Fani Kosona: Narratives

Fani Kosona

Fani Kosona (born 1969 in Athens, Greece) is a composer, pianist, professor of music, and mathematician who holds a degree in Mathematics from the University of Athens, studied piano in the National Conservatory of Athens, in the Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris with Jacques Lagarde, then in the Conservatoire National de Région de Rueil-Malmaison…

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Tatiana Riabinkina: No War

Tatiana Riabinkina

Tatiana Riabinkina started composing when as a child. She grew up in Yekaterinburg, Russia, but moved to Moscow to study music more seriously, and in 2013, she graduated from the Moscow College of Improvisational Music, as a bass player. In 2018, she received a Diploma with Excellence from the Gnessin Russian Academy of Music as…

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Edition49 Announces Mandolin Composition Competition

flatback f-hole mandolin (Photo by John Lyttle on Unsplash)

The German music publisher Edition49 and the Siegburg Music Workshop (Musikwerkstatt Siegburg) have announced an international composition competition for mandolin Registration is free and there are no stylistic requirements. Composers can also submit a one-movement or a multi-movement work. Works for solo mandolin, duos, trios, mandolin in a band, or orchestra with mandolin can be…

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12th Rivers Awards International Composition Competition Annnounced (RACC) 2023

RACC 2023

The Shanghai Conservatory of Music will once again host the international Rivers Awards Composition Competition (RACC). As in previous years, the Composition and Conducting Department at Shanghai Conservatory of Music will organize this 12th edition of RACC which aims to promote extensive exchange between Chinese and Western music, encouraging innovative and explorative composition for Chinese…

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Yasunoshin Morita: Les animaux à métamorphoses

Yasunoshin Morita

Yasunoshin Morita (b. 1969) studied composition under the guidance of Yori-Aki Matsudaira. Morita won the first prize at the competition of the Japan Society for Contemporary Music in 2002, the highest prize at the Valentino Bucchi International Composition Competition in Italy in 2009 and the Excellence Award in the Composition Prize for Orchestra of Japan…

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Elizabeth Anderson: Solar Winds

Elizabeth Anderson

The artistic production of Belgian composer Elizabeth Anderson (b. 1960) comprises acousmatic, mixed, and radiophonic works as well as works for multimedia and sound installations, and has been performed in international venues for over thirty years. It is the fascination with space, whether on the scale of the universe (macrocosm) or cellular life (microcosm), and…

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