Miguel Matamoro studied composition with Gabriel Erkoreka, Ramón Lazkano, and Zuriñe F. Gerenabarrena at the Higher School of Music of the Basque Country, Musikene, and then his received his master’s degree from the Higher School of Music Katarina Gurska in Madrid.

Throughout his formative years he began to premiere many of his pieces, including music for solo instrument, chamber ensemble, electronics, and orchestra.

In 2012 Matamoro won the EMCW composition award with his piece Onde a espuma non chega. Since then, his music has been played in a wide variety of venues, cycles, and festivals throughout the European and American continent. These include Quincena Musical de San Sebastian, the BBVA Fundation cycle for Contemporary Music, Festival Internacional Punto de Encuentro, Kutxa Fundation, The Galician Center for Contemporary Art, Sinkro Festival, ArteAbierto, Zeppelin Festival, Houston University , Schola Cantorum, The Art-Science Festival of Bourges, the Corkigli Videogallery of the Municipal Institute of Contemporary Art in Puebla, Mexico, and many others.

His music has been performed by different groups, ensembles and soloists such as the Janáček Philarmonic Orchestra, the Basque National Symphony Orchestra, Real Filharmonía de Galicia,

The Musikene Orchestra,Vertixe Sonora, Espai Sonor, Trio

Zukan, Hitz Xare Labortegia, Ciklus Ensemble, Zaragoza Auditorium Chamber Orchestra, Quod, Taller Sonoro, Séverine Ballon, Christian Dierstein, Chrichan Larsson, Roberto Alonso and Clara Novakova.

In 2018 he was commissioned by the Galician Council of Culture to compose Duns Folios que Foron Blancos for choir and orchestra.


Dimensions Vol. 3

Release Date: September 11, 2020
Catalog Number: NV6311
21st Century
The third installment in Navona Records’ series for orchestra is here: DIMENSIONS VOL 3, featuring the work of contemporary composers Michael G. Cunningham, Andre’ Godsey, Miguel Matamoro, Paul Osterfield, and Eric Simonson. Harnessing the power of a concert hall full of virtuosos performing original compositions from today’s composers, DIMENSIONS VOL 3 packs a powerful punch.