Gabriel Sivak is a Franco-Argentinean composer born in 1979 and living in Paris. He studied composition and musicology at the Sorbonne and at the Pôle supérieur Paris-Boulogne where he obtained, in 2014, a DNSMP with honors in the class of Édith Canat de Chizy.
His pieces have been performed by the Soloists of the Orchestre National de France, the Maîtrise de Radio-France, the Orceshtre du Pays de la Loire, the Orchestre de Picardie, the Orchestre Colonne, the Orchestre Lutetia, the Orchestre de la musique de l'air, Les Percussions de Strasbourg, the Jeune chœur de Paris, the Quatuor Voce, Ensemble Ars Nova, Ensemble Court-Circuit, Ensemble 2e2m, Ensemble Tm+, Ensemble Cairn, Ensemble Itinéraire, Musicatreize, Patrick Gallois, David Kadouch, Ophélie Gaillard, Vanessa Wagner, Stanimir Todorov, Jean-François Heisser, Pascal Contet, Romain David, Patrick Langot, Maya Villanueva, in important concert halls and festivals in France and abroad.
He has received several awards and distinctions for his music: Prix d'encouragement aux jeunes compositeurs de l'Institut de France/Académie des Beaux Arts, Fondation d'entreprise/Banque populaire, Rimsky Korsakov Conservatory of St. Petersburg, Juan Carlos Paz Prize (Argentina), International Competition of Turin (Italy), International Competition Innova Musica (Spain), Académie d'arts, sciences et lettres d'Arras, Leopold Bellan Competition, National Tribune of Composers Prize (Argentina)...
Gabriel Sivak has received commissions from Radio France, Orchestre de Picardie, Orchestre du pays de la loire, Percussions de Strasbourg, Festival de Chaillol, Trio Kdm, La Scala de Paris, Ensemble Ars Nova, Patrick Langot, Chœur en scène, Institut français d'art chorale, Quatuor Voce, among others...
He has published 3 monographic albums: Un eco de palabras (Mogno Music, 2009, Belgium), Ciudades Limítrofes (Radio-France, 2014, Switzerland), La patience (Klarthe, 2019, France)
In 2022 he was selected as composer in residence at Casa Velazquez in Madrid to write his first opera.