Born in Santiago de Chile, Roque Rivas studied electroacoustic composition and computer music at the CNSMD in Lyon before studying composition with Emmanuel Nunes at the Paris Conservatory. From 2006 to 2008, he followed the IRCAM Cursus course. In 2011, Roque Rivas participated in the Atelier Opéra en création at the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence under the direction of composer Peter Eötvös. His works are performed by ensembles and performers such as the Ensemble intercontemporain, Asko|Schoenberg Ensemble, London Sinfonietta, Ictus Ensemble, Remix Ensemble, Les Cris de Paris, and are presented in prestigious festivals and museums around the world. In 2015-2016, Roque Rivas was in residence at the Académie de France in Madrid, Casa de Velázquez.
Listen to: Roque Rivas
- Campo Abierto by Roque Rivas (recorded at Cité de la Musique, 2019)
- About cages by Roque Rivas (recorded at the Centre Pompidou, 2010)
- Conical Intersect by Roque Rivas (recorded at Ircam, 2008)