Team

Jose Pablo Polo

Composer

Madrid, 1984. Composer, sound artist and musical producer. Jose Pablo Polo’s music has been performed, among other places, at the 47th International Festival for New Music Darmstadt, Attacca Festival (Basilea), KLANG Basel, Unerhörte Musik (Berlin), Festival Teatro in Prossimità (Italia), Tage Neue Musik Weimar, II Festival de Música Experimental de Sao Paulo (Brasil), Fundaçao Eugénio de Almeida (Portugal), Museum of Modern Art (Dinamarca), Auditorio Nacional de Música de Madrid, VIII Ciclo de Música Contemporánea de Valladolid, XIII Ciclo de Música de Cámara RTVE, IX Festival de Música Española de Cádiz, Mostra Sonora de Sueca, XIV Festival de Música Contemporánea de Córdoba, Festival Encuentros Sonoros de Sevilla, Encontre Internacional de Compositors, Festival Mixtur, VANG, by performers of the likes of Taller Sonoro, Smash Ensemble, Nou Ensemble, Tamgram Project, Ensemble Drama!, Cuarteto Ex Corde, Coro RTVE, Jean Pierre Dupuy, Miguel Romea, José Luis Urquieta, Pedro Pablo Cámara, David Romero- Pascual, Haize Lizarazu, Avelina Vidal, Carlota Cáceres, Gabriel Trottier or Carles Herráiz.

As composer and/or performer, he is a frequent collaborator of different stage shows, among which the following stand out: TIESTES (Grumelot Cía), GRAN BOLERO (Jesús Rubio Gamo), OUT OF ELEGANT (Hung Dance + Mario Bermúdez), ANHELO, (Marcat Dance), THE FILTHIEST CABARET ALIVE (Marta Izquierdo + La Dalia Negra), CATÁSTROFE (Antonio Rojano – Íñigo Rodriguez-Claro), UN IDIOMA PROPIO (Minke Wang – Víctor Velasco), SUMMER EVENING (Javier Vicedo – Los Bárbaros).

Since 2016, he develops the project OVERture along with Sara Marín, where they explore the existent and inexistent relationships between language, sound, space and audience.

His work has been acknowleged with various awards and grants: INJUVE 2006 (performing), 2014 y 2017 (creation), 68 Concurso Permanente de Juventudes Musicales, Premio de Composición Carmelo Bernaola 2009, XVI Semana de Autor SGAE, Fundación Antonio Gala, etc.

Jose Pablo Polo was the artistic director of the Encontre Internacional de Compositors from 2012 to 2015, and is currently the artistic director of the Festival de Músicas Actuales de Madrid EMA Festival and, and a music producer at La Milagrosa Studio.