Beltrán Gonzalez is a Buenos Aires born composer and conductor.
After finishing his conducting diploma in Argentina, he moved to Berlin
in order to continue his education in the field of contemporary music,
first at the Conservatoire de Strasbourgand at the Universität der
Künste - Berlin (Composition, with Elena Mendoza and Daniel Ott).
He has participated and performed in several festivals, including
Accademia Chigiana, Impuls-Graz, Performing Arts Festival Berlin,
DistatTerra, MehrlichtMusik!, crescendo 2021, Festival de Música de
Campos do Jordao, Mixtur Festival 2021, Monat der Zeitgenössischen
Musik 2021, Podium Esslingen and Nordic Saxophone Festival.
His works have been performed by Riot Ensemble, Brandenburgisches
Staatsorchester, Sonar Quartet, Broken Frames Syndicate, Quartetto
Prometteo, Ensemble ilinx, Quartetto Maurice, Black Page Orchestra,
Vertixe Sonora, FontanaMix & The Present Ensemble between others.
He is co-founder and conductor of Kollektiv Unruhe, a Berlin-based
new music group.
As a conductor he has collaborated with the Mar del Plata Symphonic Orchestra, Entre Rios State Orchestra, Tucuman State Orchestra, University of Tucumán Orchestra, Ensemble DaMus, Ensemble ilinx, and most of the contemporary music ensembles in Berlin.
He has received commissions from Vertixe Sonora, The Present Vocal Ensemble, FontanaMix, Alfredo Ovalles (Black Page Orchestra) & Kollektiv Unruhe.
He has been awarded with scholarships from Musikfonds e.V. in two occasions; Argentinean Mozarteum; Fondo Nacional de las Artes-Argentina, and the Ad Infinitum/Lucia Löser/DAAD Stiftungen.
In his compositions he frequently combines anthropological/geographical/linguistic materials with purely instrumental elements in order to generate a dialogue between explicit and implicit meaning, that shape the boundaries of a sounding reality.