Sorin Lerescu

Sorin Lerescu ( born November 14, 1953 in Craiova, Dolj county ) is a Romanian composer.

Lerescu studied at the National University of Music Bucharest in Tiberiu Olah and Anatol Vieru and then with Ton de Leeuw, Brian Ferneyhough and Morton Feldman.

In 1982 he founded the Group for Contemporary Music TRAIECT. Since 1997 he is the artistic director and founder of the festival Întîlnirile Muzicii Noi in Brăila. Between 2003-2013 President of the Romanian Branch of the International Society for Contemporary Music ( ISCM ). He is also a member of the Société des auteurs, Compositeurs éditeurs et de Musique ( SACEM ) and the Board of the Romanian Union of Composers and Musicologists.

Since 1983 he has headed the music section of the People's University " Ioan I. Dalles " of Bucharest and taught counterpoint, harmony and musical analysis on Dinu Lipatti Music High School. Since 2002, he taught counterpoint and composition at the Faculty of Arts, Spiru Haret University in Bucharest.

In 2001, he was a composition seminar at the Istituto Musicale " Achille Peri " of Reggio Emilia. In 2003 he was a member of the international jury for the award of the composition prize of the Fondazione Valentino Bucchi in Rome, where he took a master class in composition. Member of the International Jury of the ISCM -CASH Young Composer Award 2006 in Stuttgart ( Germany ). President of the International Jury for composition in Plovdiv (Bulgaria ) (2008 ) and member of the International Jury for composition in Sofia ( Bulgaria) ( 2010, 2013 ) and Curitiba ( Brazil) ( 2011).

2004 and 2009 he was artistic director of the Săptămâna Internationala a Muzicii Noi in Bucharest. Between 2005-2012, he led International Festival MERIDIAN, Zilele SNR - SIMC in Bucharest.

Works

  • Legend for chamber ensemble, 1977
  • Divertisment for solo clarinet, 1977
  • Aer Marin for Violin, 1977
  • String Quartet No. 1, 1978
  • Sonata for Flute and Piano, 1978
  • Modalis I for orchestra, 1979
  • Cantata I for three instrumental groups, tenor, baritone and vocal group, 1979
  • Music for Saxophone and Percussion, 1980
  • Actio for solo violin, 1980
  • Piano Canto for piano, 1980
  • Ambiante for string orchestra, 1981
  • O Ora de Iubire, song cycle on poems by Gheorghe Tomozei, 1981-82
  • Phono Logos II for keyboard, trombone, double bass, percussion and tape, 1983
  • Sunet forma culoare I for instruments and tape, 1983
  • Solo multiplier for clarinet, 1983
  • Phono logos III for Organ or Piano, 1984
  • Proportions for Flute, 1984
  • Symphony No. 1, 1984
  • Solo multiplier for solo instruments, 1985
  • Modalis II, Concerto for Flute and Orchestra, 1986
  • Symphony No. 2, 1987
  • Cantata II for soloists, mixed choir and orchestra, 1988
  • Configuraţii - String Quartet No. 2, 1988
  • Phono logos IV for six instruments, 1991
  • Suono pace for nine instruments, 1991
  • Reflex Quattro for saxophone quartet, 1992
  • Eikona for seven instruments, 1993
  • Phono V logos for seven instruments, 1993
  • Sax Etudes for Daniel Kientzy, 1993
  • Symphony No. 3, 1994
  • Les Jeux sont faits for instrumental ensemble, 1995
  • Reflex 5 for percussion group, 1996
  • Phono logos I for instrumental groups, 1996
  • Sideshow for trombone and chamber ensemble, 1997
  • Urmuzica, opera, 1998
  • Tempero for clarinet, percussion and tape, 1999
  • Doppio ... for instrumental ensemble, 1999
  • 4th Symphony with organ, 2001
  • Moments for string orchestra, 2001
  • Australasia for clarinet, 2001
  • Sailing for seven instruments, 2002
  • Proportions II for flute and chamber ensemble, 2002
  • (Dis) continuum for instrumental ensemble and tape, 2003
  • Voices for flute, clarinet, trombone and percussion, 2003
  • Sax Concerto for Saxophone and Orchestra, 2004
  • Soul Trio for alto saxophone, viola and piano, 2005
  • Modalis III - Concerto for Flute and Orchestra Flute, 2006
  • Topos for 14 instrumentalists, 2006
  • Opened eye for instrumental ensemble, 2007
  • Insieme solos for flute, percussion and piano, 2007
  • Fjord for flute, percussion and piano, 2007
  • Venice- Rio for a percussionist and tape, 2008
  • Voici, venir ... for alto saxophone, 2008
  • Échantillons for instrument quintet, 2009
  • Side by Side - Double Concerto for saxophone (s), Viola and Orchestra, 2010
  • Impressions - String Quartet No. 3, 2010
  • Solitude for Violin and Piano, 2011
  • Guaratuba for solo tuba, 2011
  • Simple for solo clarinet, 2011
  • Symphony No. 5 ( "Dreams " ), 2012
  • Phono Logos VI for two accordions, 2012
  • Suono Tempo II for chamber ensemble, 2012
  • Portrait imaginaire for mezzo-soprano, saxophone and piano, 2013