PATRICIO FRAILE is a Danish/Spanish composer based in Copenhagen. His works blends genres within the musical worlds of classical, folk and ambient. Working primarily as a film composer, and collaborating mostly with small ensembles and solo musicians, his musical universe is intimate, yet able to evoke strong emotions. His musical education as a viola player and classical music upbringing sets the foundation for his rich string arrangements, which he also contributes with in various other projects besides his solo works. Music releases includes the ambient orchestral Before Long Original Score. The score for the film is driven by beautiful, immersive and fragile harmonies and melodies for strings, woodwinds and harp. He has also released the singles Movement V and Symmetri both featured on Spotify's Classical New Releases and Luft in collaboration with fellow film composer Emil Friis. His upcoming. His new single Nat is due to be released in March 2023. With composer colleague Emil Friis he is also finishing his post-classical debut album to be released in 2023.
Most noticeable film projects counts Taliban Land (2022), documentary directed by Cavling Prize winner Nagieb Khaja premiered at CPH DOX 2022. The multi-award-winning and Robert nominated short films, Amourteur (2021) and Abu Adnan directed by Sylvia Le Fanu. Prix Europa nominated documentary Helvedes Homo, starring Abdel Aziz Mahmoud. As an arranger and composer of additional music Patricio has worked on projects such as the critically acclaimed documentary series Partiernes Skjulte Overgreb (2020) on danish TV2, directed by Cavling Prize winner Frederik Brun Madsen. He has also recently contributed with his musicianship playing clarinet and orchestrating strings for Undersea (2022) documentary directed by Jannick Splidsboe.