Gabriel Malancioiu

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CLASSICAL CONTEMPORARY COMPOSER

The underl­ining fact­or behind ­every work­ that I've­ written i­n the last­ few years­ is the qu­est of red­iscovering­ the secre­t power th­at music h­as, its ca­pacity to ­influence ­the human ­consciousn­ess. There­fore, many­ of my wor­ks are inf­luenced by­ texts bel­onging to ­ancient or­ modern my­stics, ran­ging from ­Lao Tzu an­d Heraclit­ to Osho, ­Eckhart To­lle, Gan­gaji or Mooji. Late­ly, the sa­cred/profa­ne relatio­n has intr­igued my m­usical thi­nking, and­ the compl­ementary o­f the pola­r opposite­s has beco­me the mai­n idea in ­many of my­ works, ir­respective­ of the ae­sthetical ­orientatio­n, be it a­vantgardis­tic or tra­ditional, ­regardless­ of the me­dium used,­ be it liv­e-electron­ics or the­ ancient d­uduk…

 

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Happy to take part in a great event: Open House Barcelona 03. Oct 2016

I'll write a new piece for clarinet solo, to be played in Torre Girona.

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NameMalancioiu, Gabriel
Date of Birth1979-04-22
Born inRomania, Europe
Home LocationTimişoara, Romania
Main languageRomanian; Moldavian; Moldovan
Additional languages English 
attended UniversitiesWest University of Timisoara, Faculty of Music and Theatre, "Gheorghe Dima" Music Academy from Cluj-Napoca

The Prophet: on Beauty, on verses by Kahlil Gibran
The Prophet - on Beauty for soprano, flute, clarinet, violin, cello and piano using a poem by Kahlil Gibran (2014) 

Composer: Gabriel Mălăncioiu
Performers: Alexandra Guţu - cello and Atem Ensemble: 
Valentina Verlan - soprano, Anca Negruţ - flute, Cosmin Hărşian - clarinet, Cristina Constantin - violin, Victor Părău - piano

 
Music inspired by Heraclit's text in ancient Greek language
Hommage a Aurel Stroe for tenor and guitar (2012)

Composer: Gabriel Malancioiu
Performers: Ovidiu Cozma - tenor Peter Daboczi - guitar 
"Hommage à Marsyas" (first part) for solo piccolo flute
Performer: Vlad Colar
Composer: Gabriel Malancioiu

Work published at Edition Kossac
 
"Anima / Animus" for solo violin
Violin: Cristina Constantin
Composer: Gabriel Malancioiu

Recorded by Attila Lukinich in May 2015 
"Paramita" for accordion will be played at the Fryderyk Chopin Music University, Warsaw
2016-12-11, Warsaw
Fryderyk Chopin Music University

Soloists:
EVENT
About Hommage a Papaji, played at the 2015 ISCM World Music Days, Slovenia
2015-10-23 NewMusicBox, a publication from NEW MUSIC USA, New York
"...a tribute to Indian mystic Hariwansh Lal Poonja by Romanian composer Gabriel Mălăncioiu contained some extremely lush harmonies that seemed to float beyond consciousness..."
(Frank Oteri)
REVIEW from 2015-10-23  
Hasya for flute, piano, percussion and string orchestra - first part (2010)
Composer: Gabriel Malancioiu
Performers:Trio Contraste, Banatul Philharmonic Orchestra, Conductor Radu Popa 
"Für Enescu" for violin and wind quintet - third part
Composer: Gabriel Mălăncioiu
Performers: Aventure Ensemble
Friedemann Amadeus Treiber - violin, Martina Roth - flute, Alexander Ott - oboe, Walter Ifrim - clarinet, Wolfgang Rüdiger - bassoon, Delphine Gauthier-Guiche - horn 
Working session with Duo Carillon and Trio Contraste
About „Bhava”, played at Bartók International Festival
2010-09-01 Muzsika, Budapest
"...remekül megírt Bhava című műv..."
(Malina Janos)
REVIEW from 2010-09-01  
"NOW HERE" - music for a short film directed by Beatrice Grande
"Now Here" directed by Beatrice Grande
Music by Gabriel Malancioiu

Sound of Silent Film Festival - Music Box Theatre, Chicago - April 2016
Music performed by Palomar Ensemble, conductor: Francesco Milioto 
The Hidden Harmony - chamber symphony - first part (fragment)
Composer: Gabriel Malancioiu
Flute: Vlad Colar, Oboe: Voichiţa Popa, Clarinet: Florin Catina, Bassoon: Ioan Gârboni, Trumpet: Cornel Meici, Horn: Radu Petrean, Trombon: Bogdan Dijmărescu, Tuba: Ion Vidu, Percussion: Doru Roman, Violin: Cristina Constantin, Viola: Gabriela Vanzelli, Cello: Diana Butaru, Contrabass: Victor Stan
"Banatul" Chamber Orchestra, conductor Remus Georgescu 
PERCUTRANCE - Concerto for percussion and orchestra
Percutrance - concerto for percussion and orchestra (2016)
World premiere
Percussion: Doru Roman
Conductor Huba Hollókői
Banatul Philharmonic Orchestra, Timișoara
Mixed by Attila Lukinich
Played on 4th of November 2016 in Timișoara during Intrada New Music Festival 
Doğala Doğru (Towards the Natural) for a microtonal guitar and a standard fretted guitar, Turkish music influence
Composer: Gabriel Malancioiu
Performed by Duoist: Erhan Birol and Tolgahan Çoğulu 
Contemporary Romanian music for soprano and flute
"Linişte" (2012) for soprano and flute, on verses by Lucian Blaga

Composer: Gabriel Mălăncioiu
Performers: Veronica Anuşca - soprano,  Octavian Moldovean - flute

 
"Yirdaki" for trombone
RISUONANZE 2015 - incontri di nuove musiche
Rocco Rescigno, trombone
Gabriel Mălăncioiu, composer
prima esecuzione in Italia
Brano selezionato nella Call for Scores "Risuonanze 2015" 
about "Translucence", a piece written for the Open House Chicago project
2014-10-22 New Music Box , Chicago
"... a delicate and effective piece filled with fluttering false harmonics, passed-off long tones, and a brisk, rhythmic middle section that seemed to suit the earthiness of the surroundings."
(Ellen McSweeney)
REVIEW from 2014-10-22  
Hommage a George Enescu for violin (2011)
Composer: Gabriel Malancioiu
Performer: Cristina Constantin 
"Hommage a Marsyas" for piccolo flute played by Vlad Colar during Flöten Festival Munich 2017
2017-03-11, Munich
Flöten Festival des Deutschen Gesellschaft für Flöte e.V.

Soloists: Colar, Vlad
EVENT
A short animation created by the very talented Julio Pot, using music from “Anima / Animus”
Music composed by Gabriel Mãlãncioiu. Performed by Cristina Constantin. Animated by Julio Pot. 
Hasya for flute, piano, percussion and string orchestra - second part (2010)
Composer: Gabriel Malancioiu
Performers:Trio Contraste, Banatul Philharmonic Orchestra, Conductor Radu Popa 
About “Paramita” played at the Teatro Fondamenta Nuove, Venezia
2014-07-14 Il giornale della musica, Venezia
"...Gabriel Malancioiu ne esplora la capacità di creare contrasti melodici, timbrici, armonici e di articolazione"
(Letizia Michielon)
REVIEW from 2014-07-14  
"Für Enescu" for violin and wind quintet - second part
Composer: Gabriel Mălăncioiu
Performers: Aventure Ensemble
Friedemann Amadeus Treiber - violin, Martina Roth - flute, Alexander Ott - oboe, Walter Ifrim - clarinet, Wolfgang Rüdiger - bassoon, Delphine Gauthier-Guiche - horn 
About „Complementarium – in memoriam Jonathan Harvey” played at Simn 2013 Festival
2013-07-01 Actualitatea muzicală , Bucharest
"

Intonaţiile ei hăulite, doinite, ritualice, ca şi când ar dori să recupereze esenţa sacră a fiinţei, sunt dublate de efecte de toacă...

"
(Despina Petecel)
REVIEW from 2013-07-01  
After the first performance of my piece The Wheel of Time for flute, organ, piano and two percussions
With Ion Bogdan Stefanescu, Sorin Petrescu, Doru Roman (Trio Contraste) and Armin Sommer, Andreas Hoffmann (Duo Carillon)

 
O ignis Spiritus Paracliti
VOX MUNDI International Choral Festival

Children's choir from "Ion Vidu" National Art College - Timisoara
conductor Maria Gyuris

Text: Hildegard von Bingen 
Classical contemporary music for violin inspired by ancient Chinese music
"Shudi I" for violin (2011 rev. 2013)
Composer: Gabriel Malancioiu
Violin: Cristina Constantin 
"Sublimation" for flute, clarinet, bass clarinet, violin and cello
Composer: Gabriel Malancioiu
Performers: Sabine Walter, Maciej Bosak, Juanlu Puelles, Asya Sorshneva, Alina Matousek, conductor Michael Wendeberg 
"Anahit" for duduk, guitar and prepared piano
Composer: Gabriel Malancioiu
Performers: Cosmin Balean, Lucian Naste, Sorin Petrescu  
Contemporary music for cello
Inner radiance for cello (2012)
Composer: Gabriel Malancioiu
Performer: Alexandra Gutu 
Contemporary variation on a theme by Girolamo Frescobaldi
Gabriel Mălăncioiu: Frescobaldi's Winter Dream for soprano, flute, oboe, viola, cello and tambourine 

Performing: SonoMania ensemble
Conductor: Vlad Răzvan Baciu
Veronica Anuşca (soprano), Ştefan Diaconu (flute), Valentin Ghita (oboe), Tamara Dica (viola), Eugen-Bogdan Popa (cello), Olga Podobinschi (tambourine) 
The Gift
The Gift (animation, Chile) directed by Julio Pot and produced by Cecilia Baeriswyl; Music composed by Gabriel Mălăncioiu; Performers:SonoMania Ensemble, conductor Gabriel Bebeselea; InnerSound International New Arts Festival; Recorded by MuzaX Music Production
credits: miniestudio 
About „Sunyata – the joyful emptiness“, played at Intersonanzen New Music Festival, Potsdam
2014-05-17 Potsdamer Neueste Nachrichten, Potsdam
"Sehr schön, sehr homogen, diese Musik…"
(Gerold Paul)
REVIEW from 2014-05-17  
Contemporary music on verses by Hildegard von Bingen
"Faces of Oneness" for baritone, bass clarinet and violin - first part - (2013)
Composer: Gabriel Malancioiu
Performers: Fabian Hemmelmann and Hand Werk Ensemble:  Stefanie van Backlé, Heather Roche,  

 
With my composition teacher, Adrian Pop
at Toamna Muzicală Clujeană International Festival 
"Für Enescu" for violin and wind quintet - last part
Composer: Gabriel Mălăncioiu
Performers: Aventure Ensemble
Friedemann Amadeus Treiber - violin, Martina Roth - flute, Alexander Ott - oboe, Walter Ifrim - clarinet, Wolfgang Rüdiger - bassoon, Delphine Gauthier-Guiche - horn 
"Für Enescu" for violin and wind quintet - first part
Composer: Gabriel Mălăncioiu
Performers: Aventure Ensemble
Friedemann Amadeus Treiber - violin, Martina Roth - flute, Alexander Ott - oboe, Walter Ifrim - clarinet, Wolfgang Rüdiger - bassoon, Delphine Gauthier-Guiche - horn 
"ZAMOLXIS" for trumpet, narrator and string orchestra
Composer Gabriel Mălăncioiu
Trumpet Sergiu Cârstea
Narrator Geo Popa
String Orchestra of Bacău Philharmonic
Conductor Ovidiu Bălan
The text is taken from Remer Ra's book "The laws of Zamolxe" 
About “Traulos”, played by Ensemble Aventure
2012-04-30 Badische Zeitung, Baden-Baden
"...kriegerisch wirkenden…"
(Martin Andris)
REVIEW from 2012-04-30  
Music for a silent film directed by Julio Pot
"The Gift" directed by Julio Pot
Music by Gabriel Malancioiu

Sound of Silent Film Festival - Music Box Theatre, Chicago - April 2014

Music performed by Palomar Ensemble, conductor: Francesco Milioto

 
"Leandra" for guitar, played by Costin Soare, inspired by The Invisible Cities of Italo Calvino
World premiere, played at "George Enescu National Museum", Bucharest, during the 2nd guitar evening from the 2016 International Guitar Evenings Festival (www.seriledechitara.ro)...
Costin Soare - guitar and Ștefan Nistor - actor 
Traulos for oboe, bass clarinet and bassoon

Composer: Gabriel Malancioiu

Performers: Aventure Ensemble (Freiburg)
Alexander Ott
Walter Ifrim
Wolfgang Rudiger

 
Indian ritualic music
"Faces of Oneness" for baritone, flute and percussion - last part - (2013)
Composer: Gabriel Malancioiu
Performers: Fabian Hemmelmann and Hand Werk Ensemble: Daniel Agi, Rie Watanabe  
Hasya for flute, piano, percussion and string orchestra - third part (2010)
Composer: Gabriel Malancioiu
Performers:Trio Contraste, Banatul Philharmonic Orchestra, Conductor Radu Popa 
"Flauros - in memoriam Constantin Brâncuşi" FOR FLUTE PLAYED BY VLAD COLAR DURING FLÖTEN FESTIVAL MUNICH 2017
2017-03-11, Munich
Flöten Festival des Deutschen Gesellschaft für Flöte e.V.

Soloists: Colar, Vlad
EVENT
MYSTERIUM TREMENDUM ET FASCINANS for organ
Dedicated to the victims from Colectiv Club, București 2015

Performed by Steffen Schlandt and Paul Cristian
Composed by Gabriel Mălăncioiu
Black Church, Brașov
Musica Coronensis Festival 2016 
"Für Terpsichore" for two piano players
"Timişoara Muzicală" International Festival (2014)

Composer: Gabriel Malancioiu
Performers: Adriana and Sorin Dogariu 
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