DAVID PRADAS

David Pradas i Gené

David Pradas (1974, Castellserà) is an engineer and musician, training that followed at the same time and that he finalized in Manresa where, meanwhile he finished engineering at the Universitat Politècnica, he studied harmony, composition and orchestration with Manel Camp and Llibert Fortuny, among other teachers. Previously he had received classical training at the Conservatori del Liceu and Cervera.

From that period are his two firsts albums: L’altra part (1999) and Zodíac (2000) for solo piano. The next decade he kept on training in musicology at the Universidad de la Rioja and music production at the school Microfusa in Barcelona.

After making a postgraduate in Musical Composition and Contemporary Technologies at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, founded the music production company La Gata Roja Produccions, a creative space that allowed him to record from that moment all his following works: El Balancí (2010), 14 micro-pieces for solo piano, poetry and drawing and rEsd9 (2011), his first electroacoustic album where incorporates everyday sounds in an attempt to explore new sound levels.

In 2014 he releases what would be his most ambitious production: Insectum, a nine pieces suite for piano, contemporary dance and interactive video projections. In front of a 8x4 meters display, two dancers dance in synchrony with the piano music live and with the projection of images of an amazing plasticity that get us into a sensorial unique experience. The show was performed all over Catalonia and in 2016 was performed with a lot of success in Madrid.

In 2016 he ended a master of composition for audiovisuals at the Centro Superior Katarina Gurska of Madrid what opened him the doors to work in audiovisuals world composing for animation, advertising, videogames, television, audio branding and cinema.

Nowadays he is finishing his last album: Umbilical.