Oswaldo Antonio González Lizausaba began his career as a composer in 1977, adopting Schönberg's twelve-tone composition method. He takes composition classes with Brian Kelly, John Lambert and Lawrence Casserley at the Royal College of Music in London.

His meeting with Max Deutsch in Paris in 1981 (composition and analysis courses) was decisive for his technical, musical and ethical development. Max Deutsch defined González as…a well-rounded musician with a granite temperament and good humor.

He begins conducting an orchestra with the premiere of his worklove americain the Aula Magna of the Central University of Venezuela in 1983. Professional contacts with composers such as: Taira, Boulez, Donatoni, Luis de Pablo, Dutilleux, Lutoslawski and Ferneyhough have been decisive in the artistic and productive life of Oswaldo González.

Another decisive meeting for González was with the Venezuelan composer and conductor Antonio Estévez. Estévez gave González important advice on conducting, composition and orchestration.

Founded in 1986 the Center for Research and Information on Contemporary MusicCIIMC together with Vicky Estévez and the Venezuelan musicologist and cellist Alberto Calzavara, an institute dedicated to the dissemination of Contemporary Music in Venezuela.

González has been awarded a scholarship by the governments of Venezuela and France. National Composition Award in Venezuela. He was invited by Brian Ferneyhough to analyze details of his work Willows at the annual composers' meetings in Darmstadt, Germany in 1996.

He created a musical analysis method where the formal structures of musical works correspond to undulatory models capable of showing unprecedented morphological structures not previously revealed by traditional musical analysis. music analysisundulatoryIt is also a tool with good and interesting perspectives for musical composition.

Oswaldo Gonzalez isDoctor of Arts and Art Sciencesfrom the University of Paris 1The Sorbonne. In addition it isMaster in Music Composition of the Royal College of Music in London, Magister in Music and musicology of the 20th centuryfrom the School of Higher Studies in Social Sciences of Paris jointly with the University of Paris 4, the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) and IRCAM (France).

González's works are generally played in Europe and America. González also participates as a director, percussionist and lecturer in the international contemporary music scene.

In January 2018 the European premiere of his work took placeCalligrammesfor trio with piano. Work based on six poems from the homonymous book by the French poet Guillaume Apollinaire (1880-1918). This work was played in the David Josefowitz Hall of theRoyal Academy of Music, London. Calligrammes, poems of peace and war,It was written by Guillaume Apollinaire between 1913 and 1916.

Recently (2017-2021) Oswaldo González has developed an application 'The Escalador' by which all kinds of frequency spaces (scales) can be created. For more information, you can visit the website here.

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