Julio Estrada
Photo by Barry DomĂ­nguez
Program Notes

Julio Estrada

Through all his work, the notion of continuity has been paramount, whether among the fundamental elements...

Julio Estrada

International Contemporary Ensemble, Third Coast Percussion

Thursday, May 16, 2013, 8pm

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          Born in Mexico City, the child of Spanish refugees, Julio Estrada (b. 1943) is a product of cultural crossroads. Influenced in equal part by Xenakis’s abstract theories and Mexican music history, by his studies of mathematics and acoustics, Estrada has published widely and been the recipient of numerous awards, including the internationally respected French Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. Join us as we close out the Miller season with this kaleidoscopic Portrait, culminating with the world premiere of a new commission.



  • ni die saa   for ensemble (2013) world premiere, Miller Theatre commission
  • miqi'cihuatl   (2004)
  • eolo'oolin   for percussion (1980-1998)
  • Canto Naciente   (1975-78)