Maria Alejandra

Castro Espejo


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Videostill Hans Hijmering

Maria Alejandra Castro Espejo is a is a Peruvian/ Dutch composer with a great passion for contemporary music. She aims to touch her audience in an idiom that is contemporary with an emphasis on melody and rhythmic energy.



"...her music is intriguing from the outset, with many skilfully mixed timbres of harp, guitar, cello, violin and percussion, and cunningly fanning out harmonies.” Frits van der Waa, De Volkskrant, 11-12-2015







World premiere

!Viva la Vida!

Dramatic song cycle

for soprano and ensemble



Commissioned by Sinfonietta VivazzA

10 May, Karl Rahner Akademie, Colonne  (try out)

12 May, Kulturbunker Colonne Mülheim

15 May, Palais Wittgenstein, Düsseldorf


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