10th International Young Composers Academy in Tchaikovsky-city
The Tenth International Young Composers Academy will work from November, 3 to November 15 in Tchaikovsky-city with final concerts in Tchaikovsky (November 15, Art Centre) and Moscow (December 19, the Chamber Philharmonic Hall, December 22, the Gallery GROUND Solyanka). Tenth Academy will follow just after the International Young Composers Competition “Dedication to Tchaikovsky”.
Annual International Young Composers Academy in Tchaikovsky city (Perm region) is the unique and the biggest large-scale international young composers’ workshop in Russia. It is a creative laboratory for young composers and musicians from all over the world. Visiting professors are well-known composers who hold individual sessions and group lectures. During fortnight workshop the young composers write new compositions which are rehearsed and performed by the leading Russian group, the Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble (MCME) in the final concerts in Tchaikovsky, Perm and in Moscow. Within the Academy there are also organized a number of educational concerts, master-classes for young musicians and refresher courses for teachers. Totally every Academy collected around 100 participants.
Over the years of the Academy a lot of international projects were organized, more than 180 young composers from Russia and 45 countries of the world were trained, more than 250 music teachers improved their skills, more than 100 concerts of contemporary music and lectures, hundreds of music presentations of young composers took place. Better works by young composers, written during the Academy are published in the leading music publishing house “Donemus” (Netherlands).
The professors of the Tenth Academy are famous composers Raphael Cendo (France), Andrew Toovey (Great Britain), Katharina Rosenberger (Switzerland). The guests of the academy are leading composers Sergej Newski (Germany/Russia), Mehdi Hosseini (Iran), Vladimir Rannev, Alexei Sysoev (Russia), composer and singer Natalia Pshenichnikova (Germany/Russia) and others.
For participation at the Tenth International Young Composers Academy 151 applications from 42 countries were arrived!
The Tenth International Young Composers Academy and the International Young Composers Competition “Dedication to Tchaikovsky” in 2020 are united under the International Cultural Center (ICC). In addition to the MCME concerts within the ICC there will be organized the concerts by the Ensemble “Russia” Lyudmila Zykina, vocal quartet “Devchata”, string quartet “A&C”, soloist-pianist Dmitry Kaprin, young Russian musicians from Tchaikovsky and Russian cities; master classes, lectures and presentations will be held, as well as a scientific and practical conference “Music of War and Peace. Dialogue of Generations”.
Academy at the Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IYCAinTchaikovsky/
INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL CENTRE IN TCHAIKOVSKY-CITY
Since 2015, the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation has been implementing a long-term project “International Cultural Center” (ICC). The program allows the regions to directly interact with young cultural artists from foreign countries and create conditions to exchanging creative experience. In 2020 in Tchaikovsky-city the ICC unites the Tenth International Young Composers Academy and the International Young Composers Competition “Dedication to Tchaikovsky”
Tchaikovsky Centre for Culture Development
ANO Centre for New Music Initiatives
International Cultural Centre (ICC)
With support from:
Ministry of Culture of Russian Federation
Administration of Tchaikovsky
Russian Music Union
Russian Composers Union
Ernst von Siemens Music Foundation
Embassy of France and French Institute in Russia
“Pro Helvetia”, Swiss Cultural Foundation
Swiss Embassy in Moscow
“Donemus” Publishing House
Tchaikovsky Musical College
Tchaikovsky Art School
Moscow State Philharmonics
Perm State Culture Institute
Annual International Young Composers Academy in Tchaikovsky city (Perm region) is the unique and only large-scale international young composers’ workshop in Russia. It was set up in 2011 by the leading Russian composer Dmitri Kourliandski (artistic director) together with Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble.
Academy is a creative laboratory for young composers and musicians from all over the world. Visiting professors are well-known composers who hold individual sessions and group lectures. During fortnight workshop the young composers write new compositions which are rehearsed and performed in the final concerts – in Tchaikovsky, Perm and in Moscow at the best concert stage by the leading Russian group – the Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble (MCME). Within the Academy there are also organized a number of educational concerts, master-classes for young musicians and special refresh courses for teachers. At the same time the MCME musicians carry out individual and ensemble master-classes for music teachers. Totally every Academy collected around 100 participants.
The Tchaikovsky city is the very nice place for the Academy. Privacy and rest, remoteness from noise and big cities, wonderful landscapes dispose to fruitful creative concentration. The unique city in the world, called in honor of the composer, apparently, is created to be a cradle of musical creativity.
Among the professors-teachers of the Academy were the well-known composers such as Beat Furrer (Austria/Switzerland), Franc Bedrossian, Philippe Leroux, Jean-Luc Herve, Mark Andre, Raphael Cendo, Fabien Levy, Jerome Combier, Colin Roche (France), Chaya Czernowin (Israel), Pierluigi Billone, Francesco Filidei (Italy), Carola Bauckholt (Germany), Peter Ablinger, Klaus Lang (Austria), Oscar Bianchi, Santiago Diez-Fischer (Switzerland), Yannis Kyriakides (the Netherlands), Antoine Beuger (the Netherlands/Germany), Elzbieta Sikora (Poland), etc.