Camilo Latorre is a Colombian born composer and writer based in Vienna. He studied piano pedagogy at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna, Spanish literature at the UNED in Spain, and later composition at Academy of Music, Dance and Fine Arts, Plovdiv, and at the Anton Bruckner University in Linz. Camilo´s interest lies in finding relationships between music and other art forms such as to literature and visual arts, thus in particular engaging in the potential of narratives within music. He has worked together with visual artists Fanni Futterknecht and Christina Werner, the choreographer Michikazu Matsune and the theatre director Stefan Karthaus on different projects such as performances, videos, installations and theatre pieces. His work has been presented in Austria, Japan and China.
At the moment he is developing his first chamber opera "Zwischen Leben und Wüste", based on a self-written script. He is working also with Fanni Futterknecht on a project that deals with toy culture and its political implications and with Christina Werner on a work for the Bauhaus/Dessau, both last works will have premieres on autumn 2023 at Tanz Quartier Wien and at Bauhaus/Dessau respectively.