Sisco Aparici

Percussion

Born in Aielo of Malferit (Valencia), studied at differente conservatories, Olleria, Ontinyent, Zaragoza, Valencia, Castellón, Barcelona, Porto and Stockholm, obtaining the highest marks.

His career as a professional percussionist is based especially on the facet of soloist dedicated to contemporary music and the latest avant-garde. Performing various concerts in major halls of Europe, and South America.

His experience also in contemporary music has led him to perform with ensembles such as Ensemble Remix (Portugal), Drumming group percussao (Portugal), Smash Ensemble (Spain), Espai Sonor Ensemble (Spain), Narciso Duo (Spain-Switzerland ), NEXEnsemble (Spain), Equilater Ensemble (Spain), Bcn 216, Grup Instrumental de Valencia ...

Has given masterclass in different conservatories of Europe and founded the International Academy TDM-NEXEnsemble, Permanent academy NEXEnsemble, and the creation of NEXEnsemble percussion group: a group formed by the academy students, mixed with various professional percussionists, premiering in Spain "LE NOIR DE L'ETOILE" by Gerard Grisey, and "HAR EL MARMOLISTA" by Martin Matalon. Recently prepares "STEEL WAVE," a show of steeldrums and eclectic music.

Associate Professor at the Conservatory of Mallorca, and the Conservatory of Navarra.

Among the works he has premiered highlights:
“comment subdiviser les regards” (6 coblas unissonans) by José Luís Torá, “Cantos” by Adriàn Borredà, “Saltanah” by Enrique Sanz Burguete. “El Misterio del agua” by Jesús Torres, “Argos” by Jesús Torres, “Cenizas” by José Minguillón, “Tangencias” by Iñaki Estrada, “La Celeste” by José Manuel López, “Cantos II” by Adriàn Borredà, “Sombras Luminosas” by Voro García, “que hacer del tacto full of mirroredness” by José Luis Torá.

His repertoire includes works by composers such as Brian Ferneyhough, Raphael Cendo, Roger Reynolds, Helmut Lachenmann, Gerard Grisey, Mauricio Sotelo, Salvatore Sciarrino, Bruno Mantovani, Iannis Xenakis, Jesus Torres, Philippe Hurel, José Luis Torá, José Manuel López, Josep Sanz, Martin Matalon, Hèctor Parra ...

Among his recordings:
“UNREAK:SIDEWALK CARTOON”, “PRIMARY COLORS”, “FIGURES DE RESSONÀNCIA”, “MÚSICA PRESENTE”, “PERCUSIÓN ESPAÑOLA 2001-2010”

Being one of the few Spanish percussionists maintaining a high level of concert activity that has led him to have a repertoire of over 200 works.

His upcoming projects include the recording of a CD of works dedicated to him, with Spanish composers like Hector Parra, Voro Garcia, Enrique Sanz Burguete..., 2 CDs with the ensemble Espai Sonor (monographic Cd’s by Voro Garcia and Aureliano Cattaneo).

He currently performs with trio DE MAGIA, SMASH ensemble, ensemble Sonor Espai, NEXEnsemble, and has recitals and masterclasses given at conservatories throughout Europe.

Currently artistic director of NEXEnsemble, the Permanent NEXEnsemble and of the International Academy TDM-NEXEnsemble.

Repertorio

A su vera Estrada, Iñaki
Agité 2 Colbert, Brendan
Al margen de los márgenes Motsch, Florent
An exploration of light Parra, Hèctor
Attacca Malec, Ivo
Autumn Island Reynolds, Roger
Bone alphabet Ferneyhough, Brian
Cálculo secreto López López, José Manuel
Canción de lo innombrado Hortigüela, Alberto
comment subdiviser les regards... Torá, José Luis
De siempre y nunca Strauch, Pierre
De viento, cristal y bronce Gutiérrez, Sergio
De vinculis: Gong Sotelo, Mauricio
Dérive 1 Boulez, Pierre
Didáctica López, Octavio
DK<sin> Arranz, Ángel
Dmaathen Xenakis, Iannis
Dos miradas López López, José Manuel
Egan-2 Lazkano, Ramón
Ekphrasis López López, José Manuel
Ensaio diario de um drama (Rel... López, Octavio
Envoûtements II Giraud, Suzanne
Esplorazione del bianco III Sciarrino, Salvatore
Fanfare for Klaus Huber Ferneyhough, Brian
for ensemble HaP Moreno, Josué
Il legno e la parola Sciarrino, Salvatore
in der bruchlosen Ferne, dans... Torá, José Luis
Inside outer space López, Octavio
Intérieur I Lachenmann, Helmut
L'ile sonnante Dufourt, Hugues
La céleste López López, José Manuel
La chute d'Icare Ferneyhough, Brian
La recherche du temps perdu es... Hortigüela, Alberto
Main Surplombe Lazkano, Ramón
Mani.Matta Billone, Pierluigi
Mineral life Parra, Hèctor
Moi, jeu... Mantovani, Bruno
Mundus Canis Crumb, George
Noeuds Ito, Aki
Omar Donatoni, Franco
Picado Fuentes, Arturo
Plus oultre Dufourt, Hugues
Psappha Xenakis, Iannis
quehacer del tacto full of mir... Torá, José Luis
Rebonds A+B Xenakis, Iannis
rhopographie dans l’anonymat d... Torá, José Luis
Sei Estrada, Iñaki
Stèle Grisey, Gérard
Stèle des mots et des morts Lorieux, Grégoire
Stirrings still Saunders, Rebecca
Tangencias Estrada, Iñaki
Tombeau In Memoriam Gérard Gri... Hurel, Philippe
Why patterns? Feldman, Morton
Wintersonnenwende-3 Lazkano, Ramón
Zwielicht Stroppa, Marco