LUÍS NAÓN · COMPOSER
Born in La Plata, Argentina in 1961. He started his musical studies at the National University of La Plata, and then he continued at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique in Paris with Guy Reilbel, Laurent Cuniot, Daniel Teruggi, Sergio Ortega and Horacio Vaggione.
Luis Naon is Professor of composition and electroacoustic music at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris since 1991 and since 2006 he also teaches at the Haute Ecole de Musique de Genève. From 2003 to 2008 he also was professor of composition at the ESMuC – Escola Superior de Musica de Calunya (Barcelona).
Luis Naón’s works have been distinguished by the UNESCO Rostrum in 1990 and 1996, the argentine National Fund for the Arts, the Trinac Prize from the International Music Council, the Olympia Composition Prize, the Buenos Aires town Prize in 1991 and in 1995. He has recently been nominated for the third edition of the « Victoires de la Musique Classique ». In 2001 he wins the SACEM’s George Enesco Prize.
Luis Naón collaborates with several ensembles and institutions such as the Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication, IRCAM, Orchestre de Paris, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Teatro Colón (Buenos Aires), Orchestre de la Seine- Saint-Denis, Ensembles TM+, Grupo Encuentros, Interface, Musique Oblique and Orchestra de Poitou-Charentes.
His works have been played at renowned halls and festivals in Europe, America and Asia.
His future projects are the premiere of Fermata at the festival ManiFeste Ircam 2015 (the last work of his cycle Urbana), and a commission for large orchestra from the Suisse Romande Orchestra and the Philharmonique de Radio France for the Festival ‘Présence’ 2015.
His works are edited by Henry Lemoine, Gérard Billaudot & Babelscores.