«Confiants», new orchestral work for OBC-L’Auditori

  "Confiants", new orchestral work for Barcelona Symphony Orchestra - OBC in l'Auditori. L’Auditori premiers the first orchestral work written and performed during lockdown. The OBC performs ‎‎Confiants‎ (Confident), the only work devised for a large orchestra that has been written, performed and premiered during the weeks of lockdown. The video is a prelude to L’Auditori’s upcoming season, which will be presented on 5 June and will reveal part of the new image. Auditori de Barcelona, Catalonia, May 29th 2020 Go to "Confiants" in Youtube

New Vivancos Youtube Channel featuring audio and scrolling scores

  New Vivancos Youtube Channel featuring audio and scrolling scores Go to Vivancos Youtube Channel

Jennifer Lopez requests Vivancos music for her Tour

  Jennifer Lopez contacts Bernat Vivancos to compose music for her Tour "It's My Party". Vivancos composes choral voices for the song "Limitless", one of the most special moments of the concert, when she introduces and sings together with her daughter Emme. More information: www.esmuc.cat

Vivancos «Requiem» on tour by RIAS Kammerkor

Vivancos "Requiem" and Victoria's Requiem share program by RIAS Kammerkor, conducted by Justin Doyle. Auditori de Barcelona, Catalonia, March 6th 2019 Varese, Italy, March 28th 2019 Rotterdam, Netherlands, April 11th 2019 Amsterdam, Netherlands, April 12th, 2019

Rosalia & Vivancos in the «Gala de los Premios Goya 2019»

Rosalia, flamenco and fusion music singer, trusted Vivancos to compose an arrangement for its perfomance in 2019 Goya awards ceremony (Spanish Cinema Academy awards 2019). She performed the song "Me quedo contigo", together with the "Cor Jove de l'Orfeó Català" conducted by Esteve Nabona.

Vivancos receives «Premi Clavé a la trajectoria personal 2018», a lifetime recognition award

Vivancos receives "Premi Clavé a la trajectoria personal 2018" award recognizing his lifetime work as composer and conductor and his social and civic commitment.

«Offertorium» in the new CD of Barcelona Clarinet Players

  Bernat Vivancos "Offertorium" is included and gives title to the new CD of Barcelona Clarinet Players, recorded by Seed Music. Manuel Martínez, clarinet Javier Vilaplana, clarinet Martí Guasteví, corno di bassetto Alejandro Castillo, bass clarinet

First world recording of «Lux surgit aurea» in the new CD of Westminster Choir

Westminster Choir, conducted by Joe Miller, includes the first world recording of "Lux surgit aurea" in its new CD "Mass for Double Choir, released on November 2018.

«Bernat Vivancos, the timeless sound», starring the cover of 46th «440 Clàssica & jazz» music magazine

  Bernat Vivancos starring the cover of the 46th music magazine "440 Clàssica & jazz" (October-November 2018) edited by Grup Enderrock. The magazine also includes a long interview by Jordi Martí about Bernat Vivancos musical career and biography, with Photos by Michal Novak.

Australian Premiere of «Aeternam»

  On August 5th Anthony Pasquil, conducted the Australian Premiere of "Aeternam", in Agustine's Church, performed by Bel a Capella.

«Magnificat Brevis» in Tallin, Estonia, by Cor Jove Nacional de Catalunya

  During the 20th edition of Europa Cantat, the most important European coral singing festival, celebrated this year in Tallin, Estonia from July 27th to August 5th, The sixth Cor Jove Nacional de Catalunya (CJNC), conducted by Josep Vila Casañas performed Vivancos "Magnificat Brevis". Next October the Choir will record it in his first CD.

World Premiere of «Magnificat Brevis» in the «XLII International Congress of Pueri Cantores»

During the "XLII International Congress of Pueri Cantores" hold in Barcelona on July 2018, it was the World Premiere of "Magnificat Brevis", by 4.000 Pueri Cantores conducted by Josep Vila Casañas, performed in Montserrat Abbey (July 13th) and Sagrada Família of Barcelona (July 14th). Photos by Xavi Solanas

Video in solidarity with Catalan political prisoners and exiles

  "Cants de la Llibertat presa" project by Bernat Vivancos 25th night in prison: "Una nit" Text by Carme Forcadell “Convertirem la tristesa en energia” Teresa Nogueron, clarinet. Bernat Vivancos, piano and composition. Anna Casanova, dance. Màrius Rubió, film director. Nani Pujol, photography director. Pau Vinyoles, sound (Estudi So.cat). Cathy Loughran, photographer. Susanna Garcia Vila, producer. Video in solidarity with Catalan political prisoners and exiles. Click here to watch the video    

«El Cant dels ocells» for 18 violoncellos

On July 19th, on Església del Pi in Barcelona, an Interreligious prayer for 18 Catalan political prisoners and exiles was celebrated, including a version for 18 violoncellos of the Catalan folk song "el Cant dels ocells". Violoncellos: Núria Comorera (solo) - Núria Conangla - Miquel Felip - Jofre Gibert - Queralt Giralt - Arnau Gòdia - Diego Flores - Anna Llorens - Emmanuel Niubò - Joan Palet - Guillem Pareja - Ignasi Piera - Clàudia Romaní - Rafel Sala - Quim Tejedor - Mireia Vaquer - Guillem Vellvé - Georgina Viu Click here to watch the video Video by SoAuri - Photos by Gemma Comas

CD Recording of «Lux Surgit Aurea» by Westminster Choir in New York

  On March 2nd, the Westminster Choir, USA, conducted by Joe Miller, recorded in New York a new CD including the World Premiere recording of "Lux Surgit Aurea".

«Cançons nocturnes» by Veus – Cor infantil Amics de la Unió at Auditori of Barcelona

On January 12th, Veus - Cor infantil Amics de la Unió conducted by Josep Vila i Jover performed at Auditori of Barcelona the cycle of song "Cançons nocturnes", with Teresa Noguerón, clarinet.

«Cants de la Llibertat presa» project in solidarity with Catalan political prisoners and exiles

In solidarity with Catalan political prisoners and exiles, Bernat Vivancos composes for each night of prison a melody for solo clarinet, simbolizing the loneliness of the prisoner. Teresa Noguerón, clarinet, plays and records every day the melody and uploads it in the project Youtube channel. Every melody includes a sentence which message invite to meditate. Click here to watch all videos

Vivancos’ scores free of download on twitter

Be aware! Some of Vivancos' scores are already available on his twitter account @BernatVivancos. See all his scores available in the hashtag #BVscores  

Vivancos’ music on tour in Taiwan and Japan performed by Cor Infantil Amics de la Unió

  Cor Infantil Amics de la Unió, conducted by Josep Vila i Jové, on tour in Taiwan and Japan during Ausgust 2017 will performe some of Vivancos' works

World Premiere of «Lux Surgit Aurea» by Westminster Choir in WSMC

World Premiere of "Lux Surgit Aurea" by Westminster Choir, USA, conducted by Joe Miller, in  Auditori of Barcelona on July 28th, and concert in Montserrat Abbey on July 29th. Both concerts within the Barcelona 11th World Symposium on Choral Music (July 22nd to 29th).

Vivancos’ music in Barcelona 11th World Symposium on Choral Music

  Intense presence of Vivancos's music in the Barcelona 11th World Symposium on Choral Music WSCM (July 22nd to 29th ). Performances by different choirs in several concerts, among them highlighting "Avui és el dia" in Sagrada Familia by 600 singers (July 26th), and the World Premiere of "Lux Surgit Aurea" by Westminster Choir conducted by Joe  Miller (Auditori, July 28th and Montserrat, July 29th) Moreover Vivancos offered a conferece/presentation of his music (July 27th)

World Premiere of «L’Ametller» by Escolania de Montserrat for Kennedy’s birth centenary celebration

  On July 3rd within the concert for Kennedy's Birth Centenary celebration Escolania de Montserrat, conducted by Llorenç Castelló, performed the World Premiere of "L'Ametller", with lyrics of Catalan poet Joan Maragall, comissioned by Classical Movements. The concert took place in John F.Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington.

«Aeternam» in Minnesota by Summer Singers

  Summer Singers are performing Aeternam in three concerts in Minnesota, in St. Paul on July 23 & 30 and in Minneapolis on July 27.

World premiere of «Offertorium» by Barcelona Clarinet Players

  On May 19th World premiere of "Offertorium" by Barcelona Clarinet Players (Manuel Martínez, clarinet; Javier Vilaplana, clarinet; Martí Guasteví, corno di bassetto and Alejandro Castillo, clarinet baix) in the Claustre Max Cahner of the Centre d'Art Santa Mònica, Barcelona. The concert program includes five World premieres with five musical works by the best Catalan composers of the current musical panorama.

Vivancos music in Australia by Coro Austral

  On April 29th Coro Austral, conducted by Margot McLaughlin performed "Le cri des bergers" and "Shubert's Ave Maria" in St Augustine’s Catholic Church, Balmain, Sydney (Australia)

World premiere of «O Vos Omnes» by Ensemble O Vos Omnes

  World premiere of "O Vos Omnes" by Ensemble O Vos Omnes, concerts on tour: On April 6th on Barcelona, Reial Monestir de Santa Maria de Pedralbes On April 7th on La Sénia Church On May 6th on Tarragona, Sant Agusti Curch conducted by Xavier Pastrana.

Papal Audiance with Pope Francis within the Congress Church & Music

  Pope Francis offered an Audiance to conclude the Vatican Congress "Music and Church: Cult and Culture", where Vivancos gave a conference defending the contemporary liturgical music. Vivancos gave to the Pope two of his latest CDs: "Requiem" and "In Montibus Sanctis".

Comission for Kennedy’s Birth Centenary celebration in Washington

  On July 3rd the concert for Kennedy's Birth Centenary celebration will include the World Premiere of a new work, comissioned by Classical Movements. The work will be performed by Escolania de Montserrat conducted by Llorenç Castelló. The concert will take place in John F.Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington. The new work will be about Peace.

Vivancos presentation in Vatican Congress «Musica e Chiesa»

  On March 3rd Vivancos will participate in Vatican Congress "Musica e Chiesa: culto e cultura a 50 anni dalla Musicam Sacram", giving a lecture about "La promozione di musica contemporanea nella Chiesa: continuità di un patrimonio" #MusicaSacra. The congress will take in Rome during March 2nd - 4th and will conclude with an Audience of the Holly Father Pope Francis.

«Nigra Sum» in Canada by Elektra Women’s Choir

  On March 8th Elektra Women’s Choir, conducted by Morna Edmundson, will permorm Nigra Sum in Vancouver (Canada)

«Blau» to celebrate ESMUC 15th aniversary by ESMUC Symphonic Orchestra and Lorenzo Ferrándiz, dir.

  On January 29th 2017 the Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya - ESMUC celebrated its 15th aniversay with a concert in Auditori performed by the ESMUC Symphonic Orchestra & Lorenzo Ferrándiz, dir. The program pretended to cover the diversity of disciplines offered by ESMUC. Vivancos "Blau" represented the field of classic and contemporary composition.

«Bubbles» in Stockholm performed by Swedish Radio Choir & Josep Vila, dir.

  On January 28th "Bubbles" was performed in Stockholm by Swedish Radio Choir, conducted by Josep Vila Casañas, in a concert devoted to Catalan contemporary music composers.

CD recording with Núria Rial and Symphonieorchester Basel Cello Octet

"Vocal Ice" and "El cant dels ocells" will be included in the next CD of Núria Rial and Symphonierorchester Basel Cello Octet, registered in Basel during January 2017.

«A melody a day» 2016 project achieved

With today's melody (number 366) the project of composing a melody every day during 2016 has been achieved!

Vivancos «El Cant de la Sibil·la» in Barcelona Cathedral Christmas Eve Mass performed by Cor Francesc Valls, Pere Lluís Biosca dir.

  On Barcelona Cathedral Christmas Eve Mass the traditional "Cant de la Sibil·la" (El jorn del judici") was performed by the Cor Francesc Valls, directed by Pere Lluís Biosca.

World premiere of «Cançons nocturnes» performed by Cor Infantil Amics de la Unió and String Orchestra of Granollers

"La nit de Bernat Vivancos", World premiere of "Cançons nocturnes", 12 compositions with text by Catalan poets and 12 clarinet interludes. Performed by Cor Infantil Amics de la Unió (Josep Vila i Jover, dir.), String Orchestra of Granollers (Corrado Bolsi, dir.), Teresa Noguerón, clarinet, and David Pintó, stage director. The concert was conducted by Edmon Colomer in the Teatre Auditori de Granollers.

New CD with Escolania de Montserrat «Música Espiritual Contemporània»

"Ave Maria Shubert/Vivancos" is included in the new CD of Escolania de Montserrat devoted to Spiritual Contemporary Music, edited by Institut Art i Espiritualitat Sean Scully. The CD includes also works by György Deák-Bárdos, Andrew Lloyd-Webber and Arvo Pärt.

«Nigra Sum» in France and England performed by Cambridge Voices

Cambridge Voices (Ian de Massini, director) performed "Nigra Sum" on August 15th in St. Etienne-du-Mont, Paris (France). Later this month, on August 29th perfomed it in Ely Cathedral Lady Chapel, Cambridgeshire (England).

World premiere of «Obriu-me els llavis, Senyor» in Australia performed by Bel a Cappella

World premiere of "Obriu-me els llavis, Senyor" in St. Mary's Cathedral of Sydney, performed by Bel a Cappella, Anthony Pasquill, dir.

2016 New year’s resolution: composing «a melody a day»

  2016 New year's resolution: composing "a melody a day". Will it be achieved?