Svetlana Savić: La vita fugge

Svetlana Savić

Svetlana Savić (b. 1971, Serbia) is a Full Professor of the Faculty of Music in Belgrade. Since 2011 she has also been a lecturer at the Interdisciplinary studies at University of Art in Belgrade. She won the Stevan Mokranjac prize for 2014 (for her piece Zarobljena [Trapped], for female choir and electronics) and was Musica…

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Cathy Milliken: Piece 43 For Now

Cathy Milliken

Cathy Milliken (b. 1956) is a Brisbane, Australia-born and Berlin, Germany-based international award-winning performer and composer known for her evocative instrumental and vocal works. She has composed for concert, opera, radio and film. Commissioners include Ensemble Modern, Remix Ensemble, Porto, London Sinfonietta, Arte, Southbank Centre London, Donaueschinger Musiktage, Staatsoper Berlin and Musica Viva of the…

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Yeung Sin-tung Jessie: Dasein

Yeung Sin-tung Jessie

Yeung Sin-tung Jessie is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), majoring in Music and minoring in Government and Public Administration and Theology. She previously studied at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and was a student in its Junior Music Programme. Upon leaving Munsang College, she studied composition with Ms.…

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Claudia Molitor: Auricularis Superior, or let your ear muscles roam

Claudia Molitor

Claudia Molitor (b. 1974) is a composer/artist whose work draws on traditions of music and sound art but also extends to video, performance and fine art practices. Exploring the relationships between listening and seeing as well as embracing collaboration as compositional practice is central to this work. Recent work includes Sonorama with Electra Productions, Turner Contemporary…

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Alice Ping Yee Ho: Begin

Alice Ping Yee Ho

Alice Ping Yee Ho (b. 1960) is a Hong Kong-born Canadian composer acclaimed for her “distinctly individual”style and “organic flow of imagination”. She has written in many musical genres and received numerous national and international awards, including the 2016 Louis Applebaum Composers Award, the 2014 Prince Edward Island Symphony Composers Competition, the 2014 Kitchener Waterloo…

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Asta Hyvärinen: Star Child Arise/Star Child Aria

Asta Hyvärinen

Asta Hyvärinen (b. 1963) has described her composition style with the term “surrealist-cubism”. This means the structures are based on the surrealistic (subconscious) process and the sonic details appearance as cubistic. She uses also the term “whole tonality” which means equality of any kind of sounding material (chromatic; microtonal; noises & any kind of unpitched…

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Helena Skljarov: Bugs

Helena Skljarov

Helena Skljarov (b. 1993 in Zagreb) graduated in musicology from the Music Academy, University of Zagreb in 2017. In 2014, she began the study of composition at the same university in the class of Prof. Berislav Šipuš. In 2018, she received the Rector’s Award for her composition Pulsar which was premiered in Zagreb by a student orchestra…

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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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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)

Saariaho

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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