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Elvira Garifzyanova was born into a family of professional musicians and went to the Secondary Special Music School (College) for high gifted children.
She studied in Switzerland, Germany and Russia under such professors as Irina Dubinina - piano (a former pupil of Yakov Zak and Lev Oborin), composition under Alexander Rudenko, Gerhard Müller-Hornbach, Isabel Mundry, Michael Jarrell and electronic music under Gerald Bennett, Eric Daubresse and Luis Naon. In addition, in 2012 she completed a year training course in music informatics at the renowned IRCAM - Institute for Research and Coordination in Acoustics/Music in Paris (France).
She attended master classes headed by Brian Ferneyhough, Helmut Lachenmann, Hanz Zender, André Richard (interpretation and performance practice with electronics), Chaya Czernowin, Rebecca Saunders and Philippe Leroux.
She is the recipient of various prizes and scholarships from international competitions and artist residencies, among others commission prize from the „EHTE composition contest 2022“ (Spain), Iannis Xenakis memorial fellowship 2017 from the Delian Academy for New Music curated under the auspices of Georges Aperghis and Grypario Cultural Center (Greece), Prize of the 29th Zagreb Biennale composers competition 2017 (Croatia), Giga-Hertz-Production's Prize 2016 for electronic music from the SWR Experimental Studio Freiburg and ZKM Karlsruhe (Germany) for piece "Arcane-II" for 4 recorders, 5 Paetzold recorders and live electronics controlled with sensors (gesture capturing, gesture recognition), Honorary mention for piece 'Aurora borealis' for flute and electronics at the international composers competition of electro-acoustic music 'Musica Nova' 2013 in Prague (Czech Republic), Finalist of the 'Paul Hindemith Prize' composition competition within the framework of the 'Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival' 2011 (Germany), First prize for piece „Wahrlich..." at the 'Concurso Internacional de Compositión para Órgano, Catedral del Buen Pastor de Donostia - San Sebastian' 2007 (Spain), Prize of the composers competition by Ensemble for New Music Zürich (CH);
DAAD scholarship (Germany), Mozart Foundation scholarship, Paul Sacher scholarship (CH), Scholarship from the international courses for new music Darmstadt (Germany), Scholarship from the 'Experimentalstudio Freiburg' and Matrix 13-Academy (Germany); 'Artist-in-Residence' at the Schleswig-Holsteinischen Künstlerhaus in Eckernförde (Germany), 'Artist-in-Residence' in Visby International Centre for Composers in Gotland (Sweden), 'Vienna-Artist-in Residence' from the 'KulturKontakt' Austria and the Austrian Federal Chancellery, 'Styrian Artist-in-Residence' from the Styrian Government (Austria), Work fellowship from the Austrian Federal Chancellery, 'Artist in Residence' at the ZKM Karlsruhe (Germany), 'Artist in Residence' at the ''Künstlerhaus Lauenburg' (Germany), Artist in Residence' at the 'Künstlerhof Schreyahn' (Germany), 'Artist-in-Residence' at the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Nebraska (USA), 'Artist in Residence' at the 'Künstlerhaus Schloss Wiepersdorf' (Germany).
She collaborated with Lyon contemporary dance of the 'département danse du Conservatoire national supérieur musique et danse' under the direction of Anne Martin (France), the South West German Radio Symphony Orchestra Stuttgart (Germany) under the direction of Manfred Trojahn, the 'Berner Symphonieorchestra' (CH), 'Musikkollegium' Winterthur (CH) under the direction of Arthur Fagen; with musicians of the 'Tonhalle-Orchester' Zürich (CH), ensemble 'Les Cornets Noirs', Basel (CH); with the 'Hilliard-Ensemble' (UK), vocal ensemble 'Homme Armé' (Florence, IT), with Antonio Politano (Paetzold recorders), ensemble 'Prime' (CH) under the direction of Antonio Politano, ensemble 'Vortex' (CH), 'Meitar' ensemble (Tel-Aviv, Israel), ensemble 'SurPlus' (Freiburg, Germany), 'Divertimento' ensemble (Milan, IT), 'Reconsil' ensemble (Vienna, AT), 'ensemble für neue Musik' Zürich (CH), ensemble 'DissonArt' (Greece), 'Switch~' ensemble (USA), ensemble 'Oerknal' (the Netherlands); with Carin Levine (flute), Peter Veale (oboe), Pascall Gallois (bassoon) at the first 'Aeolian Academy Jeunesses Musicales' in Germany, with Mircea Ardeleanu (percussion), Carola Schlüter (soprano from ensemble 'Phorminx'), John-Noel Attard (piano); with the 'Zürcher Kantorei zu Predigern', the 'Berner Kantorei' and the 'Kleine Kantorei' under the direction of Johannes Guenther.
Several of her activities have been recorded by Radio SWR (Germany) and Swiss Radio DRS-2.
Her compositions have been selected for performances at such international festivals as New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival (USA), 'Archipel' Festival Geneva (CH), Music Biennale Zagreb (Croatia), 'Giga Hertz Prize' Festival ZKM Karlsruhe (Germany), EXPO Milano 2015 (IT), 'Antifonia-40 Festival' in Cluj-Napoca (Romania), 'Agostino Di Scipio Emergenze Sonore Project Notes #05' in Venice (IT), the 20th International New Music Festival 'Sound Ways' in St.-Petersburg (Russia), 'Next generation 4.0 Kommunikation Festival' in ZKM Karlsruhe (Germany), 'Festival der Künste' Zürich (CH), 'Mixtur-Festival' Barcelona (Spain), 'Inaudita Early Music Tuscan Festival' Pisa (IT), 'CEME Festival' Tel-Aviv (Israel) as well as in Center for New Music San Francisco (USA), IRCAM Paris (France), 'Megaron' - the Athens Concert Hall (Creece), 'Tonhalle-Orchester' Zürich (CH), 'Kultur-Casino' Bern (CH), 'Elastic Arts' Chicago (USA), Concert Hall of Budapest Music Center (Hungary), 'Arnold Schönberg Center' Wien (Austria), BKA-Theater Berlin (Germany), Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart (Germany), Saal Batiment des Forces Motrice, Geneva (CH).
Bilingual native speaker. Languages fluently: russian, german, french, english. Basic knowledge: japanese.
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Performed by ensemble "VORTEX": Rada Hadjikostova - vln, Mauricio Carrasco - electro guitar, Florian
Feyer - perc., Anne Gillot - bass cl., Aurélien Ferrette - cello, Jocelyne Rudasigwa - double bass,
Daniel Zea - live electronics, Arturo Corrales - sound engineer.
Premiere on 27.11.2015
Fonderie Kugler, Geneva (CH).
(Gesture cupturing, gesture recognition.)
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PRIME Recorder Ensemble under the direction of Antonio Politano
Electronics - Simone Conforti and Elvira Garifzyanova.
27.05.2014 - in the frame of the concert series "Unerhörte Musik", BKA-Theater Berlin.
The piece received the Giga-Hertz Production's Prize for electronic music 2016 from the SWR Experimental Studio Freiburg and ZKM Karlsruhe (Germany).
Article about the project: https://dissonance.musinfo.ch/upload/pdf/132_10_hsm_sco_gu__s_prime.pdf
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by Ensemble 'SurPlus' under the direction of Erich Wagner: Martina Roth-flute, Christian Kemper-oboe, Joshua Löhrer-bass cl., Stefan Häussler-vln., Sylvie Altenburger-v-la, Johannes Burghoff-cello, Sven Kestel-double bass, Alfonso Gomez-piano, Olaf Tzschoppe-perc.
Premiere on 20.08.2015, Academy Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart (Germany).
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Performed by Rafal Zolkos (flute), Elvira Garifzyanova (electronics) and David Poissonnier (sound engineer).
Live recording from the concert on 03.05.2013 - Grande Salle HEM, Geneva (CH).
*) Honorary Mention at the International Electroacoustic Music Competition Musica Nova 2013 in Prague (Czech Republic):
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In the frame of the GESTÈME project. Collaboration between the contemporary section of the "département danse du Conservatoire national supérieur musique et danse" Lyon (CNSMD), the orchestra of the HEM Geneva under the direction of Pierre Bleuse and CISA (Centre interfacultaire en sciences affectives) University Geneva. Choreography under the direction of Anne Martin - soloist with the Pina Bausch Tanztheater for more than 10 years. Premiere on 01.02.2014 - Saal Batiment des Forces Motrice, Geneva (CH).
About the GESTÈME project: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jGMcT2LUrqs
'Lichtflecken-II' (2007/08) for piano quartet
Isabel Neligan-Violine, David Greenlees-Viola, Christian Proske-Violoncello,Yoshiko Iwai-Piano.
Commissioned work from the 'Tonhalle-Orchester' Zürich and supported by the 'Pro Helvetia' -
the Swiss Cultural Foundation.
13.03.2008 - 'Tonhalle' Zürich (CH).
Trumpets - Kerry Lannan, Organ - Elvira Garifzyanova.
(The original version of this piece is for trumpets and accordion)
Live recording from the concert on 12.05.2009 - Grand Hall ZHdK (CH).
Ensemble contemporain d'Haute École de Musique de Genève.
Piano solo - Elvira Garifzyanova.
Conductor - Benoit Willmann.
Live electronics by Elvira Garifzyanova, performed by Eric Daubresse, David Poissonnier and Takuya Imahori.
Live recording: 06.06.2014 'Studio Ernest Ansermet', Radio Télévision Suisse Romande, Genève (CH).
'Chaconne' Sofia Gubaidulina
Piano - Elvira Garifzyanova.
Live Concert Audio-Video recording coming soon.
Solo organ works
Organ - Elvira Garifzyanova.
Live Audio-Video recording coming soon.
Audio/Video function - please click on the blue marked title.
ORCHESTRAL - SPECTACLES:
„LUMEN-éclat hivernal” (2011/2014) - for three multi-percussion soloists, dancers and symphony orchestra. Duration: 17' 05''. First performance-spectacle on 01.02.2014 and 02.02.2014 by the danceurs from the section of the contemporary dance of the CNSMD Lyon (France) and the orchestra of the HEM Geneva under the direction of Pierre Bleuse in the frame of the Project GESTÈME, Saal Batiment des Forces Motrices, Geneva (CH). Choreography under the direction of Anne Martin - soloist with the Pina Bausch Tanztheater for more than 10 years.
„Crossover lines” (2016) - short piano concerto. Performance by Filip Fak (piano) and the Festival chamber orchestra at the 29th Zagreb Biennale 2017 (Croatia).
„Lichtflecken – III” (2011) - for 4 Paetzold recorders with amplification and symphony orchestra. Duration: 13'. Commissioned work from the 'Berner Hochschule der Künste'. First performance on 01.07.2011 by Cèline Herrero-recorders and the Berner symphony orchestra under the direction of Alexander Janos, Concert House 'Kultur-Casino' Bern (CH).
„Zeremoniell aus Sucession” (2006/07) - Miniatur for symphony orchestra. In the frame of the orchestra workshop 2007 with the South West German Radio Symphony Orchestra, Stuttgart (Germany) under the direction of Manfred Trojahn.
New orchestration of Modest Mussorgsky „Bilder einer Ausstellung” ('Tuileries') (2007). Duration: 5'.
Performance on 02.11.2007 by the 'Musikkollegium' Winterthur under the direction of Arthur Fagen, piano by E.Garifzyanova, Stadthaus Winterthur (CH).
Work for string orchestra and piano in three parts (2000/01). Duration: 27' 53''.
Performance on 2001 by the State string orchestra, piano solo by E.Garifzyanova. State Grand Concert Hall.
„Énigmes” (2014) - for male vocal ensemble 'Homme Armé' (Florence, Italy). Duration: 11'. First performance on 04.09.2014 at the 'Inaudita Early Music Tuscan Festival', Basilica 'Di San Piero A Grado', Pisa (Italy).
„Im Zeichen des...” (2012). Cantate for 4 soloists, mixed choir and baroque orchestra. Duration: 21'.
Commissioned work from the 'Zürcher Kantorei zu Predigern', the 'Berner Kantorei', the 'kleine Kantorei'.
First performance by the 'Zürcher Kantorei zu Predigern', the 'Berner Kantorei', the 'kleine Kantorei' and the Collegium Musicum (CH) under the direction of Johannes Günther on 22.12.2012 'Berner Münster' and on 23.12.2012 'Predigerkirche' Zürich (CH): http://www.kantorei.ch/fileadmin/user_upload/pdf/2012-12-weihnachtsmusik.pdf
„Suchet mein Angesicht” (2006/07) - for solo male quartet, mixed choir and instruments after the Psalm 130 "Aus der Tiefe rufe ich, Herr, zu Dir" and "Halleluja". Duration: 7'35''. Commissioned work for the 'Hilliard-Ensemble' (UK) and the 'Zürcher Kantorei zu Predigern', the 'Berner Kantorei', 'die kleine Kantorei' (CH).
First performance on 02.09.2007 in the 'Grossmünster' Zürich, 04.09.2007 in the 'Berner Münster' by the 'Hilliard-Ensemble' and the 'Zürcher Kantorei zu Predigern', the 'Berner Kantorei', 'die kleine Kantorei' and Ensemble 'Les Cornets Noirs' Basel under the direction of Johannes Günther. Radio recording by the Swiss Radio DRS-2. http://www.kantorei.ch/fotos/hilliard/
„Five scenes of Johanna d'Arc's life” (2005) - for soprano and piano with special tools. Duration: 26'.
3) Johanna to Johanna
after the romantic tragedy 'The Maid of Orleans' by Friedrich Schiller.
Commissioned work from the Frankfurt Association for Contemporary Music for Carola Schlüter (Soprano, member of the ensemble 'Phorminx') and John-Noel Attard (piano). Performances by Carola Schlüter and John-Noel Attard on 09.05.2005 'Literaturhaus Villa Clementine' Wiesbaden and 'Goethe Haus' Frankfurt am Main (Germany). On 24.10.2007 Kunsthaus Zürich (CH).
The work has been added to the book 'Friedrich Schillers musikalische Wirkungsgeschichte' written by musicologist and germanist Georg Günther.
CHAMBER MUSIC WITH/WITHOUT LIVE ELECTRONICS:
„Kyklades - Figurines” (2017-). Cycle for flute, bass clarinet, piano, violin, violoncello.
First performance of the 'Figurine I' by ensemble 'Oerknal' (the Netherlands) under the direction of Gregory Charette in the frame of the Delian Academy for New Music in Grypario Cultural Center Mykonos (Greece).
„Almost broken music box” (2016/17) - for flute picc. with a special extra finger instrument, bass clarinet, violin, viola, cello, double bass and piano. Duration: 11'. Commissioned work from the 'Mixtur' Festival (Spain). Performances by ensemble 'DissonArt' at the 'Mixtur' Festival, Barcelona (Spain), 15.03.2017 - 'The Kratiki Orchestra' Thessaloniki (Greece), 17.03.2017 - 'Megaron - The Athen Concert Hall' (Greece).
„Parle-Parle pas II” (2015/16) - for bass clarinet, percussion, electro guitar, violin, violoncello, double bass and live electronics. Duration: 9'. First performance on 27.11.2015 by ensemble 'Vortex', Fonderie Kugler, Geneva (CH).
„With out” (2015) - for flute, oboe, bass clarinet, percussion, piano, violin, viola, violoncello and double bass. Duration: 12' 50''. First performance on 20.08.2015 by ensemble 'SurPlus' in Schloss Solitude Stuttgart (Germany). Next performances on 29.09.2015 by ensemble 'SurPlus' in the frame of the program "Next Generations" in the E-Werk in Freiburg in Breisgau and on 19.10.2017 in the 'Haus zur Lieben Hand' Freiburg in Breisgau (Germany).
First performance by Elvira Garifzyanova (piano solo) and ensemble contemporaine of the HEM Geneva under the direction of Benoit Willman. Live electronics by Elvira Garifzyanova, performed by Eric Daubresse, David Poissonnier and Takuya Imahori. 06.06.2014 Studio Ansermet, Radio Télévision Suisse Romande, Geneva (CH).
The work received the Giga-Hertzt Production's Prize for electronic music 2016 from the SWR Experimental Studio Freiburg and ZKM Karlsruhe (Germany).
First performance on 27.05.2014 by Ensemble 'PRIME' under the direction of Antonio Politano in the frame of the concert series 'Unerhörte Musik' in BKA-Theater Berlin: https://www.facebook.com/events/490534117741694/ https://www.babelscores.com/ElviraGarifzyanova
„Act without words-III” (2014) - for ensemble. Performances by 'Divertimento' ensemble (IT) at the Expo Milano 2015 (Italy) and on 09.11.2015 in the frame of the 'Eotvos Music Foundation's' edition of 'mustMEET' composers series in the Concert Hall of Budapest Music Center (Hungary): http://eotvosmusicfoundation.org/news/504/mustmeet-composers-viii---feeding-music/
„Arcane-I” (2013) - for contrabass Paetzold recorder with live electronics. Duration: appr. 12'.
First performance on 07.12.2013 by Antonio Politano (contrabass paetzold recorder), Elvira Garifzyanova (electronics) and Simone Conforti (sound engineer), Eglise de Villamont Lausanne (CH).
„Lichtflecken-II” (2007/08) - for violin, viola, violoncello and piano. Duration: 08'38''. First performance on 13.03.2008, 'Tonhalle' Zürich (CH). Commissioned work from the 'Tonhalle-Orchester' Zürich and supported by the 'Pro Helvetia' - the Swiss Cultural Foundation. https://www.babelscores.com/ElviraGarifzyanova
„Lichtflecken” („Patches of light”) (2007) - for trumpet-piccolo in B, alternated with trumpet in C and accordion. First performance by Kerry Lannan- trumpets and Eva Zöllner – accordion in 'Frequenzen XXXVII I' – concert series of Frankfurt Association for Contemporary Music (Germany).
2009 – version for the same trumpets and organ, performance of this version by K.Lannan and E.Garifzyanova, grand Hall ZHdK, Zürich (CH).
„Phoenix” (2006) - for flute, clarinet in B and bassoon. Duration: 08'54''. Performances by Sakura Kindunis, Andre Cortesi, Rafal Zolkos - flutes, David Jarzynski - clarinet, Mihaly Fliegauf - bassoon in Zürich and by Ensemble „Ö!“ in Saison 2007/2008 in Theater Chur (CH). https://www.babelscores.com/ElviraGarifzyanova
„6 Freskos” (2004/05) - for flute (piccolo), clarinet in B, in Es (or oboe and corno englese), and bassoon (or bass clarinet). Duration: 17'04''. Performance in the frame of the first Aeolian Academy with Carin Levine (flute), Peter Veale (Oboe) and Pascale Gallois (basson) in the Schiesshaus Heilbron (Germany).
„In Infinitum” (2003) - Trio for piano, violoncello and clarinet in B. Duration: 12'50''. Prize of the composers competition from Ensemble for New Music Zürich (CH). Performances on 07.12.2007 by 'Ensemble for new Musik' Zürich in Forum Sigfried, Zofingen (CH), 08.12.2007 in Kunsthaus Zürich and 11.12.2007 in Gare du Nord, Basel (CH).
SOLO WITH/WITHOUT LIVE ELECTRONICS:
The piece received Honorary Mention at the International Electroacoustic Music Competition 2013 in Prague (Czech Republic).
'La Salle de projection' IRCAM - Paris (France).
21.03.2013 - by Marco Salvio (flute), Elvira Garifzyanova (electronics) and David Poissonnier (sound engineer) at the 'Archipel' festival, Théâtre Pitoëff, Geneva (CH).
03.05.2013 - by Rafal Zolkos (flute), Elvira Garifzyanova (electronics) and David Poissonnier (sound engineer) grande salle of the HEM Geneva (CH).
28.03.2015 - by Eric Lamb Rummel (flute), Elvira Garifzyanova (electronics), Ammannstudio Wien (AT).
14.05.2017 - by Zach Sheets (flute) and Jason Thorpe Buchanan (electronics), 'Elastic Arts' Chicago (USA): http://www.thevisualist.org/2017/05/switch-on-2/
13.12.2017 - by Zach Sheets (flute) and Jason Thorpe Buchanan (electronics), Center for New Music San-Francisco (USA).
02.04.2019 - 'Archipel' festival, grande salle of the 'Maison communale de Plainpalais' Geneva (CH).
14.04.2019 - Campus Arc 1, Auditorium 1, Neuchâtel (CH): https://www.arcinfo.ch/sortir/festivals-musique-concerts-cinema/musique-classique-musique-de-chambre-opera/musique-de-notre-temps-nouvelles-technologies-827535
„Le chant de la lumière” (2008) - for one multi percussionist and light. Duration: 20'08''.
Performances by Mircea Ardeleanu on 21-29 November 2008 at the 20-th international new music Festival „Sound Ways“ St. Petersburg (Russia), on 27.06.2009 at the Festival „Antifonia 40“ Sala studio a Academiei de Musica „Gh. Dima“ Cluj-Napoca (Romania).
„Wahrlich...” („Verily...”) (2002/06) - for organ solo. Duration: 12'36''. Primer premio del concurso international de Composition para organo 'Catedral del Buen Pastor de Donostia-San Sebastian' 2007. Performance by Juan de la Rubia in the Catedral del Buen Pastor de Donostia (Spain). https://www.diariovasco.com/20070804/cultura/catedral-buen-pastor-celebro-20070804.html
„Phyllotaxis” (2018) - for concert piano with special tools. Duration: appr. 20'. Performance by E.Garifzyanova in the frame of the artist-in-residency program-project "3 ways-places-works" in Lauenburg (Germany).
FIXED ELECTRONIC MEDIA:
„Loom” (2018/19) - multichannel electroacoustic composition with installation, light and 3D sound spatialization. (Setup of loudspeakers up to 43. Artistic development of a software for spacial sounds control). Duration: 18'. First performance by E.Garifzyanova on 25.11.2018 in the frame of the Giga Hertz Festival, Saal Kubus, ZKM, Karlsruhe (Germany).
„Japanese garden” (2015) - musique électroacoustique (sound installation). Duration: 16'. Premiere on 28.03.2015 in the frame of the artistic residence from "KulturKontakt" Austria and the Austrian Federal Chancellery by E.Garifzyanova, Amann Studios Wien (Austria).
„Screen” (2010) - musique electroacoustique, stereo. Duration: 11'. First performance by E.Garifzyanova at the 'Festival der Künste' Zürich 2011 (CH), on 18.06.2011 at the 4-th Festival „Next_ generation 4.0 Kommunikation“, Saal Kubus, ZKM, Karlsruhe (Germany): http://www.moz.ac.at/sem/archiv/perf/Kurzprogramm_next_g_Presse3.pdf
*) Journal «Dissonance» - Swiss Music Journal for Research and Creation:
«Prime Gesture Recognition: new paradigms for the interaction between Paetzold recorder players and machines in live electronic music» about the project 'Arcane-II' (Nr. 132, 12.2015, pages 10-15):
*) Der Bund 2007, Kultur, «Flügel der Morgenröte: das Hilliard Ensemble zu Gast bei der Evangelischen Singgemeinde im Berner Münster» bei Hanspeter Renggli.
*) Neue Züricher Zeitung, 04.September 2007. «Das Modell Schütz: Prediger-Kantorei mit Hilliard-Ensemble im Grossmünster» bei Thomas Schacher - Zürcher Kultur Nachrichten-NZZ.ch.
*) Article in the magazine of the «Diariovasco» Cultura 2007 (Spain).
*) Frankfurter Rundschau, 23.01.2006 «Das Sprechen der Seele. Abend mit Schiller-Vertonungen im Freien Deutschen Hochstift» by Franziska Richter.
*) Workshops/Seminars in electronic music and composition at the IEM and KUG Graz (Austria);
*) Workshops - music education for scholars at schools in Vienna (Austria);
*) Organist and director of Schola at the church St. Katharina Zürich (CH);
*) Teacher for music theory at the 'Zachar Bron School (Academy) of Music' (CH);
*) Docent for piano at the age of 25 at the State Pedagogic University (RU);
Musicological Symposiums, conferences, artist presentations, lectures:
*) 2017 - presentation-lecture,"Grypario Cultural Center" Mykonos (Greece);
*) 2017 - Open session, Forum Stadtpark Graz (Austria);
*) 2016 - Open studio,"Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts" Nebraska (USA);
*) 2015 - presentation-lecture 'electronic music - beyond the borders' ('Elektronische Musik – über die Grenzen') in the frame of the European Music Author Scholarship (EMAS) in the GEMA Berlin (Germany);
*) 2015 - presentation, Matrix-Academy, Experimentalstudio Freiburg (Germany);
*) 2015 - presentation, Akademie Schloss Solitude Stuttgart (Germany);
*) 2015 - presentation in the frame of the International Composers Seminar, Ensemble Modern Frankfurt am Main (Germany);
*) 2010 - Symposium - Project days 'Masterkolleg': starting point 'Prometeo, tragedia dell'ascolto' - music theater work by Luigi Nono. Bern (CH).
*) 2008 - presentation, Darmstadt Summer Courses (Germany).
Electronic media experiences:
*) Live electronics, sound engineering, sound design, fixed electronic media (electroacoustic works / acousmatic music), 3D spatialization.
*) Artist-in-Residence in electronic studios in IRCAM Paris (France), ZKM Karlsruhe, also in Kubus ZKM (Germany), studio Alpha in VICC Visby, Gotland (Sweden), Amann studios Wien (Austria), HEM Genève electronic studios (CH). Working with the studios Software and Hardware.
*) Performer - sound engineer in the part of the Luigi Nono's 'La lontananza' at a concert in the frame of the master classes headed by André Richard about interpretation and performance practice with electronics, ZHdK (CH).
*) Performer - live electronics part in Takuya Imahori's piece 'Cristallisation' (2014) d'après 'De l'Amour' de Stendhal for ensemble of 16 instruments and electronics. Studio Ansermet, Radio Télévision Suisse Romande, Genève 2014 (CH).
Selected played piano & organ repertoire:
J.S.Bach: "The well-tempered clavier" I & II (selected: 2,5,6,8,9,10,12,15,16,18,20,21,22), Partita c-moll BWV 826, french & english Suites (selected); Prelude & fuge a-moll BWV 543 for organ, Pastorale BWV 590 for organ;
W.A.Mozart: Sonatas (selected: ...,12,13,16,18,19);
L.v.Beethoven: Sonatas (selected: 1,3,4,5,12,13,14,16,17,31);
F.Chopin: Etudes Op.10 & 25 (selected: 2,4,5,8,12,14,18,22,23,24), Variations brillantes B-dur, Nocturnes (selected), Scerzos (selected);
M.Moszkowski: Etudes (selected);
F.Schubert: Impromtus (selected), Schubert-Liszt "The Miller and the Brook";
F.Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsodies (selected), Transcendental Etudes (selected);
P.Tchaikovsky: Robert's Aria for bariton and piano from the Opera "Iolanta";
C.Saint-Saens: 2.Concerto; Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso for violin & piano;
E.Grieg: piano Concerto (I-II-III - played all parts with orchestra as a 14-years-old at a piano competition in Russia);
F.Mendelsohn: Songs without words (selected);
A.Scriabin: Etudes (selected; Op.42 Nr.5);
S.Rachmaninov: 2.Concerto (I-II-III), Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Op.43 for piano and orchestra, Etudes-Tableaux (selected), Variations on a Theme of Corelli;
C.Debussy: "Claire de lune" for violin & piano;
M.Ravel: Concerto for the Left Hand;
S.Prokofiev: 3.Concerto (I-II-III), 7.Sonata (I-II-III);
D.Shostakovich: Preludes & fugues (selected); 24 Preludes Op. 34 (complete), Sonata for violin & piano Op.134 (I-II-III);
P.Hindemith: Ludus-Tonalis (selected); Sonata for flute & piano (I-II-III);
A.Schnitke: "Suite in old style" transcription for cello & piano;
O.Messiaen: "Le livre du Saint Sacrement" for organ (selected).
E.Garifzyanova: "Lichtflecken" for trumpets and organ (accordion); "Herzschlag" for piano solo, large ensemble and live electronics; „In Infinitum" Trio for piano, violoncello and clarinet in B; "Phyllotaxis" for concert piano with special tools;