Electroacustics concert

Electroacustics concert

29/04 - 13:00h - CONCERT N.19

Fabra i Coats-Fàbrica de Creació


⇨Mario Mary

⇨Benjamin O'Brien

⇨Rita Torres




Open Call electro:

- Sal* (2016) of Mario Mary (France) - 9'

electroacustics work.

- along the eaves* (2015) of Benjamin O’Brien (France) - 8'

electroacustics work.

- Shaking Mendeleev in the Presence of a Guitar* (2005) of Rita Torres (Portugal) - 4'

electroacustics work.

- Mark Wolf (Australia), Concert: Miniature (2018) - 2’.

- Isandro Ojeda (Andalucia), Concert: a man walking in a walkman/ misendrome (2014) - 4'.


- Xavier Palà i Nosàs (Catalonia), Within the rampart's crack (2017) - 2’.

- Esteban Ibarra (Argentina),  Brumeux (2011) - 6'.

electroacustics work.

- Sabina Khujaeva (Uzbekistan), Concert: Wings (2017) - 4’.

electroacustics work.

- Ricardo Tovar (Colombia), Concert: Miniature (2018) - 2’.

* Work selected at Open Call Mixtur
** Participant at Composition and Sound Experimentation Workshop


Benjamin O’Brien composes, researches, and performs acoustic and electro-acoustic music that focuses on music similarity, translation, and machine listening. He holds degrees in music composition and mathematics from the University of Florida (PhD), Mills College (MA), and the University of Virginia (BA). Benjamin has studied computer music, improvisation, and theory with David Bernstein, Ted Coffey, Fred Frith, Paul Koonce, Roscoe Mitchell, and Paul Richards. His compositions have been performed at international conferences and festivals including the International Computer Music Conference, Electroacoustic Music Studies Conference, Toronto International Electroacoustic Symposium, and SuperCollider Symposium. Some of his honors include Music OMI Fellowship (OMI International Arts Center), International Electroacoustic Music Young Composers Awards Finalist (Workshop on Computer Music and Audio Technology), and International Audio Artist Finalist (Radical dB Festival). His work is published by Oxford University Press, Society of Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States, Canadian Electroacoustic Community, Taukay Edizioni Musicali, and naucleshg. He currently lives in Marseille, France, where he is a member of the Laboratoire Musique et Informatique de Marseille.

Rita Torres (Lisbon, Portugal, 1977) is currently a researcher at Évora University (Portugal). She holds a PhD in Science and Technology of the Arts of the Portuguese Catholic University, as well as degrees in Chemical Engineering, Guitar, Musicology/Music Informatics, and Composition. Her current research project is centred on guitar multiphonics.