Anna
Bofill Levi
Anna, Bofill Levi
composer and architect
Composer and architect.She studied piano and music theory with Jordi Albareda, Josep Cercós, Xavier Montsalvatge and J.M. Mestres Quadreny from 1950 to 1972. She also studied probability theory, philosophy, art, architecture, and urban studies, and earned her PH. D.in architecture, by doing a research on geometric generation of architectural and urban forms, at the Barcelona School of Architecture.She had additional studies in electroacustic music in Barcelona at the Phonos Laboratory with Lluis Callejo and Gabriel Brncic. In 1982 she studied with Luigi Nono, Joan Guinjoan, and Coriúnn Aharonián and in 1983, she attended a seminar with L. Nono, and translated the Iannis Xenakis book 'Music and architecture' into catalan. In 1985 she worked at CEMAMU (Centre d'Études de Mathémathique et Automates Musicales) in Paris under the direction of I. Xenakis.
In 1992 she studied computer music with Xavier Serra at the Phonos Laboratory.
She began composing in 1971 with 'Esclat' for instrumental ensemble, and her catalog now includes works for solo piano, harpsichord, guitar, clarinet, saxophone, cello, percussion, and trombone, as well as music for ensemble, voice and electronics.
Her works have been played in many Spanish and European cities, as well as in Latin America, New York and Mexico at many festivals.
She works in architecture and urban planning alonside her career in music. She has been a member of the jury of the Joan Miró art prize for ten years and a member of the Sitges International Theatre Festival jury, and has worked as a stage designer as well as written incidental music for the Ricard Salvat Theatre Group and for 'Cartographies of desire', three theatrical cycles about female writers and composers.
She is likewise a specialist in the history of women composers and has written numerous articles and participated in conferencies abour the subject.
In 2009 she is honored with the Medal to Work by the Catalan Government.
Her works are published by Clivis, Dinsic, La Mà de Guido, Musica Studio and Periferia (on-line sheet music).
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Contact
The composer can be contacted by:
Associació Catalana de Compositors
Pg. Colom 6 · Espai IV
08002 · Barcelona

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