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MAR I CEL

Music Albert Guinovart, libretto Xavier Bru de Sala, (dramaturgy on the Angel Guimerà’s original) and production Dagoll Dagom. Released on October the 7th 1988 in the Teatre Victoria de Barcelona. In 2004 there was a joint production of Catalunya’s Teatre Nacional with a total review of the original score and new orchestration. On October the 12th 2006 Madrid had the premiere in Guillermo Ramos’s Spanish version in the Teatro Gran Vía. On March 17, 2007 there has had the premiere Hartmut Forche’s German version in the Opernhaus of Halle with a new orchestration for symphonic orchestra.

FLOR DE NIT

Music Albert Guinovart, libretto Manuel Vázquez Montalbán, production Dagoll Dagom. Premiered on April the 7th 1992 in the Teatre Victoria de Barcelona.

GAUDÍ, EL MUSICAL DE BARCELONA

Music Albert Guinovart, libretto Jordi Galcerán and Esteve Miralles, production of Focus. Premiered on September the 24th 2002 in the Barcelona Teatre Musical.

PARADÍS

Music Albert Guinovart, libretto Jordi Galcerán and Esteve Miralles, based on the work ” Civilitzats tanmateix ” by Carles Soldevila, production of Bitó. Premiered on December the 2nd 2005 in the Teatre de Salt, during the Festival Temporada Alta.

LA VAMPIRA DEL RAVAL

Música Albert Guinovart, libreto de Josep Arias Velasco, dirigida per Jaume Villanueva. Estrenada en el Teatro del Raval, Barcelona, el 19 de diciembre del 2011.

ATZAR

with libretto by Rosario Curiel. Released in the University of Barcelonaon July 1, 1998. Commissioned by the Aula de Cant of the Conservatoridel Liceu with libretto by Rosario Curiel. Released at the University of Barcelona on July 1, 1998. Commissioned by the Aula de Cant of the Conservatory del Liceu. Among the outstanding singers Toni Marsol, Albert Montserrat, Oriol Rosés and Jordi Mas. The musical director was Miquel Ortega, and the stage director Joan Anton Sánchez.

ALBA ETERNA

libretto by Jordi Faura. It was released on December 12, 2009 at Teatre Fortuny de Reus, commissioned by the theater and Camera Musicae. Four singers and a dancer for a story about the pass of time. Begoña Alberdi, soprano, Claudia Schneider,mezzo, Antoni Comas, tenor, and Marc Canturri, baritone, were accompanied by the Camera Musicae Orchestra conducted by Tomàs Grau. Roberto Oliván was the choreograper and the stage direction was done by of Jordi Faura and Abel Coll.

TERRA BAIXA

Commissioned by the Esbart de Sant Cugat and released in 1999 in its Auditori with the Esbart and Andorra’s Chamber National Orchestra.

"ELS FILLS DEL SEGLE"

with poems by Miquel Desclot (1994) for soprano, mezzosoprano, tenor, baritone, mixed choir and orchestra (commissioned by Catalunya’s Corals Juvenils)

"CONTRANIT"

on poems by Santi Montagut (2003) for soprano, baritone, mixed choir and chamber orchestra (commissioned by the Polifònica de Granollers).

"ELS PASTORETS"

(The little sheperds)(2006), for soprano, mezzosoprano, narrator, choir of white voices and instrumental ensemble; commissioned by the Cor Vivaldi

ARÍON Y EL DEFÍN

(Arion and the Dolphin) with text by David Nel·lo (2008) for tenor, baritone, children’s choir and instrumental ensemble. It has been comissioned by the educational services of the l’Auditori of Barcelona for the project Cantània. As the tenth anniversary will be completed with the song Per molts anys, Cantània!

"EL BESTIOLARI DE LA CLARA"

Sixteen songs with poems about little animals by Miquel Desclot for choir of white voices and piano, premiered in teh Teatre Auditori de Granollers, 23/V/2011 with the Cor Infantil Amics de la Unió with the conductor Josep Vila

Albert Guinovart has an abundant symphonic and chamber production. Every time his music is more demanded for the concert hall. From his point of view of composer – interpreter, his music is direct and intends the spontaneous contact with the public.

ADAGIO Y RONDÓ

for string ochestra (1993).

SINFONIETA LORQUIANA

for brass ensemble and percussion (2006).

CONCIERTO

for flute, piano and strings.

CONCIERTO DE GIRONA

for clarinet, piano and strings.

CONCIERTO

for clarinet and orchestra.

CONCIERTO

for french horn, piano and strings.

"CLAROBSCUR"

Concerto for percussion, piano and strings.

RAPSODIA DE NADAL

for orchestra.

RETABLO DE NAVIDAD

for orchestra.

SIMFONIETA CATALANA

for chamber orchestra.

LA VIDA SECRETA

for orchestra.

OBERTURA MAR I CEL

for orchestra.

OBERTURA GAUDÍ

for orchestra.

CONCIERTO PARA PIANO Y ORQUESTA 'TRACES'

for piano and orchestra ‘Traces’

I LOVE RHYTHM

for piano and orchestra, on five George Gershwin’s songs.

RHAPSODY IN SILK

for piano and orchestra, on Cole Porter’s songs.

CONCIERTO MAR I CEL

for piano and cobla

SUITE GOYESCA

for cobla and percussion.

RAPSODIA DE LA PATUM

for piano and band (2006).

EL LAMENTO DE LA TIERRA (The lament of the Earth)

symphonic poem for large orchestra (2008) comissioned and premiered by the Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya, on January the 9th of 2009, conducted by Roberto Minczuk.

'DOLCE SUONO'

Concerto for euphonium and string orchestra premiered by Víctor Ferragut on March the 19th of 2010 at Higini Anglès Hall in Reus. With the Orquestra Gèrminans and Àlex Sansó.

LOVE AND FIRE

symphonic poem premiered on 2 May 2010 by the Orquestra Julià Carbonell of Lleida, conducted by Alfons Reverte. Commissioned to honor the poet Marius Torres for the year of its centennial.

"LES MANS DEL VENT", THE HANDS OF DE WIND

concerto for piano and symphonic band Auditori de Barcelona with the Banda Municipal de Barcelona, Franz Paul Decker and A. Guinovart 28/XI/2010.

SONATA

for flute and piano.

SONATA

for oboe and piano.

SONATA

for clarinet and piano.

FANTASÍA SOBRE GOYESCAS

for clarinet and piano.

HAENDELIANA

for saxo soprano (or clarinet/oboe) and piano.

VARIACIONS

for bassoon and piano.

SONATA

for saxo soprano and piano.

SONATA

for saxo alto and piano.

FANTASÍA

for saxo alto and piano.

SONATA

para trompa y piano

DUES FANTASIES

for violin and double-bass.

DUETO IN EXTREMIS

para violín y contrabajo

FANTASÍA

for violonchelo and piano.

AUSTRÀLIA

for violin, viola, violonchelo, double-bass and piano.

VARIACIONS GEOGRÀFIQUES SOBRE 'EL CANT DELS OCELLS'

para violín, viola, violoncelo, contrabajo y piano. También hay una versión para violín y piano, viola y piano, y cuarteto de metales, percusión y piano.

QUARTET 'KEPLER'

for string quartet (dedicated and premiered by the Arts Quartet, the 19th of November 2007, in the Auditori de Barcelona).

LA CIUTAT QUE PARLA (The alive city)

for piano, brass quartet, percussion, with texts by David Nel·lo . Premiered in the Auditori of Barcelona the 9th of June, 2008.

TRIO 'MIRALL TRENCAT' PER A TROMPA, VIOLÍ I PIANO

estrenada el 11 de febrero de 2009 en el Auditorio Municipal de Terrassa con Paco Rodríguez, trompa; Liviu Morna, violín y Albert Guinovart al piano.

LES AVENTURES DE MONSIEUR JULES

for brass quintet and piano. Work in six movements inspired by Jules Verne’s books, premiered at the Festival of Alzira, the 30th of June, 2011 by Spanish Brass Luur Metalls and Albert Guinovart.

"BALADES AMARGUES"

Songs on Josep Palau’s i Fabre’s poems in Catalan for medium voice and piano.

TRES CANCIONES

on Feliu Formosa’s poems in Catalan for soprano and piano.

LE TOUT, LE RIEN

three french songs in on Yves Bonnefoy’s poems for high voice and piano.

"INFANT I MORIR"

Xavier Montsalvatge in memoriam, two songs on Joan Teixidor’s poems in Catalan for high voice and piano.

"DOS BRESSOLS"

on Jaume Subirana’s poems in Catalan, for soprano and piano.

CUATRO CANCIONES DE AMOR

With Gloria Fuertes’s poems in Spanish for medium voice and piano, or string quartet and piano.

TRES CANCIONES

on Albert Ràfols-Casamada’s poems in Catalan for medium voice and piano.

CUATRO CANCIONES

on Isidre Vallès’s poems in Catalan for medium voice and piano, or string quartet and piano.

TWO SONGS

on Carme Rovira’s poems in Catalan for medium voice and piano, or string quartet and piano.

"DEIXA´M ESTIMAR-TE"

lyrics and music by Albert Guinovart, for medium voice and piano, or string quartet and piano.

HAENDELIANA

for soprano and string orchestra.

TRES ÁRIAS

for soprano and string orchestra.

"NADALES CATALANES"

ocho villancicos para coro mixto y piano, o coro mixto y orquesta.

CINCO VILLANCICOS

five Spanish Christmas carols, for mixed choir and piano, or mixed choir and orchestra.

LA MAR

five songs for mixt choir and piano on Catalan poems by J. Maragall (Palau de la Música; Cor de Cambra, Jordi Casas, Jordi Armengol, 7/V/2011).

AN DIE SPANIER

Scene for voice and piano on a German Poem by Grillparzer (Liceu de Barcelona; Marta Matheu y Francisco Poyato 8/V/2011).

SIX CATALAN POPULAR SONGS FOR MIXT CHOIR AND PIANO

Mariner, Els Fadrins de Sant Boi, La Dama d’Aragó, Els tres tambors, El testament d’Amèlia, La Margarideta (Palau de Congressos de Tarragona, Cor de Tarragona, Pep Prats, a. Guinovart, 16/VII/2011).

"LLUNÀTICS"

Espectáculo familiar con 13 músicos y 2 actores/cantantes, dirigidos por Pau Miró y producido por Murtra Ensemble con música de Albert Guinvart y texto de Pau Miró, Sebastià Serrà, ilustraciones, y Jordi Caba, animaciones. Obra que se estrenó conjuntament con el “Viatge a la lluna” de Xavier Montsalvatge y texto de Josep M. Espinàs para el centenario Montsalvatge, 2012. Estrenado en noviembre 2011 a Temporada Alta de Girona.

SI AMANECE, NOS VAMOS

for piano four hands (1987).

SONATA PARA PIANO 'C’EST L’AMOUR'

for piano ‘C’est l’amour’ (premiered in Barcelona 7/X/1989).

TRES PRELUDIOS

for piano (Festival de Perelada 20/VIII/1992).

SONATINA PARA PIANO SOBRE TEMAS DE MOMPOU

for piano on Mompou’s themes (commissioned by Generalitat de Catalunya to celebrate Frederic Mompou’s centenary) (1993)

SONATA 'LA VIDA SECRETA'

for piano four hands (2004).

SONATA 'LA VIDA SECRETA' PARA PIANO A CUATRO MANOS
CINCO NOCTURNOS

for piano (2005).

SONATA

for piano on traditional Catalan themes (2006).

SUITE "CELEBRACIÓ"

for piano on the music of the Patum of Berga (Berga, 12/VI/2006).

HAVANERA DE LA BARCELONETA

for piano (2008).

FANTASÍA-EVOCACIÓN (EN HOMENAJE A F. CHOPIN)

for piano (premiere at the Auditori de Barcelona by A. Guinovart 1/VII/2010).

SOUVENIRS D'ÉTÉ (A LA MEMORIA DE MARIA CURCIO)

for four hands (comissioned by the Festival de Torroella premiered by Eric le Sage and Albert Guinovart 10/VIII/2010).

VALSOS POÉTICOS (A LA MEMORIA DE E. GRANADOS)

for piano (Festival de Pasqua de Cervera 23/IV/2011).

CONCERTO

sobre temas de Mar i Cel, para piano y cobla.

SUITE DE TERRA BAIXA

para cobla y percusión.

RAPSODIA DE LA PATUM

para piano y cobla (2008), encargo de la Cobla Sant Jordi en ocasión de su 25 aniversario. También en versión para banda.

CANÇONS DE CARRER

by E. Morera for voice and chamber orchestra.

GOYESCAS

(the opera) by E. Granados for classical orchestra.

EL GATO CON BOTAS

by X. Montsalvatge for chamber orchestra.

BABEL46

by X. Montsalvatge for chamber orchestra.

EL SOLDADITO DE PLOMO

by E. Aragón for chamber orchestra.

TANGOS

for the CD Infamia (Decca) for piano and orchestra, and voice and orchestra.

DIVERSES CANÇONS

for the CD of Juan Diego Flórez’s.

DIVERSES CANÇON

para el cd Sentimiento latino de Juan Diego Flórez (Decca).

CUATRO TONADILLAS

by E. Granados (premiered by Ainhoa Arteta).

CANCIONES CLÁSICAS ESPAÑOLAS

by F. Obradors (premiered by José Luís Sola).

CUATRO PAISAJES IBÉRICOS

by I. Albéniz (Cádiz, Asturias, Córdoba and Castilla) premiered by Pablo González and the Orquestra de Cadaqués.

SEIS CANCIONES ITALIANAS

by de I. Albéniz.

CINEMA
VERÓNICA L UNA MUJER EN MI JARDÍN

(1989) (Dir. Toni Padrós y Octavi Martí)

EL LARGO INVIERNO

(1991) (Dir. Jaime Camino) (1992 Cinema National Award Generalitat of Catalonia for the best professional contribution for the music).

LA MOÑOS

(1996) (Dir. Mireia Ros)

LOS NIÑOS DE RUSIA

(2001) (Dir. Jaime Camino)

VALENTINA’S TANGO

(2004) (Dir. Rogelio Lobato)

EL CORONEL MACIÀ

(2007) (Dir. Josep Mª Forn)

TV
NISAGA DE PODER

(TV3: 28-I-1996/3-V-1998) 476 chapters (created by Josep Mª Benet i Jornet).

NISAGA, LA HERENCIA

(TV3: 1999) (created by Josep Mª Benet i Jornet).

LABERINT D’OMBRES

(TV3: 1998/2000) 470 chapters (created by Josep Mª Benet i Jornet).

MIRALL TRENCAT

(TV3: 2001) 13 chapters on the original book by Mercè Rodoreda.

EL COR DE LA CIUTAT

(TV3: in emission from 11-IX-2000) more than 1300 chapters (created by Lluís Arcarazo and Jordi Galceran).

TV MOVIES
A LA VIDA, AL AMOR

(1998) by Jesús Garay.

CAMPING

(2006) by Lluís Arcarazo.

EL INSPECTOR

Obra de N. Gogol. Dir. Sergi Belbel. Estrenada en el TNC el 4/02/2009.

LA BALADA DE OSCAR WILDE

by Sergi Mateu. Dir. Iago Pericot. First performance in 1997 in the Teatre del Sol de Sabadell.

"L'ESTIUEIG"

by Carlo Goldoni. Dir. Sergi Belbel. Released in Teatre Nacional de Catalunya on November the 4th of 1999.

MADRE, EL DRAMA PADRE
madre

by Enrique Jardiel Poncela. Dir. Sergi Belbel. Released on June 27, 2001 in the Teatro La Latina de Madrid (production of the CDN).

"DISSABTE, DIUMENGE, DILLUNS"
ddd

by Eduardo de Filippo. Dir. Sergi Belbel. Released on November 14, 2002 in the TNC.

PRIMERA PLANA
primeraplana

by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur. Dir. Sergi Belbel. Released on October 23, 2003 in the TNC.

"FORASTERS"
valentina

by Sergi Belbel. Dir. Sergi Belbel. Released on September 16, 2004 in the TNC.

VALENTINA
valentina

by Carles Soldevila. Dir. Toni Casares. Released on September 28, 2006 in the TNC.

A LA TOSCANA
toscana

Writted and directed by Sergi Belbel. Spectacle exhibited at Girona Temporada Alta Festival and displayed at the Frankfurt book fire 2007. Released on November 8, 2007 in the TNC (Catalonia’s National Theatre).