Turkar Gasimzada is an award-winning composer of acoustic and electroacoustic music, including the diverse range of works for solo instruments, ensembles, vocal works, orchestral works. His music is being successfully performed throughout Europe, Asia and in the United States. Gasimzada holds a Doctorate degree in composition from University of Cincinnati, Conservatory of Music (CCM) where he studied with Mara Helmuth, Michael Fiday. He also holds a Masters degree in composition from the Manhattan School of Music (MSM), New York. Gasimzada’s music has been performed in such festivals as Etchings (France, 2014), Cortona Sessions for New Music (Italy, 2014), “tonArt” (Germany, 2014), “Up Close With Music” Festival (Ireland, 2014), “Computer Music Space” (Bulgaria), Tonlagen (Germany, 2012), Druskomanija (Lithuania, 2010), “Culturescapes” (Switzerland, 2009).
LISTEN: Zühur for soprano+percussion, 2 violins, viola, cello, contrabass
Ensemble Cafe Momus at CCM, University of Cincinnati, conducted by Thanapol Setabrahmana
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