Who is Mauro Godoy-Villalobos?
Born in Santiago de Chile in 1967, Mauro Godoy Villalobos grew up in Växjö in Sweden. He now lives and works as a composer in Stockholm. Villalobos started studying guitar at the Music Conservatory “Civica sculo di música” in Milan. For the last fifteen years he has focussed on musical composition and continued his studies under the supervision of the composers Henrik Strindberg, Per Mårtensson and Johan Hammerth.
Villalobos’ compositions both solo works and orchestral pieces have been performed worldwide on a regular basis. His compositions include works for solo guitar, duos with piano, chamber music, choral music, works for string orchestra, wind orchestra and symphony orchestra. His latest project is a Guitar Concerto with orchestra called Qualia written for the Swedish guitarist Georg Gulyas.