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WORK



Ballet


Oscillation (2020) for dance and chamber orchestra (71’)
Commissioned by the Theater und Orchester Heidelberg (Germany)
0.0.3.1 / 3.3.3.1 / timp. + 1 perc. / harp / strings, minimum 5-4-3-2-2 (+cybersinging)
World premiere (Heidelberg, Germany): Oct. 23, 2021, Heidelberg Philharmonic Orchestra, Dietger Holm (cond.)

Impression (2018) for dance and chamber orchestra (65’)
Commissioned by the Theater und Orchester Heidelberg (Germany)
0.0.2.1 / 0.0.3.1 / timp + 2 perc. / harp / strings, minimum 5-4-3-2-1 (+cybersinging)
World premiere (Heidelberg, Germany): Dec. 8, 2018, Heidelberg Philharmonic Orchestra, Dietger Holm (cond.)


Cantata

La victòria de la dona lluna (The victory of the moon woman, 2021). For women choir and orchestra (21’)
Libretto in Catalan by Jaume C. Pons Alorda / English adaptation in progress

Commissioned by the Palau de la Música Catalana (Barcelona, Spain)
2.2.2.2 / 2.2.0.0 / timp. / harp / women choir (splitted in 4 groups) / strings, minimum 12-10-8-6-4 (+cybersinging)
World premiere (Barcelona, Spain): Sep 25, 2021, Cor de Noies de l’Orfeó Català, Buia Reixach (choir cond.), Orquestra Simfònica del Vallès, Andrés Salado (cond.)


Davallament (Descent, 2017). For children choir, choir a capella and chamber orchestra (17’)
Libretto in Catalan by Àlex Susanna
Commissioned by the Camerata Sant Cugat (Barcelona, Spain)
1.1.1.0 / 1.1.0.0 / timp. / pno. / narrator / child choir, choir a capella / strings, minimum 7-6-5-4-3
World premiere (Sant Cugat, Spain): Dez 30, 2017, Àlex Susanna (narr.), choirs and orchestra from the Camerata Sant Cugat, Xavier Baulies (cond.)


Orchestra


Cyborg Tetralogy (2010-2018).
4 Episodes for symphonic orchestra (70’). Each episode works also as individual:

Cyborg (2010). Episode 1 of the Cyborg Tetralogy for symphonic orchestra (24’)
Commissioned by the Staatskapelle Weimar (Germany)
3.2.3.3 / 6.3.4.1 / timp. + 3 perc. / strings, minimum 14-12-10-8-6 (+cybersinging)
World premiere (Weimar, Germany): May 2, 2010, Staatskapelle Weimar, Christoph Poppen (cond.)
USA premiere (Detroit): 7 Sep, 2013, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin (cond.)
Spanish premiere (Bilbao): 28 Feb 2020, Bilbao Orquesta Sinfónica, Leonard Slatkin (cond.)

Virtual (2011). Episode 2 of the Cyborg Tetralogy for symphonic orchestra (12’)
Commissioned by the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken-Kaiserslautern (Germany)
3.2.3.3 / 6.3.4.1 / timp. + 3 perc. / strings, minimum 14-12-10-8-6 (+cybersinging)
World premiere (Saarbrücken, Germany): May 15, 2011, DRP Saarbrücken-Kaiserslautern, Christoph Poppen (cond.)

Big Data (2016). Episode 3 of the Cyborg Tetralogy for symphonic orchestra (20’)
Commissioned by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (Germany)
3.2.3.3 / 4.3.3.1 / timp. + 3 perc. / strings, minimum 14-12-10-8-6 (+cybersinging)
World premiere (Detroit, USA): Sep 29, 2016, Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin (cond.)

Deus ex machina (2018). Episode 4 of the Cyborg Tetralogy for symphonic orchestra (14’)
Commissioned by the Orchestra OBC (Barcelona) and the Spanish Association of Symphonic Orchestras (AEOS)
3.2.3.3 / 4.3.4.1 / timp. + 3 perc. / strings, minimum 14-12-10-8-6 (+cybersinging)
World premiere (Barcelona, Spain): Feb 9, 2018, Orquestra OBC, Kazushi Ono (cond.)

Solaria (2015). For orchestra. (14’)
Commissioned by the Fondazione Haydn Stiftung (Bolzano e trento, Italy)
2.2.2.2 / 4.2.3.0 / timp / strings, minimum 12-10-8-6-4 (+cybersinging)
World premiere: Feb 3, 2015, Haydn Orchestra di Bolzano e Trento, Christoph Poppen (cond.)
Spanish premiere (Palma de Mallorca): Nov 4, 2021, Orquestra Simfònica de les Illes Balears, Leonard Slatkin (cond.)

Postludio (2012). For orchestra. (3’)
Commissioned by the Music Festival The Seasons (Yakima, USA)
2.2.2.2 / 2.2.2.0 / timp. + 1 perc. / strings, minimum 12-10-8-6-4
World premiere (Yakima, USA): Oct 21, 2012, The Seasons Festival Orchestra, Luigi Pagliarini (cond.)

Agonia (Agony, 2002). For orchestra. Version with saxophone and clarinet (12’)
2.1.1.Alt Sax.1 / 2.2.1.1 / timp. + 2 perc. / harp / strings, minimum 7-6-5-4-3
World premiere (Munich, Germany): May 2002, Hochschulsymphonyorchester, Markus Landerer (cond.)

Agonia (Agony, 2002). For orchestra. Version with two clarinets (12’)
2.1.2..1 / 2.2.1.1 / timp. + 2 perc. / harp / strings, minimum 7-6-5-4-3
World premiere (Leipzig, Germany): Apr 27, 2012, MDR Symphonieorchester, Torodd Wigum (cond.)


Orchestra with soloist


Human brother (2019). For soprano and orchestra. (25’)
Commissioned by the L’Auditori de Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain)
3.2.3.3 / 4.3.4.1 / timp. + 3 perc. / harp / Solo soprano / strings, minimum 14-12-9-9-7 (+cybersinging)
World premiere (Barcelona, Spain): Sep 27, 2019, Ilona Krzywicka (sopr.), Orquestra OBC (Barcelona), Kazushi Ono (cond.)

Grand Chef (2012). Concerto for percussion and orchestra (16’)
Commissioned by the Württembergische Philharmonie Reutlingen (Germany)
3.3.3.3 / 6.3.4.1 / Solo percussion / strings, minimum 14-12-10-8-6
World premiere (Reutlingen, Germany): Jan 14, 2013, Peter Sadlo (perc.), Württembergishe Philharmonie Reutlingen, Ola Rudner (cond.)

Guitar concerto Nr. 1 (2008). Concerto for guitar and chamber orchestra (20’)
Commissioned by the Foment Mataroní (Barcelona, Spain)
2.2.2.2 / 2.0.0.0 / Solo guitar (+amp) / strings, minimum 7-6-5-4-2
World premiere (Mataró, Spain): Sep 19, 2008, Yorgos Arguiriadis (guit.), Orquestra Terrassa 48, Carles Miró (cond.)

Focs d’artifici (Fireworks, 2007). Concerto for percussion and orchestra (24’)
Commissioned by Peter Sadlo Percussion
3.3.3.3 / 4.3.3.1 / Solo percussion / strings, minimum 14-12-10-8-6
World premiere (Reutlingen, Germany): Jan 13, 2008, Peter Sadlo (perc.), WPReutlingen, Norichika Iimori (cond.)
Chinese premiere (Beijing): Oct 8, 2010, Peter Sadlo (perc.), Beijing Symphony Orchestra, Tan Lihua (cond.)
Spanish premiere (Oviedo): May 5, 2011, Peter Sadlo (perc.), OSPA (Spain), Danail Rachev (cond.)
Colombian premiere (Bogotá): Nov 16, 2013, William León (perc.), Orquesta Filarmónica de Bogotá, Carmen Moral (cond.)
Austrian premiere (Wels): Jun 18, 2014, Sabine Pyrker (perc.), Städtisches Symphonieorchester Wels, Walter Reschender (cond.)
Mexican premiere (Mexico DF): Sep 14, 2016, Alejandro Coello Calvo (perc.), OJCA, Nicolás Pasquet (cond.)

Visions (2005). Concerto for marimba and string orchestra (19’)
Commissioned by Peter Sadlo Percussion
Solo Percussion / strings, minimum 5-4-4-3-1
World premiere (Roma, Italy): Feb 12, 2005, Peter Sadlo (per.+cond.), Orchestra d’Archi Italiana

Mascarada (Masquerade, 2004). Concerto for violoncello and orchestra (18’)
Commissioned by the Münchner Hochschulsymphonieorchester
1.1.2.1 / 2.2.2.1 / timp.+ 2 Perc. / Solo Violoncello / strings, minimum 9-7-6-5-3
World premiere (Munich, Germany): May 2, 2005, Elias Grandy (vc.), Hochschulsymphonieorchester, Ulrich Nikolai (cond.)

Rituals II (2002). Concerto for timpani and orchestra (16’)
Commissioned by the Ensemble für Neue Musik (Munich, Germany)
0.0.0.0 / 4.3.3.1 / Solo timp. / 2 perc. / pno. / strings, minimum 9-8-7-5-3
World premiere (Hof, Germany): Mar 7, 2008, Claudio Estay (perc.), Hofer Symphoniker, Johannes Wildner (cond.)


Chamber music


Post Lucem (Following the light, 2021). For String quartet (12’)
Commissioned by the Festival Internacional de Música de Marvão (Portugal)
World premiere (Marvão, Portugal): Jul 25, 2021, Mandelring Quartett

Cybervariation (2018). Quintet after Schubert's Trout Quintet (4’)
Commissioned by Silke Avenhaus
World premiere (Mosel, Germany): Oct 2, 2018, Lena Neudauer (vl.), Wen Xiao Zheng (vla.), Danjulo Ishizaka (vc.), Rick Stotijn (cb.), Silke Avenhaus (pno.)

Deserts (2017). Duo for viola and percussion (12’)
Commissioned by Duo Gerassimez-Togawa
World premiere (Duisburg, Germany): Mar 28., 2017, Hiyoli Togawa (vla.), Alexej Gerassimez (perc.)

Binary (2015). Duo for two pianos (12’)
Commissioned by the Bayerischer Rundfunk, International ARD Competition (Munich, Germany)
World premiere (Munich, Germany): Sep 8, 2015, Repertoire work for the Semifinale

Melismas (2013-2020). Duo for oboe and piano (18’)
Commissioned by the “Sommersprossen” International Chamber Music Festival 2013 (Germany)
Adapted for piano

Melismas (2013). Duo for oboe and marimba (18’)
Commissioned by the “Sommersprossen” International Chamber Music Festival 2013 (Germany)
World premiere (Seoul, Corea): Mar 30, 2013, Seoul Arts Center, Yeon-Hee Kwak (ob.), Sun-Min Shim (mar.)
German premiere (Rottweil): Jul 3, 2013, Yeon-Hee Kwak (ob.), Sun-Min Shim (mar.)

Android (2010). Septet for flute, oboe, string quartet and contrabass (24’)
Commissioned by the “Sommersprossen” International Chamber Music Festival 2010 (Germany)
World premiere (Rottweil, Germany): Elisa Goritzki (fl.), Ingo Goritzki (ob.), Wienfried Rademacher (vl.1), NN (vl.2) Deinhart Goritzki (vla.), Johannes Goritzki (vc.), Wolfgang Güttler (cb.), Ferran Cruixent (cond.)
Spanish premiere (Barcelona): Oct 23, 2016, musicians from the Orquestra de Cambra Catalana, Adolf Gassol (cond.)

Goliat i David (2010). Duo for oboe and trumpet (10’)
Commissioned by the “Sommersprossen” International Chamber Music Festival 2010 (Germany)
World premiere (Rottweil, Germany): Ingo Goritzki (ob.), Wolfgang Bauer (trp.)

Z machine (2009). Quartet for two pianos and two percussions (15’)
Commissioned by the Schwetzinger Festspiele
World premiere (Schwetzingen, Germany): Jun 11, 2009, Alice Sarah Ott + Mona Asuka Ott (pnos.), Peter Sadlo + Klaus Schwärzler (percs.)

Pirotecnia (Pyrotechnics, 2008). Quintet for five percussions (16’)
Commissioned by Peter Sadlo Percussion
World premiere (Potsdam, Germany): Apr 4, 2008, Peter Sadlo and Via Nova Percussion Quartett

Universos paral·lels (Parallel universes, 2006). Quintet for guitar and string quartet (15’)
Commissioned by Yorgos Arguiriadis
World premiere (Athens, Greece): Oct 19, 2006, Yorgos Arguiriadis (guit.), “Forza” string quartet

Pianissimo (2005). Duo for 1 piano four hands (also possible for two pianos) (5’)
Commissioned by the AdeVangarde Festival (Munich)
World premiere (Munich, Germany): May 27, 2005, Ferran Cruixent (pno.1), Oriol Cruixent (pno.2)
Spanish premiere (Barcelona): Nexus piano duo

Percutissimo (2005). Duo for two pianos (5’)
Commissioned by the AdeVangarde Festival (Munich)
World premiere (Munich, Germany): May 27, 2005, Ferran Cruixent (pno.1), Oriol Cruixent (pno.2)

Miralls (Mirrors, 2004). Trio for two pianos and percussion (10’)
Student composition
World premiere (Munich, Germany): Apr 1, 2004, Ferran Cruixent (pno.1), Oriol Cruixent (pno.2), Claudio Estay (perc.)

Dies Tenebrae (2003). Duo for two percussions (14’)
Commissioned by the Duo Schwärzler-Haller
World premiere (Munich, Germany): May 11, 2003, Klaus Schwärzler (perc.1), David Haller (perc.2)

Rituals I (2002). Concerto for timpani and ensemble (16’)
Commissioned by the Ensemble für Neue Musik, Munich (Germany)
0.0.0.0 / 4.3.3.1 / Solo timp. / 2 perc. / 2 pnos.
World premiere (Munich, Germany): Jul 8, 2002, Claudio Estay (Solo timp.), Ensemble für Neue Musik, Naoshi Takahashi (cond.)

Bosc encantat (Enchanted forest, 2002). Trio for flute, violoncello and piano (4’)
Student composition
World premiere (Munich, Germany): May, 7, 2002, Daniel Thomann (fl.), Heinrich Weeth (vc.), Ferran Cruixent (pno.)

Bosc encantat II (Enchanted forest II, 2002). Trio for clarinet, violoncello and piano (4’)
Bosc encantat arranged for clarinet
World premiere (Bucharest, Romania): Nov 14, 2002, Archaeus Ensemble Bucarest.

La revolta dels segadors (The revolt of the reapers, 2001). Duo for two pianos (15’)
Student composition
World premiere (Munich, Germany): Feb 20, 2001, Ferran Cruixent (pno.1), Oriol Cruixent (pno.2)

Escenes (Scenes, 2000). Trio for violin, horn and piano (12’)
Student composition
World premiere (Munich, Germany): May 11, 2000, Heinrich Ide (vl.), Joaquim Palet (hrn.), Ferran Cruixent (pno.)

Recuerdo andaluz (Andalusian memories, 2000). Duo for horn and piano (8’)
Student composition
World premiere (Munich, Germany): Feb 29, 2000, Joaquim Palet (hrn.), Ferran Cruixent (pno.)


Solo - Instrumental


Robotic (2012). For bass clarinet (4’)
Commissioned by the The Seasons Composition Festival (USA)
World premiere (Yakima, USA): Oct 19, 2012, Angelique Poteat (b.clar.)
German premiere /Rottweil, Germany): Jul 3, 2013, Nicola Bulfone (b.clar)

La vida d’un gat (A cat’s life, 1999). For violin solo (5’)
Student composition
World premiere (Munich, Germany): Feb 2, 2001, Anna Kalandarishwilli (vln.)


Vocal chamber music


13 Miniatures (2013). For baritone and piano. (23’)
Libretto in German by Deinhart Goritzki
Commissioned by the Freundeskreis Sommersprossen (Germany)
World premiere (Rottweil, Germany): Jul 3, 2013, Andreas Schmidt (bar.), Ferran Cruixent (pno.)

La veu (The voice, 2012). For mezzosoprano and piano. Science fiction songs Nr. 1 (7’)
Libretto in Catalan by Manuel de Pedrolo
World premiere (Barcelona, Spain): Jun 3, 2012, Inés Moraleda (sopr.), Ferran Cruixent (pno.)

Si sigués... (If it were..., 2012). For mezzosoprano and piano. (4’)
Excerpt from the Catalan poem “El fossar de les moreres” by Frederic Soler (Pitarra)
World premiere (Barcelona, Spain): Jun 3, 2012, Inés Moraleda (sopr.), Ferran Cruixent (pno.)

Oh, com t’estimo! (Oh, how I love you!, 2012). For soprano, baritone and piano. Express Lieder Nr. 1 (1’)
Text in Catalan by Ferran Cruixent
World premiere (Barcelona, Spain): Jun 3, 2012, inés Moraleda (sopr.), Joan Martín-Royo (bar.), Ferran Cruixent (pno.)


Choral music


El cant de la Sibil·la (2017). For children choir and choir a capella (4’)
Traditional poem in Catalan
Commissioned by the Agrupació Cor Madrigal ACM (Barcelona)
After a traditional Christmas song
World premiere (Barcelona, Spain): Dec 17, 2017, Choirs from the ACM, Petit Palau de la Música

Advent (2015). For choir a capella (5’)
Translation in Catalan of a german poem by Rainer Maria Rilke
Commissioned by the Cor Ariadna (Barcelona)
World premiere (Barcelona, Spain): Jun 18, 2016, Cor Ariadna, Júlia Sesé (cond.)

Infant perdut (Lost child, 1998). For choir a capella (4’)
Text in Catalan by Ferran Cruixent
World premiere (Barcelona, Spain): 1998, Capella de Música de Santa Maria del Pi, Manuel Cabero (cond.)

Ave maria (1998). For choir a capella (2’)
Liturgical work
World premiere (Barcelona, Spain): 1998, Capella de Música de Santa Maria del Pi, Manuel Cabero (cond.)


Multimedia


Urban Surround (2007). For percussion, sounds of the city of Basel and electroacoustics.
A musical and visual project by Ferran Cruixent and Joan Carles Martorell.
Starring: Peter Sadlo (percussion)


Arrangements


Die Kunst der Fuge: Contrapunctus IX (2018). For orchestra. (5’)
Commissioned by the Gewandhaus Leipzig


Original Soundtracks


El día menos pensado (2016). OST for piano solo
Short directed by José Extremera

Castlevania 2 (2013). OST - additional compositions for symphonic orchestra.
Konami videogame.
Orchestra recorded at Studio 1 Radio Bratislava

Replay (2011). OST for piano and electroacoustics
Short directed by José Extremera
Piano recorded at Ferran Cruixent Studio

Plenamar (2011). OST for piano and electroacoustics
Short directed by Joan Carles Martorell
Piano recorded at Ferran Cruixent Studio

Risk (2009). OST for orchestra
Short directed by José Extremera
Orchestra recorded at Studio 1 Radio Bratislava

Microfísica (Mycrophisics, 2008). OST for piano and strings
Short directed by Joan Carles Martorell
Piano recorded 2007 at uli Krauss Studio (Munich) and Orchestra BSO recorded at Studio 2 Radio Bratislava.

Monitio (2006). OST for piano and symphonic orchestra
Short directed by Jonas Rejman
Piano and Orchestra CNSO recorded in Prague

Noches Blancas (White nights, 2005). OST for violoncello and piano (5’)
Videogame directed by Joan Carles Martorell
Piano recorded 2006 at Ferran Cruixent Studio. Jon Larraz (vc.), Ferran Cruixent (pno.)

El hombre importante (The big man, silent movie, 1935). Trio for violin, violoncello and piano (2002) (17’)
World premiere (Munich, Germany): Feb 27, 2002, Fabio Sperandio (vln.), Florian Bachmann (vc.), Ferran Cruixent (pno.)

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