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Updated: Mar 13, 2022

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Few days ago I had a premiere together with a young flutist from Sweden, Maria Jönsson. It was my piece for bass flute and analog synthesizer, called fantaasia "Kulunud koraal" ("A threadbare chant"). For the first time I used analog synthesizer in my composition...

It was a KORG minilogue, which I played myself. It was a total fun! I want to repeat this experience as soon as possible and can't wait to combine it with other instruments too.

Photos from working process and premiere in Tubin Hall (Tartu, Estonia), 8 March 2022

Kaarel Kuusk (sound), Age Veeroos (KORG minilogue), Maria Jönsson (bass flute)

Short bio of me:

Member of the Estonian Composers' Union & Electronic Music Society

MA cum laude in composition with Helena Tulve and Eino Tamberg at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre (2006), ERASMUS studies with prof. Wolfgang Rihm in Karlsruhe Higher Music School (2005/2006), master class with Salvatore Sciarrino, international courses – IRCAM, Centre Acanthes etc. Works performed by Ensemble Musikfabrik, Joey Marijs (Slagwerk Den Haag), Sinfonietta Rīga String Quartet, Ansambel U:, Athelas Sinfonietta Copenhagen, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Estonian National Symphony Orchestra etc. A music theatre team project, opera GRID – main prize of Operare 2010 by Berlin Contemporary Opera was premiered in Berlin Kulturbrauerei (2011). “Ma olen suur kuu su silmapiiril” (“I am the big moon on your horizon”) was selected and performed in the 17th edition of the ECCO concert (ECSA) in Brussels by Slagwerk Den Haag (2021). New composition fantaasia "Kulunud koraal" ("A threadbare chant") for bass flute & analog synthesizer (2022) was premiered in the beginning of March (Estonia).

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