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• Enrico Chapela is one of the most successful composers to emerge from Latin America, with a great number of international performances
• studied guitar and composition in Mexico City and Paris/St Denis his musical style seeks to fuse different geographic traditions and musical soundworlds, so that contemporary techniques can happily coexist with minimalist, jazz or rock idioms
ínguesu, a 9-minute musical rendering of the 1999 Mexico vs. Brazil soccer match, has travelled widely since its premiere by the Carlos Chavez Symphony Orchestra in 2003, including a North American tour in 2007 by the Philharmonic Orchestra of the Americas
• successful CD entitled "Antagónica", with ínguesu, La Mengambrea and Lo nato es neta for rock trio and acoustic quintets
• has received numerous commissions and scholarships
• has also written six feature film scores to date, works as a university lecturer and radio presenter

Works by Enrico Chapela inlcude:
Braceros (2019–20) Cantata for mariachi and orchestra
MAGNETAR (2011) E-Cello concerto
ínguesu (2003) Symphonic Poem
La Mengambrea (2002) Saxophone Quartet

Also visit the Enrico Chapela website at www.enricochapela.com

Looking Ahead: new orchestral work Spinphony for the Düsseldorfer Symphoniker as part of the international joint composition 'Green Piece' (WP of complete cylce Jun/Jul 2024)

"Enrico is an exciting composer because there is always a story behind his music. His in-depth research means that in the end every note on the paper has its justifiable place on the paper." - Alondra de la Parra

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