Ruth Barberán

Posted on December 7, 2008



Since her integration in IBA, col.lectiu de música i dansa improvisades, in1999, she starts to focus her work in free improvisation. Her trumpet explorations try to redefine the role of her instrument in a similar way as the work of Masafumi Ezaki, Frantz Hautzinger, Axel Dörner, Matt Davis to name just a few of them. Currently, she has two stable formations : error focus with Ferran Fages and i treni inerti with Alfredo Costa Monteiro.

She has participated in festivals such as: REVERS 2001 (CCCB – Barcelona), HURTA CORDEL 2001 (Madrid) and FRUITS DE MHERE 2002 (France) with i treni inerti, NITS DE MÚSICA 2000 and 2002 (Fundació Miró – Barcelona) with l’Orquestra IBA and Peter Kowald and with i treni inerti, FESTIVAL DE MÚSIQUES CONTEMPORÀNEES 2000 (Auditori – Barcelona) with l’Orquestra IBA and Butch Morris and SONIC SCOPE 2002 (Lisboa) with Margarida García, OFF-SITE (Tokyo) with Masafumi Ezaki.

She has worked with: Maddish Falzoni, Liba Villavecchia, Agustí Fernández, Manolo López, Betel Martínez, Carme Torrent, Matt Davis, Isabelle Duthoit , Stefan Prins, Margarida García, Rhodri Davies, Mark Wastell, Masafumi Ezaki, Masahiko Okura, Taku Unami …
So far she has released her music on international labels as: Creative Sources Recordings, Rossbin, Hibari Music, …

discography:

Octante:  Lúnula (Another Timbre, 2009)

Ruth Barberán/ Alfredo Costa Monteiro/ Ferran Fages: Semispheri (Esquilo Records, 2006)

I Treni Inerti: Aerea  (Creative Sources, 2005)

Ruth Barberán/ Alfredo Costa Monteiro/ Ferran Fages/ Margarida Garcia: Octante (L’Innomable, 2005)

Alfredo Costa Monteiro/ Ruth Barberán/ Ferran Fages: Istmo (Creative Sources, 2005)

Ruth Barberán: Capacidad de pérdida  (Creative Sources, 2004)

Alfredo Costa Monteiro/ Ruth Barberán/ Ferran Fages: Atolón (Rossbin, 2004)

I Treni Inerti: Ura (Creative Sources, 2003)

Alfredo Costa Monteiro/ Ruth Barberán/ Ferran Fages/ Masafumi Ezaki/ Masahiko Okura/ Taku Unami: Atami (Hibari Music, 2003)

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