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The International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM) is a premier forum for the advancement, dissemination and interchange of new music from around the world. Through ISCM, our members promote contemporary music in all its varied forms, strengthening musical life in their local contexts and making their music and its creators known to world.

Batya Frenklakh

Batya Frenklakh: Nocturne

(Submitted by ISCM – ISRAELI SECTION) Batya Frenklakh (b. 1992) is a master’s degree student in composition at Anton Bruckner Private University under the direction of Prof. Carola Bauckholt (’19-). Previously she studied with Mr. Dan Yuhas (’14-’17) and Mr. Reuben Seroussi (’17-’19), and completed her first master at The Buchmann-Mehta School of Music at…

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Emre Sihan Kaleli

Emre Sihan Kaleli: Adjacent rooms, for Borges

(Submitted by ISCM – AUSTRIAN SECTION) Emre Sihan Kaleli (b. 1987) is a Turkish composer currently based in Vienna. He studied and acquired professional experience in four countries: Turkey, Uzbekistan, the Netherlands, and Austria. Close artistic collaborations with certain soloists and collectives, namely Matthias Arter (Switzerland), Aleksandra Bajde (Slovenia), the Omnibus Ensemble (Uzbekistan), the pre-art soloists (Switzerland), the…

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Karin Wetzel

Karin Wetzel: Glass Body

(Submitted by ISCM – SWISS SECTION) The compositional output of Karin Wetzel (b. 1981) encompasses works for solo instrument, ensemble, orchestra, electroacoustic works, live-electronics, and installations. As a part of her artistic-scientific research project about poly-works, Karin has created several work series over the last years, exploring the possibilities of simultaneity and dividual performance practices….

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Panagiotis Theodossiou

Panagiotis Theodossiou: Between Times

(Submitted by ISCM – GREEK SECTION) Panagiotis Theodossiou (b. 1964) studied Composition, Piano, Jazz Piano, and holds a bachelor in Theology by the Greek Kapodistrian University. He holds a master’s degree in Composition Master of Music Composition-MMus by the Department of Music Studies of Ionian University, Corfu, Greece in which he is continuing his doctorate…

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Mihaela Vosganian

Mihaela Vosganian: Jupiterian

(Submitted by ARFA) Mihaela Vosganian (b. 1961) received a degree in composition and a PHD from the Bucharest University of Music where she is currently professor of composition, polyphony, and contemporary languages. After graduation she received professional grants in London and Amsterdam. She has won prizes including Santa Cecilia Alba Adriatica (1992, Italy), INM Consortium…

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Andrew Staniland

Andrew Staniland: Orion Constellation Theory

(Submitted by ISCM – CANADIAN SECTION) Andrew Staniland (b. 1977) has established himself as one of Canada’s most important and innovative musical voices. His music is performed and broadcast internationally and has been described by Alex Ross in The New Yorker magazine as “alternately beautiful and terrifying.” Important accolades include 3 Juno nominations, an ECMA…

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Linda Dallimore

Linda Dallimore: Ascension

(Submitted by ISCM – NEW ZEALAND SECTION) Linda Dallimore (b. 1981) is an emerging composer and flutist hailing from Auckland, New Zealand. She loves writing music for orchestras and chamber ensembles. Her music explores textures, colours, and often draws inspiration from personal experiences, the environment, and social and political topics. Linda’s music has been performed by…

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James Boznos

James Boznos: Social Distancing

(Submitted by ISCM – HONG KONG SECTION) James Boznos (b. 1969) has been the Principal Timpanist of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra since 2000, performing as a soloist with them on three occasions, both of William Kraft’s Timpani Concertos as well as his own composition, Concerto for Timpani, Nr.1. The China Philharmonic and Guangzhou Symphony premiered…

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Sarah Lianne Lewis

Sarah Lianne Lewis: Apart we are not alone / Together Apart

(Submitted by ISCM – WELSH SECTION) Sarah Lianne Lewis (b. 1988) is a Welsh composer of bold, imaginative and accessible contemporary classical and electronic music. Her musical language subverts the boundary between acoustic and electronic sound, engaging the audience in unique soundscapes and sonic atmospheres. Her work explores the natural world and the human condition,…

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Mladen Tarbuk

Mladen Tarbuk: Twist

(Submitted by ISCM – CROATIAN SECTION) Mladen Tarbuk (b. 1962), one of the most versatile composers and conductors of his generation, developed his music career in many directions. He has composed 90 works, ranging from chamber music to large symphonic forms, or pieces for music theatre. Their performances gained a wide international resonance and enthusiasm…

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