”, Firenze / Italia

ContempoArt-Ensemble / Mauro Ceccanti

•   Universal Edition


MUROS DE DOLOR … Ib 2012

For flute.  4’

[Version from Muros de dolor … I für Tenorsaxofon (2005)]


EL PUBLICO 2010-2013

An opera in five scenes and a prologue

libretto by  Andrés Ibáñez, based on the play by Federico García Lorca

commissioned by: Gerard Mortier for the Teatro Real de Madrid. Fundación Teatro Real.

KLANGFORUM Wien; Coro del Teatro Real. / Pablo Heras-Casado. Dirección de escena: Robert Castro. Escenografía: Alexander Polzin.

Figurines: Wojciech Dziedzic. Iluminación: Urs Schönebaum. Coreografía: Darrel Grand Moultrie

Dirección de sonido: Peter Böhm. Asistente de dirección de sonido: Florian Bogner

Dirección del coro: Andrés Máspero. / Director: José Antonio López. Caballo primero: Arcángel. Caballo segundo : Jesús Méndez.

Caballo tercero: Rubén Olmo. Hombre primero: Thomas Tatzl. Hombre segundo: Josep Miquel Ramón. Hombre tercero: Antonio Lozano

Elena: Gun-Brit Barkmin. Emperador / Prestidigitador: Erin Caves. Julieta: Isabella Gaudí. Criado / Enfermero: José San Antonio

Guitarra solista: Cañizares. Percusionista: Agustín Diassera

première: 24/02/2015, Teatro Real, Madrid. (further performances: 26 February; 1, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13 March)

•   Proyecto Sotelo SL

DVD/BluRay by Bel Air Classiques (BAC134). https://belairclassiques.com/film/sotelo-el-publico-dvd-blu-ray?lang=en


ANCORA UN SEGRETO… 2012/13

Hommage–Sonate per Alfred Brendel

for piano solo. 17’

commissioned by: 60. Internationale Klavierwettbewerb Ferruccio Busoni/ Siemens Musikstiftung

première: 25/08/2014, Bolzano/Italia. Juan Carlos Garvayo

•   Universal Edition


LE TEMPS SCINTILLE… 2014/18

for string quartet and electronics. 48’

commissioned by: SWR Experimental Studio, Freiburg

(Der Titel ist ein Zitat aus dem Gedicht »Le cimetière marin« (1920) von Paul

Valéry: »Le temps scintille et le songe est savoir«.)

In preparation


BRUCKNER-NACHKLANG 2013

for orchestra. 3’33’’

commissioned by: Bamberger Symphoniker

première: 23/05/2014, Konzerthaus, Vienna

Bamberger Symphoniker/ Jonathan Nott

•   Universal Edition


RED INNER LIGHT SCULPTURE 2015

for violin, bailaora [Flamenco-Tänzerin], flamenco–percussion and string orchestra. 22’

commissioned by: Patricia Kopatchinskaja / Praetorius Prize

première: 10, 11, 12/06/2016, Ordaway Hall, St. Paul / Minnesota 2016; 20’

Patricia Kopatchinskaja (Vl.), Ruben Olmo (bailaor), Agustín Diassera (perc), St. Paul Chamber Orchestra / Tito Muñoz.

(Also performable without bailaora and flamenco percussion)

•   Universal Edition


WHITE INNER LIGHT 2015

for solo violin. ca. 5’

commissioned by: Proyecto Sotelo SL

première: Jugend Musiziert. Kassel/Germany. P. Mauricio Sotelo-Romero

•   Proyecto Sotelo SL


BLANCA LUZ DE AZAHAR 2016

for viola and Piano. 14’

commissioned by: CNDM

première: 30/11/2016. Auditorio Nacional. Madrid/ Spain. Isabel Villanueva (va.) Thomas Hoppe (pno)

•   Proyecto Sotelo SL


EL CELLO LA GUITARRA Y EL MAR 2016

for cello and guitar. 14’

commissioned by: XLIV Festival Internacional Cervantino de Guanajuato.

première: 19/10/2016. Festival Cervantino. Guanajuato /Mex. Rohan de Saram (vc.) Magnus Andersson (guit.)

•   Proyecto Sotelo SL


PLAZA ALTA 2016

for ensemble [Fl., Clar., Alt-Sax., Vl., Vc., Pn., Perc.] 5’

commissioned by: Sociedad Filarmónica de Badajoz/CNDM

première: 17/10/2016, Badajoz. Sonido Extremo/ Jordi Francés

•   Proyecto Sotelo SL


RED INNER LIGHT-VIITASAARI NIGHT 2016

for ensemble [Fl., Vl., Va., 2 Pno., Perc.]. ca. 8’

première:  10/07/2016. ‘Time of Music’, Viitasaari/Finland. P. Mauricio Sotelo-Romero (vn), Liza Reid (va), Maria Lund (fl), Irene Bianco (perc), Magdalena Cerezo (pno), Jana Luksts (pno).

•   Proyecto Sotelo SL


CINCO SONATAS DE DOMENICO SCARLATTI (K107, K184, K 450, K455, K87) 2017

for string orchestra. ca. 30’

commissioned by: Stuttgarter Kammerorchester

première: 23/03/2017, Theaterhaus, Stuttgart/ Germany; Stuttgarter Kammerorchester / Mauricio Sotelo

•   Proyecto Sotelo SL


DOS PRELUDIOS DE CHOPIN (Nr. 4 & Nr. 8) 2017

for solo violine and string orchestra. ca. 10’

commissioned by: Stuttgarter Kammerorchester

première: 23/03/2017, Theaterhaus, Stuttgart/Germany; Stuttgarter Kammerorchester / Mauricio Sotelo

•   Proyecto Sotelo SL


Y LOS ARCOS VACÍOS POR EL CIELO 2017

for guitar quartet and string orchestra. ca. 20’

commissioned by: Aleph Gitarrenquartett /Stuttgarter Kammerorchester

première: 19/05/2017 Stuttgart/Germany; Aleph Gitarrenquartett, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester / Mauricio Sotelo

•   Proyecto Sotelo SL


MUROS DE DOLOR … VII 2018

for solo viola. 8’

première:  23/02/2018. Beethovenhaus, /Germany; Tabea Zimmermann (viola)

•   Universal Edition


QUASALS VB–131. Streichquartett Nr. 4 2017

for string quartet. 11’

commissioned by: L’Auditori de Barcelona/CNDM

première:  04/10/2017. Wigmore Hall, London/ GB. (Tournee: Philharmonie Berlin, Konzerthaus Wien, Baden–Baden…)

Cuarteto Casals 

•   Universal Edition


BULERÍA ARBÓS: RITUAL 2017

for cantaor, viola, cello and piano. 12’

commissioned by: Trio Arbós

première:  25/10/2017. Auditorio Nacional de Música, Madrid/Spain. Trio Arbós (Cecilia Bercovich, José Miguel Gómez, Juan Carlos Garvayo)

•   Proyecto Sotelo SL


CON SEGRETO SUSSURRO: DE VINCULIS. 2017

Concerto per pianoforte e orchestra. 22’

commissioned by:  Orquesta Nacional de España/INAEM

première: 23, 24, 25/02/2018. Auditorio Nacional de Música, Madrid/Spain. Nicolas Hodges (pno),  Orquesta Nacional de España / David Afkham

•   Proyecto Sotelo SL


BLUE INNER LIGHT  2017

for solo violin. 3’

•   Proyecto Sotelo SL


D’IMMENSO…LIBRO I 2018

for flute and accordion 12’

première: 03/12/2018. Firenze/Italia. Roberto Fabbriciani (fl), Francesco Gesualdi (acc).

commissioned by: GAMO / Amici della Musica Firenze

•   Proyecto Sotelo SL


LʼANGELO NECESSARIO – A MASSIMO CACCIARI  2018

For solo clarinet and orchestra. 15’

commissioned by: La Monnaie/De Munt

première: 06/01/2019. Bozar, Brussels/Belgium. Symphonic Orchestra of La Monnaie/ Alain Altinoglu

•   Proyecto Sotelo SL


Works in preparation


BRUNO O IL TEATRO DELLA MEMORIA. (2017–2020)

Opera in five acts. 132’

Libretto (Italian): Massimo Cacciari and Mauricio Sotelo after texts by Giordano Bruno.

commissioned by: La Monnaie/De Munt

première:  September 2021. La Monnaie/ Brussels.  Orchestra of La Monnaie/ Kazushi Ono. Stage direction: Alexander Polzin and Sommer Ulrickson. Set design: Alexander Polzin. Lighting designer: Urs Schönebaum

•   Proyecto Sotelo SL


Bouquet of short instrumental Encores


Encore… la joie _I

from Como llora el agua 2013

for guitar solo. 3’

•   Universal Edition


Encore… la joie _II a

from Luz Sobre Lienzo 2013

for violin solo. 3’

•   Universal Edition


Encore… la joie _II b

from Luz Sobre Lienzo 2013

for violin solo. 3’

•   Universal Edition


Encore… la joie _III

from Ancora un segreto 2013

for piano solo. 3’

•      Universal Edition


Withdrawn works

  1. N.Works written before 1989 have been withdrawn by the composer



Cori (1982), mixed choir

Bulería (1984), guitar and violoncello

Dúo (1984), 2 violins

Málaga (1984), soprano and ensemble (flute, clarinet, horn, percussion, guitar and string trio)

Retrato de un andamio (1984), clarinet, trombone y vibraphone

Soleá (1984), clarinet, horn, viola y vibraphone

Polyphem (1985), orchestra

Siete falsetas (1985), brass quintet

Anagrama (1986), piano

An-Denken (1986), 2 violoncellos

Incidental music for Bodas de sangre (1986), sound carrier

Incidental music for Unter Spaniens Himmel (1986), sound carrier

El Guardián de la Posibilidad I 1987

      for soprano and ensemble (1.1.1.0. / trombone / piano / percussion /guitar / viola, violoncello) 17’

Text by Andrés Ibáñez

première: 08/02/1987, Círculo de Bellas Artes, Madrid / Spain. Adelina Álvarez (soprano), Grupo Círculo / José Luis Temes.

El Guardián de la Posibilidad II 1987

       for flute, clarinet, percussion, piano, viola y violoncello

… El l’avare Silence 1987

      for ensemble (1.1.1.1. / tuba / 2 perc/ piano / 1.1.1.1.)17’

première: 21/12/1988, Auditorio Nacional de Música, Madrid. Grupo Círculo / José Luis Temes

Geviert (1987), piano trio

Lieve (1987), sound carrier 8’52’’

première: 19/06/1988, Madrid

… dans un ultime murmure… (1988), marimba

Lueurs lisieres (1988), orchestra

Quando il cielo si oscura I (Sax-solo) (1988), saxophone

Edition Contemp-Art.

Streichquartett n. 1 (1988), string quartet

Incidental music for Im Dickicht der Städte (1989), sound carrier

L’Allegria (1992), violoncello