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Name: Ernesto Rodrigues
Skills: Composer,Player
Phone: +351217261027
Address: Rua Filipe da Mata, 95-3º esq, Lisboa 1600-070, Portugal
Links: Website     E-mail
Born in Lisbon in 1959; improviser, composer - violin, viola, electronics. His main interest shifted towards contemporary improvised and composed music, as well as indeterminate and graphic scores by Gerhard Stäbler. Studies with contemporary composer Emmanuel Nunes.

The relationship with his instruments is focused in sonic and textural elements. Electronic music was an early influence on his approach to violin playing, which challenges traditional romantic concepts of the violin/viola through use of preparations and micro tuning.

Has created music for films, dance, performance, video, etc. Active in different settings on the Portuguese scene for free improvised music, both as a collaborator and in leading his own groups.

Has performed at festivals all over Europe. Has created the record label Creative Sources Recordings in 1999, wich mainly concentrates on releasing experimental and electro-acoustic music.



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