Short biography

© Anna Korsun
© Anna Korsun

Anna Korsun


June, July, August 2021

Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kultur des Landes Brandenburg

Anna Korsun studied Composition in Kiev and Munich under Moritz Eggert. Her work is located at the intersection of composition, performance and sound art. She composes for various instrumentations, from solo to orchestra, including acoustic instruments, human voice, electronics and sound objects, and also works for projects in theater, choreography, video art and literature. Her pieces are performed by professional musicians as well as amateurs and people without musical education. Anna Korsun performs works of contemporary music, leads art projects and teaches composition at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam and at international master classes. She has participated in international concerts and festivals such as eclat, Darmstädter Ferienkurse, ISCM, Warsaw Autumn, Wittener Tage für neue Kammermusik, and has worked with Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart, SWR Vokalensemble, ensemble mosaik, ascolta, ensemble modern, AskoSchoenberg, Camerata Silesia, Silbersee, and the Bayerische Theaterakademie August Everding, the Ludwik-Solski Academy of Performing Arts in Krakow, the LOH Orchestra, and the Thuringia Symphony Orchestra. She was a fellow at the Villa Massimo in Rome, at the Residency for New Music of the Goethe Institute in Canada, Akademie Schloss Solitude, and the Cité internationale des arts in Paris. She has been awarded numerous composition prizes.

In Wiepersdorf Anna Korsun is working on a new sound installation and performance with people and their voices as well as other sound sources and video projection. A central component is the audience, that becomes part of the sound image through interaction.