It is one of the most prominent groups in today's musical scene, committed to new creation and the exploration of new formats in presenting contemporary music. It has received the 2024 Ensemble Prize from the Ernst von Siemens Foundation and is embarking on a collaboration with the Palau de la Música Catalana as a resident ensemble for two seasons, 2024-25 and 2025-26.

Born under the auspices of Joventuts Musicals de Catalunya and the ESMUC, Frames Percussion is comprised of a new generation of percussionists from the country, who formed the ensemble with the aim of showcasing talent and demonstrating a commitment to current music by fostering new creation and with a focus on innovation and interdisciplinarity. Their catalog includes iconic works from the percussion group repertoire, such as those by Steve Reich, as well as premieres of works by a new generation of composers, such as Luis Codera Puzo, Núria Giménez-Comas, Yukiko Watanabe, Helena Cánovas, or Pablo Carrascosa. Since its inception, it has been part of prominent contemporary music programs throughout Spain, such as the Festival Mixtur, MUTEK Barcelona, VANG Madrid, Sismògraf Olot, Grec Festival, CNDM, Fundación Juan March, Auditori de Barcelona, and also in Portugal and France. It is the driving force behind the Difraccions Cycle (formerly OUT.SIDE) of contemporary music.

Frames Percussion