Berlin Fellowship 2017 — Music

Yiran Zhao

1988 
born in Qingdao, China

2007–2011 
Central Conservatory of Music, Beijing (Composition and technological theory of composition / degree)

2012–2014 
Staatliche Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst, Stuttgart (Composition / Master’s degree)

2014–2016 
Hochschule für Musik, Basel (Composition / Master of Arts, FHNW, specialisation in musical performance)

Yiran Zhao lives in Linz, Austria.

www.yiranzhao.net 

// Fellowships, Grants, Awards (selection)

2017 
Berlin Fellowship, Akademie der Künste, Berlin

2015 
Award from the Internationaler Kompositionswettbewerb Karlsruhe (international competition), Karlsruhe, Germany

2014 
Scholarship, Hochschule für Musik Basel, Switzerland

2013–2014 
Scholarship programme in Germany

2010 
National Scholarship, China

2009 
1st Prize, ConTempo Composition Youth Competition (Chamber Music), China

// Concerts, Festivals, (selection)

2016 
International Malaysian Contemporary Percussion Festival 2016 (IMCPF), Kuala
Lumpur, Malaysia
Curator: Forum junger Komponisten 2016, Bayerische Akademie der Schönen Künste, Germany
First International Art&Music Festival “Hearing Art Seeing Sound” HASSFEST,  Armenian Center of Contemporary and Experimental Art, Yerevan, Armenia

2015 
ZEIT RÄUME BASEL Biennale für neue Musik und Architektur, Switzerland
FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL ZARAGOZA CONTEMPORÁNEA, Festival Internacional de Percusión FIP, Spain
Women Composers Festival of Hartford, USA

2014 
Recital: “Feuer!”, Philharmonia Chor Stuttgart, Germany

2013 
Fluxus-Kooperationsprojekt, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart & Staatliche Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Stuttgart, Germany

2012 
aXes neue Musik Festival, Kraków, Poland

// List of Works (selection)

2016 
OBSERVABLES, for performers, light and audience

2015–16 
Fluctuation Ia, for an ensemble
TOUCH II, for an ensemble

2015 
SHH I, solo for one head

2014–15 
Ohne Stille II, for a large drum and light
Piep, for two KORG MA-1 metronomes

2014 
AnnA, for two actresses

2012 
Verwickelte Synästhesie, for a quartet of conductors

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