Martín Palmeri - composer, pianist, choir and orchestra conductor
Born in Buenos Aires in 1965. He studied composition with Daniel Montes, Marcelo Chevalier, Rodolfo Mederos, Virtú Maragno and Edgar Grana (New York), choral conducting with Antonio Russo and Nestor Zadoff, conducting with Mario Benzecry, singing with Amalia and Estevez Create, and piano with Eduardo Paez and Orlando Tripodi.
He has authored numerous choral works, instrumental and operas, among which are mentioned
In recent years he has been invited to lead and participate as a pianist in the interpretation of his work Misatango (premiered by the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba in 1996) in Germany, Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Slovakia, Spain, Holland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, Switzerland and USA. This work was selected to be part of the ateliers of Europa Cantat 2009 (Utrecht, Netherlands), and has been interpreted by renowned conductors, soloists and orchestras in cities across the world.
Martín Palmeri received the First Prize at the Choral arrangements organized by AAMCANT (Asociación Argentina para la Música Coral), 2011. The National University of Rosario awarded him First Prize in the 2010 National Choral Arrangements Competition. The National Endowment for the Arts grants in 2003 the first prize in the genre “Symphonic Work Essay Contest Juan Carlos Paz” for his Concerto for cello and orchestra dances. Several of his compositions have been recorded on CDs produced in Italy, Latvia and Argentina.
In April 2017 the African premiere of Misatango was successfully celebrated in the cities Casabalanca and Rabat with the participation of the Chorale Polyphonique de Casablanca.
By the end of April 2017 the composition “Tango Credo” was premiered in the Avery Fisher Hall of the Lincoln Center. The concert was organized by DCINY.
In October 2017 the work “Laudate Pueri” for quintet and choir was premiered in Poznan, Poland, with the participation of the choir Kameralny Uniwersytetu im. Adama Mickiewicza w Poznaniu.
In June 2019 the world premiere of Kyrie, Sanctus, Benedictus and Agnus Dei will be celebrated in the Carnegie Hall, New York, which together with the Gloria (2015) and the Credo (2017) will complete the “Gran Misatango”. The event will be organized by DCINY.