Gandini, Gerardo

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Gerardo Gandini


Born: October 16, 1936

Country: Buenos Aires, Argentina


Teachers: Alberto Ginastera, Goffredo Petrassi

Gerardo Gandini is pianist , composer and director of music. Born in 1936 in Buenos Aires , Argentina and is one of the most important figures in contemporary music Argentina in the second half of the twentieth century. He studied composition with Goffredo Petrassi and Alberto Ginastera and trained as a pianist Roberto Caamano , Pia Sebastiani and Yvonne Loriod . It is noteworthy that he was pianist of Astor Piazzolla in this sextet formed in the year 1989 .

He was professor of the Instituto Di Tella (Buenos Aires), the Juilliard School of Music in New York , Faculty of Music at the Catholic University of Argentina , the Conservatory Gilardo Gilardi of La Plata (Argentina) and the Faculty of Fine Arts the National University of La Plata (Argentina). He was also in charge of the courses of Contemporary Music San Telmo Foundation / Goethe Institute of Buenos Aires and was in charge of one of the workshops ended Antorchas Foundation (Argentina).

Gandini has been music director of the Buenos Aires Philharmonic , music director of the Teatro Colon and founding director of the Center for Experimentation in Opera and Ballet theater itself. In 2003, he was resident composer of the Teatro Colon.[1]

Works for Percussion

...l'adieu - Percussion Duo; Piano, with Electronics