Guillermo LaportaNew York, NY
GUILLERMO LAPORTA is a flutist, designer, director and producer, based in New York City.
Guillermo founded, together with Tagore Gonzalez the performing arts group Cre.Art Project in 2006, and has been its executive/artistic director ever since. This collective works through multidisciplinary interaction; and has produced shows in Europe and America collaborating on a wide range of projects in music, theatre, dance and visual arts gathering musicians, visual artists, dancers, actors, writers, designers, and acrobats from all over the world to create original performances.
As director and producer he presented the musical LONDON THE SHOW, the opera NOCTUM, VISUALITY and CRE.ART PROJECT 1 at leading venues and festivals across Europe and America with reviews stating “an explosion of rhythm, color and sensitivity” (El Diario del Alto Aragon) and “a shocking staging” (EL PAIS) Winning top prizes at Injuve Chamber Music Competition and the Montehermoso Contemporary Creation Award.
Guillermo Laporta is a graduate of Royal College of Music of London and along his career as a flutist, he has performed a broad repertoire of symphonic, opera and chamber works, with the BBC Concert Orchestra, Asturias Symphony Orchestra, Oviedo Symphony Orchestra, Euskadi Symphony Orchestra, sharing the stage with renowned musicians such as Sir. Roger Norrington, Andrew Litton, Pablo González, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Truls Mørk, Natalia Gutman, Labèque Sisters, Ainhoa Arteta, Jiri Barta or Heinrich Schiff.
As projection and set designer recent New York theatre credits include: Boogie Stomp, Not Your Mamas Fair Tale, Pedro Pan, 8 million protagonist, A Christmas Carol and The Baltimore Waltz.
In the field of Arts Management, he earns a Master´s Degree in Arts Management from Alcala University in Madrid and he has worked for the recording label EMI Music and the music promoter SF Music, working with famous artist such as Avishai Cohen, Joe Lovano or Chano Dominguez among others.
As a composer and sound designer he has worked in numerous iOS, Android and Facebook application and games like, The Dreamsons, Alice, Letris, Numtris, Sagecity, Iberia Flying around the world and Blupt with important companies like Unboring, Barrabes Internet and Ivanovich Games.
In 2012 he founded the multimedia design studio Designer For The Arts, with aim to help other artist with their marketing strategies, throughout web design, graphic design, video and photography specially made for artists.
Awave at Greenwich House of Music
Live recording of the second performance of AWAVE at Greenwich House of Music.
In this case, I wrote a script combining the music with poetry by Walt Whitman, Arthur Rimbaud, Allen Ginsberg .
For the set design, I used a type of translucid screen called “Sharkstooth Scrim” that allows the projections to float between the performer and the audience.
Guillermo Laporta – flute, composer, electronics
Josefina Urraca – piano
Jacopo Rampini – actor
Video projection and light design by Guillermo Laporta
Visuality (director, designer and dramaturgy)
Visuality is a full-scale music and theater production which develops a narrative inspired by studies by Sigmund Freud, Carl Rogers where a psychoanalyst, explores the deepest thoughts of his mind through music, poetry, and observation.
Written by Guillermo Laporta and Jacopo Rampini and choreographed by Marissa Maislen, this production, fuses the music of Sebastian Currier, Joshua Penman, Debussy, Paul Moravec, Jacob TV, Joan Tower, Marcos Fernandez, and Frederic Rzewski.