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Artist: Korsun, Anna

Anna Korsun - Copyright by Maria Svidryk
  • Style: Music
  • Year: 2023/24
  • Origin: Ukraine

Anna Korsun studied composition in Kiev and Munich with Moritz Eggert. Her work is situated at the intersection of composition, performance and sound art. She composes for various instrumentations, from solo to orchestra - including acoustic instruments, human voice, electronics and sound objects - and also works for projects in theater, choreography, video art and literature. Her pieces are performed by professional musicians, as well as amateurs and people with no musical training. Anna Korsun performs works of contemporary music (voice, keyboard instruments), directs art projects and teaches composition at international master classes.

The composer has participated in international concerts and festivals such as ECLAT Festival Neue Musik, Darmstädter Ferienkurse, ISCM, Warsaw Autumn, Wittener Tage für neue Kammermusik and collaborated with Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart, the SWR Vokalensemble, Ensemble Mosaik, with ascolta, Ensemble Modern, AskoSchoenberg, Camerata Silesia, Silbersee, the Bavarian Theater Academy August Everding, the Ludwik Solski Academy for Performing Arts in Krakow, the LOH Orchestra, and the Thuringian Symphony Orchestra. She has held fellowships at the Villa Massimo in Rome, the New Music Residency of the Goethe Institute in Canada, the Akademie Schloss Solitude and the Cité internationale des arts in Paris. Anna Korsun has been awarded numerous composition prizes, including the Christoph-und-Stephan-Kaske-Stiftung Prize, the Gaudeamus Award, the Berlin Art Prize and the Open Ear.