Victor Ibarra wins

Basel Composition Competition with In memoriam

© Benno Hunziker
© Benno Hunziker


...sin una sola yerba para detener el aire

for flute, percussions and piano

written for Ensemble Vertebræ


Victor Ibarra’s style draws on the most varied resources that outline a genuine language. Every part is immersed in micro-tonality, with a precise harmonic structure that becomes, many times intertwined and obsessive. Accented by the rhythmic energy that becomes an essential component of his speech or use of instrumental virtuosity, as a tool to create spaces and dimensions. The influence of the French-spectralism helps him to work with a coloristic and timbral intention, although not exclusively, and a dialogue interdisciplinary which, usually set with the plastic arts, prints a personal mark on his work that is approached from clarity, in compositional instincts and ideals.


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Catalogue of works

Catalogue of works
Catalogue of works - IBARRA.pdf
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In memoriam

Sinfonieorchester Basel - Francesc Prat, conductor

Grande Équerre: ensayo sobre la negación

Sigma Project Quartet