Javier Álvarez (1956- )



Famous Works Involving Orchestra

Trireme, Geometria Foliada, Gramatica de Dos

Fun Facts

  • Álvarez’s compositional style includes combining music technology with instruments from different cultures such as the Korean zither, Mexican folk harp, and Caribbean steel pans.
  • Álvarez composed music for Cronos, a 1993 horror film by Guillermo del Toro.
  • He was born in Mexico City and lived in the United States for a time before moving to Great Britain.

Get to know Álvarez in this video by Columbus Symphony Violinist Joyce Fishman!

Upcoming Columbus Symphony Concerts Featuring Álvarez’s Music

  • None at this time

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