Veli Kujala: Coral Fantasy

Veli Kujala

Veli Kujala (b. 1976) studied concert accordion and composition at the Sibelius-Academy receiving his Doctor of Music degree with distinction in 2010. He is a prizewinner of many international competitions for soloists and for composition. His compositional output covers a wide variety of genres ranging from electro-acoustic to orchestral works. His composer portrait CD Hyperorganism…

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Evelyn Celeste Frosini: Samoa

Evelyn Frosini

Evelyn Celeste Frosini (b. 1983) is a composer and sound designer. She studied Composition at the National University of Arts (UNA) and Sound Design at the National School of Cinematographic Experimentation and Direction (ENERC) in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Currently, she is a professor, Co-Director of the DaMus Electroacoustic Ensemble in the National University of the…

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Hiroyuki Itoh: In the Dim Light

Hiroyuki Itoh

Hiroyuki Itoh (b. 1963 in Sakata, Japan) received his Ph.D. in music from the University of California, San Diego in 1994. He studied composition with Joji Yuasa, Shin-ichiro Ikebe, Roger Reynolds, and Brian Ferneyhough. His awards include first prize at the Nuove Sincronie International Composition Competition (1995), a Stipendienpreis at the Darmstadt Ferienkurse (1996), and…

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Selected Works Announced for the 2023 ISCM World New Music Days in South Africa

Globe turned toward Africa

The ISCM South Africa Section (NewMusicSA), the organizer of the 2023 ISCM World New Music Days, has announced the works that have been selected for performance from the call for scores. The chosen works are listed below, beginning with selections from official submissions from the ISCM’s membership (first ISCM sections then associate members) arranged alphabetically…

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Kristine Tjøgersen: Mistérios do Corpo

Kristine Tjøgersen

Kristine Tjøgersen (b. 1982) is a composer, visual artist and clarinetist,who lives and works in Oslo, Norway. Shehas a Master’s in Composition with prof.Carola Bauckholt at the Anton Bruckner Universität in Linz, Austria. Her music has been performed by the Arditti Quartet (UK), asamisimasa, Ensemble neoN, Pinquins (N), El Perro Andaluz (DE), and Mimitabu (SE), among…

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Remembering Kaija Saariaho (1952-2023)


It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the passing of the extraordinary composer Kaija Saariaho (1952-2023). She will forever be remembered for extraordinary music (well over 100 compositions) which seamlessly wove acoustic and electronic elements as well as for her transformative operas, especially L’Amour de Loin, which was the first full-length opera composed by…

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