Sorin Lerescu was born in Craiova, Romania, on 14 November 1953. He studied composition at the National University of Music in Bucharest with Tiberiu Olah and Anatol Vieru. Postgraduate studies with Ton de Leeuw, Brian Ferneyhough, Morton Feldman.
Since 2003 he has been President of the Romanian Section of ISCM. Artistic Director of the 14th and 19th INTERNATIONAL NEW MUSIC WEEK Festival Bucharest (with Doina Rotaru) and of the MERIDIAN, ISCM-Romanian Section International Festival: 2005-2012.
The Prize of the Union of Romanian Composers and Musicologists for chamber music (2003), The Romanian Academy’s 2003 “George Enescu” Award for Musical Creation, The Cultural Merit, Bucharest (2004).
His creation includes: 5 symphonies, 5 concertos, 2 cantatas, instrumental and vocal-instrumental music, opera URMUZICA. Works by Sorin Lerescu were published by: EDITURA MUZICALĂ in Bucharest, CARCIOFOLI Verlagshaus in Zürich and LUCIAN BADIAN EDITIONS in Ottawa, Canada.
Official website, HERE.
SoundCloud account, here.
MUSIC: Soul Trio