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Martin Matalon


Martin Matalon (born Buenos Aires in 1958) is an Argentine composer and musician, and recipient of the 2005 Grand Prix des Lycéens and 2001 Prix de L'Institut de France Académie des Beaux Arts. After studying composition at the Juilliard School of New York, Martin Matalon took advanced classes in France with Tristan Murail.

In 1993, Matalon settled in Paris and worked at Ircam within the universe of Jorge-Luis Borges (La rosa profunda, sound installation) and of Fritz Lang (Metropolis, film music). There followed, in the domain of silent cinema, music for films of Luis Buñuel.

As a guest teacher all over the world, Matalon teaches composition at various universities and conservatories. He is also a conductor and has lead, notably, the Ensemble Modern, MusikFabrik, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo, Court-circuit, the Ensemble Intercontemporain and the Orchestre National de Montpellier.

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A 1927 mega-production by Fritz Lang, and the first science-fiction film ever made - with a new score by Martin Matalon.

18.11.2022 at Flagey & 19.11.2022 at Concertgebouw Brugge

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