Biography - Luís Antunes Pena
Luis Antunes Pena, composer of electroacoustic and instrumental music, was born in 1973 in Lisbon, Portugal. He studied composition in Lisbon and Essen with A. P. Vargas, Nicolaus A. Huber, Dirk Reith and Guenter Steinke.
His compositions arise from intense focus upon computer-generated analysis and its instrumental and electronic transcription. Many of his pieces reflect a particular interest in the rhythmical aspects of sound.
Recent engagements include collaboartions with the Christoph Delz Foundation (Basel), the ZKM | Karlsruhe, the Society for New Music Ruhr (GNMR), the Philharmonie Essen, the Miso Music or the Gulbenkian Foundation.