influences

Lluïsa Espigolé is intensively engaged in contemporary experimental music. She was most influenced by her teachers Yukiko Sugawara, Nicolas Hodges, Florent Boffard and Florian Hölscher. She also worked closely with Hermann Kretzschmar, Ueli Wiget and the members of the Ensemble Modern during the Internationale Ensemble Modern Akademie in Frankfurt. Further artistic influences were provided working closely with composers such Peter Ablinger, Mark André, Michael Beil, Beat Furrer, Helmut Lachenmann, Berhnard Lang, Marco Stroppa and also with many composers of her generation.

her work

Her activity is currently focused on the performance and premieres as a soloist, chamber musician, ensembles and increasingly in interdisciplinary projects, performance and free improvisation. She has given numerous world and spanish premieres, with regular appearances in festivals and venues such as 8Brücken Köln (Cologne), Lucerne Festival, Festival Mixtur (Barcelona), Festival Musica (Strasbourg), OUT.SIDE, Sampler Sèries (Barcelona), Sónar Festival, Alte Oper (Frankfurt), L'Auditori (Barcelona), Liederhalle, Theaterhaus (Stuttgart), Philarmonie (Luxembourg), Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie (Karlsruhe) among others.

 collaborations

Lluïsa Espigolé has collaborated with a variety of ensembles including Ensemble Adapter (Berlin), Ensemble Ascolta (Stuttgart), CrossingLines Ensemble (Barcelona), Ensemble Modern (Frankfurt), Ensemble Linea (Strasbourg), Ensemble Plus Minus (London). She develops pedagogical activities in collaboration with universities as well as with musical institutions, and ist currently professor of contemporary piano and chamber music at the University of Music in Zaragoza (Spain).

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