Fine Artists at Five: Jorge Grossman


Contributed by Gordon Rowland

In the last presentation of Fine Artists at Five before a transition to a new format, we welcome Dr. Jorge Grossman.

Jorge Grossmann is a composer whose music has been performed throughout the world by ensembles such as the Norwegian Radio Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra of Argentina, Peruvian National Symphony, and Orquesta Filamónica de Bogotá. He is the recipient of a fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, a Fulbright Scholar Award and awards from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, Aspen Music Festival, Copland House and MacDowell Colony. He has received commissions from dozens of organizations including Harvard University’s Fromm Music Foundation. Grossman is currently director of the composition area of VIPA, Valencia International Performance Academy and founder director of AltaVoz, a Latin American composers collective. His music is available on Harmonia Mundi, Albany Records and New Focus Recordings. His first monographic album is scheduled for release on Austrian label KAIROS on the second quarter of 2020.