Composer / Pianist

Alexandra Karastoyanova-Hermentin ist nominated for 

 RYCHENBERG COMPETITION 

2018-2020

In June 2018 the Musikkollegium Winterthur launched an international composition contest in collaboration with the Fotomuseum Winterthur. A total of 191 composers from over 30 countries applied for the competition, from which 85 submitted their compositions. The jury, chaired by the Swiss composer Alfred Zimmerlin, nominated 10 works to be recorded on video by the Musikkollegium Winterthur in August 2019 and published on this website for an online audience voting. The Rychenberg Competition will award prizes worth a total of CHF 100,000.

 © Stefanie Luger    

Im Juni 2018 lancierte das Musikkollegium Winterthur in Zusammenarbeit mit dem Fotomuseum Winterthur einen internationalen Kompositionswettbewerb. Insgesamt 191 Komponistinnen und Komponisten aus über 30 Länder haben sich für den Wettbewerb angemeldet und 85 davon Kompositionen  eingereicht.   Die Wettbewerbs-Jury unter dem Vorsitz des Schweizer Komponisten Alfred Zimmerlin hat zehn                    Kompositionen nominiert, die vom  Musikkollegium Winterthur im  August 2019 eingespielt wurden deren Aufnahmen  für ein Publikumsvoting auf der Website des  Wettbewerbs veröffentlicht wurden.  Die «Rychenberg Competition» wird mit Mitteln des  Lotteriefonds des Kantons Zürich ermöglicht und durch die Art Mentor Foundation Lucerne unterstützt. Die Rychenberg Competition vergibt Preisgelder von  insgesamt über CHF 100‘000.00

T A R S I S for orchestra (2019)

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 The haunting work begins with a cello drone over which Bowlin plays a dramatic cadenza that is full of heart-wrenching imagery. The ensemble between players is astonishing, especially in the extended unison passages that move apart ever so slightly and then reunite.

 

-Mike Telin, 12.13.19, Cleveland Classical

 


 

MARI MAMO

As Bird as Prophet’s possibly most ambitious statement, Mari Mamo carries a poignant reverence for the Bulgarian singing tradition, yet squarely within Karastoyanova-Hermentin’s unique musical world.

 

Daniel Schreiner, I Care If You Listen


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Stiftung Mozarteum|1. Dezember 2018, 19.30 | Großer Saal Mozarteum, Salzburg

"Polynj" for violin & violoncello

"DIALOGE", ensemble oenm Salzburg

Peter Sigl (vc), Per Rundberg (pno) 

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  Festival "SOUND WAYS" 22. November 2018 | St. Petersburg

World premiere of  "l ö r r" for ensemble (2018)

commissioned by the festival "Sound ways"

 

 

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                                              | Au Poisson Rouge  | 26. April 2018    Kavernen Salzburg

World premiere of "Polynj" for violoncello and piano, comissioned

                                                             by Aspekte Festival 2018 Salzburg and performed by oenm

                                                                      Salzburg

                                                                      Peter Sigl (vc), Nora Skuta (pno)

 

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    «PHACE | Le Marteau sans maître: Ensemble»

          13. June 2017

        World premiere of "LETREI" for ensemble, commissioned by               Wiener Konzerthaus and ensemble PHACE 

                                                                                                                   Simeon Pironkoff - conductor

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outstanding artist award – Musik: 2013

Alexandra Karastoyanova-Hermentin

Alexandra Karastoyanova-Hermentin receives for her work "ELIMO"  the Austrian State Prize "Outstanding Artist Award - Musik 2013" of the Austrian Federal Chancellery, as a reward of her excellent compositions work, given to one musician nationwide and awarded by the Federal Minister Dr. Claudia Schmied.


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