Alfred Jimenez

Alfred was born in Kiev, with a Ukrainian mother and a Cuban father. The family moved to Sweden when he was 4 years old. He started his musical career by playing the trombone and after two years of bachelor studies with trombone as his main subject he decided to study composition with Prof. Jan Sandström at Piteå Academy of Music. After his bachelor exam in composition he continued with master studies in Malmö Academy of Music with Prof. Rolf Martinsson and Prof. Luca Francesconi. He got his masters exam in spring 2015 after graduating with his second chamber opera ”Clownen Jac” as his graduate thesis. He then got accepted to the soloist diploma class and have just finished his last years of studies at Universität fur Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Vienna with Prof. Detlev Müller-Siemens.

Alfred has collaborated with various ensembles and orchestras. Some to mention: Norrlandsoperans Orchestra (SE), Norrköping Symphony Orchestra (SE), Stockholm Wind Orchestra (SE), Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra (SE), Fontana Mix Ensemble (IT), Kreutzer Quartet (UK), Ensemble Nordlys (DK) Norrbotten Neo (SE).

Alfred music has been performed in both in Europe, Asia and America.

Indecent (2016)

For Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Viola, Violoncello and Piano

Indecent is music that’s trying to stop sounding through violence, softness, extreme registers and virtuosity. Every single try creates music that becomes more desperate to find silence.