Curriculum Vitae

Diana Syrse Valdés Rosado (Diana Syrse)

 

Education

2018-2021       PhD in Composition (focus on Musiktheater) - University of Birmingham. Dr. Daria Kwiatkowska and Dr. Scott Wilson

2012-2013       Master in Composition – Musiktheater. Hochschule für Musik und Theater, München. Grade: (1,0) Prof. Moritz Eggert

2010-2011       Master in Composition – Performer/Composer. California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), USA. Grade (1,0) Prof. Wolfgang von                                       Schweinitz, Marc Lowenstein, composition. Major in voice with Jacqueline Boback

2009-2010      First year of Master in Composition – Indiana University Bloomington, USA. Prof. Don Freund. Minor (voice) with

                      Prof. Carlos Montane

2004-2008      Bachelor Degree in Composition – Facultad Nacional de Música, Mexico. Grade (1,0) with suma Cum Laude. Dr. Gabriela Ortiz

2005-2008      Bachelor in Voice (Study) – Facultad Nacional de Música, Mexico. Prof. Edith Contreras

1995-2000      Previous Musical Studies. Music appreciation, solfege and voice lessons as a member of The Schola Cantorum de México 

                      Choir Schola Cantorum de México

1992-1999       Musical Initiation Course. (CIM) in the Facultad Nacional de Música UNAM

 

Selected Commissions

2021               Commission Siemens Musikstiftung - Ensamble Via Nova - Weimar

2021               Commission Trio D´Argent - Paris

2021               Neuköllner Oper and the Humboldt Forum - Berlin

2021               Deutsche Oper am Rhein - Düsseldorf

2021               Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Festival Présences 2021 - Paris

2021               Orquesta Sinfónica de Minería - Mexico

2020              New Juilliard Ensemble conducted by Joel Sachs - New York

2019              Children´s opera "Brüte!" Klangfest Kinderkinder e.V. - Hamburg

2018              Opera "Nacht der Seeigel" - Staatsoper Hamburg (Opera Stabile) - Hamburg 

2018              Trio de Percusiones Barra Libre - México

2017              Los Angeles Philharmonic – USA 

2016              Opera "Marea Roja" Túumben Paax (FONCA) National Theater of Mexico City 

2014              Opera "Arsenikblüten", Theater Akademie August Everding - München

2014              Forum junger Komponisten - Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung und der Bayerische Akademie der Schönen Künste - München        

Experience

2018-2019      Work as a composer at the Staatsoper Hamburg

2018-2019      Guest artist Festival Sansusi - Letland / Musiktheater "Buried Whispers"

2018              Guest artist and lecturer at the Festival Internacional Darwin Vargas, Valparaíso. Chile1

2018              Work as a resident composer at the Kammerspiele München - Director Ersan Mondtag

2017              Work as a resident composer at Das Berliner Ensemble - Director Ersan Mondtag

2016              Work as a resident composer at Schauspiel Frankfurt - Director Ersan Mondtag

2016              Artistic Director of the Art in Perspective Festival. Munich

2015-2016      Composer of the opera Marea Roja supported by FONCA. Mexico

2014-2015      Founder and artistic director of the Breakout Ensemble. Munich

2014              Guest artist (singer) by Iván Caramés at the Utrecht Conservatory, Holland

2013-2016      Teacher – Private lessons. Munich

2013              Singing the role of Maria de Buenos Aires (Theaterakademie August Everding - Prinzregententheater)

2012              Guest artist at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater München

2012              Meisterkurs Komposition at the Akademie für Neue Musik with Wolfgang Rhim. Munich

2011               Performer and producer of the project Imaginary Landscapes. Los Angeles

2010-2011       Resident composer of the program Cantaré from VocalEssence.

                     South Dakota.

2009-2011      Resident composer of the program Cantaré from VocalEssence. Minneapolis and Saint Paul

Awards and Scholarships

2021               Jury of the Carmen Mate Young Artist European Award

2021               Nominated to the International Opera Composition Competition of the Nationaltheater Mannheim

2020              Residency at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris- Prize given by the Bayerisches Staatsministerium

2020              Paroles et Musique - Opera de Montpellier

2019              Opera Creation Workshop - Académie d´Aix-en-Provence - France

2016-2018      Akademie Musiktheater heute – Deutsche Bank Stiftung. Frankfurt

2015-2016      Young Creators Program Scholarship – FONCA. Mexico City

2014              Landeshaupstadt München Musikpreis. Munich

2013-2014      Stipendium Katholische Hochschulgemeinde TU Munich

2014              Commission prize given by the Siemens Stiftung and the Bayerische Akademie der Schönen Künste. Munich

2013              Composition commission for the program Junge Solisten given by the Siemens Stiftung. Munich

2012-2012      Residency at the Banff Center. Banff, Canada supported by FONCA

2010-2011      CalArts Dean´s scholarship. Los Angeles

2009-2010     Scholarship for Studying abroad given by FONCA. Mexico City

2009             Dean´s Scholarship Award given by Indiana University. Indiana, USA.

2008-2009    Counterpoint of Tolerance Program. Creation of the Opera no opera AH. Los Angeles

 

Selected Festivals

2021            Festival Présences 2021 - Paris

2020           Festival El Aleph - Mexico

2019            Sansusi Festival - Latvia

2018            Musikinstitute Darmstadt018.

2017            Focus! Festival. New Julliard Music Ensemble. New York

2016            La Habana Contemporary Music Festival

2016            Art in Perspective Festival. Munich

2016            Chorfest Watzenborn-Steinberg

2015            aDevantgarde Festival. Munich

2015            Florence International Choir Festival

2014            Schamrock Festival. Munich

2013            ACDA Convention. Dallas

2009-2016   Women´s in the Arts Festival. Mexico

2006-2020   Foro Internacional de Música Nueva Manuel Enríquez. Mexico

2010           Saarburg Musikfestival. Saarburg and Luxemburg

 

Ensembles/Orchestras

Staatsoper Hamburg, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Los Angeles Philharmonic, National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba, Mexican Phillarmonic Orchestra, Instituto Politécnico Nacional Orchestra, Orchestra of Montpelier, Ensamble Via Nova, VocalEssence, Sirius Quartet, New Juilliard Ensemble, Nemian Dance Company, Oktopus Ensemble, Isura Madrigal Chor, Los Angeles Master Chorale, Túumben Paax, Breakout Ensemble, FACHA string quartet, Cuarteto Carlos Chávez, National Clarinet quartet of Mexico, Duo México con Brio, Trio Coghlan, Laboratorio de Investigaciones Escénico Musicales (LIEM), Onix Ensemble, Maderaire, Barra Libre Ensemble, Dance On Company, Baquetofonía, Staccato Choir etc.

 

Languages:

Spanish – first language / English – fluent / German – fluent / French – basic