Sergio López Figueroa
Sergio Lopez Figueroa was born in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria on the 24b January 1966. In 1978, he starts tris music studie s at the Superior Mu sic Conservatory of Las Palmas . His career as a composer was built amongst Spain, Italy and England. After having attended the composition course in Siena by Franco Donatoni, he decides to improve tris composition skills with Alessandro Solbiati in Bologna.; Back in Spain, he obtains tris IJpper Level Piano Teacher Degree at the Royal Superior Music Conservatory of Madrid, with Angeles Rentena. He joins the Superior School of Singing in Madrid as an accompanist teacher, while continuing tris self -taught composition studies. In 1992, he writes tris first score for the film O'guenesey, award winner. as the best original score at the Marbella Film festival. He spends four ye ars in Engl and, speci al izi ng i n mu si c comp o sition, cinema and med ia studies, obtaining a Postgraduate Diploma on Electro-acoustic Music for Film and TV at Bournemouth University. In 1995 He joins the National Film & Television School, in London. At this time tris music catalogue includes a series of chamber music and instrumental works for ensemble and scores for over 14 short films including 3D and traditional animation, multimedia and music for avantgarde silent films, like Un Chien Andalou. From surrealism in films, he moves onto surreal theatre with an anglo-spanish production of Lorca' s In five years time. In 1997, SPNM commissioned him to write tris first opera, Mothers, which was premiered at Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival. He lives in Barcelona since October 1998.