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A French composer born June 13, 1955 in Palmerston North (New Zealand).
A concert violinist, Nigel Keay studied composition at the University of Victoria in Wellington, New Zealand. After gaining his degree in 1982 he started a career as composer supported notably by the New Zealand National Council of the Arts.
Settling in France in 1998, he has composed instrumental works and operas, closely collaborating in their performances as viola player or conductor.
A German and Jordanian composer born December 14, 1972 in Zarka (Jordany).
A Russian composer born June 9, 1976 in Moscow (Russia).
A flautist by training, Dmitri Kourliandski studied composition at the Moscow Conservatory with Leonid Bobylev and won notably the Gaudeamus Prize in 2003.
In 2005 he founded the first Russian periodical devoted to contemporary music, Tribuna Sovremennoi Muzyki, becoming its editor-in-chief (2005-2009). Artistic director of the International Young Composers Academy in Tchaikovsky City, he is also assistant music and artistic director for the Stanislavsky Theatre and organises masterclasses and lectures in Russia and Europe.
A French composer and clarinetist born December 24, 1959 in Chalon-sur-Saône.
Dominique Clément studied the clarinet, analysis, harmony and early counterpoint, yet considers himself self-taught as a composer.
With the pianists Sylvie Drouin and Françoise Matringe, the soprano Monica Jordan and the cellist Christophe Roy, he founded in 1983 the ensemble Aleph, within which he plays solo works and chamber music of the twentieth century.
An Austrian composer and conductor from Switzerland born December 6, 1954 in Schaffhausen.
A pianist by training, Beat Furrer studied composition and conducting at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Vienna. Before being appointed composition teacher at the University of Music and the Dramatic Arts in Graz,he founded, in 1985, the ensemble Klangforum Wien, and was its artistic director until 1992. Resolutely turned towards contemporary music, this ensemble has premiered more than 500 works by composers from all over the world.
A French composer born November 29, 1932 in Lourdes who died July 19, 1998.
A pianist by training, Antoine Tisné studied composition with Jean Rivier and Darius Milhaud at the Paris Conservatory. Winning a Second Grand Prix de Rome in 1962, resident at the Casa de Velázquez (1965), he won the Composers’ Prize of the Sacem in 1988. In parallel with his activity as a composer, he has taught composition and orchestration at the Paris-Sorbonne University and has had a long administrative career, first as principal inspector for music at the Ministry of Culture from 1967 to 1992, then as inspector for the municipal conservatories in Paris.
A French composer born July 26, 1922 in Paris.
Born into an artistic and musical environment, Patrice Sciortino entered the Schola Cantorum in 1963, where he studied the piano and harmony and counterpoint. At first organist and music teacher, he subsequently composed to commissions from radio, television, the cinema and the stage. After a course at the GRM in 1967 he studied primitive and exotic music. The initiator of a course for the analysis of contemporary works at the European Conservatory, he became director of the Conservatory of the XIIIth arrondissement of Paris (1979-1992), before being appointed teacher of composition at the Schola Cantorum (1997).
Gilles RACOTA French composer born August 21, 1951 in Pavillon-sous-Bois.
Gilles Racot approached music composition as an autodidact during his teens and obtained a ‘mention’ at the competition for the International Composition Prize of the Akademie der Künste in Berlin (1970) at a time when he was studying the visual arts in Paris. He subsequently entered the Paris Conservatory, training with Pierre Schaeffer and Guy Reibel (1978-1982). Passionately interested in working on sound, he regularly collaborated in the research activities of the Groupe de Recherches Musicales (1983) and Ircam (1985 and 1998), contributing in this way to the development of software and electroacoustic systems.
Fernand VANDENBOGAERDEA French composer born October 21, 1946 in Roubaix.
Fernand Vandenbogaerde, in parallel with mathematical studies, underwent comprehensive musical training at the Schola Cantorum (1966-1969) and the Paris Conservatory. He attended the Darmstadt summer courses and the computer music course at Ircam. Both scientist and musician, Fernand Vandenbogerde has studied the relationship between mathematics and music, notably in the work of Iannis Xenakis.With regard to electroacoustic music, he has greatly contributed to the activities of studios in Europe and France (GMEB, CIRM) and he founded then directed (1972-1982) the studio of the Pantin Conservatory.
Daniel TOSIA French composer and conductor born July 11, 1953 in Perpignan.Daniel Tosi won a diploma at the Paris Conservatory and also studied at the Sorbonne where he obtained an agregation and a doctorate. The holder of certificates of aptitude for conservatory director and analysis teacher, he became an inspector of music. Subsequently devoting himself to composition, conducting and pedagogy (Zouksassi, 1992), he founded and conducted the Orchestre de Perpignan Languedoc-Roussillon (1983), the Camerata de France (1988) and the festival Aujourd’hui Musiques (1992). A member of the college of composers of the GMEB, a resident at the Villa Medici in 1983, he won numerous prizes, including the Georges Enesco Prize (1985).
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