BIO

Ángel del Castillo es compositor, habiendo estrenado obras en España, Italia, Alemania y Rusia. Se formó en el Conservatorio Superior de Valencia y obtuvo dos primeros premios en los concursos de composición de Valladolid (Promusva) y Mogliano Veneto (Musici Mojanesi) y el premio del público en el Concurso de Directores de Escena de Ópera de Moscú (Nano Opera).

Ángel del Castillo también dirige la escena de sus obras, habiendo presentado en el Teatro Bulgakov de Moscú su “Réquiem de Ajmátova” y su primera ópera “Antifrida Antiópera” en el Teatro Principito de Madrid formando posteriormente parte del II Festival de Lírica al Margen de Madrid. Actualmente prepara su segunda ópera “Antimedea Antiópera” con estreno previsto en 2020.

Ha estudiado dirección con Vivien Hewitt en la Ópera de Génova y con Carlos Tuñón en el Teatro Pavón de Madrid. También escenografía y dirección de arte con Gerardo Pietrapertosa, Victor de Pilla y Alicia Gumá del Teatro Colón de Buenos Aires. Además de Regiduría con Pepa Hernández y Nieves Garcimartín del Teatro Real e Iluminación con Julio Bao en Madrid.

 

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ENGLISH:

Ángel del Castillo is a composer, having premiered his works in Spain, Italy, Germany and Russia. He studied in the Superior School of Music of Valencia and he won two first prizes in the Valladolid Composition Competition in Spain and in the Musici Mojanesi Competition of Italy, also the audience award of the Nano Opera Competition of Moscow, for Young Opera Stage Directors.

Ángel del Castillo is also the stage director of his works, having premiered at the Bulgakov Theater in Moscow his “Akhmatova’s Requiem” and his first opera “Antifrida Antiopera” at the Principito Theater in Madrid. He is now preparing his second opera called “Antimeda Antiopera” for 2020.

He has studied stage direction with Vivien Hewitt at Opera di Genoa and with Carlos Tuñón at Pavón Theater of Madrid. Also stage design with Gerardo Pietrapertosa, Victor de Pilla and Alicia Gumá from Teatro Colón of Buenos Aires, lighting design with Julio Bao and stage management with Pepa Hernandez and Nieves Garcimartín from Teatro Real of Madrid.

Sometimes Ángel del Castillo is a composer, a photographer, a traveler.

Transiberian Railway / 66 Route / Silk Road / Two Worldrounds / Three Interrails… Antilles, Koreas, Guyanas… Persian Gulf, North and South of Africa, Middle East or the three Americas…

More than 120 countries visited.

Speaking Some Spanish, English, Russian and Italian.

With a Bachelor in Music Composition, a Tourism Degree and a Master in Spanish Language.

Grandson of a Shepherd / Grandson and Son of Carpenters. From a little village with a little river in the middle of Spain.

He has lived in Madrid, Moscow and Mexico City.

He has a small business with a piano. And a camera, a laptop, a mobile phone, some books and clothing. Ops, and this year and afterwards: some glasses too!