15 years, 15 concerts, from May to December.

Pre-Visions, The Festival, Post-Visions, Extensions Collaborations with the Music Festival of Morelia Miguel Bernal Jiménez and extensions in Mexico City in ExTeresa Arte Actual and Casa Francia.



The celebration of 15 years of the International Festival of Music and New Technologies, Visiones Sonoras, has been visualized by Silvia de la Cueva, the first woman to head the festival in its entire history. It will be a retrospective that will allow to re-discover the most transcendent moments in the history of the festival, which, simultaneously, became milestones in the history of electroacoustic music in Mexico and Latin America. It will be a festival in which all the artists and scholars who once participated with incipient, novel or experimental projects and who have won a very important place in the genre, as well as artists programmed for the first time in both Visions, will play an important role. Sound as in Mexico.

To honor the anniversary, the Festival’s program includes 15 concerts under the motto “15 years, 15 concerts”, divided into Pre-Visions – from May to August – concerts during the festival from September 25 to 28, and Post-Visions – From October to december-. The decision to extend the activities of the festival is due to the fact that 4 days of the main event are clearly insufficient to include everything in what Visiones Sonoras has impacted over 15 years: artists, works, knowledge, collaborations, etc.

Visiones Sonoras


“Visiones Sonoras”, it is an annual festival, which takes place since 2005, under the organization and supervision of the Mexican Center for Music and Sound Arts. It has positioned itself as one of the most respected music festivals with new technologies from Latin America and the world. Every year it gathers hundreds of guests, including musicians, composers, producers, cultural promoters, music students and the general public. For some years it has been developed, at no cost to the attendees, at the facilities of the Morelia campus of the UNAM Morelia campus, to where the invited from different parts of the world arrive. The inaugural concert, mainly, is one of the most important events of the Mexican artistic agenda in regards to music with new technologies.




SILVIA DE LA CUEVA (Mexico City, 1980)

She is a cultural manager and graduated in English. He focuses his activities on the promotion of contemporary art since 2004. He has developed projects with cultural institutions, festivals and art through Clinker Foundation (organization based in San Luis Potosí, dedicated to cultural development, of which he was a co-founding member in 2004). ), which he directed until December 2007. He is a graduate in cultural promotion and management by CONACULTA and in cultural policies, in cultural promotion by the OEI and in principles and techniques of fundraising by the University of Indiana. She has worked at the CMMAS since 2008 as head of the Development area and has held various roles in the coordination of Visiones Sonoras since 2005.


RODRIGO SIGAL  (Mexico City, 1971)

He completed a Doctorate in Musical Composition with Electroacoustic Means at the City University of London, England and a degree in Musical Composition at the Center for Research and Music Studies (CIEM) of Mexico City. For several years he was part of the composition workshop of Prof. Mario Lavista, besides having studied with Denis Smalley, Javier Álvarez, Franco Donatoni, Judith Weir, Michael Jarrel, Alejandro Velazco and Juan Trigos, among others. He finished a post-doctorate at the National School of Music in Mexico and since 2006 he is the director of the Mexican Center for Music and Sound Arts. (www.cmmas.org)



Centro Mexicano para la Música y las Artes Sonoras

Casa de la Cultura, planta alta
Morelos Norte No. 485
C.P. 58000
Col. Centro Morelia, Mich., México.



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