eva irene lopszyc


Composer, conductor and pianist Eva Irene Lopszyc was born in Buenos Aires in a family of musicians. She started playing the piano with the age of 5 with her mother, Tatiana Vaistij de Lopszyc and studied composition first with her grandfather Jacobo Ficher. She graduated from the Conservatorio Superior de Música “Manuel de Falla” in 1984-1985 in piano, composition and conducting with gold medal. In her long career her teachers have been among others Elsa Piaggio de Tarelli, Charles Dobler (piano), Angel Lasala (chamber music), Alicia Terzian, Roberto García Morillo, Augusto Rattenbach (composition), Alfonso Stagno, Adela Marschall, Miguel Angel Gilardi, Mario Benzecry and Pedro Ignacio Calderón (conducting).

For a long period she played in a piano duo with her sister, Diana Lopszyc. Spezialized in argentine music, they premiered numerous works, of which several have been composed especially for them. As a result of this collaboration, the piano duo of Eva Irene and Diana Lopsyc recorded the CD “Vanguardias de la Música Argentina – Atmosferas” interpreting the works of Alicia Terzian.

As a conductor she was the founder of the Ensamble de los Tres Tiempos and has been responsible for numerous world premiers of contemporary argentine chamber music, opera and ballet. Furthermore she conducted a large number of orchestras and other ensembles such as the Orquesta Conservatorio Superior de Música “Manuel de Falla”, Orquesta Escuela de Bellas Artes “Carlos Morel”, Orquesta Universidad de Tucumán, Banda Sinfónica de la Pampa, Banda Sinfónica de la Cuidad de Buenos Aires, Banda Sinfónica de Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Orquesta Sinfónica de Asunción del Paraguay and the Ensamble Belo Horizonte Brazil.

She is currently professor in chamber music at the Conservatorio Superior de Música “Manuel de Falla”, where she taught composition, orchestration and musical theory in the last years.

 

Her opus contains a large number of works including almost every kind of instrumentation and is premiered, performed and recorded all over the world by internationally acknowledged artists, e.g.:

 

  • "Almirante Cristóbal Colón” for symphonic band, premiered in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain, in 2008 by the Symphonic Band of the Conservatory of Music of Santa Cruz de Tenerife under the direction of Felix Hauswirth (Switzerland).
  • “Avemaría “for soprano, choir and orchestra, premiered in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 2000 by the Orquesta y Coro del Conservatorio Superior de Música “Manuel de Falla”, conducted by Eva Lopszyc, and performed in Kiev, Ukraine, in 2013 by the chamber orchestra of Kiev & Soloists.
  • “Brigantia de los Vientos” for symphonic band, premiered in Lliria, Valencia, Spain, in 2013 under the baton of Felix Hauswirth, Swiss director at the V Latin American Congress of Directors, Composers and Arrangers Lliria.
  • “Ventos de Amor….Terras de Fogo e Mar- Lembranca a Luis de Camoes.” for symphonic band, recitative male voice and group of voices, premiered in Lisboa, Portugal at the Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa, in 2015, by the Orchestra de Sopros, conducted by Alberto Roque.
  • “Missa Pro Terrae Humilibus” for mixed choir and organ performed at the Vatican in Rome, Italy, in 2015, conducted by the Coro senza frontieri, conducted by Antonella Barbarossa.
  • “Labyrinths of a Soul- About Sappho” for 3 female voices , ancient cymbals, recorder, violin, viola da gamba and guitar premiered in Tel Aviv, Israel, in 2015 at the Israeli Women Composers Forum - Vox Feminae, conducted by Taum Karni.
  • "Taurus Picassiano” for flute, clarinet, violin, violoncello and guitar, and “Lares…Dii Familiaris” for solo flute, both premiered in Madrid, Spain, in 2016 by the Ensamble ECO at the Contemporary Music Festival.
  • “Kachkar – Narekavank..Oda de la Virgen” on sacred words from Saint Gregory of Narek, for voice, flute, bass clarinet, violin, violoncello, piano, premiered in 2016 by the Grupo Encuentros Ensamble, conducted by Alicia Terzian.
  • “Maria de Ctalamochita” for symphonic orchestra, premiered in Córdoba, Argentina, in 2016 by the Orquesta Sinfónica de Villa María, conducted by Luis Nani.
  • “Charlotte Brontë…Powerful Spirit of Love” for solo piano, premiered Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 2016 by Diana Lopszyc.

Her compositions as well as her work as a conductor have been internationally awarded several times:

 

  • Gold Medal for Composition and Orchestra Conducting from Conservatorio Superior de Música “Manuel de Falla”.
  • Gold Medal, Alfonso Stagno Prize.
  • Young Conductors Teatro Colón de Buenos Aires.
  • Young Conductors Valle de las Leñas- Prize. Mendoza Argentina.
  • Tribuna Nacional de Compositores- CAMU-UNESCO 1995-1999.
  • Gaude Mater "Czsestochowa-Poland 1995.
  • México 1995-2000- Contemporary Música Harp Festival.
  • Contemporary Música Festival Belo Horizonte Brazil.
  • World Música Days 2014-Poland.