Jakob Draminsky Hojmark

Nacido en Dinamarca en 1959. Jakob Draminsky es desde 1977 un prolífico músico y compositor. Desde 1986 está involucrado en la escena europea de música improvisada como instrumentista de clarinete bajo y saxo sopranino. Ha vivido en Londres, Berlín y Barcelona. Durante todo este tiempo ha realizado estudios de composición e instrumento con Pierre Drge, Wolfgang Fuchs y Gabriel Brncic. También ha participado en trabajos electroacústicos para DIEM (Dinamarca), IRCAM (Francia) y PHONOS (España). También ha recibido encargos para trabajos de grupos de música instrumental y teatros y becas de varias fundaciones artísticas danesas.
Ha colaborado, entre otros, con: Tzarina Q Cut (con Jorgen Teller), Pascal Comelade’s Bel Canto Orchestra, Raeo, Mark Cunningham, Superelvis, Kamikaze, Undergrunden (grupo de teatro) and Peter Laugesen (escritor).
Principales composiciones recientes (1995-2000):
“aN eMPTY sPACE? v3”. Acusmatic opera for live soprano voice and 8 channel soundssystem. Performed at the CCCB, Barcelona November 2000. Commision by “VII festival of pocket opera” and Teatre Malic.
“aN eMPTY sPACE? v1 + v2”. 8 channel acusmatic opera installation for 13 pre-recorded vocies, mixed and manipulated live in a MAX/MSP envoiment. Performed at 15 public sites in Denmark, May 2000 and at Nikolai; Copenhagen centre of contemporary art. Granted by Udviklingsfonden, Denmark.
“6 4 9 2 8” – (electroacustic chamberopera for three voices, cello and electronics). First performed at Hippodromen, Copenhagen, June 98. Libretto by Peter Laugesen. Directed by Niels Pihl. Commission by Musikteatreret Undergrunden.
“SLIP N’ SLIDE”. Chamber sonata for five musicians and medium size construction equipment. Performed at Nikolai; Copenhagen centre of contemporary art, September 96. Commission by Nikolai and The National Danish Foundation of Arts.
“MEMORY” – (chamber opera for 12 singers, piano and harmonium). First performed at Den Anden Opera, Copenhagen, Jan.96. Libretto by Peter Laugesen. Directed by Emil Hansen. Commission by KAMIKAZE.
“EN LANDSOLDATS DAGBOG” – (electroacustic pocket opera for baritone singer and MIDI live performance). Barcelona, November 95. Directed by Niels Pihl. Commission by Teatre Malic (Spain).

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