Argentina  |  The Netherlands

Diego makes music that tells a narrative,  engages, provokes and intrigues

Live ensemble concerts,  electronica, 

music-theater, dance, film, installations

Diego lived and studied composition in

Buenos Aires, Toronto and The Hague

It deals with identity, human emotions,

expressiveness, communication

He resides as an active freelance artist

in Amsterdam since 2010

©Brand Berghouwer

Take me

EP (2021)

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Album download

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1-Agua - Soifer
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2-Espacio - Soifer
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4-Acero - Soifer
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3-Hold tighter - Soifer
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5-Ruido - Soifer
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6-Europa - Soifer
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7-Last round - Soifer
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EP

Mundo is a spacial journey.

Impossible places are created departing from images of the Earth, treated as they where a painting by MC Escher.

 

Direction, depth, melodies, instruments, colours appear in counterintuitive places. Yet the fantastic landscape behaves organically. 

The album is strongest on headphones as a visual experience dictated by sound. 

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Mundo [2018]

Three electronic EPs

2019

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Inside

Video-loop installation

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This piece was written in 2012 in its acoustic version for a music-theater performance, and in 2018 in its electroacoustic version.
The cellist does not use the bow. 
The pizzicato together with the music language reminisces faint memories of  Spain and Argentina. 



 

Cello and electronics

Pierre Niviere, Director
Doris Hochscheid, Cello
Federica Dalla Pozza, performer

Alice Heron, art director
Alice Sprascio, assistant art director

Pierre Niviere, director of photography

Xinzhu Wu, assistant director of photography
Jaja Sohn, choreographer

Warheads

Bart de Kater on Basset-Horn

Video-loop installation

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Videoclip of my electroacoustic track Warheads. 

The title refers to the nuclear weapons. It is a commentary on our over-militarised and violent society  we seem to keep building.

Filmed in Paradiso (Amsterdam) by the audience with their phones.

Edited by Sergio Gridelli.
Music by Diego Soifer, for basset-horn and electronics.

Basset-horn and electronica

 

Film music and sound

When the moon meets the sun

Short film

Studio recordings

 

Studio recordings

Springlevend

CD Recording Clarinet quartet

The first album of Nieuw Amsterdams Klarinet Kwartet includes 2 tracks I composed for them.

Springlevend - NAKK - Soifer
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Those who remain - NAKK - Soifer
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¡¿Qué fiesta?!

Studio recording ensemble piece

¡¿Qué fiesta?! - Soifer
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This work was a commission from Nederlands Jeugd Orkest for a festive piece for the Gran Partita instrumentation, performed at Radio Kotwijk and the Onmisport for a massive audience, as part of the Congress of the Dutch institution of mayors (VNG). 

In this studio recording:
Oboes - Arthur Klaassens, Esther van der Ploeg
Clarinets - Lily Molnar, Astrid den Daas
Basset Horns - Heleen Oomen, Mayuko Tekeda
Bassoons - Joeri Deckers, Georgie Powell
Horns - Hanna Guirten, Felix Peijnenborgh, Mees Vos, Rinske van Oosterhout, Susanna ten Wolde
Contrabass - Benjamin de Boer


Conductor - Jasper de Waal 

Recording engineer - Tom Peeters (Cobra Records)

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Short films

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