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Composer: Grigory Smirnov

Instrument: Flute and Piano

Level: Advanced

Published: 2008

Price: €28.00

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    • Duration: 15 min.

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  • Instrumentation +
    • Flute and Piano

  • About the composer +
    • A native of Siberia, Grigory Smirnov is a composer and pianist living in New York. His music has been performed around the globe in major venues, such as Lincoln Center, Tanglewood Festival, Merkin Concert Hall, Brevard Music Center, Moscow Philharmona and The Copenhagen Opera House. Among his recent works is the song cycle “Dowson Songs”, commissioned by The ASCAP Foundation and premiered at Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center in New York. As a pianist, Grigory Smirnov performs classical, contemporary and improvisational music. He currently teaches at Rutgers University in New Jersey, USA. 

      Born in Novosibirsk, Russia, Grigory Smirnov started music lessons at the age of five. He attended Novosibirsk Music College as a pianist and Glinka Novosibirsk Conservatory, where he studied composition with distinguished Russian composer Yuri Yukechev. During his years in Russia, he was awarded a composition prize at Prokofiev International Competition and debuted as a composer of orchestral music with his composition Pastorale that was premiered by the Novosibirsk Philharmonic Orchestra. In 2009 Grigory Smirnov was awarded a full scholarship from The Juilliard School and moved to the United States. At Juilliard he studied with Christopher Rouse and received Master of Music degree in composition. He was also a composition fellow at Tanglewood Music Center. 

      More information at www.grigorysmirnov.com.

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    • Photo: Valentina Smirnova
      Front cover graphics and layout: Ronni Kot Wenzell
      Copyright © Edition Svitzer 
      Printed in Copenhagen, Denmark

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