2013 ASACP Morton Gould Composition Awards
"No Llores" for sinfonieta has been recognized by ASCAP

2011 Deans Prize commission.
Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University

Comission of a piece for IU New Music Ensemble

2011 Choral Arts Laboratory commission and residence
Volti, Singing without a Net.

Comission of a piece for mixed choir a cappella.

"Trióxido de Cuerdas" CD RELEASED!
Trio Coghland

Cd with string trios composed by Francisco Cortés-Álvarez,
Diana Syrse, Toussaint, Coral, Angulo & Gamboa. 

 


UPCOMING PERFORMANCES!

May 2nd, 2013, 6pm
YMF Debut Orchestra
World Premiere of "Cruces en el Muro"

Gymnasium, Lennox Middle School
11033 Buford Ave, Lennox, CA, 90304

Roger Kalia, conductor
Kristen Choi, mezzo

Marquez - Danzon No. 2
Moncayo - Huapango
Bizet - Arias from Carmen
Cortes-Alvarez - Cruces en el Muro
Ginastera - Dances from Estancia

 

May 14, 2013
String Quartet "Ráfagas" to be performed in Munich.
Works by Francisco Cortés Alvarez (*1983), Gabriela Ortiz (*1964), Javier Álvarez (*1956)
World premiere by Diana Syrse Valdés (*1984)
Young Soloists 2012-2013:
Presented by the Siemens Stiftung in collaboration with the Hochschule für Musik und Theater München.
Sophiensaal, Sophienstraße 6, 80333 München, Germany

May 25, 2013
Premiere "Partículas en Movimiento"
for solo flute and orchestra.
Miguel Ángel Villanueva, solo fute
XXXV Foro internacional de Música Nueva Manuel Enriquez; Orquesta Juvenil Carlos Chávez. Sábado 25 de Mayo 13:30hrs Sala Blas Galindo, CENART. Mexico City.

Previous events and news

April 18, 2013
"Shadows of a Gust" for cello and electronics
Max Frank, cello
SEAMUS National Conference 2013
McNelly Smith Auditorium. 3:30pm. Minneapolis, Minnesonta

April 15, 2013
Premiere "the Toolbox"
Bruno Modolo Cabrera, percussion
Indiana University CECM Recital.

Auer Hall. Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. IN

April 11, 2013
Salsa Night with special guest Gonzalo Grau
Music by Gonzalo Grau and traditional Salsa arragements by Francisco Cortés-Álvarez and Bruno Modolo Cabrera
Indiana University Latin american Popular Music Ensemble.

Waldron Arts Center, 8:00pm. Bloomington, IN

April 9 and 10, 2013
"Harptrolysis"
Liza Wallace, harp
Hammer and Nail 2013. Collaboration between dancers and composers
Burrskirk Chumley Theater, 6:30pm. , Bloomington, IN.

April 14, 2013
Latin Valantine. "A Mexican Valantine"
Latin american Music Center in collaboration with IU String Academy. Arrangements of Mexican music from 1920 to 1955
Waldron Arts Center, 8:00pm. , Bloomington, IN.

December 2nd, 2012
Premiere "Harptrolysis"
Indiana University CECM Recital. Liza Wallace
, harp
Auer Hall. Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. IN

November 15, 2012
¡Anda Jaleo! with guest artist Adam del Monte
Traditional and New Flamenco with arrangements by Adam del Monte, Francisco Cortés-Álvarez, Bruno Cabrara, Guido Sánchez
Indiana University Latin american Popular Music Ensemble.

Auer Hall. Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. IN

November 14, 2012
"The Wheelbarrow"
New Art New Music.
Bruno Modolo Cabrera, percussion
Indiana University New Art Museum Grunwald Gallery.

Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. IN

October 2nd, 2012
"Work it Out 3000"
For an actor doing aerobics and MAX/MSP
Indiana University Recital. Francisco Cortés-Álvarez
, aerobics
Auer Hall. Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. IN

May 4, 5 and 6, 2012
Premiere "The Day in which the World didn´t End"
Pathways, Floods and Delusions.
Volti chamber singers

May 4 - Berkeley
May 5 - San Francisco
May 6 - Palo Alto

Volti

April 22, 2012
A Tango Night with guest artist Pablo Aslan
Traditional and New Tango with arrangements by Pablo Aslan, Francisco Cortés-Álvarez, Bruno Cabrara, Guido Sánchez
Indiana University Latin american Popular Music Ensemble.

Serendipity, Bloomington. IN

April 20, 2012
Premiere "No Llores"
Indiana University New Music Ensemble.
David Dzubay, conductor
Auer Hall. Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. IN

January 21st, 2012
Premiere "Reminiscencias de un Recuerdo"
Indiana University CECM Recital.
Wei-Ling Chuang, conductor
Auer Hall. Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. IN

December 2nd, 2011
"Una Voz en Código Binario"
Telefonema was sang in Munich
Diana Syrse, singerin Kleiner Konzertsaal. Hochschule für Musik und Theater. Arcisstraße 12 80333 München

November 26, 2011
Festival Re-Evoluciona
Lucia Olmos, soprano and electronics 

includes my piece "Telefonema" 
Fundación Sebastián A.C. Mexico City

Revoluciona

August 27, 2011
Release of the CD "Trióxido de Cuerdas" by Trio Coghlan
includes my string trio piece "Trióxido de Cuerdas"
Follow it at 7:30pm through Opus 94: 94.5 FM Mexic City

or stream online at: www.imer.gob.mx

August 28, 2011
Oficcially started my degree as Doctor in Musical Arts, Composition
At the Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University

July 14, 2011
Miniaturas: 22 Compositores, Ensamble Nuevo de México
"Un Flamingo Miniatura"
Sala de la Biblioteca Vasconcelos. 7:00pm
Mexico City

June 28, 2011
Music 11 Festival
"Horas Hechizadas"
Centre de Musique Hindemith. Bartok Hall
Blonay, Switzerland

June 20 - July 1, 2011
Music 11 Festival
Fellow composer
Centre de Musique Hindemith
Blonay, Switzerland

May 22, 2011
Ensamble Nuevo de México
"Un Flamingo Miniatura"
Sala Manuel M. Ponce. Palacio de Bellas Artes. 5:00pm
Mexico City

May 8, 2011
Duo Takaturu
"Suite for Saxophone and Percussion"
Museo Diego Rivera Anahuacalli. 12:00pm
ROD Roy O. Disney Concert Hall
Valencia, CA

May 6, 2011
Commencement Ceremony
Graduation as Master in Music Composition
Jacobs School of Music. Indiana University

April 29, 2011
Officially enrolled to pursue a DMA degree in composition
from August 2011 to May 2014
Jacobs School of Music. Indiana University

April 26, 2011
Indiana University's Composition Department has announced the 2011 Dean's Prize Composition Competition awards
Category B (Chamber/Ensemble; award and commission for a new work to be premiered by the New Music Ensemble in 2011-12)
Francisco Cortés-Álvarez (1983), Laundry Revolution

April 24, 2011
CECM Recital
"Shadows of a Gust" 8 channel version
Auer Hall, Indiana Univerity Jacobs School of Music. 2:00pm
Bloomington, IN

April 13, 14, 2011
Hammer and Nail project
"Shadows of a Gust"
A collaboration with choreographer Laura Montgomery
Burskik Chumley Thatre
Bloomington, IN

February 18, 2011
Diana Syrse
"Telefonema"
Imaginary Landscapes, a project for voice, multimedia and electronics
ROD Roy O. Disney Concert Hall
Valencia, CA

February 13, 2011
IU Symphonic Band
"Dragon in the Rain"
A piece for the Kids Compose project
Musical Arts Center (MAC), Indiana University
Bloomington, IN

November 29, 2010.
Alejandro Escuer, bass flute; Juan gabriel Hernández, multi-percussion
"La Conspiración"
Escuela Nacional de Música
Mexico City, Mexico

November 28, 2010
Ensamble 3
"Callejones Virtuales/Virtual Alleys"
VIII Festival de Música Contemporánea de Lima
Lima, Peru

November 20, 2010
Master Recital - Composition
Auer Hall, Jacobs School of Music
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN

October 15, 2010
Cassatt String Quartet
"Ráfagas"
Symphony Space
New York City, NY

July 28, 2010
Ensamble 3
Premiere of "Callejones Virtales/Virtual Alleys"
for flute, clarinet and piano.
20:00hrs MUNAL (Museo Nacional)
Tacuba 8, Centro Histórico
Ciudad de México

July 27, 2010
My personal web page
www.franciscocortes.com
is officially launched!


July 18, 2010
Alarm Will Sound
Premiere of "Laundry Revolution" for Chamber Orchestra
Mizzou New Music Summer Festival
14:00hrs, Missouri Theatre Center for the Arts
Columbus, MO


July 12-18, 2010
Fellow Mizzou New Music Summer Festival
Columbus, MO


May 27, 2010
Alejandro Escuer, Juan Gabriel Hernández
Premiere of "La Conspiración"
for contrabass flute and percussion
XXXII Foro Internacional de Música Nueva Manuel Enríquez
20:00hrs Sala Blass Galindo, del CENART
Centro Nacional para las Artes
Ciudad de México