José Luis Perdigón is a composer born in Santa Cruz de la Palma, Spain. After finishing his violin studies he moved to Berlin, where he studied composition with Manolis Vlitakis, Mathias Hinke and Elena Mendoza. He has also received lessons from composers such as Oscar Bianchi, Martín Matalon, Francesco Filidei, Mark André, Pierluigi Billone, Milena Perisic and Clara Ianotta; and has participated in several courses such as the Composition Course Barcelona Modern 7th Edition, Impuls Academy (Graz) or festivals such as the Mixtur Festival, Ensems Festival or the II Ciclo Ibercaja de Música.
He was awarded the XIX Joan Guinjoan International Prize for young composers 2021 and his music has been premiered by the Brandemburguisches Staatsorchester (Frankfurt), Sonar Quartet, Bcn216 Ensemble, Kebyart Ensemble, Ensemble Unruhe, Ensemble Sonido Extremo, Trio Abstrakt, Schallfeld Ensemble or the Vertixe Sonora Ensemble.
In his works he explores the different possibilities of silence-speed, as well as extreme contrasts, new acoustic spaces and the relationships with pure performance, common speech and pop-trash culture.