Dan Dediu

Romanian composer of mostly stage, orchestral, chamber, choral, vocal, and piano works that have been performed throughout Europe and elsewhere. Dediu graduated in composition at the Academy of Music in Bucharest in 1989, where he studied with Stefan Niculescu, Dan Constantinescu, Dan Buciu, and Octavian Nemescu. He later attended post-graduate courses with Francis Burt, Günter Kahowez and Wilhelm Zobl at the Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna in 1990-91, as well as the annual Cursus de Composition et Informatique Musicale at IRCAM in 1994. He earned his PhD at the National University of Music in Bucharest in 1995.  Éditions Lucian Badian (Ottawa), Editura Muzicala (Bucharest) and Peer Music publish his works. [from the composer’s website]

WEBSITE: http://www.dandediu.ro/index.php

WATCH AND LISTEN: Pirouettes pierrotiennes for piano quartet
Thuridur Helga Ingvarsdottir, violin; Liisi Assavi, viola; Mara Botmane, cello; Elina Gaile, piano


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