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Oña Erik

(1961)

Oña Erik
Delsbergerallee 29
CH-4053 Basel
Schweiz
Tel: +41(0)61331 45 81


Biography
Erik Oña was born in Córdoba, Argentina and studied music at the state university in La Plata, Argentina and the State University of New York in Buffalo, USA. He has received numerous prizes, stipends and commission, among others: Forum '91 Nouvel Ensemble Moderne, De Ijsbreker, Nieuw Ensemble, Stuttgarter Oper, Hannoveraner Tage für Neue Musik, Europäischer Musikmonat (Basel 2001), Ensemble Intercontemporain; 1998 IRCAM stipend in Paris; 1998/2000/2001 the ZKM stipend; 1995/96 Akademie Schloss Solitude stipend.
As a conductor, he initially developed a traditional repertoire with various Argentinean orchestras before concentrating on new music. From 1990 until 1993 he was the director of the Centre for Experimental Opera and Ballet (CEOB), Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. He additionally conducted various new music ensembles including the Sinfonieta Omega and the Chamber Ensemble of the Goethe Institute. After 1993, he also began conducting in Europe and the United States collaborating with June in Buffalo chamber ensemble, JIB Brass Ensemble, The Instrumental Factor, New York New Music Ensemble, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Kammer Ensemble Neue Musik Berlin, Champ D'action (Belgium), Ensemble Resonanz, Darmstadt Ferienkurse für Neue Musik and Warsaw Autumn. To date he has world premiered over 150 works ranging from chamber music pieces through to operas. He was the conductor of the Ensemble for Contemporary Music at the State University of New York in Buffalo from 1994 until 1996 and has been the principal conductor of the Thürmchen Ensemble since 1996. He is the founder and director of on-going studies in contemporary music in Buenos Aires.
From 1989 until 1993, Erik Oña was the professor of composition and orchestration at the State University in La Plata and the guest professor for composition and computer music at the Kunitachi College of Music in Tokyo in 1995. From 1995 until 2001 he taught composition at the University in Buffalo/USA and composition and, until 2003, conducting at the University of Birmingham in the UK.
He currently teaches composition and is the director of the Electronic Studio of the Hochschule für Musik at the Musik-Akademie der Stadt Basel, Switzerland.


Work list
Viviendas propias (1985)
for 2 voices (SBar), flute and bassoon
Thuermchen Verlag
Muenstererstr. 37
D-51063 Köln
BRD
Tel. +49 221 640 11 63
Fax +49 221 640 50 96
thuermchen@netcologne.de
www.thuermchen.de
Aspectos II (1987)
for strings and percussion
Thuermchen Verlag
Muenstererstr. 37
D-51063 Köln
BRD
Tel. +49 221 640 11 63
Fax +49 221 640 50 96
thuermchen@netcologne.de
www.thuermchen.de
Aspectos (1987)
for 2 voices, 4 flutes, horn and 3 percussionists
Thuermchen Verlag
Muenstererstr. 37
D-51063 Köln
BRD
Tel. +49 221 640 11 63
Fax +49 221 640 50 96
thuermchen@netcologne.de
www.thuermchen.de
Avatar (1988)
for oboe, clarinet, percussion, piano, violin, viola and violoncello
Thuermchen Verlag
Muenstererstr. 37
D-51063 Köln
BRD
Tel. +49 221 640 11 63
Fax +49 221 640 50 96
thuermchen@netcologne.de
www.thuermchen.de
Per Ivan Lermoliev (1991)
fo ensemble (1.1.2.1/1.1.1.0/perc/pf/2.1.1.1)
Thuermchen Verlag
Muenstererstr. 37
D-51063 Köln
BRD
Tel. +49 221 640 11 63
Fax +49 221 640 50 96
thuermchen@netcologne.de
www.thuermchen.de
Adagio en si menor de Mozart (1992)
for ensemble (1.1.1.1/1.1.0.0/perc/pf/2.1.1.1)
Thuermchen Verlag
Muenstererstr. 37
D-51063 Köln
BRD
Tel. +49 221 640 11 63
Fax +49 221 640 50 96
thuermchen@netcologne.de
www.thuermchen.de
Pet (1993)
for violoncello, double bass and 2 percussionists
Thuermchen Verlag
Muenstererstr. 37
D-51063 Köln
BRD
Tel. +49 221 640 11 63
Fax +49 221 640 50 96
thuermchen@netcologne.de
www.thuermchen.de
Tiger und Patriarch (1994)
for flute, clarinet, violin, violoncello and percussion
Thuermchen Verlag
Muenstererstr. 37
D-51063 Köln
BRD
Tel. +49 221 640 11 63
Fax +49 221 640 50 96
thuermchen@netcologne.de
www.thuermchen.de
Serpiente y Junco (1995)
for flute and computer (Next computer mit IRCAM signal processing workstation card)
Thuermchen Verlag
Muenstererstr. 37
D-51063 Köln
BRD
Tel. +49 221 640 11 63
Fax +49 221 640 50 96
thuermchen@netcologne.de
www.thuermchen.de
Lame Butterfly (1996)
for ensemble (1.1.0.bcl.0/perc/hp.gtr.mand.keybd/1.1.1.1)
Thuermchen Verlag
Muenstererstr. 37
D-51063 Köln
BRD
Tel. +49 221 640 11 63
Fax +49 221 640 50 96
thuermchen@netcologne.de
www.thuermchen.de
Beware of the Dog (1996)
for voice and computer
Thuermchen Verlag
Muenstererstr. 37
D-51063 Köln
BRD
Tel. +49 221 640 11 63
Fax +49 221 640 50 96
thuermchen@netcologne.de
www.thuermchen.de
Jodeln (1996)
for four-handed piano
Thuermchen Verlag
Muenstererstr. 37
D-51063 Köln
BRD
Tel. +49 221 640 11 63
Fax +49 221 640 50 96
thuermchen@netcologne.de
www.thuermchen.de
Marco Polo (1997)
for midi piano and computer (NeXT computer with IRCAM signal processing workstation- card)
Thuermchen Verlag
Muenstererstr. 37
D-51063 Köln
BRD
Tel. +49 221 640 11 63
Fax +49 221 640 50 96
thuermchen@netcologne.de
www.thuermchen.de
Moebius (1997)
for orchestra (3.3.3.3/4.3.3.0/4perc/pf/str)
Thuermchen Verlag
Muenstererstr. 37
D-51063 Köln
BRD
Tel. +49 221 640 11 63
Fax +49 221 640 50 96
thuermchen@netcologne.de
www.thuermchen.de
Galena (1998)
for clarinet, trumpet, trombone, percussion, violoncello, double bass and computer (mac, MSP environment)
Thuermchen Verlag
Muenstererstr. 37
D-51063 Köln
BRD
Tel. +49 221 640 11 63
Fax +49 221 640 50 96
thuermchen@netcologne.de
www.thuermchen.de
Déjà Vu (2000)
for horn, trombone, piano, violoncello, double bass and computer (mac, msp environment)
Thuermchen Verlag
Muenstererstr. 37
D-51063 Köln
BRD
Tel. +49 221 640 11 63
Fax +49 221 640 50 96
thuermchen@netcologne.de
www.thuermchen.de
Alles Nahe werde fern (2001)
for flute, clarinet, piano, percussion, violin, viola, violoncello and double bass
Thuermchen Verlag
Muenstererstr. 37
D-51063 Köln
BRD
Tel. +49 221 640 11 63
Fax +49 221 640 50 96
thuermchen@netcologne.de
www.thuermchen.de
Euler Sonaten (2001)
for 3 violoncelli (second version with mac computer, MSP environment)
Thuermchen Verlag
Muenstererstr. 37
D-51063 Köln
BRD
Tel. +49 221 640 11 63
Fax +49 221 640 50 96
thuermchen@netcologne.de
www.thuermchen.de
De la incomprensión de un silencio (2002)
for flute, clarinet, trumpet, percussion, violin and violoncello
Thuermchen Verlag
Muenstererstr. 37
D-51063 Köln
BRD
Tel. +49 221 640 11 63
Fax +49 221 640 50 96
thuermchen@netcologne.de
www.thuermchen.de
Ein Missverständnis von Stille (2002)
for 12 voices (3.3.3.3) and trumpet
Thuermchen Verlag
Muenstererstr. 37
D-51063 Köln
BRD
Tel. +49 221 640 11 63
Fax +49 221 640 50 96
thuermchen@netcologne.de
www.thuermchen.de
Fünf Lieder (1996-2003)
for mezzo-soprano and violoncello
Thuermchen Verlag
Muenstererstr. 37
D-51063 Köln
BRD
Tel. +49 221 640 11 63
Fax +49 221 640 50 96
thuermchen@netcologne.de
www.thuermchen.de
Feuilles (2003)
for solo computer and three dimensional multi-channel audio system
Thuermchen Verlag
Muenstererstr. 37
D-51063 Köln
BRD
Tel. +49 221 640 11 63
Fax +49 221 640 50 96
thuermchen@netcologne.de
www.thuermchen.de
Andere Stimmen (2003-2004)
for six-handed piano
Thuermchen Verlag
Muenstererstr. 37
D-51063 Köln
BRD
Tel. +49 221 640 11 63
Fax +49 221 640 50 96
thuermchen@netcologne.de
www.thuermchen.de
Abacus (2005)
for voice and percussion
Thuermchen Verlag
Muenstererstr. 37
D-51063 Köln
BRD
Tel. +49 221 640 11 63
Fax +49 221 640 50 96
thuermchen@netcologne.de
www.thuermchen.de
Lokaler Widerstand (2006)
for four-handed piano and 12 strings
Thuermchen Verlag
Muenstererstr. 37
D-51063 Köln
BRD
Tel. +49 221 640 11 63
Fax +49 221 640 50 96
thuermchen@netcologne.de
www.thuermchen.de
Klaviertrio (piano trio) (2006)
Thuermchen Verlag
Muenstererstr. 37
D-51063 Köln
BRD
Tel. +49 221 640 11 63
Fax +49 221 640 50 96
thuermchen@netcologne.de
www.thuermchen.de
Diskographie
Andere Stimmen, Tiger und Patriarch, Fünf Lieder, Alles Nahe werde fern, Jodeln, Euler Sonaten (WERGO Nr. 65632, 2005)
Werke:
Oña, Erik: Alles Nahe werde fern (2001)
Oña, Erik: Andere Stimmen (2003-2004)
Oña, Erik: Euler Sonaten (2001)
Oña, Erik: Jodeln (1996)
Oña, Erik: Tiger und Patriarch (1994)
Oña, Erik: Fünf Lieder (1996-2003)
Info: www.fonoteca.ch
Tiger und Patriarch (CD Edition Solitude, 1996)
Werke:
Oña, Erik: Tiger und Patriarch (1994)
Per Ivan Lermoliev (CD UMUS, 1994)
Werke:
Oña, Erik: Per Ivan Lermoliev (1991)
Bibliography
Fatton, Andreas: Klangfernes, aus der Nähe gehört, in: Dissonanz 102 (2008) [Internet]